• Spirit She graces loss On the healing cross And draws the shunned Toward a world deafened By life’s excess. Though we withdrew Betrayers all Our years...

  • Compatibility in relationships 23rd December 2015 As 2015 closes out, Sharon my wife of 38 years, and my family are away while I sit in solitude finishing yet another academic paper. My thoughts drift momentarily to...

  • Love for the friend Is love to the end Her invite swallows blame And strips it of shame She sees through the rules Served as to fools, Though bruised by hate She opens the gate To sup...

  • For my selection/gallery of Bryce and Olivia’s wedding photos , click here: BRYCE & OLIVIA’S WEDDING ( NBBB! – once on the weddingsbyloys.com website click on the square at the bottom right hand corner if you want...

  • Forgetting… forgiveness 2nd February 2015 Is life just thus What is ingrown A puzzle piece All on its own? Could we then claim To’ve met our aim In silence And abstinence? What strains our life Within...

  • Thinker 1st January 2015 Is the poet’s muse Artistic ruse Or the painter’s task A mask Clothed as sage? Does it train thought? Or, perhaps still Abides And hides From Truth that says: “What humankind Has...

  • Dedication: to my neighbor and friend VJ Patel who takes the time to inspire others with encouragements Giving 23rd December 2014 There’s little wrong In pride received Even less in our ‘veneer’ Since Growth the guide...

  • In this almost unspeakably busy month, the moments did still present themselves for us to appreciate… Dedicated to Eric and Louise whose support has made so much difference to us SEE FULL GALLERY AT: http://www.defleuriot.com/photo/june-events-in-a-dempsey-backyard-2/

  • Temptation Like a moth to light The snare conspires To squander the sense That tears the fence So choice harms flight And the shame that’rushes Through troughs of strife To t’hero’s life: That sad upstart With...

  • Today, as I read these words in “Cry, the Beloved Country“, “But she has no husband now… A man has been killed at her place. They gamble, and drink, and stab. She has been in prison,...

  • Songs of God’s love THE YOUTUBE VIDEO:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJ_MGWio-vc&feature=youtu.be As I hear this song today, it reminds me of the great blessing that lives lived in love bring to this world. The angelic voices in this song,...

  • Abraham and Sarah’s Hidden God – Vere Deus Absconditus (“You are a God who hides himself” – Isaiah 45:15) Why does God put Moses in the cleft of the rock, and cover him with his hand,...

Loys de Fleuriot

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Loys is French, and arrived in Africa just before his teens. He married Sharon, a South African Fine Arts Graduate, in 1978, and graduated with a finance degree in 1986... More