Sharpen your spiritual ax

Ecclesiastes 10:10 “Using a dull ax requires great strength, so sharpen the blade. That’s the value of wisdom; it helps you succeed.” How well do you know your Bible? How often do you read your Bible? Did you know that every bit of self-help advise you get from regular books that you need in thisContinue reading “Sharpen your spiritual ax”

To make a difference

Ecclesiastes 9:6 says “Whatever they did in their lifetime – loving, hating, envying – is all long gone. They no longer play a part in anything here on earth.” Let us consider a scenario: This morning you were in a rush to get out of the house, your shoe broke on the way to theContinue reading “To make a difference”

Unleash the artist within you – Learning to paint

We are in an interesting time of our lives. Most of us have used this time to either reconnect with our families, learn a few new skills, start a new venture, catch up on some well-deserved ‘me’-time or caught up with a few new hobbies just to bust the boredom and serve as a creativeContinue reading “Unleash the artist within you – Learning to paint”

To obey and to find time

Ecclesiastes 8: 5 & 6 reads “Those who obey him will not be punished. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, for there is a time and a way for everything, even when a person is in trouble.” What are the things in your life thatContinue reading “To obey and to find time”

Softness through wisdom

Ecclesiastes 8:1 reads “How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its hardness.” Imagine yourself struggling with something: Tongue awkwardly sticking out, a deep frown engraved on your face, nervously tapping your feet on the floor, your clickable pen causing a clatter. Reading or listening toContinue reading “Softness through wisdom”

Created to be virtuous

Ecclesiastes 7:29 reads “But I did find this: God created people to be virtuous, but they have each turned to follow their own downwards path.” The Teacher says that we were created to have high morals and values. You were created to have a vision that is pure and truthful to who God has createdContinue reading “Created to be virtuous”

Deliciously healthy vegan smoothie

Since starting the vegan lifestyle, I have tried putting things into my body that is considered to be a little bit healthier. This has included various types of snacks and foods. My fridge has never been as stocked with fresh foods as it is now. It comes with the territory, I guess. For snacking purposes,Continue reading “Deliciously healthy vegan smoothie”

Not to start, but to finish

Ecclesiastes 7:8 reads “Finishing is better than starting. Patience is better than pride.” Think back on your life. How many times have you started something and given up half-way through? How many times have you given up even before you got away from the starting line? How many times have you allowed yourself to reactContinue reading “Not to start, but to finish”

Unrecognisable reflections

Sometimes life leads you on a journey that leaves you flabbergasted with the impact it has on your being. Recently I have been on a journey of rediscovery. You see, during the last few years, I felt like I lost a sense of self. This was not necessarily because of any one person’s influence, butContinue reading “Unrecognisable reflections”

Be delighted in the current

Ecclesiastes 6:9 reads “Enjoy what you have rather than desiring what you don’t have. Just dreaming about nice things is meaningless – Like chasing the wind.” What do you want? What have you been craving? What have you been pleading with the Lord for? This little verse places us in a bit of a predicament,Continue reading “Be delighted in the current”