Every day is Father’s Day

Originally posted on Alethea's Mind:
This morning, I had a really deep conversation with a dear friend of mine, Toju. We used to live in the same neighbourhood and lost our fathers only years apart. He had seen the post I shared yesterday about my dad and left a comment on Facebook that tore my heart…

Hope doesn’t disappoint….or does it?

But that’s not all! Even in times of trouble we have a joyful confidence, knowing that our pressures will develop in us patient endurance. And patient endurance will refine our character, and proven character leads us back to hope. And this hope is not a disappointing fantasy, because we can now experience the endless love…

Faith and Feelings

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. Hebrews 6:19 This past week, I have lived out the age old conflict between faith and feelings. Let me explain: You know how God has incredible promises in His word? Promises like how He will work something good out of whatever situation…

Don’t Give Up….

There’s an old poem I read growing up and it stuck with me….(I’m not sure who the author is): When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill,When the funds are low and debts are high,And you want to Smile but have to sigh.When care is pressing you down…

Love Is…..

Growing up, I thought I knew what love is. I had all these preconceived notions of what love should be, and how it was going to work in my life. I was looking for sparks and fireworks, for all these big emotions that would sweep me away and a big neon sign saying, “I love…

Exhale….

Breathe in….breathe out. Inhale….exhale. These are the words I kept repeating to myself as I ran this morning….I’m back to working out consistently after a long hiatus. You know how you take a break because your body is tired, and then it takes a while to get back into the rhythm? That’s what happened. To…