Archive of ‘Inspirations’ category

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…

Seasons of Motherhood

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My journey through motherhood has evolved over the past 15 years, and I am enjoying this season that I am in now. The kids are now 15 and 11 years old. They are more independent and not as clingy or as needy as when they were babies. When I look at them today though, I […] Read more…

When Social Media becomes Personal

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social media personal

It’s been two weeks since I deactivated my Facebook and personal Instagram account. If you’re one of my online friends or you follow me on these platforms, you know that I try to share inspiring and positive posts. However, when a screw gets lose, I rant once in a while. I dare to claim that “this […] Read more…

A Mindful 2017

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Mindful is the word that would best describe this year, 2017. In the recent years, instead of a New Year’s resolution, I resolved to focus on one word at the start of the year. However, this year, mindfulness was that ONE WORD as circumstances dictated. Are you a good person? Probably, you would say you […] Read more…

Stretch the Spirit

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  Being stretched thin makes you a canvass for God’s glory. -Ann Voskamp As I grew in my relationship with the Lord, I realized that we (Jesus and myself) have a lot of work to do regarding my faith and my character. He opens my heart to reveal my unconfessed sin, wrong attitudes, and even wrong […] Read more…

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