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”

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”

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”

Riches to riches

Ecclesiastes 5:10 “Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think wealth brings true happiness.” When the vision is money, no amount of money will ever be enough. Have you observed people with a passion for money? Working relentlessly to make more money instead of enjoying life and to serve God? HaveContinue reading “Riches to riches”

Empty promises

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”

What will your legacy be?

The word legacy is defined by something left or handed down to a predecessor. Have you ever thought about this? What are you leaving behind for your sons and daughters? What are you leaving behind for the people following in your footsteps at work? Are you striving to achieve excellence and have you help buildContinue reading “What will your legacy be?”

Companionship – Better together

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”

For everything a season

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”