Colin's Wise Wednesday - 12th June 2019

Is seeking God only for the lost?  I had never given this question much thought but after reading the book “Note To Self” I realized that seeking God is for all of us, lost and found. Our entire life should be seen as seeking God. This is not necessary seeking for something that we do not know about or do not have already. God has already found us. Seeking God is a continual journey towards a closer relationship with Him. 
 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GAME RANGER by Chad Cocking

A WEEK OF MORE STUNNING SIGHTINGS IN PICTURES - 7th June 2019
 
We know that in all things God works for good with those who love Him, those whom He has called according to His purpose. Romans 8: 28
 

Colin's Wise Wednesday - 5th June 2019

 “Run Forrest run”. Not quite at Forrest Gump level but Lyn and I walk 3 times a week and the other day we tried a new route. The first part of our “journey” was great all level with a few downhill’s then came the crunch….at the end a “massive” (ha ha) uphill quite unexpected.  This reminded me of life, we go along merrily and suddenly we hit an uphill.   Are we prepared for the unexpected events in our life?  I believe a daily walk with God is the best preparation for those mountains.
 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GAME RANGER by Chad Cocking

A WEEK OF THE SUPER SEVEN IN PICTURES - 31 May 2019
 
Every one of us, then, will have to give an account of ourselves to God. Romans 14: 12
 

Colin's Wise Wednesday - 29th May 2019

Judging? Who me? But Colin you asked this question before. I know we addressed this question some time ago but I came across an interesting take on judging in a book of devotions that I am reading called “Note to Self” by Joe Thorn. One of the devotions starts off by saying that the command to “judge not” is not a call to stop honest evaluations about others but to cease the hypercritical and condemning attitude that characterizes some of our thoughts, words and actions.
 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GAME RANGER by Luke Street

Lions, lions in the glorious morning light. That is the way my guests and I started this week - could one ask for much more? We set out early one morning intent on finding the Mayambula pride who has taken a fairly permanent residence towards the east of Tanda Tula Safari Camp. We knew where they had been the day before, it was just a matter of finding their tracks and tracking them down.  
 
When, however, the Spirit comes, who will reveal the truth about God, He will lead you into all the truth. John 16 : 13
 

ZEBRA PRINT UP FOR SALE

Following our recent Fundraiser (16th May) with Game Ranger and Wild Life Photographer, Chad Cocking, we have the added blessing of being able to sell this beautiful zebra print.
 

Colin's Wise Wednesday - 22nd May 2019

“I’m drinking from my saucer ‘cause my cup has overflowed”. While listening to a CD this morning before sitting down to do Wednesday’s devotion I heard this song and it came to me that I should share this song, so here it is as our devotion. Hope and pray that it will resonate within you like it did with me this morning.
 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GAME RANGER by Luke Street

A WEEK OF SAFARI WITH SCOTCH AND LUKE – 17 May 2019
 
May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.   Galatians 1 : 3
 

Colin's Wise Wednesday - 15th May 2019

Sitting back home in the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg looking at my son’s pictures of his life in the Limpopo bush, a life of game ranging and photography, I’m once again struck by how amazing God’s creation is. I think back on all those sunrises and sunsets, those electric storms in the bush that set the plains alight as they illuminate the sky.  The sound of the distant rumbles as the thunder drones on and on. The flowers that appear from nowhere soon after the first rains transform the countryside into something spectacular. The cosmos that are now in full bloom. The mushrooms that appear out of elephant dung after the rain are so amazing.  Can you feel God’s presence in all of these “things”?  This morning, as I looked out the window, I once again had the white browed robin hopping around seeking the early worm to remind me of God’s presence. 
 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GAME RANGER by Chad Cocking

A WEEK OF PROVING CHAD WRONG IN PICTURES - 10 May 2019
 
The Word was the source of life, and this life brought light to humanity. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has never put it out. John 1 : 4 - 5
 

Colin's Wise Wednesday - 8th May 2019

Fifty Shades of Green describes our small garden.  Lyn and I went to the nursery last Wednesday to buy some seedlings for the hanging baskets. We bought a lot of pansies and as our garden consists mainly of two colours - white and 50 shades of green and seeing that you don’t get green pansies (really!!!!) Lyn agreed that we could get red and obviously white.  Yesterday “heavy laden” with potting soil and trays of pansies I started the process of planting.
 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GAME RANGER by Chad Cocking

A WEEK OF AUTUMN IN PICTURES - 3 May 2019
 
Let us give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the merciful Father, the God from whom all help comes.   2 Corinthians 1: 3
 

Colin's Wise Wednesday - 1st May 2019

How can you and I become part of the Easter story? This is the question that I’ve asking myself since the events of Easter Sunday.  We didn’t see the sun rise on Easter Sunday at Umhlanga - the sky was heavy laden with the threat of a pending storm, a devastating storm that would cause death and destruction. The good news is that the Son did rise to give us hope in the midst of the storms of life.