"It is easy to want things from the Lord and yet not want the Lord Himself, as though the gift could ever be preferable to the Giver." - St. Augustine of Hippo
Every so often I wonder if maybe this blog has run its course and, as with all good things, that maybe the time has come for its end. Maybe I should end this one and start another one. Maybe I should stop blogging and write books… maybe an online magazine… or maybe I should stop writing and take up golf.
Oh, maybe not golf; you probably need to be able to see to do that.
I want a YouTube Channel!
Of course, I’d need to learn video editing and… you probably need to see for that too.
I go through this every year around this time; is it a case of “spring fever”? Nah, maybe more like cabin fever; we still have snow multiple times each week! Whatever it is, it’s irritating. Yet I fear this blog is a bit one dimensional because I’m always going through books of the…
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source : ousus “Go and tell Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the Lord , the God of David your father: “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; surely I will add to your days fifteen years. - Isaiah 38:5 NKJV. King Hezekiah was about to die and he cries out to God. God responds, … Continue reading “I have heard your prayer and seen your tears”
“You shall not commit adultery”. - Ex 20:14 NIV One Christian thinker, Richard Foster, claimed that there are three great problem areas for Christians. They are money, power and sex. They are problem areas for every human being, not only Christian believers. The seventh commandment puts it simply and clearly: you shall not commit adultery, … Continue reading Sex is Sacred
Franklin Graham, the eldest son of the Rev. Billy Graham, who died last month at the age of 99, shared with his followers on social media what’s written on the “simple” marker on his father’s grave.
On Twitter, Graham wrote that his father “was laid to rest on the grounds of @TheBGLibrary” beside his wife, Ruth, and the etching on the marker reads:
Preacher of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ
The verse reads, “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”
In another tweet, Graham wrote that his father has said, “I’m prepared to die, in fact I’m looking forward to it—And when you’re prepared to die, you’re also prepared to live.”
Earlier, he explained on the Today show the reason behind the epitaph: “When my mother passed away, we knew…
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"Hate destroys the vessel it's kept in." - Author Unknown
People go through malls to admire the beautiful architecture but on their way, they ignore the beautiful works of nature. See how people flood Dubai to check out a huge aquarium?
Nobody notices the Hibiscus, or the little flowers around the environment.
As a child back then i notice the blue and white cloud in the sky that fades here and there. The people who see don’t see much.
The combination of colours from everywhere about the environment was natural. The people who see don’t see much.
Remember going out in the bush to hunt and again seeing tiny green leaves with pink-red flowers.
I don’t know if they’re still there but back then I seemed to be the only one who noticed them. I remember wondering how the rainbow is been formed in the cloud and the colour it comprises of, while looking up. But I guess many “who see don’t see…
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source : Ousus A little girl had been shopping with her Mum in Woolies. She must have been 6 years old, this beautiful red haired, freckle faced image of innocence. It was pouring outside. The kind of rain that gushes over the top of rain gutters, so much in a hurry to hit the earth … Continue reading Need Washing?
I have been reading a book written in the 17th century which claims that animals do not have the eye muscle that is required to look up. However, man has a special muscle for looking up. This would be a great illustration showing that God created man to look up to him. However, I am … Continue reading The Human Eye
“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” - Maya Angelou It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post, life got in the way, but I thought it would only be appropriate to wrap up “Open Heart Season” to make room for the next season. Throughout the … Continue reading Keys to an Open Heart