I've never seen a year full of more ups and downs than this particular one we're in. Every day is full of the unexpected. One minute it's raining, the next sun is shining. We're laughing one moment and crying the next one. An emotional roller coaster of sorts is what it's been. So unpredictable at… Continue reading Life As We Know It
Are you prone to exhibiting self-sabotaging behaviour? How do you even know if you are, assuming it's become a rather subconscious habit of yours, unintentionally developed over time? It's like you're armed on a battlefield, only to find that the enemy is yourself. By self-sabotage, you're practically shooting yourself in the leg and stunting your… Continue reading The Bane of Self-Sabotage.
How do you refuel when your tank is empty? I reckon you would go to the source. I believe love is a being and a doing, not a state of feeling How do you give when you have nothing left to give of yourself? You’re extending yourself to full capacity and working in overdrive… Your… Continue reading Drained, Emotionally exhausted; Love tank running on Empty
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.
“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
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
They say patience is a virtue. They also say patience is not necessarily the ability to wait, but rather the manner in which you wait. Patience is not just the ability to wait, but how we act while waiting. - Joyce Meyer A key component to successful waiting is having the virtue of self-control. I… Continue reading Waiting with Grace: Self-Control in The Wait
This is the third and final post I'll be writing in the love lessons category on the blog. To read the previous posts, click here. Now to the main gist. You might have heard and perhaps read previous articles on how love is sacrifice, or rather the sacrifice that love is. But before I delve… Continue reading Love is Sacrifice