Although Canadians and Americans celebrate thanksgiving in different months, I'm sure we can all agree on one thing: it's a beautiful time of the year. The leaves are changing, apples are ready to pick, and families get together for good food. For most people it's also a time to focus on gratitude. However, thanksgiving shouldn't … Continue reading Gratitude is about your Perspective not Circumstances
The Difference Between the Wise and the Fool
The bible often talks about the character called "the fool" especially in the book of Proverbs. However, the word "fool" is also mentioned over 60 times throughout the bible! And If you are anything like me, you grew up thinking that a fool was equivalent to an ignorant or unintelligent person, but that's not the … Continue reading The Difference Between the Wise and the Fool
How to Set New Year’s Goals with the Right Mindset
Would it surprise you if I told you that 92 percent of people don’t actually keep their New Year’s resolutions? (according to research done by University of Scranton). In fact, by the second week of February, 80 percent of New Year's goals fail, according to U.S. News article "Why 80 Percent of New Year's Resolutions … Continue reading How to Set New Year’s Goals with the Right Mindset
Are you Bored of Reading your Bible?
Have you ever gotten bored of doing the same thing over and over? Most of us have. And if we are honest, we've experienced boredom in our spiritual walk as well. It's like anything else in our lives. Take work for example: If you do the same thing every day with little or no change … Continue reading Are you Bored of Reading your Bible?
Why Our Hearts are Deceitful Above All Things
One of the most insightful scriptures I've ever read is Jeremiah 17:9. It speaks so much truth into what human nature is like. Here is what it says: "The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?" Above All Things Above all things and beyond cure! I don't know about … Continue reading Why Our Hearts are Deceitful Above All Things
Trapped Behind Bars
As someone who grew up on Hip Hop and has a genuine appreciation for the art form, I can't help but notice the falsehood and deceit found in the rap industry. The rap industry has a reputation for promoting rappers that succumb to the demands of major labels even if it means rapping lyrics that … Continue reading Trapped Behind Bars
The Best Decision Ever
5 years ago today, I made the best decision I've ever made: the decision to follow Jesus. I lived my whole life searching for meaning, acceptance, purpose, truth, and love. And I found all of these things in my relationship with God. Not only that, but I'm also a part of his kingdom, where I've … Continue reading The Best Decision Ever
How Entitlement Destroys Gratitude
At times, I think that all the answers to my questions should be given to me instantly. I live in a fast-paced world, one with instant gratification easily attained. So I guess that explains my desire for immediate answers. Another word for this desire to know everything right away is entitlement. I fall into this mentality … Continue reading How Entitlement Destroys Gratitude