Fatherhood by Design

Becoming a father can certainly happen by default, so long as the right ingredients for making babies are present, however I’ve come to discover that the successful raising of children cannot happen by default, but by intentional efforts of both fathers and mothers. Despite the notion that good and absent fathers are scarce in today’s […]

When life doesn’t make sense… excerpts from a new devotion coming soon

At one point or another, every human being will face obstacles and challenges in their lives, and usually in those moments, life ceases to make sense, or so it seems at least. It may present as a loss of a loved one, the loss of a marriage or long term relationship, career or other personal […]

Where is God?

When life ceases to make sense to our natural minds and we find ourselves at the intersection of pain and suffering, we begin to ask where God is. Our belief system seems to suggest that the presence of a problem implies the absence of God. For the Atheist and unbelieving person, it further strengthens the […]

Stand for Something

In a world where values are gradually eroding, I sometimes struggle to know what people’s worldview, ideologies or if you like, position are on basic/fundamental things such as faith, marriage, relationships, parenting, business, just to name a few. In my view, we are becoming a generation of people with confusing ideologies. Once upon a time, […]

My Domestic Abuse Alert

For the last week and a half, I have been thinking about a recent domestic abuse incident, particularly one in which a woman with two children was beaten and left dead by her husband. This incident and the media response, including all the interventions that a lot of wonderful and good people out there have […]

Needless Abuse

Myles Munroe, in his book: Understanding the Purpose and Power of a Woman, stated, “When purpose is not known, abuse is inevitable”. Everyone can relate to abuse at one level or another, whether through personal relationships, experiences or that of others. We usually associate the word with treating or being treated in a harmful or […]

Grateful for the Little Things

We sometimes think that the big things are what matters most or that they are the things that will fulfill or make us happy the most. But as I sit on-board our return flight home from a family holiday to the Island of Malta, I couldn’t help but reminisce about all the great highlights of […]

He Loves Me!

Encapsulated in those three words above is the greatest life changing, mindset-altering and profound reality that makes anyone’s life worth living. If you’ve been around for some time, you would have discovered that as humans we thrive on being loved and loving others. We want to be loved by those closest to us and likewise, […]

The Power of Positive Friendships

Do you have friends? How long have you been friends for? Are you an asset or a liability to each other? What kind of friends are they? Do you share similar values? If anything bad was to happen to you or your family, could you count on your friends? I’m trying to get you to […]

Misunderstood? You are not alone

Have you ever been improperly understood or interpreted, misdiagnosed,misrepresented, misjudged, misconceived, and misconstrued? Or have you ever misunderstood someone, something or an event? If you answer yes to any of these questions, you are reading the right journal. You would think that misunderstanding is a pretty straightforward thing and that people can be made to […]

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