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My Truth, Our Truth, 2020!

Many of my friends have followed my story on my blog http://www.bentbutnotbrokenbook.wordpress.com and everything that I have written so far is about my lifes experiences and my journey through life. I know the book is far from finished but for now I want you to join me in my current day reality. I want to […]

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Memories my story

Rhodesia was our hope for a better life.

Strangely enough I remember quite vividly my parents making a decision to leave family behind and to head for Rhodesia. My father was a banker who wanted to make a better life for us and as SA was deemed to be more advanced than Rhodesia, he had the idea of making prefabricated walls and revolutionising […]

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Taking stock of my new reality.

Having woken up from what was certainly the worst, most horrifying experience of my life, I realised almost immediately that my life was going to be different but I needed to know about my dreams and how they linked my conscious experiences with my sub or unconscious fears. I was almost compelled to find out […]

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One persons positivity is anothers survival.

Having gone through so much in my mind, I was at a point of total disparity. My mind was foggy my body destroyed and even in my subconscious I knew that what was happening was definitely not good. The dreams and nightmares continued and strangely enough each of them was underpinned with the same basic […]

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When the lights went out.

Prelude. In an attempt to put you the reader in the picture and hopefully you might understand the state of mind and circumstances I found myself in on the day my life changed, I have written my recollection of what happened on that terrible day. The sun was setting on the 1st of April 2008 […]

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All that Glitters is not….

I have been contemplating when to continue telling you about my experiences back in 1997 with the birth of my 3rd Child Shawn Jr. For those that read the blog it may have seemed as though things ended in a very pleasant way but the truth be told, when we finally took Shawn home from […]

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Taking life for granted.

After months and months of searching, begging and pleading to find an Oxygen machine, I was on the verge of giving up completely until last week when I visited the little girl holding the frame of the bed in one hand and a bottle of vaseline in the other as she lay sleeping in the […]

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Open your Heart

To bare your heart to the universe is to expose yourself to the pains of life. Be not afraid, for a broken heart is part of the healing of our souls.