Now I realize that one of the most obvious stumbling block before the path of most people is the fact that many have no idea what they want from life. They simply live and accept whatever is thrown at them and complain when things do not go well with them. This is like a man who goes to the market without first deciding what exactly he will be spending money on. The result of this is that whatever is enticing in the market is likely to catch your attention, whether it is beneficial to you or not. It is also likened to those who watch sales television, and end up buying so much stuff they have no need of. Life is full of luring options that can misdirect you far away from what will give your life upmost value, and you ability to sieve through these distractions is based upon your clear-headed apprehension of what you want out of life, and what you intend to give back. Continue reading
I have been engaged in a lot of reflection these days on how God speaks to us. Growing from the phase wherein I hoped for a deeply bold and crystal clear voice speak audibly to me, to a time when I become sensitive to His voice in my heart, I have severally enjoyed the leading of God in my life; sometimes to an embarrassing degree. At this point I am still learning how God speaks, and in the midst of it all I remain awed at the fact that I just cannot trap God in His ways. He chooses to speak in myriads of ways and limiting Him to certain parameters of communication becomes foolhardy.