Before you enter 2017

1. Make your relationship with God a Priority. When your connection with God is topmost, everything falls into place.    2. Nothing about 2017 will change until you fundamentally change the way you do things.      3. In 2017, be deliberate and cautious about those you let into your inner circle . Unknown to…

We all need each OTHER

Do you know? Your BIRTH came through *Others* Your NAME was given by *Others* Your were EDUCATED by *Others* Your INCOME indirectly comes through *Others* Your RESPECT is given by *Others* Your first BATH was given by *Others* Your last BATH will be done by *Others*   Your FUNERAL service will be organised by *Others*…

Reclaiming Christmas.

I know if you’ve been in my direct presence any time in the past 6 months, you are very much aware of what I am about to say…  On December 17th, I’m heading back to Nicaragua for a long weekend that will consist of ministry opportunities in various places around Esteli. I will be packing…

Knowing when to jump out

POWERFUL: Put a frog into a vessel filled with water and start heating the water. As the temperature of the water begins to rise, the frog adjusts its body temperature accordingly. The frog keeps adjusting its body temperature with the increasing temperature of the water. Just when the water is about to reach boiling point,…

Let’s cherish our friends

A young lady sat in a bus. At the next stop a loud and grumpy old lady came and sat by her. She squeezed into the seat and bumped her with her numerous bags.  The person sitting on the other side of the young lady got upset, asked her why she did not speak up…

Baby Giraffes Never Go To School

*Baby giraffes never go to school.*  But they learn a very important lesson rather early in life. A lesson that all of us would do well to remember. The birth of a baby giraffe is quite an earth-shaking event. The baby falls from its mother’s womb, some eight feet above the ground. It shrivels up…

The Chinese Farmer and The Hunter

OLD CHINESE Wisdom :A moral story  A farmer in ancient China had a neighbour who was a hunter, and who owned ferocious and poorly trained hunting dogs.  They jumped over the fence frequently and chased the farmer’s lambs.  The farmer asked his neighbour to keep his dogs in check, but this fell on deaf ears. …

Where’s your Ferrari? (humour)

Wife : Do you drink beer? Husband : Yes Wife : How many beers a day?  Husband : Usually about 3  Wife : How much do you pay per beer?  Husband : $5.00  Wife : And how long have you been drinking?  Husband : About 20 years, I suppose  Wife : So a beer costs…