“I’m not you”

The beauty of a new life,The blessings of fresh opportunitiesThe jinx of fresh perspectivesThe judgment of those who stumbled. It says: ” I’m not you”“I think and act differently”“I’ll walk without stumbling because I know better”“I am me, not you!” Until avoidable tragedy strikes,And history repeats itself…Until posterity is damaged,And precious time is wasted. If…

What Do These Things Mean?

The search for understanding is the wellspring of life. . . those who make their camp around understanding are ever-green and never in lack of what is needed. But understanding is not an easy get. It requires a deliberate immersion in life’s processes till the ‘Why’ is clear enough for a decisive action. These processes…

Desires, Dreams and Destinies

First written in 2018 Over the last 30 years I have carried in my heart a dream; just one dream: to see the glory of the LORD revealed in the earth. I know that may sound like a position that makes me sound spiritual, but I am already a spirit being, so I do not…

One More Thing. . .

In my last post, I mentioned the experiences of a young lad with his master and how he responded to it. From this same experience of servitude that led to the understanding of his environment, and the subsequent use of same to change his future experiences, my focus today is on the quality of the…

Pressure from Pleasure

I am reading from Judges 8 and 9 in the Bible this evening and I thought to share these few words with you: In that Scripture, a man did so well in life, earned his place in the council of elders, received unanimous vote to lead a nation, though he started without any meaningful pedigree….

Winning Wars

It is amazing how much we can conquer if we stay on…However, most of the times, the major challenge is why we stayed on and for whom. If the focus is self, we’ll lose it all. For self ends with the person and there is something about self that excludes others irreparably. When we are…

Yesterday’s Culture and Now

When you see an elder reading newspaper and published works, it is a culture they learnt as they grew older as a way of learning and catching up with news and information. When they take photographs, record an audio or video, it is more for the purpose of documentation. Records and histories mean everything to…

The Power of Sacrifice

A couple of days back, I stumbled on a presentation on Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) on DsTV, featuring the son of Pastor John Hagee’s son preaching to the church’s congregation about ‘Family Business’. He started with the story of his grandmother, who happened to be divinely gifted by the LORD to preach so well that,…