LIFE IS AN OPPORTUNITY

20 07 2014

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 “Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. 
Life is beauty, admire it. 
Life is a dream, realize it. 
Life is a challenge, meet it. 
Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it.
Life is a promise, fulfill it. 
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it. 
Life is a struggle, accept it.

Life is a tragedy, confront it. 
Life is an adventure, dare it. 
Life is luck, make it. 
Life is life, fight for it.”

– Mother Teresa





I’m back!!!!…. after a year of darkness…..

20 07 2014

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” 
― Oscar Wilde

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Giving Our Best

4 06 2012
I came across this poem, it touched me so much!
Giving Our Best
Poet: , © 2012

Every day that we are alive,
We should be asking ourselves whether we,
Are we giving our best to each day,
This is something we may not all see.

See each day we are given is a gift,
And to waste it would be very wrong.
But our lives are just that,
Ours to do with and hope our life’s long.

But that’s just it, our lives may not be long,
And come to an end before we are ready.
Don’t be that person, who regrets,
Live your life full and steady.

Close your eyes and go to sleep,
Knowing you’ve conquer your day.
You’ll life will be very successful,
And you’ll be happy to look back when you’re gray.

 




GIVING GIFTS TO THOSE WE LOVE

18 12 2011

For God loved the world so much that He gave His Only Son.” John 3:16

Why do I buy gifts for people? This is a question I have often asked myself. My aim has been to please and make happy those for whom I am buying the gifts, but so often I am unsure if the gift will actually be what they wanted. I feel like havePile of gorgeous gifts failed when I see the expression of disappointment on their faces.

Through the years and especially this year I have struggled with the whole idea of giving gifts if I suspect the recipient won’t like it. Should I bother spending the money?

Another thing I struggle with is should I buy a gift at all because most North Americans have so much more than we need.

This year I have talked to the Lord a lot about giving gifts to those we love. And He has given me a new perspective. He reminded me that He loved us so much that He gave His most precious gift – His Son. Not because we deserved it, or were overjoyed with the Gift. He gave because He loved us.

Most of us don’t appreciate the Gift very often, many people don’t believe in the Gift at all. Some reject the Gift. But God doesn’t stop loving us even when we are ungrateful (even though He values our gratitude). When we are ready to receive the Gift. He fills us with the most amazing joy, peace and love–He has been waiting to give it to us.

I asked God, “How does what You have done for us relate to my gift giving?” Simple answer. Give gifts because you love not because they deserve it or need it or appreciate it. The greatest gift we can give anyone is our love.

And if they don’t like the gift?  Then God will grant us the grace to love them still.

Father, thank you for giving us your precious gift, Jesus Christ.  We didn’t deserve it, nor are we thankful enough for this Gift. But you love us still. Now would you please give us hearts to give precious gifts to our loved ones because we love them, not because we want to be appreciated. Amen.





ATTRIBUTES OF GOD

14 09 2011

 

  1. Because God is spirit…I will seek intimate fellowship with Him.
  2. Because God is all-powerful…He can help me with anything.
  3. Because God is ever-present…He is always with me.
  4. Because God knows everything…I will go to Him with all my questions and concerns.
  5. Because God is sovereign…I will joyfully submit to His will.
  6. Because God is holy…I will devote myself to Him in purity, worship and service.
  7. Because God is absolute truth…I will believe what He says and live accordingly.
  8. Because God is righteous…I will live by His standards.
  9. Because God is just…He will treat me fairly.
  10. Because God is love…He is unconditionally committed to my well being.
  11. Because God is merciful…He forgives me of my sins when I sincerely confess them.
  12. Because God is faithful…I will trust Him to always keep His promises.
  13. Because God never changes…my future is secure and eternal.

- Dr. William R. Bright

 

 





Just a little note

3 07 2011

It’s not the day you have to manage,Path but the moment.

It’s not the dragon you have to slay, but the fear.

And it’s not the path you have to know, but the destination.

What a relief, huh?





We should all do this everyday of our lives!

30 06 2011

Colossians 3:23

Whatever you do, do it heartily, as unto the Lord and not unto men.

What a big difference enthusiasm!

When you work with someone who loves what he does he let all about interesting and exciting place.

These people bring a spirit of joy to their work that has nothing to do with how big or small their salary is.

Make today a day of enthusiasm.

Experience joy in everything you do and praise God for everything!

Prayer: Our Father in heaven, renewed my enthusiasm for my work and help me Lord to find joy in what I do. amen

Enjoy your Friday

Kolossense 3:3

Wat julle ook al doen, doen dit van harte soos vir die Here en nie vir mense nie.Wat ‘n groot verskil maak entoesiasme nie!

Wanneer jy saam met iemand werk wat hou van wat hy doen laat hy alles daaromtrent interessant en opwindend vind.

Sulke mense bring ‘n gees van vreugde na hulle werk toe wat niks te doen het met hoe groot of klein hulle salaris is nie.

Maak vandag ‘n dag vir entoesiasme.

Vind vreugde in alles wat jy doen en eer God vir alles!

Gebed: Ons Vader in die hemel, vernuwe my entoesiasme vir my werk en help my Here om vreugde te vind in wat ek doen. Amen

Geniet jou Vrydag








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