Love is worth celebrating

Today we are celebrating love. Whether you are observing Valentine's Day or Singles' Awareness Week, the love in your life is worth celebrating. The Apostle Paul devoted a whole chapter (1 Corinthians 13) to the subject. 1 John 4: 7-21 tells us how love is God's nature, it is who he is. It must be … Continue reading Love is worth celebrating

Take a step back, take it in

It is so great to be back with you all. Please forgive my absence. It has been an eventful past couple of months. With all that has been happening, it really has reminded me how we need to appreciate what we have in the moment. It is very easy to get frustrated with what we … Continue reading Take a step back, take it in

Giving Provides More Than Receiving

Tis’ the season of giving. This time of the year is very dear to me. You can drive and see lights that decorate people’s homes softly glowing in the night. More importantly, there is a glowing light in people’s hearts. This time of the year challenges people to be more selfless and give to those … Continue reading Giving Provides More Than Receiving

Remaining thankful, even when life is not so good

Thanksgiving is coming up. It has always been one of my favorite holidays and not just because of the delicious food (though that is convincing). Celebrating our blessings with the ones we love is such a touching, healthy notion. What about when everything falls flat? What about when you are surrounded by hate or conflict? … Continue reading Remaining thankful, even when life is not so good

No costume needed to become a different person

Halloween is approaching. Regardless of whether or not you “observe” it, the notion of putting on a costume and assuming a different identity has appeal. There is this air of mystique and glamour to it. Why is that the case? Are we not content with who we are? If so, why? Human beings are dynamic … Continue reading No costume needed to become a different person