Liberty Henwick

tweens and teens on their screens

Struggling with my Teens, Tweens and their Screens plus 18 tips for safe screen usage

The good, the bad and the downright uuuugleee… Most of the battles with our kids are about their screens. We have four children, two teenagers and two tweens, so that all adds up to quite a lot of battling! We fight over how much time they spend on them, how… Read More »Struggling with my Teens, Tweens and their Screens plus 18 tips for safe screen usage

love hearts

A brief look at True Love

Recently I was driving somewhere and Carly Simon’s ‘Coming Around Again’ – one of the anthems of my teenage heart-break years – was on the radio. Obviously I sang it at full volume, I know each and every word, although I don’t actually have a clue what she’s on about. Babies sneezing and fixing toasters – so bewildering? Definitely.

Almost as bewildering as a teenage girl’s love life when the object of my affection changed from one week to the next, depending on which young chappie happened to have caught my eye at Youth Group on a Friday night. If you are reading this now and you were a boy at a particular youth group in Johannesburg in the late 80’s, chances are I had a crush on you at some time or another. You see there’s so much room in a broken heart.Read More »A brief look at True Love

Imperfect but Lovely – mental health and celebrations

One and a half candlesHAPPY ONE AND A HALF BIRTHDAY to YOU

HAPPY ONE AND A HALF BIRTHDAY to YOU

HAPPY ONE AND A HALF BIRTHDAY to YOU, my blo-og

HAPPY ONE AND A HALF BIRTHDAY to YOU!

YES – I have been blogging for 18 months!

So to celebrate I am going to tell you a little story:

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may God bless us with discomfort…

…at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships –so that we may live from deep within our hearts. May God bless us with anger… …at injustice, oppression and exploitation of people –so that we may work for justice, freedom and peace. May God bless us with tears to shed… …for… Read More »may God bless us with discomfort…