I WENT IN, I KNEW NOT WHERE Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash A poem by St. John of the Cross, translated by Rhina P. Espaillat I went in, I knew not whereand stayed, not knowing, but goingpast the boundaries of knowing.I knew not the place around me,how I came there or where from,but seeing… Continue reading Past the Boundaries of Knowing
Words are one of the most powerful weapons available to man. Wars are started and ended by words themselves. According to the Bible, the world was created by words. The Bible referred to as the word of God also lets us know that the words we speak are spirit and they are life. John 6:63… Continue reading Word Weapon
Happy New Year!!! Welcome to 2022🥳 I delve a little bit into psychology today as you might have wondered what the title of this post means. The fresh start effect is a phrase coined in psychology to represent the phenomenon of people looking to a major landmark such as a milestone birthday, a new month,… Continue reading The Fresh Start Effect
Photo by Emily Morter on Unsplash What are Core Values? They're the guiding principles influencing our everyday decisions. They predominantly determine how we pattern our actions. They can range anything from family to love, friendship, freedom, personal growth, etcetera. The sooner one figures out what these are, the sooner one can live by them. Your… Continue reading Core Values and How they Shape our Lives.
Are you living or just existing? There's a great difference between living and merely existing. We exist only when we simply allow ourselves to drift through life. Doing things without reason or purpose. Instead of choosing to affect others positively or leaving behind a mark. It's doing things simply because it's a norm. In living,… Continue reading Living vs. Existing
Lonely. This might be an adjective that describes your mood for most of this year so far... I don't know about you, but I never quite fully liked or adjusted to the online transitions, I've always been the type that preferred physical interactions. It certainly feels like forever since I wrote on my blog. It's… Continue reading Life Happens…
There are so many metaphors with which to describe life. As individuals, we each have our own definition of what life means to us. A general metaphoric scenario is that life is a race. We all run, but the manner in which we run is what makes us different, and sets us apart from the… Continue reading Race: Run With Purpose. Featuring Life Lessons from a Game.
Why did the wisest man look at everything as vanity?
We have learned that it's sometimes okay to say no to others, but do you know how to say no to yourself?
To deny yourself of things that you can do. Choosing delayed gratification instead of instant gratification. This is something our generation seems to struggle with.
Scriptural Ref: Ecc. 2:9-10, 5:10-12.
Do you give in to every impulse, desire and pleasure?
Exercising restraint and denial is godly.
Many times we're looking, but not really seeing. Opportunities lie right in front of us but we're much too blind, or rather just distracted to see them. Like distorted glasses covering our eyes, we need them removed to get a higher, a greater perspective towards life. Sometimes, we just have our energies focused on the… Continue reading A Lesson in Missed Opportunities
It's been a while since I shared something in the "Thoughts about God" category. It is my utmost desire that this article brings you much-needed hope and comfort in a time such as this. Stay safe, stay strong, and don't lose hope. Now to the topic: So what does it mean exactly to be fruitful… Continue reading Fruitful and Victorious