Day 1 – I will I can I shall

A year ago I received the shuttering news that my life was in for a huge change. Cancer. The tumor spread to different parts of my body.

A year later. I am on my first weekend ride with Philip and Marietjie. Tonight the bush is still filled with noises. Last night a pod of hippos moved from the one waterhole to the one a hundred meters or so from our tents. The ride was a bit taxing but wow! I can ride again! I slept in my tent again. Like in the past we sat until late at our camp fire (photographs follow)

God is good!

Philip and Marietjie relax at out tents late afternoon.


Ronel, manager at Phelwana, brought us firewood. I know her for many years. She has a heart of gold.

That was the last opportunity for us to camp at Phelwana. The management decided to build a conference centre at that spot.

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9 Responses to Day 1 – I will I can I shall

  1. Gerda Lombard says:

    Jy is “amazing!” Wat ‘n voorbeeld vir ons almal. Ons loof en prys God.

  2. Guillaume Francois says:

    Lodie, I’m pleased you’re back in the saddle, the best seat in the ‘house.’
    Up for the task, the ‘ride for the Magrietjies.’ 🙂 🙂

  3. Leon Theron says:

    Mooi so Lodie! Geniet elke oomblik..!!

  4. Ineke Wolters says:

    Ongelooflik! Jy is ‘n enorme voorbeeld vir almal van ons! ‘n YSTER!!!

  5. Elinda Erasmus says:

    Lodie, Ek is so bly vir jou part, dit wil gedoen word. Alle eer aan Onse Vader wat jou krag gee om alles te kan doen. Sterkte vir die pad vorentoe. Niks is onmoontlik nie- Groete uit Peru.

    Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2013 07:32:34 +0000 To:

  6. Christine R-G says:

    Good vibrations! Draw the energy.

  7. lou says:

    Baie bly vir jou!

  8. George says:

    Ek geniet elke oomblik wat jy met ons, op jou blog, deel met jou. Sowel as dit wat jy nie deel nie. Dankie. Ek is ook met jou in die pyn wat jy nie deel nie, Sterkte.

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