How to Connect to God When You Feel Alone and Distant

There was a time it felt like God was far from me, I was weak to pray and even when I did, it felt like it was just a waste of time.

I was frustrated and miserable and I began to question myself, could it be that God is angry with me, did I do something wrong, or perhaps my village people were at work again, so many thoughts.

Guess what? They were all lies, that was what the devil wanted me to believe, he wanted me to believe that I was so filthy and I couldn’t go to God because he was going to turn his back on me and that made me wallow in a very deep pit and I couldn’t call for help because I thought I deserved it. … More How to Connect to God When You Feel Alone and Distant

Has the Meaning of Love Changed

Love transcends emotions. Love goes way beyond feelings to actions, to decisions, to commitments. Feelings fade. Emotions are fickle. When you claim to love someone based on how you feel only, such won’t last. Because as soon as those feelings fade, you are on to the next person. … More Has the Meaning of Love Changed

Is Jesus Really your Valentine?

Prior to February 14, people seek out for a Valentine (Val). Someone they can identify with on St. Valentine’s day, someone to express romantic affection, give gifts, exchange cards, kisses, etc.

I understand for singles, when asked who is your Val? In order not to feel left out, your quick response is Jesus. But is Jesus really your Lover or a gap filler for lonely nights? … More Is Jesus Really your Valentine?

Gift Ideas for Your Loved Ones This Season

It is Valentine’s day soon – a season where you express love especially through giving gifts.

Giving gifts is an art and anyone can master it. One thing to keep in mind is that the value of a gift is not seen only in how expensive it is but also in how thoughtful it is.

Everyone loves a gift that can make them say, ‘you know me so well’ or ‘how did you know I wanted this?’ You can get those same responses even with seemingly generic gifts. … More Gift Ideas for Your Loved Ones This Season

Dealing with Heartbreak

Relationships are like glass, sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.

Getting over a broken heart can take a lot of energy, work and time. It’s like quicksand; it takes and takes. You might think you’re over it, then the memories filter through your eyes. The scenes play like the fairytale you imagined – the happily-ever-after narrative. You get washed up with feelings all over again. … More Dealing with Heartbreak