Deu 30v19 – Decisions and tradeoffs

We need to get a replacement car for our car that drowned in a recent flood. The process of finding a car is so difficult. There are so many options from makes of cars to models to years, and all this within a limited budget – not to mention all the scammers. It seems that… Continue reading Deu 30v19 – Decisions and tradeoffs

Ecc 6v9 – Definition of insanity

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” (Albert Einstein). That’s great advice from our modern world’s cleverest person. And most of us would agree wholeheartedly and laugh at others who are “insane”. However, before we think this is something only others do, let’s read a quote from another even… Continue reading Ecc 6v9 – Definition of insanity

1Co 15v57 – Winning

What a feeling, seeing my wife’s name selected from thousands of entries in a lucky draw. And then the joy of receiving the prizes – a free meal and bottles of wine. What a feeling. But there was more – a free night’s accommodation. And then there was more. Watching our sports team beat their… Continue reading 1Co 15v57 – Winning

Psa 34v12-14 – The secret to long life

Millions of dollars can be made from the answer to this question – What is the secret to a long and prosperous life? Endless “answers” are put forward including maintaining a healthy lifestyle, fostering strong social connections, pursuing meaningful activities, managing stress, etc. While all of these are great ideas, none of them are from… Continue reading Psa 34v12-14 – The secret to long life

2Sa 5v12 – Great for others

What are you great at? It could be sports, academics, business, communicating, organising, cooking – the list is endless. We all have talents that make us good at something. This may turn into our career, causing us to rise to the top of our profession, or it may be a skill we use in our… Continue reading 2Sa 5v12 – Great for others

Mat 13v45-46 – Searching for birds

Wow, look up above. Where? There, it’s a Pel’s Fishing Owl. After much frantic searching with the binoculars, the bird is found. There’s great excitement. This is one of those lifers (bird speak for the first time you see it) that is rare. While many might think it crazy to see birders getting their feathers… Continue reading Mat 13v45-46 – Searching for birds

Gal 3v28 – A Handy lesson

“It’s Doctor, not Mister!” You might have heard someone say this or request you use some other title when addressing them. In life, we all end up in different positions – some as the CEOs of organisations and others the cleaners, some as doctors or professors and others as secretaries. While all these positions are… Continue reading Gal 3v28 – A Handy lesson

Joh 8v12 – Influencer

It would be unbelievable if it weren’t true. When he made his first post, he had hardly any followers, but after a while, his follower count started to climb as people enjoyed his messages. After three years, he had attracted thousands of followers. He looked destined to become an influencer who would even impact rulers… Continue reading Joh 8v12 – Influencer

Deu 30v19-20 – Choose life

What are the names of the gods you worship? Fame? Success? Praise? Pleasure? Money? Do these gods, and our pursuit of them, draw us closer to or further away from a relationship with our Heavenly Father? As Israel entered the promised land, Joshua warned them sternly. “But if your heart turns away and you are… Continue reading Deu 30v19-20 – Choose life