In my journeys both in Kenya and Canada,I have met with thousands of people. I have met with people from almost every country in the world,and through my interactions I have been blessed to receive a part of them that has opened my eyes and heart,the experiences have left me more wealthy and richer with knowledge and wisdom. I have learnt that we all … Read More Listening with an open Heart
When Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers and then when he was locked up in the prison house, it must have seemed to him that all those dreams he dreamed as a younger man had really meant nothing He had dreamed that God was going to make something special out of his life, but here he is going nowhere fast. It must … Read More God does not give all details of our dreams
I believe that every human being was born for a special reason; we are not here just to survive but we’re all born with the natural inclination to thrive, but somewhere along our path, we lose it and start to survive. I believe we’re a product of our choices; thus, I know we can change journeys from survival to thriving journeys. We can begin … Read More Let it grow
“You’ve gotta be able to see the beauty in a hamburger bun, “ said Ray Kroc, founder of McDonalds. Debbi Fields, founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies, echoed the same theme. “I am not a businesswoman. I’m a cookie person.” Southwest Airlines President Emeritus Colleen Barrett says it this way: “We are not an airline with great customer service. We are a great customer service … Read More The call within the call
God is infinite. God is all-powerful, all-knowing, all-capable. There are no limits restricting God. Yet despite this, to their own harm His followers tend to minimize God’s unlimited power by erroneous thinking. We will look at some promises of God’s word that will dispel that anti-biblical thinking and open you up to receiving the unlimited, immeasurable blessings of God. God is limitless in his … Read More God is limitless in his love and power
As the old proverb says, “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.”People who live a life of purpose wake up each morning eager to face the new day. They pursue their dreams with fervor, put their heart into everything they do, and feel that they’re personally making a difference. As James Dean, the actor, once said, “Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live … Read More What’s your reason for getting up in the morning?
Mahatma Gandhi famously said, “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” In other words, although life changes are inevitable, we can also initiate personal change so we can rise to the challenge and become a bigger and better person as a result. How do we do this? We believe the best ways are to recognize that change is inevitable, … Read More You must be the change you want to see
Courage emerges in the moment, without time for thought. Our heart opens and we immediately move into action. Someone jumps into an icy lake to save a child, or speaks up at a meeting, or puts them self in danger to help another human being. These sudden actions, even if they put us at risk, arise from clear, spontaneous love.Human history is filled with … Read More The courageous speak up when no one else will
The most precious commodities on this planet are our health, love, and happiness. Regardless of what we accomplish and accumulate in life, we are unable to take it with us. In the fast paced, consumer driven, social media shared world that we live in today, success and happiness are often defined by the status of what we achieve, and the value of the things … Read More People will only remember you for the person you’ve been
Whatever it is that you hope to accomplish, commit to it by keeping your eye on the ball. If the way things have been done are no longer working, dare to things a bit differently; even if it means going against status quo.u’ve got what it takes to succeed. If you start looking at hurdles that come up as problems, you can put yourself … Read More Keep your eye on the ball
Faith was foundational to Churchill internal fortitude when all external signs pointed to disaster. Churchill referred often to Providence, as he did in a February 1941 broadcast appeal to the United States: “Put your confidence in us. Give us your faith and your blessing, and, under Providence, all will be well. We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither … Read More God’s ultimate providential care
Whenever we are involved in a conversation, we know we should make an effort to listen intently to what the other person is saying. This seems like common sense but it is surprising how many of us don’t do this on a regular basis. How often does your spouse or a close friend say, “Did you hear what I just said? You aren’t paying … Read More Am I growing in my listening skills?