ONE THING YOU MAY DISCOVER…

ONE THING YOU MAY DISCOVER… Life could be likened to a Discovery Television Channel because life is an endless book of discovery and life is larger than than logic. Sometimes the cloud gathers and we think it is going to rain cats and dogs “cata doxa” but no rain drops eventually. At other times, heavy rain pours from the heavens amidst the scorching Sun. If we have known everything, life will no longer be interesting I strongly suppose! Thus, the zest to know and keep knowing is one that makes…

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THE MEANING OF TRUST

THE MEANING OF TRUST When we say we trust, what do we really mean? Lots of relationships both on the vertical and horizontal planes go sour as a result of lack of trust. Good relationship will be an illusion without trust. Can one acknowledge the sun even when it will not shine? Can one let go of the cliff when the voice of the Lord says so and yet the hands of the Lord to safeguard one is not seen? Can a husband or a wife be at ease and…

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IN THANKING GOD…

IN THANKING GOD… We often thank God for all He has done for us and for all He is going to do for us. So beautiful it is when often we thank God for His past, present and future faithfulness with relation to what He has done for us or given to us. We hardly thank God for what He has not done for us. Have you ever thanked God for not giving you this or that for which you earnestly sought His face? God for many is unfaithful because…

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THE EVIL OF ENVY AND JEALOUSY …

THE EVIL OF ENVY AND JEOLOUSY… A student once committed an offence anyone would least imagine! As the class prefect, she usually assisted her class teacher with the recording of exam scores. In her class was a student she was competing with academically. She stole an answer sheet from the class teacher’s desk, tore and discarded the anwser sheet of the other student I aforementioned and anwsered wrongly on the fresh anwser sheet in such a way that the other student failed woefully! Can you imagine such an attrocity! The…

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… ASSETS THAT REALLY MAKES ONE HUMAN

… ASSETS THAT REALLY MAKES ONE HUMAN For many of us, mansions, exotic fleets of vehicles, chains of businesses, high academic certificates, beautiful wife, handsome husband, healthy and responsible children, positions of power and authority, fame, etc; makes one a human being worth existing. However, the satisfaction of the above without the three assets am about to expose does not really qualify one as human. Created in the image and likeness of God, the human being ought to resemble God by possessing the following assets; a good heart, an ear…

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FLAME OF CHARITY: A Reflection on the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul.

FLAME OF CHARITY: A Reflection on the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul. It is not enough to be moved with pity without doing something to removing the pity situation. Moved with pity for the poor, the flame of charity was seen in the French atmosphere (1617-1660) announcing vehemently by deeds of divine love, the message of the kingdom of God. A war against the careless abandon of the poor spiritually began at Folleville a village in France in 1617. The need to lessen the gap between the bourgeoisie and…

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PLACE OF SAFETY: A Reflection on the Hurricane Maria

PLACE OF SAFETY: A Reflection on the Hurricane Maria On the face of every child is the desire for a place of safety. No matter how old one has become, the designation, ‘CHILD’ still applies to one; since each person is either a son or daughter of a man and a woman. Insecurity is indubitably a major challenge in the world today. In recent times, acts of terrorism has succeeded even in some areas of the most “secured” nations in the world. The security of nations has proven to be…

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… QUESTION I WAS ASKED

… QUESTION I WAS ASKED There are questions one does not begin anwsering immediately even if the anwser in one’s understanding and opinion is readily available. Have you ever been asked a question that kept you wandering the kind of answer to give? I woke from sleep one morning to meet a text message from a friend conveying the question; ‘What is the real meaning of life?’ The question above is the unspoken question of many a people in the world today; perhaps, yours and mine too. Waking to meet…

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ANCIENT WORDS …

ANCIENT WORDS … Words reasonably spoken or written have the ability to change lives and reconstruct the broken walls of our world. Beneath such notable words are deep thoughts from great minds and beautiful hearts. I wonder how many of the spoken and written words of the present dispensation would outlive its era to becoming a real source of light and strength for coming generations. The ancient words resounds with God’s own heart for you and for me. The ancient words will never fall to the ground as they remain…

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“PRAY, HOPE AND DON’T WORRY” : Memorable Advice of St.Padre Pio.

“PRAY, HOPE AND DON’T WORRY”: Memorable Advice of St.Padre Pio. A good friend of mine and brother who goes by the name Lawrence, would always advise that “I never make way for depression through fear and anxiety over whatever challenging situation I experience in Life.” I must confess that the above words for which I will ever remember my friend and brother in St Vincent de Paul was a spring board that helped me immensely in crossing the threatening waters of my life as a youth. In the vein of…

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