Do this the next time you are experiencing temptation 

“My parents were alcoholics but I can control my alcohol. One sip a day doesn’t effect me.” “Just one peek at that porn.” “No one will know if I cheat on my test.” “I don’t gossip. I just like sharing with others.” “I have to lie. No other choice.” “TV or reading my bible?” DayContinue reading “Do this the next time you are experiencing temptation “

God’s gift to you

“If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. I willContinue reading “God’s gift to you”

Should I read the bible in one year?

Today, I heard someone commenting “That place is a hot mess. Everyone is doing their own thing!” As I was reading about the Church of Thyatira tonight, a verse made me pause: “Nevertheless, I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet. By her teaching she misleads my servantsContinue reading “Should I read the bible in one year?”

How can I handle stress? A look at the life of Jesus

I was listening to a sermon the other day and heard the pastor reflect on the way that Jesus handled stress. This sermon sparked a great interest in me to truly dig deeper and reflect a bit more on how Jesus truly handled stress. My initial thought of Jesus and stress… No Way! He wasContinue reading “How can I handle stress? A look at the life of Jesus”

When the pain becomes too much to bear: 3 keys to help

“You have tendinitis!” “Ah”, I respond to my doctor, “that explains my pain and discomfort.” Two months later… “Physio hasn’t worked and now we will proceed to the second phase of treatment: injections. And it will hurt and feel even worse in a few hours” warns my Doctor. It did hurt! And badly! I haveContinue reading “When the pain becomes too much to bear: 3 keys to help”

The untold story of a great man

There are many great men in the world. Think about the great men that you know? Some of them you may know of whilst there may be some that you know very well and / or have a personal close relationship with. I was surprised to hear that there is actually a “Great Man theory”.Continue reading “The untold story of a great man”

Jesus is the only way

As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him. 4 As long as it is day, we must do the works of himContinue reading “Jesus is the only way”

How much do you love Jesus?

How much do you love Jesus? “When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” He answered, “Yes, Lord,Continue reading “How much do you love Jesus?”

Willingness to have an unplanned child

Scared. Hyperventillating. Sweat is dripping down my face. This wasn’t supposed to happen to me.  What will my family think?  I can’t do this! My hands are shaking as I look down again at the two red lines.  I am pregnant! Oh my gosh, I want to just throw up. Unintended pregnancies research showed that:Continue reading “Willingness to have an unplanned child”