IT TAKES ONE MOMENT

133/365 IT TAKES ONE MOMENT One moment, one decision, one action, one mishap. Often, we are clouded by the prospect of second chances that opportunities don't seem to mean much when they are given to us. All it takes is one moment to ruin decades and years of progress. The situations we refer to as... Continue Reading →

GOOD FRIDAY

GOOD FRIDAY The season of Easter, particularly good Friday, affords us the opportunity to do a bit of memory work, with a reflection on what got us to where we are. We journey back through the pages of scripture and in there, we see the price has been paid for each one of us.That realisation... Continue Reading →

THE WAYS OF GOD

69/365 THE WAYS OF GOD Reference text: Deuteronomy 26:16-19 When we read the scripture text today, when Israel was making a declaration to obey and walk in the ways of God, they might have expected a smooth journey with clarity about all curves and bends.Yet, there was reason to be concerned for" Those ways" can... Continue Reading →

THE COST OF THE WHOLE WORLD

61/365 THE COST OF THE WHOLE WORLD The poem which follows came to mind as I reflected on today's Gospel text in Luke 9:25 "For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and is himself destroyed or lost?" You have gained the whole world, Its silver and its gold,Its... Continue Reading →

GOD MISSES NOTHING

59/365 GOD MISSES NOTHING Mark 10:31 See, we have left everything to follow you. We sometimes make it seem like God  has no clue about the price we are paying to follow Him, as though He is oblivious of the price our decision to be on His side comes with. The disciples today had such... Continue Reading →

THE CURRENCY IS DIFFERENT

54/365 THE CURRENCY IS DIFFERENT Mark 9:43 If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having two hands, to go to hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched Opportunity cost defines the potential benefits one misses out on by... Continue Reading →

A PRICE TO PAY

36/365 A PRICE TO PAY It's easy to see king Solomon as 'that guy who got lucky with God'. Lucky enough to be visited in a dream and given the opportunity to ask for whatever he wanted. And to crown it all, even those things he did not ask for, were given to him -... Continue Reading →

IGNORING THE SEASON WILL COST YOU

28/365 Reference: 2 Samuel 12:1-13 IGNORING THE SEASON WILL COST YOU For context, kindly read the scripture reference above which details the story of the events surrounding David and Bathsheba, as well as the circumstances which culminated in the death of Urriah the Hittite; Bathsheba's husband. Since the spring season was a time for 'kings'... Continue Reading →

EVERYTHING COSTS SOMETHING

DAY 184 OF 365 IN 2021 EVERYTHING COSTS SOMETHING 'TINSTAAFL'- You will probably not be familiar with this acronym but do the words 'There is no such thing as a free lunch' ring a bell. This came to mind today. A quick search presents the origins of this statement as born out of lay opinion... Continue Reading →

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