Cause for Celebration


Calling all of my lovely community who have stopped and read my daily posts. While others can achieve the 1000 like post mark in a day I am just HAPPY to even reach 1000 which has been long time coming. I owe all this to you all Please join me to celebrate this land mark. This is motivation enough for me to continue posting because of  people like you who take time to visit my blog and read. A BIG, BIG THANK YOU TO YOU ALL.


Weekly Photo Challenge – Security

This week’s photo challenge invoked a lot of feelings within me. Growing up my security was in the knowledge  that I had a solid family, mum and dad who were going to love and protect me and siblings to look out for me and support me. That changed when my parents separated.

Then I told myself that I should attain the highest level of education then I would find a job then I would be secure. That all went when I stopped working after I got married, then when my marriage ended I was no longer secure at all. I learnt then everything we may rely on to give us security in the things of this life can be lost at any time.  The only thing which remained secure for me as a religious person was my relationship with God through Christ. The following picture is what gives me security


My security is represented by the cross in Jesus I know what ever happens to me God’s love is always there. I am loved not because of what I have done I am loved despite anything I may have done. It is significant that I am writing this post at the beginning of Passion Week  when as Christian we travel with Jesus through his arrest, trial, crucifixion death and resurrection. God’s love has been the only constant in my life that gives me security.


I am secure in Jesus.

Weekly Photo Challenge – Feeling Uplifted

This week’s photo challenge brief is about sharing photographs reflecting being on top of a thing or place or just feeling on top of the world. I felt I should share something which is making my home country feeling on top of the world at the moment  ‘abundant rains’. Some parts of central Africa are reeling under severe drought that it is pretty grim when on our screens we see photographs of people and animals in desperate need of water to survive.

Zimbabwe has been feeling down in the dumps for a while now, with the economy having collapsed, health systems non existent not to mention poor governance which has seen a lot of people struggling to survive. Zimbabwe in the past has had its fair share of droughts but we are grateful that this year we had a lot of rain and as I write all the dams are 100 per cent full something which had not happened for nearly a decade. Despite the political woes which haunt our nation the abundance of rain this year has lifted people’s spirits high and given us hope that at least some parts of the country will be  in a position to produce much needed food.

Friends have sent me photographs which show how the country is looking hopeful as the result of the much needed rains:


This is the view from on top of Wedza mountain showing the Save river full.


A view from the hills of Shurugwi the country side is looking beautiful giving people hope that whatever the political scenario those in the rural areas can get on and produce food to feed their families, people have the feeling of being on top of the depressing state of affairs prevailing in our land.


I would like to warmly welcome the following  ALPHA E. Y. TIMELY ECHOES; Evelina;; Max Meunier; Business Edge For America; dobenyafarm;  Site Title; Notes from Africa and Living for Experiences who recently joined  the  mydailyencounters06 blog  small community. Thank you for visiting  and following,  I hope  you will enjoy reading what I post and feel free to leave  your thoughts to help me  improve  my writing.

I am still recuperating from my knee  op.  I am slowly  getting back  into the swing of life  again. I will  be resuming to post soon.

A big  thank you for all your get well messages they brought  a smile  on my face knowing  that there was  so  much love from all of you I appreciate  it very much.


Just to let you all know that I will not be  posting for  a while as I have had  a knee operation  which was very successful. I am now recuperate  for  at least  two weeks. I will be reading your all your posts.

Weekly Photo Challenge – Sunset Ambience

The glow of the colours of sunset creates a calming feeling within me always. I may have had a bad day when things have gone wrong but gazing at the sunset uplifts my mood without fail. I now have loads of sunset photographs as it is the one thing which brings me great pleasure. I will share a few of those photographs for this week’s challenge.


Every time I catch the sun sets over the sea it is just majestic


This is over Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe


This was taken by a friend who e-mailed it to on one of her walks.


Sunset through the trees.

20150419_201307   Taken from my flat’s balcony.

Discover Challenge – Superpower

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This is the best way to describe my ‘superpower’ Organizing. If I am given an opportunity to put on an event be it:-

conferences, camps workshops or parties

My mind shifts into organizing mode I am at my best when I am thinking and working out how it will all work out. I just have an urge to detail from the most minute detail to the major ones I will not rest until I am satisfied that all has been planned and put in place before the event is to take place.

I may be physically sitting with people but my head will be working over time mapping out how the event will be done, my  motto in organizing is “if I can not do great things I will do small things in a great way” I am born organizer.



Weekly Photo Challenge – Resilient

Let me begin by saying to you all fellow bloggers Happy New Year and wishing you a year of inspirational writing. I would like to thank all those who in the past year stopped and visited my blog your comments were a  source of encouragement which continue to urge me to continue writing thank you once again.

The photo challenge for the week of the 30th December 2016  was about showing images which reflected resilience. I chose three images which show what they have endured over the years yet they are still standing.

First up is this door of St. John the Baptist Church, Bromsgrove in Birmingham, it does not say exactly how old the door is,  the church however dates back from the 12th century and is predominantly of the 14th  and 15th  century construction which was restored in 1858.


second is what looks like a water pump which looks  like  has been around for decades but still stands.


finally are these two formations which have endured all weather conditions  yet still look beautiful.