Facing Temptation

No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it - 1 Corinthians 10:13, NKJV Temptation is something we all face. Even Jesus …

Ede Goes to Harvest

It was Saturday and Ede was at the Harvest Seventh-day Adventist church, hoping that she would get a chance to speak to Pastor Hank before she left. He was in the foyer, flanked by members of the congregation and visitors. She was happy to be there. It was on Wednesday night when she made up …

Dinner With Reyesh

So, I'm having dinner with Rey tonight and am extremely excited about it. The day after his brother's wedding, he called and asked me on our second date. Initially, I didn't consider him inviting me to his brother's wedding as a date but after we kissed in the car and then outside of my flat, …

A Reasonable Request

“Please let us pass through your land. We will not pass through the fields or the vineyards, or drink of the water of the wells. We will travel the king’s highway. We will not turn to the right hand nor the left until we have passed through your territory” - Numbers 20:16, 17 Moses sent …

Liz’s Mom

Liz was going through one of the boxes in the basement when she came across a photo of her mother playing Pin the Tail on the Donkey.  She was wearing a pretty pink dress with a white sash.  She smiled as she remembered her mother telling her how much she loved this game which existed …

Living in Slums

I told them that even if their situation seems like a mountain, God is mightier than the problem - Nitya Can you imagine being so poor that you live in a shack made of cardboard and plastic?  What if you had to struggle daily just to survive?  Imagine sharing a shanty with ten other families …

Let’s Talk

Mental illness is something that not many people feel comfortable talking about--at least from where I came from.  I didn't know that people suffered from depression or bi-polar disorder.  In Guyana we used to see people walking around, dishevelled, shaking their fists and shouting and we stayed clear of them.  They were simply called mad …

%d bloggers like this: