Many of us have been crushed or crippled by the bad things that happened to us. While we often cannot prevent them or make them any less unpleasant, what we can do is to learn how to respond in such a way as to benefit from, and get the most, out of them.
All of us long for peace. But we almost always assume that peace is no more than merely freedom from disruptive and unpleasant occurrences. True peace, however, is a radical tranquility that prevails whatever happens. The good news is that it is available to you.
Would you like your new year resolutions to work for a change, instead of being relegated, yet again, to the ever-growing trash heap of good but unfulfilled intentions? Through this series, find out how you can not only start the year well, but finish strongly as well.
We all hate conflict and strife, especially when it happens in our friendships, or family or in church, but the reality is that most of us have unresolved relational issues in our lives. What if, in spite of our best intentions, we are unable to be reconciled with the people we have fallen out with?
We all know that hope is what makes life exciting and worth living. Yet most of us have painful memories of shattered hopes that shackle us and stop us from daring to dream bigger. How can we move beyond past setbacks to reach our full potential?
Unlike sticks and stones, words may not crush our bones, but harsh words can do something worse: they can crush our spirits. On the other hand, if we reject all criticism and correction, we would be depriving ourselves of a great resource for growth and improvement.
Just like a journey, a smooth and accident-free life is only possible if we heed the signs that warn us about possible dangers ahead. But how do we set up warning signs for ourselves to heed, that will protect us from harm and possible regrets that we might bring upon ourselves? Find out more as Pastor Alywin shares with us in the message, “Danger Ahead”.
Another new year has dawned, and no doubt all of us have engaged in the same mind game, wishing and persuading ourselves that on the stroke of midnight of 31 December, things would somehow be better going forward.