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”
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”
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”
Ecclesiastes 5:4 reads “When you make a promise to God, do not delay in following through, for God takes no pleasure in fools. Keep all the promises you make to Him.” When last have you made a promise? When last have you made a promise you could not keep? When last have you felt theContinue reading “Empty promises”
Ecclesiastes 4:8: “Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed.” What is the saying? Team work makes the dream work? No person is meant to go through life alone. That is not what God had intended for us. Since the very beginning of time in the Garden of Eden,Continue reading “Companionship – Better together”
Ecclesiastes 3:1 reads “For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.” In this moment, where you are now, what makes you happy in life? Has this changed throughout the course of the last year? Or in your opinion, has this always been the same? Do the things that made youContinue reading “For everything a season”
Ecclesiastes 2: 24 “So I decided there is nothing better than to enjoy food and drink and to find satisfaction in work. Then I realized that these pleasures are from the hand of God.” What do you keep your hands busy with? In which actions do you find pleasure in? Why do you do everythingContinue reading “Pleasure residing in God’s work”
Ecclesiastes 1:10 and 11 reads “Sometimes people say ‘Here is something new!’ But actually, it is old; Nothing is ever truly new. We do not remember what happened in the past and in future generations, no one will remember what we are doing now.” Let us consider history, shall we? How many times when listeningContinue reading “Nothing New – The start of a journey through Ecclesiastes”
When life throws you with a curve ball, you need to at least try to catch it… Even if it means that you need to change your handling technique.
Letting go is never easy. Sometimes holding onto hope for something unrealistic is how we cope with situation. However, we have to realise that letting go of toxic things in your life is essential to personal growth and spiritual development.