Category: be happy

A Jigsaw Puzzle

As a child, I was fascinated with solving jigsaw puzzles. I would spend hours matching pieces just to see the whole picture. Even today, though I am no longer an ardent player, I still spend time playing the jigsaw app on my laptop. Have you ever noticed just how nicely two pieces will fit when…

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When you encounter God…

A few weeks ago I was having a conversation with a friend about the way youngsters who are Christians behave. She was lamenting the fact that they don’t really behave like Christians. The only thing that came to mind to tell her is that it’s because they haven’t encountered God for themselves yet. A few…

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Press the DELETE button!

A few months ago I listened to a message which touched something in my soul. The speaker addressed the issue of decluttering by using the analogy of a phone. Although the owner wanted to add more resources to the device, he couldn’t because, simply put, the memory was full. In order to add more items,…

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Male-Female Friendships

One of the theories that I’m positively tired of hearing is that females cannot have male friends without either party wanting to “do the tango” with the other. Well that’s a load of bull! I have two male friends who are my wingmen, my protectors, my trustees, my advisors, my psychologists, etc, etc all rolled…

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The Subject of Crying

Maybe no one told you that there was strength in your tears. – Kelly Clarkson I used to be one of those females who believed that crying was a sign of weakness. Well, it should be the flip as crying doesn’t show that you are weak but rather that you have strength. It takes strength…

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Whose race are you running?

God has this way of speaking and teaching lessons that simply amazes me. A few weeks ago I had an encounter and got a lesson that left me really speechless and contemplative. It started quite simply. I was in the middle of my 15-20 minutes walk to work after I got off my taxi. As…

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Contemplations at 23

April 16 was my last day as a 23-year old. I’ve been very contemplative as I review the year that I have gone through. The highs, the lows and the in-betweens. As usual, I’ve learnt a few lessons that I want to share. Laughter and smiles are important: Life will never be fulfilling unless you remember…

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