"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
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
In Seventh Day Adventist Christian circles, this saying signifies the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as a holy day of rest, worship and fellowship. It is the English translation for the Hebrew word, Shabbat. Shabbat literally means rest or cessation on which religious Jews remember the Biblical creation of the heavens and the earth in six … Continue reading Happy Sabbath!
Disclaimer: This is a fictional account of the Crisis in Nigeria regarding the kidnapped schoolgirls. The names, characters and incidents are inspired by the actual events but are a product of my imagination. Any resemblance to actual events is coincidental. “Maira! Stop!” My suitemate yelled as she slapped my hand away from her face. Lidiah … Continue reading Bring Back My Friend
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!
I have to admit. Sometimes, I ignore phone calls. Now, don’t judge. We all do it. There are many reasons for doing this, it may be that we just aren’t in the mood, we would like a break from that person, or we’re actually busy. Recently, one of my girlfriends was constantly calling me. Truthfully, … Continue reading Are you ignoring God?
Last week, I was talking on the phone with one of my girlfriends about how I think that I am a very nice bubbly person. She stopped my egotistical rant right in my tracks. "Esther, you are not nice! You are mean!" "What? How am I mean?", I replied. "You can say the meanest thing … Continue reading Thank God for Mean Friends!
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
My dad is what I’d like to call a free spirit. He isn’t tied to a religion yet he still manages to have a very large range of spiritual beliefs. On one hand he claims that Jesus is not God but rather a man who has reached the highest level of spirituality, similar to Buddha. Yet, … Continue reading Lessons Learned from Poppy
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