The Lord Is My Shepherd.

All the days of my life. Psalm 23 ends with the beautiful words, Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever (verse 6). So often we look at life and all we see is pain and confusion. Our hearts get broken by insensitivity and betrayal…

An unexpected resurrection.

I found life in the midst of death. I treasure Easter but my experience seems to vary from one year to another. It’s good to celebrate Christ’s resurrection but what do you do when life doesn’t resemble the triumph of such a sacred day? Sometimes, everything in life resembles a cemetery rather than an empty…

Caught in the mundane.

Is there joy in the routine of life? Life can be exciting at times but most of our days seem so repetitive. Even the good changes in our lives can become a dreadful routine. For the world, escaping the mundane means promiscuity, drunkenness, and substance abuse. As Christians, we know that using those means of…

Letting go.

When life becomes no longer about me. I’ve seen the extravagant beauty of dying to self. Many times in my life, God would show me what is possible when He is at the center of my existence. I’ve become certain of the fact that living a life of self-denial was not just my calling but…

Winter reflection.

Treasuring the lessons of Christmas. Christmas is a beautiful time. The world somehow still resounds with the story of the baby in a manger, even though its depravity is growing by the second. People everywhere are ready to give and receive gifts and are filled with joy again and again when December comes around. I…

Simple obedience.

Unlocking the power of God’s Word. I used to complicate things when it came to understanding wisdom. My tendency was to shy away from the truth that I could live in the power and blessing of obedience now, and this was because there were too many voices whispering inside my heart. For most people, the…