Is there a discrepancy between the life you live now and the life you dream of? Are you constantly frustrated by the way you have crafted your life?
If you answer ‘yes’ to any of the above, my question to you is what are you willing to do about it? Many of us crave change but do little or nothing to make the change a reality. Now let me put things into context here. Change does not have to be some huge life-changing activity (although it can include such goals). Nor does it have to take a great deal of effort to bring about the change. I often find that it is the little changes I make in my life that adds the most value.
Strange question? Perhaps but could this be the reason why some of us are experiencing a conundrum of modern syndromes/unexplained illnesses such as chronic fatigue, various disorders (e.g. digestive, sleep, eating disorders), muscle aches/pains, etc? In recent years, these have left many doctors baffled. More so, us Christians especially as we fast, pray and bind the devil. But are we giving the enemy far too much credit when in fact we should be looking closer to home? (more…)
Nowadays, we seem to be doing so much – all at the same time. Those around us are constantly demanding more of our time, efforts, and even our money. In return, we continue to yield even more. Being the resourceful creatures we are, we find ourselves wearing many hats such as wife/girlfriend, mummy, career/businesswoman, the older/eldest sister, student, friend, counselor, and much more – all at the same time. We just seem to keep pouring out. (more…)
So often we are so deeply entrenched in carrying out the ‘business’ of life – running homes, building careers, attending to loved ones – that we lose sight of who we actually are and maybe ignore problems occurring on the inside. When we add to this the effects of stress encountered on a daily basis, it becomes all too easy to shrug off any growing concerns and just keep going. (more…)