Shame is like mold

For years I allowed the shame of my past to rob me of my vitality. I was disappointed with what I had allowed my life to become and unwilling to forgive myself for it. In retrospect I realize I should have sought counsel and accountability. Instead I chose isolation and self-loathing. I stepped back fromContinue reading “Shame is like mold”

When the song ends….

Yesterday, my wife and I got the news that one of the young leaders from our church had taken ill and was at the hospital. As we usually do, we stopped what we were doing and said a prayer for her. Since it was going to be a busy morning, we made plans to visitContinue reading “When the song ends….”

What is your destiny based on?

Remember that you are not your circumstance. You were created by God and for God. You were divinely conceived in the mind of your creator before the start of time. He created you with everything you will need to become all that you were created to be. There is never a moment when you areContinue reading “What is your destiny based on?”

The freedom of rejection

Rarely, do we greet the word, “No” with instant gratitude. Feelings of dissapointment and rejection are not always easy to face. Nevertheless, they undoubtedly lead us to a blank canvas that is waiting for us to co-create the next chapter in our life’s journey. When facing dissapointment, never forget that God is working all thingsContinue reading “The freedom of rejection”

Repressed feelings and Jesus

I can’t help but wonder, how many miracles fail to actualize, simply because we are unwilling experience our feelings instead of us repressing them. Could it be possible that the miracle that we are waiting for is standing right outside our choice to express our feelings freely.

How I learned to deal with judgmental people

At that time, I was absolutely clueless of the crime that I had committed. Nevertheless, the choir director’s contorted face resounded of disappointment…. With nowhere to run, I braced myself for the inevitable. I was in for the lecture of a lifetime.

Sunday Sermon Matinee (episode 1/The abundant life)

Hey friends, I decided to try something new today. Earlier this year I had the privilege of leading an online discussion on the words, actions, and life of Jesus Christ. The experience rocked my world in such a way that altered my approach to sharing my faith. I now recognize, that in the past, IContinue reading “Sunday Sermon Matinee (episode 1/The abundant life)”

Stop pretending

There is no need to pretend to be someone that you are not. God loves you as you are. Your current circumstance never changes the amount of love that He has for you. Rest in that truth instead of soaking in self-dissatisfaction. God made no mistake when He created you. He delights in you andContinue reading “Stop pretending”