The worth of your soul

The worth of your soul I cannot recall where I heard or read this short story about a young man who inherited a painting, among other things from his father. The son held onto the painting for many years, but when he was planning on moving; in order to reduce the stuff he had to…

Thou he slay me, still I trust in him

Exercising trust is not an easy thing to do, especially in the world we are today, people lie a lot, and it’s quite a task to discern the truth. When we have faith in God what we are really doing is trusting in him. However, because of the experiences we have had with people, or…

Is being a christian hard?

Being a Christian is sometimes incredibly difficult. You have to hold your tongue constantly; firm enough to prevent any vile, distasteful words from lunging at people who seem to deserve them. As a Christian you have to ignore, let the painful words of others fall on death ears. You have to forgive and look past…

Can we really start fresh?

Peeling off the past and stepping forward into a new reality sounds how, a cool shower on a hot day feels. When bombarded by the trials or pains of life, starting fresh becomes a fantasy but is it a possibility? Can we start fresh in a relationship, at a new job, or in a different…

Overcoming fear

Overcoming fear How often has fear prevented you from doing something? I would like to say that it’s good to be fearful sometimes. I would like to say it protects us in some way. I would like to precariously illustrate its good and bad qualities; however I cannot bring myself to do so. Fear in…

Revival that counts

  It is easy to pray by rote, attend church as a habit and become blasé to Christian life. At one point or another it has happened to many Christians. That is why we have revivals at church. However attending a revival program does not necessarily revive a person. When we first became Christians we…

Journey of more than a thousand words: 2

Journey of more than a thousand words:  2 Becoming a professional writer is not all as it seems. Initially, I thought it would be as simple as expressing my thoughts in much the same way as a musician conveys his or her feelings through music. Boy, was I wrong. First I had to figure out…

Do they notice me

Do they notice me?   “We just ordinary people we don’t know which way to go, cause we ordinary people maybe we should take it slow” Plays at maximum in one ear cause the left side stopped working but I put it in anyway so people won’t stare I pay little to no attention to…

Different Side of Love

Different side of love What is love? The dictionary describes it as an emotion. Others describe it as a verb or an action word. That feeling you get deep down inside urging you to want to want to express it to others, more specifically to the ones you love. Have I been in love? Yes….

What does it mean to be the salt of the earth

When I was younger; about 11 or 12, I struggled to understand the meaning of the bible verse Mathew 5:13. It says: You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out…

The best way to spend time

The phase killing time refers to the activities we do to give the illusion of the time passing faster than it really is. When waiting for friend or the bus or our birthday, we try to make the time pass, by killing it. The sun takes it usual spot above our heads every morning and…