I don't love God. I came to this realization one morning as I was doing meditation. I was reading "Jesus Calling" a daily devotional, when I actually decided to read the referenced verses. One verse stood out. "You shall love the Lord with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your … Continue reading I don’t love God
"Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things." -Philippians 4:8, King James 2000 This Bible verse reminds me to always focus my … Continue reading Inspirational Quote
God has already answered
Happy February! Wow! Time is flying by! So far, January has been a reflective month for me. I was kind of depressed for a week simply because I realized that I don’t know what I want to do with my life. I hate that. I feel like at times, I feel so sure then at … Continue reading God has already answered
"We have troubles all around us, but we are not defeated. We do not know what to do, but we do not give up the hope of living. We are persecuted, but God doesn't leave us. We hurt sometimes, but we are not destroyed... So we do not give up. Our physical body is becoming … Continue reading Inspirational Quote
Where is God when it Hurts?
I really need to finish Phillip Yancy's book, Where's God when it Hurts?, because I need to understand why some people have to suffer through painful ordeals. According to Yancy, we need pain to survive. What? So are you telling me that people need to lose loved ones through gang violence, women need to experience … Continue reading Where is God when it Hurts?
I’m Deciding to Live Out My Personal Legend
I need to decide to live out my Personal Legend. Currently, I am reading the book “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho and it tells the story of a young shepherd who has a dream to travel to Egypt to find a treasure. An old king interprets this as the young man’s process of realizing his … Continue reading I’m Deciding to Live Out My Personal Legend
Have an Energizing Meditation!
In my last post, "I Need Meditation in My Life",I mentioned the importance of meditation. I thought it would be great to share some tips that I find useful in having an energizing worshipful meditation. Feel free to apply this to your own meditative practice. Everyone has their own unique way of meditating so do … Continue reading Have an Energizing Meditation!
Lessons Learned from Ma
My mother is a strong willed devoted mother and Seventh Day Adventist Christian. Unlike my father, she is anchored in her beliefs. She has no doubt in her mind that her faith is founded in truth, which is the Bible. She knows that she is right. As she prayed for me this morning she mentioned … Continue reading Lessons Learned from Ma
I Have Decided
Yesterday morning, I told my mother that I was going to stop going to my home church as well as other churches. I told her that I do not believe in the Seventh Day Adventist Christian doctrines anymore. I don’t identify with the beliefs and because of that I feel stifled and fake. I could … Continue reading I Have Decided