Lesson 5: The Kingdom of Heaven Suffers Violence

“And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.” Matthew 11:12 KJV The first message to be preached in the New Testament was the gospel of the Kingdom and John the Baptist was the preacher. His message was “…Repent ye: for […]

Vanity of Vanities

“Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.” Viktor E. Frankl, Austrian Neurologist, Survivor of the Holocaust & Author of Man’s Search for Meaning. After years of much learning through observation, research and experimentation, the wisest king who ever lived made a simple yet troubling conclusion on life: […]

The Search for Meaning

The issue of what we are born to do has become one of the most puzzling challenges confronting mankind today, especially millennials. Many have turned to philosophy and psychology to make sense of life generally and to discover the meaning of their own lives personally. Although, this endeavour has elevated the thinking of many seekers, […]

Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might…

Ecclesiastes 9:10  “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.” The particular assignment of God for your life is not something to sit down all day to speculate about. While your mind is busy contemplating […]

Leadership and the Sense of Achievement

​We are all born with the desire to finish, to arrive (as it were), to attain, to gain, to prosper, to bear fruit, to expand, to become. It is a deep desire within to take your life and make it count. It is the constant panting of your soul to apprehend spiritual realities, as well […]

Find your meaning where you are!

The thought of what else could I be doing with my life now is one of those thoughts that cuts across race, religion, gender, culture, career and age. It’s a thought that begs for attention but often gets dismissed in the midst of life’s haunting pressures, fostered by cultural norms and social expectations. It’s possible […]

How to handle grief

Life is in seasons. Seasons are interspersed with events, opportunities and eventualities. We must learn to manage them as they come, especially the eventualities, but if we insist then experience (that second rate teacher) will have to take over from wisdom. We all, most likely, have had to experience the passing of some one in […]

There is beauty in diversity!

Life would be so stale if all was one and one was all. …if I could not see any difference between me and others, if we look so much alike and behave similarly (that would be so strange!?), then it feels as though anybody cancels everybody and nobody is somebody. Interestingly, that’s exactly what some […]

Do you understand?

…find something that suits your passion and mobilises all your potential, do it and serve the world with the sweetness that it promises, the solution it proffers and the change it brings. Just doing this one thing, and doing it well, will seat you permanently with the 5% that are making the remaining 95% grateful […]