A few months ago, I was on a 140-year-old path in the woods. I was supplied with a map of the path to keep me on the right track, so that I will not get lost. As I studied the map, it got me thinking about the Word of God.
Fear, pain, anger and bitterness almost tore my world apart until I found the courage to walk away from my life and follow Jesus Christ a few years ago. I chose to pursue my dreams, because I would rob the world of the gifts and talents God deposited in me, if I did not. I refused to be afraid to step out. I will be bold and courageous! Read More
I recently met a man in his mid-thirties who had lived a dysfunctional life that led him to prison. During his time in prison, he learned one very important thing:
The ability to “prayer-drive” his plans to schedule Read More
“I should be married by now, but events of my life took a wrong turn!”
“It’s valentine’s day and I am all alone. Last year was different. We were close to getting married and he had even proposed!”
she spoke out loud. I was taken by surprise, so I asked her to shed more light on her outburst. Read More
I have always loved the idea of being able to talk to God. I had a zeal for God, but did not know Him intimately. Sometimes, I felt I was talking to a God that was not there. I felt I had to pester Him before He was persuaded to hear me. How wrong I was about the concept of prayer! Read More
Shannon was well dressed with proper grooming; I was sure Shannon had it all together. She was a top executive at a major bank and she lived in an affluent neighbourhood. Things were going really well for her… or so I thought. Recently, we had a chat about 2016… it was all woes. It was through this chat that she exposed her feelings of total helplessness. Read More
Deep in thought at the airport, ready to board a plane to Boston, an invasion of thoughts burst through my mind, like an unlocked door bursting open with the force of the wind. I heard words but reckoned they weren’t directed at me. Being away from home has an unusual effect on me. I tend to think more. A different flood of thoughts occupies the bedrock of my tender heart. Read More
“Loose change please!”
Should I give the change, or walk past as if I didn’t hear? I thought for a second…..
“Go get a job……you are an able-bodied man.” “Maybe he’s on drugs” … the thoughts kept on.
“Why is he asking for spare change?” “He is lazy!” If everyone got hand-outs , life would be easy. Read More
The miracle season is here!
What a wonderful morning Christmas morning is. A morning that the whole world acknowledges the birth of Christ, my saviour. A joyful morning indeed! Christmas time is family time, and waking up to snow trimmed windows is a bonus! I love being with family, where no one is in a hurry and unimportant things are put on hold. Read More
So when Moses’ father-in-law saw all that he did for the people, he said, “What is this thing that you are doing for the people? Why do you alone sit, and all the people stand before you from morning until evening?” (Exodus 18:14)
My good friend invited me to her house for a party, we were about 10 people in all. We were enjoying ourselves and discussing different topics, from politics to parenting to work and other subjects. Read More