Month: December 2016

A Grateful Heart

There are a thousand and one reasons to be grateful to God, despite the time, situation and circumstances in which we have found ourselves. I know we are in a time of economic depression and there is a tendency to gripe and complain. The economy is biting hard and people are not finding it funny at all. Emotions are taking over; people are getting angry and feeling frustrated. However, as believers we cannot allow these negative things to take us over, our victory lies in praise! When we praise God, we bring Him on the scene. Ps 67 says...

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Jesus the Reason for the Season

Yaay! It is Christmas time again! That time of the year that is filled with so much fun and celebration in many parts of the world. Many regard Christmas as holiday period, but this should not be, it is all about Jesus. Christmas is not just about the holiday, fun and festivities, it is about our Lord Jesus Christ; it is the time generally agreed for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is all about Jesus; we commemorate His birth and what it stands for. We celebrate and remember all that He came to do for...

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How to Have a God-Focused, Stress-Free Christmas

At 6.30 this morning my seven-year old son asked me how many days until Christmas. I didn’t know exactly but realised it was getting close. Suddenly, I found my mind whirring with all the things that needed doing and before realising it I was feeling that all too familiar pre-Christmas stress. If we allow it – Advent can too easily turn from a reflection on the arrival of Jesus’ miraculous birth into a period of unrelenting stress as we seek to create the perfect Christmas experience for our loved ones. So, in this season of goodwill, peace and love...

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In the Spirit of the Season

It is the season to rejoice not mourn; It is time to ignore your losses and count your blessings; A time to come out.   It is time to embrace your present; And focus on your future; A time to plan and strategise.   It is time to forgive and make up; It is time to embrace and nurture; A time to gather and a time to stock.   It is time to fall in love with self; It is time to release the hard feelings; A time to give up the pains and disappointments.   It is time...

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