Have you tried to find satisfaction in work, in play, in entertainment, in relationships, in love, in pleasures, and even surfing the internet or chatting in social media platforms?… Read the rest
When you are in doubt, the simple wisdom is, do not take hasty decisions. Instead wait.
Allow some time to pass.… Read the rest
A mother comforting her child is the picture God has used to tell us that he cares.
A mother’s comfort is not just about calming our troubled minds.… Read the rest
Standing still is difficult. It does not come naturally to any one of us. Like a child who has just learned to walk; our hearts and hands constantly try to grab things fast.… Read the rest
The message of the cross of Jesus is the foolishness of God. For it puts on exhibit a man crucified in weakness–scorned, mocked, rejected and despised by men.… Read the rest
God-given dreams often have humble beginnings. A small seed of hope sown in one’s heart is what grows, produces branches and fruit and multiplies.… Read the rest
My best friend and I were standing outside our church premises talking. This was early 1990’s.
Sunday morning it was. Time around 11:30am.… Read the rest
“Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love;1” is a prayer that God is sure to answer.… Read the rest
A sunset is a beautiful moment. Watching it from the beach is lovelier still.
A sunset paints the sky a glorious canvas of blazing colours.… Read the rest
God’s love is for the whole world. It includes you, as well as me. Therefore, you can be assured you are loved.… Read the rest
It is a message of comfort that is heard;
With a loud shout good news shared:
There is going to be a better tomorrow–
God will carry you close to his heart,
And gently lead you to your reward.… Read the rest
“In him was life, and that life was the light of men.”1
Jesus came to show us the light of God’s great love towards us.… Read the rest
Joy is more than happiness. While a lot of good things make us happy; joy is not attached to things or achievements.… Read the rest
We all fear death. The reality of death should make us think. Why is life on earth brief? Why is there pain, sickness, suffering, and finally death?… Read the rest
It is not easy to build again from ruins. For you need to fight against discouragement to attempt rebuilding.
But then think about the cost of not attempting to rebuild your life.… Read the rest
If you can live without breathing, you can live without prayer. Many people miss the joy of prayer because it is always made to be too sacred and religious.… Read the rest
When hearts are wedded in love, heaven rejoices.
Let me congratulate the newly wedded couple on this joyous occasion. Our prayers are with you.… Read the rest
Almost known to all, the words “The LORD is my shepherd”1 brings comfort and strength to troubled hearts.
It assures us that we belong to Someone who cares.… Read the rest
He came as one who taught with authority and as a Friend of sinners! It was a shock for respectable people of the day to see him mingle with the sinful characters and social outcasts of his generation.… Read the rest
By the rivers of Babylon is a Psalm1 that was originally sung by prisoners of hope.
To the people taken captives and in exile, to a people who had nothing to look forward to or hope for, God spoke through Prophet Jeremiah asking them not to lose heart but to work with all their hearts in the land of their captivity:
But what means this song to you and me today?… Read the rest
You cannot please everybody. It is like trying to juggle a football, a cricket ball, and a table tennis ball along with a few cups and plates.… Read the rest