Is often a mess. You don't see what it took to get there. Only the results, mostly that's what people care about, not the process but end results... However, life is not all cookie-cutter and perfect. Perfectionism is a myth, don't fall for the bane. You're allowed to simultaneously be a work in progress and… Continue reading Behind the Scenes of the Perfect-dish Mentality
Are you familiar with the idiomatic expression "fly off the handle"? Well, for clarity sake and to do away with ambiguity, it means: to lose one's temper suddenly and unexpectedly. I'm no anger management expert. But we all must admit that anger is a natural feeling that we all feel as humans, and to different… Continue reading How do you Avoid Flying Off the Handle?
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.
Why did the wisest man look at everything as vanity? We have learned that it's sometimes okay to say no to others, but do you know how to say no to yourself? To deny yourself of things that you can do. Choosing delayed gratification instead of instant gratification. This is something our generation seems to struggle with. Scriptural Ref: Ecc. 2:9-10, 5:10-12. Do you give in to every impulse, desire and pleasure? Exercising restraint and denial is godly.
Those who truly love, care and value you, will go the extra mile to ensure peace and harmony in the relationship. - Dara Nuga Either in friendship or more. They would go out of their way to put ego aside for the sake of what you have together. Even explaining away misunderstanding because they do… Continue reading 3 Ways to Show Value in Relationships
“Planes are built for flying. Ships are built for sailing. Houses are built for living. And man, too, was built for a purpose. He was designed for accomplishment, he’s engineered for success, he’s endowed with the seeds of greatness, and the greatest danger we, as human beings have, is when we do not do anything… Continue reading Attaining Self-Actualization
Change comes when it hurts so much that you have to change, when you learn so much that you want to change, and when you receive so much that you welcome change. Usually, we don't change until the pain of staying the same becomes unbearable. Personal Change For change to occur, a catalyst must be… Continue reading Change: The Process
Many times we're looking, but not really seeing. Opportunities lie right in front of us but we're much too blind, or rather just distracted to see them. Like distorted glasses covering our eyes, we need them removed to get a higher, a greater perspective towards life. Sometimes, we just have our energies focused on the… Continue reading A Lesson in Missed Opportunities
Indeed not everything that glitters is gold. Not everything opportunity is a 'blessing'. Not everything that looks attractive is good. Never get so desperate for anything in life that you start to think or feel like you have no options, that you totally depend on it. Remember, you always have a choice. At the point… Continue reading A Lesson in Desperation
It's been a while since I shared something in the "Thoughts about God" category. It is my utmost desire that this article brings you much-needed hope and comfort in a time such as this. Stay safe, stay strong, and don't lose hope. Now to the topic: So what does it mean exactly to be fruitful… Continue reading Fruitful and Victorious