Overcoming anxiety through prayer and faith. Acknowlege anxiety. Accept circumstances that can’t be changed. Acknowledge the Hand of God at work in unusual ways in unusual circumstances.
Emerging from the restrictions of the pandemic, we now find ourselves embracing diverse ways of being and doing.
Almighty God, from the dust of the earth You have created us. May these ashes be for us a sign of our mortality and our penitence And a reminder that only by Your gracious gift Are we given eternal life Through Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen Accomplish in us O God, The work ofContinue reading “A Prayer for Ash Wednesday”
The Lord is my Shepherd I establish the teachings of Jesus Christ as the guiding principles in my daily life. There is a lot of material and resources on spirituality, self-help, professional and personal success. This is all good. By declaring that the Lord is my shepherd, whatever I take from this material shouldContinue reading “Meditation on the 23rd Psalm”
Our Father Every human being is created by God. God is the common bond of all humanity. We are members of the human family. We are all loved by God. Are we aware that God loves the beggar, the criminal, the disabled, the social outcasts as much as He loves us? How do we honourContinue reading “Meditation on the Lord’s prayer”
The Bible has much to say about open doors but many times – even as Christians – we seem to face obstacles on our path and in our ministry. Blocked doors can be VERY frustrating. Yet God often uses closed doors to advance His cause.
Feeling vulnerable, confused and anxious come with the territory of personal uncertainty, particularly in relation to life’s big questions – Who should I marry? Should I take this job? Where should I live? Why am I here? What’s my life’s purpose? We only find the answers when we find our truth. Our truth isContinue reading “3 Lessons from Learning to Listen to God”
In an earlier post, I observed that the church’s mission goes beyond our preferences and perceptions of how, where and who to serve. The church’s mission is rooted in Jesus’ command in the great commission defined in Matthew 28 v 19 – 20 to teach others about who God is and what it means to followContinue reading “Prayers of a man in prison”
View the presentation on Slideshare Surrendering is the act of accepting that the final outcome of a given situation is designed by the Divine Source – whatever the outcome may be…and Knowing that the outcome is for the highest good of all, in fulfilment of my life’s purpose in the universe. “ For I knowContinue reading “Surrender, detach & affirm”