Fear of missing out (FOMO) cripples many when it comes to stepping away from the screen and keys for even a while. I took a break off #socialmedia, and here are a few of the things I learned. Enjoy reading Continue reading I spent time off social media: here‘s what I learned.
Social media can be such a drug. It is easy to get addicted and dependent on it for all forms of assurance and validation, sometimes without even realizing. How am doing after 12 days away from it? Continue reading Why I’m taking a social media break.
I can’t believe it has already been one year of blogging.
I started out quite scared and uncertain about the terrain. Along the journey, I have had the opportunity to learn so much and in this piece I reflect on the journey so far and some of the lessons learned. Come along. Continue reading One Year of Blogging
There was room in the Inn for Jesus but was it given to Him? Read for more. Continue reading The Room In The Inn
One day in March 2017, while scrolling through LinkedIn, i chanced upon a post by Bill Gates. It was about 5 books that had made an impression on him in that year. Among the five books he presented was https://amzn.to/2SgGGhT ‘When Breath Becomes Air’, an autobiography of Paul Kalanathi. His short review of the book … Continue reading My year in the books
Like a merchant ship, she had set sail Afloat the glorious expanse Shiny, new and sleek, albeit a little nervous Her dainty hands at the helm, Captain of her own ship, Master of her promised destiny. Soon, lights had flickered, Some shone brighter than others, ‘Lighthouse or other sailor’, she had often wondered Her inexperienced … Continue reading Battleships: Lost and Found
So, you meet your friend and start to talk. You listen intently as she recounts how helpful your previous chat had been to her and had helped her see her situation from a completely different angle. ‘Tell me again what I said to you’, You interject before she’s done, ‘because I really need to hear … Continue reading God is good?
‘Oh they say that it’s impossible to ever save a sinner’s soul but my God says to the prodigal, ‘My beloved one, you are welcome home Your mercy triumphs over judgement Love wider than horizons Stronger than all sin Lord, your kindness Leads us to repentance To the heart of God, Your heart oh God, … Continue reading NO LONGER SLAVES: 5 THOUGHTS ON BREAKING FREE FROM WHAT PEOPLE THINK ABOUT YOU.
I stood quietly among the big crowd at the one week memorial service, this time the ‘observer’, the ‘visitor’, perhaps even the distantly affected. I watched, I listened, and I felt. Here was a man, young, devoted, loving and real. Here was a man, no more. Yesterday, his dear friends made jokes with him and … Continue reading REFLECTIONS ON DEATH: PART 1 (FOR THE LIVING)
You’re probably wondering what Ikea has to do with the Bible. You‘d be surprised to know. It‘s not exactly what you think. I was quite delighted to make this ‚discovery‘ and I know you will too. Enjoy. Continue reading IKEA MEETS BIBLE