Archive of ‘Inspirations’ category

Failure is not Final

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Failure. It is a word we all avoid at all cost. We do everything in our power to succeed in life. No one starts in life wanting to fail. All of us what to accomplish a goal, complete a task, finish the race, pass the grade, make the mark and so on. But what if […] Read more…

Transitions

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“Your life is a story of transition. You are always leaving one chapter behind while moving on to the next.” Anonymous Last week, our family marked a transition stage of our children. Our eldest son is moving up to Senior High School. While our daughter, will be starting her high school years in June. It […] Read more…

Looking Back with Gratitude

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I cannot help but look back with gratitude as our eldest child completes two years of junior high. Before K12, he completed the equivalent of four years of high school. There are no words to express my gratitude to all his teachers. They helped build up this young man. He was able to get out […] Read more…

How was your January?

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hows your january

Yes, I know. February is about to end and here I am blogging about January. Sure, my response time for January is almost two months late, and it took me that long too to publish this post. I always look forward to January. New year, new season, new opportunities, new lessons to learn. The church […] Read more…

Joy versus Happiness

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joy versus happiness

Joy and happiness are two distinct things. Happiness is an emotion but joy is a state of being. Let’s say today, you found out that your child received an award in school. So if that is important to you, so, that will make you happy. Another difference is happiness is dependent on happenings. It is […] Read more…

A Hindsight Look at, “What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up”

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When I grow up I want to be

Do you remember what you wanted to be when you grow up? We get asked this question a lot when we were young. Some of us would exclaim, “A doctor!”, “A nurse!”, “A policeman!”, or “A pilot!” Twenty to thirty years later, how many of us are living out that dream today? Hmm, I got […] Read more…

Should I Quit Blogging?

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should I quit blogging

Yeah, should I quit? I decided to commit to blogging in 2013. Like any love relationship, I want something that’s legit and lasting. I bought my domain name, got a friend to manage my site, and hired a brilliant creative, Rhiza Oyos, to set up my site. This was the beginning of a beautiful relationship […] Read more…

Jesus said, “Pray Like This”

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When Jesus’s disciples asked Jesus to teach them how to pray, Jesus told them to “pray like this.” But before He shared with them a pattern to follow, He first reminded them how not to pray. Jesus said in Matthew 6:7-8 “When you pray, don’t babble on and on as the Gentiles do. They think their […] Read more…

Four Things to Pray for our Children

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Do we pray for our children? I’m sure we do. But what do we pray for them? Do we pray that they do well in school because we worry about their performance? Do we lift our concerns to God that our kids be ‘good kids’? We can’t help but worry about them. Don’t we, Moms? […] Read more…

Get Back in the Race

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run the race for christ

Running a marathon is an item in my bucket list that has not come to fruition. I have friends who ran marathons for years, while I am stuck in the planning stage. I know that running a marathon is a serious business. Ask any marathon finisher and they will show you what to do to […] Read more…

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