Daily Archives: July 18, 2016

#LyricalMonday – Really?!


People didn’t start out becoming Cynical, well that’s my thought, except for those that derive joy in being cynics. I guess it emanates from too much failure or let-down by a system that should otherwise be functional. Well, maybe not.
So when next you meet a really cynical person, show empathy rather than anger. They are struggling with acceptance too. It is hard being one, I tell you!

Lyrical Mondays_180716

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Of songs and flowers…


Come, let’s blossom whilst we sing Ronovan encourages

Her Stage…

Sing Babygirl Sing

Let the lines flow from your heart

Don’t cower but bloom

Workers picking saffron flowers in the Ghoriyan District of Herat.- AFP

Work Life

Though the sun smite us

“Bend! pluck! pack!” they serenade

It’s for select few

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Expanding the Core: Building relationships with Christians in the Church

Expanding the Core: Building relationships with Christians in the Church

Practical ways to reach out to others in church, maybe at the office too! I know you will enjoy this.

Elihu's Corner

(This article is part of the series “Building GenNext.” You can read the previous post by clicking here.)


If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.

~ 1 Corinthians 13.1-3, ESV

The elderly man tottered slowly into the foyer of the church building. He looked over his shoulder and glimpsed the bumper of his son’s Honda as it pulled away from the curb. Small knots of people were scattered around the warmly-lit entrance.

A deep sigh escaped from the depth of…

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