Faith, Mental Wellness

Give it all to Jesus

Do you find it easy to give it all to Jesus when your life seems to be spinning out of control? There was a time not so long ago when I was hit with so many issues that I felt I could not take it anymore. I literally felt my mind failing me and my… Continue reading Give it all to Jesus

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thankfulness brings joy
Faith, God's Love

Thankfulness brings joy

We all want to be happy in life. But happiness is something that very few people find. Others search for it till the day they depart from this earth all in vain. Why is it so hard to attain? I think because most of us miss the point. Thankfulness or gratitude is what brings joy… Continue reading Thankfulness brings joy

What makes a good parent
Faith, Mental Wellness

What makes a good parent

From a glance, parenting looks so easy and when it turns out wrong, people are quick to judge you as a parent. In fact, you tend to judge yourself even before anyone else does. In an attempt to do things right, we often seek answers as to what makes a better parent. But no matter… Continue reading What makes a good parent

why you should not compare yourself to others.
Faith, Self-love

Why you should not compare yourself to others

Most often than not, life tends to go in a direction that we may not be too happy with. But how do you know that your life is not going so well? Usually, this occurs when you see those around you living a "good life" and you look down on your life with disapproval. This… Continue reading Why you should not compare yourself to others

You are my desire
Faith

YOU ARE MY DESIRE

My joy is in you Lord, and the knowledge of your infinite love for me, your creation. Though weak and imperfect, your strength guides me through every phase of life; your perfection makes me whole. You are my desire. I live each minute anticipating the day I will behold your beauty. And when I see… Continue reading YOU ARE MY DESIRE

be still and wait upon the Lord
Faith, God's Love

BE STILL AND WAIT UPON THE LORD

Certain life situations are so volatile and literally dangerous that trust, faith, or hope are hard to come by. You can't help but tremble at the weight and gravity of issues especially if it threatens your life or sanity. However, it is during this time that we should be still and wait upon the Lord… Continue reading BE STILL AND WAIT UPON THE LORD

Love, Self-love

Love yourself before you love your neighbor

"And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as you love yourself", Mathews 22:39. In an English class, if asked to rewrite this sentence, I would say, Love yourself before you love your neighbor. This was the response of Jesus when the Pharisees asked him which one was the greatest commandment in the law.… Continue reading Love yourself before you love your neighbor

I'm I trying to win the approval of human beings or of God
Faith, God's Love

AM I TRYING TO WIN THE APPROVAL OF HUMAN BEINGS OR OF GOD?

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ, Galatians 1:11-12 NIV. People-pleasing tendencies sip the joy out of life. It is also a sign of low… Continue reading AM I TRYING TO WIN THE APPROVAL OF HUMAN BEINGS OR OF GOD?

Anxiety and faith
Faith, Mental Wellness

ANXIETY AND FAITH

It is normal to be anxious over something unusual like a wedding event or first day at work. However, when you are constantly having anxiety, it may qualify to be called anxiety disorder which is a mental health illness. The last time I had an anxiety attack, a loved one asked me; why do you… Continue reading ANXIETY AND FAITH