being proud

No Time To Claim the Fame

Did you ever notice how tempting it can be for us to brag  about ourselves at certain time in our lives? From Mongolian folklore comes this brilliant fable of a boastful frog: Two geese were about to start flying southward on their annual autumn migration when they were asked by a frog to take him […]

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feeling the stress of life

Stop Fretting Yourself

Will you agree that human nature can never be fully satisfied? We yearn and fret about the things and conditions we would like to have in our lives, however, as soon as we get them, we yearn and fret about other things. It is also common to hear people fret about the wrong things others […]

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Quiet Moments

Discover the Value of Quiet Moments

In the hustle and bustle of this life, how can we create quiet moments and discover their richness and value? We could do this by deliberately setting aside quality time on a regular basis for meditation or musing on the Word and works of God or musing on the finer issues in life, for example: […]

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Build up your confidience

Build Yourself A Strong Confidence

At this time, are you facing issues that resemble the giant, Goliath? Issues that seem bigger and stronger than you and determined to bring you down? When dealing with your daily adversaries, in your need for inner strength, confidence and inspiration, consider this story of David conquering Goliath in a battle in ancient Israel. David […]

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Say an encouraging word

Apples of Gold In Pictures of Silver

Did you ever feel low in spirit, overwhelmed with cares and frustrations, then someone came and gave you an encouraging word and your spirit was lifted? The situation might not have changed, but because of that encouraging word, you felt strong. You began to see the light and there was a positive change  in your […]

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Flourish Where You’re Planted

Did you ever have a plant that did not flourish as it should? That plant became all dried up, its leaves were shriveled; there was no sign of growth or life in it, then one day you emptied the pot and saw the root or bulb in the soil was all nice and fresh and […]

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Story of Jonah (1)

A Divine Plan Fulfilled

Jonah was determined to go to Tarshish. He was fleeing from God’s presence and command to go to Nineveh and preach to the people there. Jonah did not approve of that assignment because he disliked the Ninevites. “But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord, and went down to […]

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