When God shows you the real you

Picture this: You are going about your day, minding your own business, just doing what you need to do. You get up, fix yourself your morning beverage of choice, look at your daily planner and start on your day. Just another ordinary day with ordinary stuff to do. But then, your life gets interrupted. AnContinue reading “When God shows you the real you”

The cornerstone and its effect on our lives

I came across a very interesting verse during my quiet time today in the book of Matthew: “Anyone who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; anyone on whom it falls will be crushed” Matthew 21:44 For some reason, this verse struck me. I have always loved Jesus’ words two verses before thisContinue reading “The cornerstone and its effect on our lives”

Of difficult times, growth and God’s love

I read a very interesting quote from the Forbes magazine yesterday, that difficulties build up our mental muscle the same way physical exercise builds up our bodies. It is a very interesting concept, to think that we need tough times to strengthen and equip us. Often, my first thought when difficulties arise is to stepContinue reading “Of difficult times, growth and God’s love”

A Jacob Experience, Part 4: The eternal promise

My summary of what I have learned from the story of Jacob would not be complete without touching on the eternal perspectives that this story demonstrates to me. It took Jacob many years, and many ups and downs, for him to get to that place where he could find peace in God, and see allContinue reading “A Jacob Experience, Part 4: The eternal promise”