His truth can heal your broken yesterdays, so you can break open for others in your tomorrows.
...what really, are we binging on? could it be that we're working hard and earning shallow, sowing hard but reaping little? ...
...ever wonder why the best things in life comes the hardest, the slowest? Maybe the enemy to real productivity is what's inside of us...here's so that we can actually take heart and go on building something substantial with our life, & go on from passivity to real productivity in discovering His call for our lives
Who'd have time to make life the way it's meant to be, when we're trained to spend every spare time and energy running life the way it needs to be? But there's a way to make crazy days a calm, and monotonous moments our kairos.
We can listen long enough to the problems we see in us and forget the depth of reality of who He's made us to be.
In hearing God's voice for our own lives, we may be tempted to question if something is within God's will or not by how smooth-sailing and problem-free the journey is, which is not what the Bible teaches the Christian life to be.
Every call in life; whether in the creche, or in the classroom or in the courtroom is always a call to plumb the depth of the Father's love for us.
When you feel you're lacking power in your daily walk, power may just come on when you make your daily walk about Him and others...
"Inside the will of God there is no failure, outside the will of God there is no success". Knowing His will is the best security for a future unknown.
…let me take a moment to pause right here and worship…because this is the truth: our rest and peace today is found in one place, in one Person…
So the two girls came running to me, hand in hand, and gasping for air, they asked for permission if they could ride the horses together…these two girls are cousins-born-sisters, and I’m sure they would spend every waking moments talking if they could, and they leaped happy when I nodded to them with a big yes grin.
Internally, I could feel my own pulse quickening, – I am looking for something to do, my own internal circuitry beeping, a type A personality they say, when you feel kinda awkward to relax, even on holidays like this.
Transported into a different world, finding myself at a leisurely place, I had asked myself this: “What would it take to make this, a superb holiday, a real getaway?”
We had been busy. A family with a whirlwind of activities. And we had flown out. And the world’s been clamouring noisy that morning with the news of the Oregon shooting
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See, it's your love relationship with Him that sets the tone of your love and attraction to him, and your commitment to Him that controls your priorities and decisions about him.
I must have listened to this Word 5 or 6 times, and still, not have enough. I take it in by the mouthfuls - how this Word out of his words, reminds me that we've got a shield, a Mighty Fortress. And how the wind of adversity: the challenges of life, the discouragement of people, the… Continue reading why the winds of adversity can’t take us down
I snoozed the buzzing alarm, and slowly pulled myself from blanket’s thick warmth.
It was one morning of a hurricane.
I hurried through getting food on the table and into the lunch boxes. Rushed the children up their bed, out the door and into the car.
All rushing leads to nothing, and rest always comes to the still.
I jumped right into the driver seat. “Can’t be late today”, I muttered to self, quickly glancing at myself in the mirror, sighing: “When will i ever exit the house like I’ve got it together?”
That night at a dinner, I sat in front of a lady who animatedly told me about her exciting life. Career, children, and commitments – she said she was glad she was doing it all. I looked down the floor avoiding her eyes. The voice inside of me questioning why I can’t ever seem to get my act together like…
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Jesus takes it personally and identifies with His body in a way that we become a part of who He is.
Today as I hovered from place to place here in Asia, I found myself craving for just a little time and a quiet corner to commune with God. Instead of being time-effective, however, I found people, system, and traffic being less than efficient here. My wonderful moments on the other hand, came when I simply… Continue reading Permission to sweat it over the small stuff – why fussing over little details can actually do you good