A moment of stillness (63).

Treasure every day. Remove sorrow from your heart, and put away pain from your flesh, because youth and the prime of life are fleeting. Ecclesiastes 11:10 Life is very short. Oftentimes, we get entangled in unnecessary sorrow that obscures our ability to enjoy it. Instead of looking at the bad around us, let’s look at…

A moment of stillness (27).

Never lose hope. Even if he kills me, I will hope in him. I will still defend my ways before him. Job 13:15 Life brings with it wonderful joys but also moments of deep despair. I believe the book of Job is in the Bible for us to be able to cling to hope when…

Expecting more.

Don’t be content with little! Life can keep us so busy and it sometimes seems absolutely normal to just exist. We go to work, come home, and go to sleep just to wake up and do it all over again. Our days can pile up one after another without us rising above the daily grind…

The Lord Is My Shepherd (6).

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…