Wisdom for Christian Living

COVID-19 Truth & Lies: Part 3 - A Wake Up Call

read part 1 here / read part 2 here.

We have been told that a new deadly disease was spreading all over the world.
We have been told that hospitals were overwhelmed and that there was no known cure.
We have been told to follow Government's guidelines because they were keeping us safe.
We have been told to believe and repeat mantras such as "stay at home" and "save lives".
We have been told that we should help stop the spread.

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COVID-19 Truth & Lies: Part 1 - Trust in the Lord

We are living in unprecedented times. Never in history have we seen people – sick and healthy alike – being quarantined in their homes, prohibited from going to work and forced to keep their distance from one another on such a global scale, all for the fear of an invisible virus. If we had been told even a few months ago that this would be happening soon, most probably none of us would even have believed it!

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Prayer Keeps You From Pride

When I was praying the other day, this phrase dropped into my heart, "prayer keeps you from pride". As I was pondering on these words, I suddenly realised that the opposite is also true, "pride keeps you from prayer". [Sigh...] I know too well what that means - from experience!

Prayer Keeps us from Pride

Prayer has a way of humbling us because praying means that we acknowledge our need for God. It means recognizing that we are not able to face situations on our own; that we need help from above.

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Show And Tell

This post could also have been called "the way we want others to see us" or "how we love to be seen in a good light" or something along these lines; but I thought "Show and Tell" was shorter and sweeter... It is about what we SHOW others and what we TELL others about ourselves through what we do. I was reading Matthew 6 recently and it became clear to me that it was all about that beautiful image of ourselves we like to project to other people.

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