Life Lessons

Shading the Truth

The phrase "the truth is sometimes bitter", is one we all can reckon with at some point in our lives. When a lie sounds better than the truth, we tend to spin the version of a story that brings less pain. I know this because I've done it myself. We recall memories of our past… Continue reading Shading the Truth

Thoughts about God

False Hope

False hope is one of the single most excruciatingly painful emotional experiences any human could ever have. False hope can be likened to heartbreak, it can feel devastatingly suffocating, it can extinguish the light in a person's mind and plunge their heart into a state of darkness... Do you find yourself constantly giving second, third… Continue reading False Hope

Life Lessons

The Pitfalls of Comparison

A wise friend of mine, correctly observed that Instagram has the tendency of creating a feeling of discontent and dissatisfaction with oneself. She richly made the wise decision of actively blocking out anything and everything that gave such negative vibes. Protect yourself on the path to wholeness. The more we focus on the lives of… Continue reading The Pitfalls of Comparison

Thoughts about God

Compromise and The Christian

These are meant to be two polar opposite words. Sadly is the truth and the reality that compromise and The Christian are fast becoming homologous, synonymous, one and the same… To clear the air and ensure we’re all on the same page, I’ll go into a little bit of definition. According to the English dictionary,… Continue reading Compromise and The Christian

Thoughts about God

Count the Cost.

Scriptural Reference: Luke 14:28-30. This is why I often try my best to always count the cost. I don’t like unfinished businesses. I strive to make sure whatever it is that I start, I’m without a shred of doubt able to complete it. However, at this point in my life, I’ve found myself getting involved… Continue reading Count the Cost.

Life Lessons

The Growth Mindset

Hi, It's been a minute. I would like to introduce to you my podcast. Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Reflections on The Growth Mindset. https://anchor.fm/dara-nuga/episodes/Reflections-on-The-Growth-Mindset-eq9c0s Or, if you would rather read the transcript format, here you go: Nothing hurts more than trying and failing. Failure is harder to accept and process… Continue reading The Growth Mindset

Life Lessons

Living vs. Existing

Are you living or just existing? There's a great difference between living and merely existing. We exist only when we simply allow ourselves to drift through life. Doing things without reason or purpose. Instead of choosing to affect others positively or leaving behind a mark. It's doing things simply because it's a norm. In living,… Continue reading Living vs. Existing