Tag: sacrifice

What Is Love?

Many have asked, What is love? Often, they are told, It’s an act of the will, Though one might have thought It’s a really strong feeling… At least from watching the movies And listening to the sappy tunes. But when it comes to reality, The emotions fall short, […]

An Emotional Affair – Part Nine

Having prayed the night before that God should grant him counsel in the night and clarity in the morning, Bolu woke up and tried to recollect his dreams.  He couldn’t glean anything substantial that was clearly relating to his situation.  He didn’t even think he had dreamt at […]

The Oracle: A Loving God

God is Love (1 John 4:8). But is Love God? This is an equation that confuses many. But an adjective cannot become a personality. It remains an adjective, understood in context of the personality that possesses it. By saying that Love is God, we use our own limited […]

The Oracle: Counting The Cost

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? (Luke 14:28) “Hey, hey, hey!  Hold on!  I thought you said it was free??” Someone exclaims. Well, dear…  Nothing worth having is ever truly […]

I am Pro-Life, but… (Part Two)

In my previous post, I concluded my discussion by ending with an appeal for women to take the sacrificial route, rather than demand their right to their bodies and life in the abortion debate.  However, I thought more on it and realised that the debate doesn’t end there. […]

I am Pro-Life, but…

Yes, there’s a but.  There was no ‘but’ before I got pregnant myself and experienced the reality and the mystery of it all.  Before, there was no argument in my mind about it.  I was – and still am – Pro-Life, because of my fundamental belief in God […]

The Sacrifice of Ministry

“When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things” (1 Cor 13:11). There comes a point in every person’s life when they know they have to […]