NOT ALL THINGS MAKE SENSE NOW

271/365 Have you made sense of everything that has happened in your life? The experiences? The people you have encountered? The lessons you have learnt? The specific knowledge you have gained? Many of the things we come into contact with we deemed irrelevant, and lessons seemed inapplicable. We also concluded that many people apparently only... Continue Reading →

STRETCH YOURSELF

267/365 Amos 6:1 Woe to you who are at ease [complacent and carefree] in Zion, and to you who feel secure on Mount Samaria, you notable men of the foremost nation, to whom the people of Israel come! The Prophet Amos goes on to list a few other luxuries including beds of ivory, bowls of... Continue Reading →

THE ATTITUDE BEHIND YOUR CURIOSITY

263/365 The tone, the pitch, the body language even the manner in which words are spoken can communicate two sets of meaning even with the same words. One has to look carefully then, not only at at the words themselves, but also everything about the way those words are used, else misinterpretation is inevitable. The... Continue Reading →

THERE ARE MEASURING STANDARDS

262/365 There is a reason everything is governed by a specific sets of rules. A goal in soccer is allowed to stand only when specific criteria are met, on a chess board pieces can only move in a set pattern and direction and a centimetre is always equivalent to 10 millimetres. These things are set... Continue Reading →

A THIEF BECKONS

256/365 Numbers 21:4b "The people's tempers grew short because of the detour" Other versions render the text 'the people grew impatient on the way'. When that happened, the first thing they did was to spoke against God and Moses; against God and against man. In their minds, they had stayed too long on the journey... Continue Reading →

WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN MADE?

255/365 1 Corinthians 12:29 Are all apostles? are all prophets? are all teachers? are all workers of miracles? If each of us came to know what we have been made, what kind of world would we be living in? This is the question that came to mind when I read the questions Paul asked the... Continue Reading →

WHO MAKES YOU RELENT?

253/365 God's charges against Israel were valid and Israel was indeed blameworthy bevause they have done everything 'themselves'. The charges read:"They have corrupted themselvesThey have not walked I the way I showedThey have made for themselves a golden calf and worshipped it as their god". On these grounds, an equivalent and proportionate response was not... Continue Reading →

THE SMALL THINGS

247/365 1 Corinthians 5:6 Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a small amount of yeast leavens the whole batch of dough? The message renders the text above as follows 'Yeast, too, is a “small thing,” but it works its way through a whole batch of bread dough pretty fast' A little... Continue Reading →

HAVE YOU SEEN OR HEARD?

245/365 Luke 6:3 Jesus replied, “Have you not read what David did when he and his companions were hungry? If you have not read, heard about or  encountered a particular situation before, it is safe to say your reaction or response to them are drawn purely out of your own perception of the situation. However,... Continue Reading →

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