One of my favourite games, for years, was Candy Crush. I liked it because it didn’t require intense brain-work – so I could concentrate on the messages I listened to while I played.

Like most games, it has boosters which make it easy for you to scale through a difficult level and move on quicker to the next one. Read More…

RECOGNIZING AND DEALING WITH SENSORY OVERLOAD

I once watched an episode where Chef Gordon Ramsay was invited by a restaurant owner to save his dying business.

This particular restaurant was not used to freshly-made foods. Most of their meals and ingredients were prepackaged, canned, microwavable, and processed…

EXCEPT A SEED FALLS TO THE GROUND…

Many years ago, I used to attend a certain denomination. I knew God had led me there for that season, but certain things began to happen and I decided to leave.

I was going to church out of duty – and because you went to church on Sundays – but I disliked it. It was dry, boring, had too many (unnecessary) programs, the preaching was monotonous, the people were few…you name it…

HOW GOD-CONSCIOUS ARE YOU?

So, on this particular day, I decided to spend some time in worship. I plugged my ear-piece into my phone, and began to play worship songs – some in audio format, others in video.

As I began to sing along, my mind drifted to a certain issue that had been bothering me for some time..

IT’S NOT ABOUT YOU (Archives)

I used to wonder why the master – in the parable of the talents – called the servant who hid his talent ‘wicked.’

Slothful? Yes. Fearful? I can understand…but ‘wicked’? That’s quite a stretch…

BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD…

I had a ‘crazy’ friend who always made me collapse with laughter. She was unapologetically blunt, unafraid of anybody, unimpressed by what would impress most people – and the reigning queen of rapid comebacks and top-notch sarcasm…

…and, yes, she was Christian. Read More…

GODLY JEALOUSY

Can God make you jealous?!

Oh, certainly.

At one point in my life, I was in love with the reality series, Supernanny. Jo Frost is a short-term nanny who uses various techniques to train children who have been termed ‘difficult’ by their parents…

WHY DO I GIVE – AND NOT GET BACK?!

Have you heard people say, “I always give and give – yet I get nothing or so little back in return!”?
Or have you ever thought that about yourself?

If you have, these might be some of the reasons why…