“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” –St. John 4:24
I wanted to write about this verse, but initially, I was stumped. Jesus had said it all. Then the question came to me, “What is a spirit?” …so I looked it up.
One definition of the word spirit is: ‘the nonphysical part of a person that is the seat of emotions and character, the soul.’ That’s beautiful right?
After reading the definition, it reminded me of why we should Continue reading
Ecclesiastes, Chapter 3… Deep reading. Of the many chapters and verses in the Bible, these are amongst the most profound.
Both poetic and timeless, these scriptures are forever applicable in the everyday life of Man. “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven…” –the chapter starts. Right away, as a reader, I feel that there is a purpose for my current circumstance—good or bad.
The next few verses are soothing Continue reading
Have you ever wanted to try something new, like go on a trip, start a new business or even ask for a raise (instead of just settling for the incremental increase); or maybe face a difficult problem head on? If so, go for it.
There is a 50/50% chance you’ll get what you ask for if you do. Continue reading
“…like crabs in a basket…”… A derogatory remark, normally associated with a group who is either fighting against each other; or who is trying to hold others in the group back so much so, that there is no chance of progression.
I heard this term used the other day in a sermon at a church meeting. As I was sitting listening, I began to think; Continue reading
Sometimes when we are going through difficulties in life, we ask ourselves, “How am I gonna fix this one?” I suggest the question we should be asking is, “Is there any thing to hard for the Lord?”
This question was posed in the Bible in the book of Genesis 18:14. During this biblical episode a truth is revealed, which is: Continue reading
Do you have the ability to inspire others? I think you do. I do too. ‘Inspire’ is defined as: ‘to encourage or to stimulate somebody to do something–to a greater effort, enthusiasm or creativity. Another interesting definition is ‘to breathe in’.
I think the two definitions go hand in hand. When you encourage someone you are actually speaking life, new energy and ‘oxygen’ into the person you are talking to, allowing him or her to ‘breathe in’ the power they need to continue-on or excel.
We have that ability. Continue reading