A New Year’s Charge; Consider the Great Works of God and Give Thanks!
Happy new year! If you are like me, new beginnings birth new hopes in my heart. The year 2021 is no different. Yet, the new hope may dim when we consider the realities around us, the fact that 2021 is awfully similar to 2020. Last…
A Letter to My Younger Self: Salvation will be the focal point of your life.
Honey, I know you served in the Christian Union (CU) as the prayer secretary, but do not fool yourself that you are born again. I do not blame you, though. You just don’t understand the meaning of salvation, yet!
Guest Post: A Letter To My Younger Self: How to Navigate Your 20’s.
The one ‘problem’ that comes up when a 31-year-old writes a letter to their younger self is an acute awareness that there isn’t much history to write about. The message would most likely only span a decade worth of life. However, that said, a decade is enough time to look back at and have enough to say.
Ezekiel’s Temple Vision and the Gospel
Three months ago, as I was reading through the book of 1 and 2 Samuel, I wrote an article on David, The Temple, and The Gospel. Today I return with an item on the temple based on my readings in the book of Ezekiel. To…
I had prepared to write this post last week, but I experienced an occurrence that completely robbed away my joy and seared my conscience to the extent I couldn’t write. I say this to communicate that I know that sometimes cultivating and walking in joy…
Guest Post: A Biblical Response to Mental Illness
It is estimated that one in every ten people suffer from a common mental disorder. However, the number increases to 1 in every 4 people among sick people who seek routine hospital services. According to the recommendations of the mental health task force released on 7th July 2020, the government was urged to declare mental illness a National Emergency of epidemic proportions. But are mental illnesses that serious?
Guest Post: Anchors For the Soul
Do you have sea legs? I’ve never been to the sea. Consequently, I don’t know if I have sea legs or not. Lately, I’ve been thinking about the beautiful and super loaded metaphor that an anchor represents.
I love journaling. The essence of journaling is to allow me to look back and see where I’ve come from—emotionally and spiritually—and to give thanks to God for the innumerable times he has answered my prayers. It’s not surprising then that lately, I’ve found myself reliving times past through the journals.
A couple of years ago, while on a trip to South Africa, I rewarded myself with a beautiful bag for the hard work I had put in that year. It was gorgeous!… So you can try to imagine my utter dismay when it mysteriously disappeared from my bedroom, and no one in our house claimed to have seen or taken it. I was devastated to say the least. Recently, I spotted a close relative … with the bag!