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Lent Commitments I have a penchant for eating out in restaurants with my family. This Lent, I would like to cut back on dining out and be creative on how we can still spend time together I have a habit of having 1 coke light a day and this Lent I will try not to have any for 40 days. I would like to foster my relationship with the Lord through this sacrifice During this season of lent, I desire to fast from negative thoughts and my insecurities. I want to feast more on being less self-centred and less judgmental 饺子宴 Treasured Friendships 每个月, 第三周“途羊之家”有饺子宴，欢迎兄弟姐妹们一起来分享。 时间：11点到下午3点 地点：圣弥额尔堂 地址：17 St
On the journey to grow closer to God, we need communities to bring us to Jesus, especially during our times of struggle or spiritual lethargy. These communities can be informal or formal communities like our family or structured church sharing groups respectively. There lies the importance of building kingdom friendships rather than just friendships of utility or pleasure. Friendships of utility exist because the people involved are useful to each other in some way. Friendships of pleasure exist because we merely enjoy the company of the other. These friendships are not wrong but rather, they are superficial because they are not the divine friendships that God calls us to. God calls us to establish friendships of goodness, where they
Are you a Godly Parent, or Are You a No-good Parent? Now, who am I to talk about parenting? I am neither married, nor do I have any children of my own. However, what I do have is an accumulation of 12 years of experience working with children and teenagers from the age of toddlers to youth. Here are some reflections that have been garnered over the years. These have come as a result of the observations of best and worst practices carried out by the parents of the children and youth under my charge, and also of the general parent I have encountered in the streets. We lift our families up to the most capable hands of the
About 9 years ago, I found myself alone one day with my mother in her room. Already in the final stages of cancer, I saw this once robust and feisty powerhouse wither away before my eyes. As her round-the-clock caregiver – and juggling a full-time job – the stress was overwhelming. Emotionally, I was grappling with the grim reality that she would soon be leaving us as she grew weaker and weaker. Before family and friends, I put on a brave face. But deep within me, I was heartbroken, lost and in despair at not being able to do more for her. Mummy had always been my rock and pillar of strength – and here she was, inching closer
A feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one's own achievements. This is the definition of pride according to dictionary.com. Pride can manifest itself in many ways. It can be in the explicit form of boasting and showing off to others about our own achievements. It can also be rejecting help from others even when we desperately need help because of the fear of being perceived as incapable. However, many times, it can also be manifested in our false humility. For instance, when someone affirms us for our gift that God has graced upon us, we may choose to shy away from the affirmation. Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit spirit before a fall. (Proverbs 16:18)