Devotional · Don't Worry

Can’t sleep? Me Neither

Unable to sleep, waking up frequently during the night and not getting a proper 7 to 8 hours sleep is detrimental to our physical well-being, our moods, our Spiritual well-being, our mental well-being and just overall our ability to function at our best. At the time of writing, it's 03h30, and the 5th time I've woken up. I feel like shouting out as loud as possible like they do in comic books! AArrrrggghhh!

The Gospel of John

The Gospel of John – He Must Become Greater

We will be looking at John 3:22–36 to close off our in-depth look of this chapter. Here John describes an argument between followers of John the Baptist and a Jewish religious leader, over purification. The passage does not name who the Jewish leader is, but it is possible this man was Nicodemus, who had just… Continue reading The Gospel of John – He Must Become Greater

The Gospel of John

Forgiveness – Everything in it’s time

Forgiveness does not erase the past, but looks upon it with compassion. To withhold forgiveness keeps alive emotions of hurt, anger and blame which discolour your perception of life. To forgive, avoid ruminating on thoughts of being wronged. Rather, trust the power of forgiveness to heal the hurt and pain. By holding on to pain and resentment, you suffer because the sorrow is intensified to keep it alive. Despite people’s perceptions that forgiveness means to forget, its motive is preserved in self-forgiveness and the role you played in co-creating the circumstances. This does not mean you consented to what transpired. Given your involvement, even as a victim, you forgive yourself regardless of your role. Forgiveness means to let go of hatred, instead of allowing it to eat at you.