Guest post: Close your eyes

What is this act of surrender that solicits the move of God in your life? Sometimes you don’t feel it right away as you tell yourself to calm down, to let go of your worries that plagued you during the day and to focus on the task at hand. The hustle and bustle of the day is winding down and you find that your busy mind will do anything but be still. But slowly and surely as you think of how good, how great God is, His Spirit moves. The decision to close your eyes and to let God know that you’re ready; ready for him to move, speak and comfort you, opens the heavens. Continue reading “Guest post: Close your eyes”

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New Year, New Me? But where do I start?

We have officially “settled” into the New Year, and some of us may already be struggling in achieving our New Year’s resolutions.

We have goals and aspirations we hope to achieve this year…it could be something small, like eating healthier, or something even bigger, like finishing a school program successfully.
In any case, why do we struggle to meet these goals?
Often it is because we don’t know where to start. Continue reading “New Year, New Me? But where do I start?”

Guest Post: As far as the East from the West

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“He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west.” – Psalm 103:12

This is a verse I am sure many of you know well. Even if you didn’t know it was from the Bible, I am sure you have sung it in a song at church. But have you ever wondered, how far the east really is from the west? This verse doesn’t even specify which east and west it is talking about. Do we measure from the east end of the earth to the west end of the earth? Or perhaps we should go even wider and measure the east end of the universe from the west end of the universe. That would be quite a challenging task, wouldn’t it? Continue reading “Guest Post: As far as the East from the West”

Who are you?

belong“Who are you?” That’s a question many people have a hard time answering. Most people would agree that in order to find out who someone is, they usually start by looking at their family history. Where their family is from, who their forefathers are, what the generations before them have endured, what they stand for, and what they have accomplished; these are just a few things they take into consideration when trying to analyze their family history. Continue reading “Who are you?”