TRULY-ONLY-SURELY GOD IS FOR ME!

God, I have heard you say two things. One is that you, God, are strong. The other is that you, Lord, are loving…” Psalm 62. For the longest time I’ve prayed for God to take away every challenge or cause for anxiety that came my way. You see, just like David, I struggle with fear,…

More Like You, More Like Me

It’s been more than a year since I last wrote here. I’ve wanted to write, to commit to write but I haven’t. The truth is, I haven’t felt free to write; to tell my story, think my thoughts in their true authentic form, to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth. It’s like…

My Cucu – My Grandma

“…this is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for a future that only He can see.” Corrie Ten Boom A week ago my grandma rested from the troubles of this world. We buried her yesterday. It’s gladdening to know with…

As the curtains close on Dakar…

“You haven’t believed God until you’ve attempted to do something that can’t be done unless his power is at work in your life. Rick Warren.” 21 months ago I left my hometown and everything familiar to me and headed out to Senegal, West Africa on a big adventure. Previous trips to the region had allured…

Maybe there is a loving God….

Two nights ago, my friend was attacked in her apartment at 5am in the morning. Some guy climbed over the balcony, jammed a window open, stole all her electronics and then raped her. He stabbed her pet first to show her that he was deathly serious. I am speechless and no matter how much I…

GOD-INCIDENCE – Part Two

…………………………………….continued Downhill The newness and excitement soon faded away as life in the house quickly spiraled into messy chaos. It’s difficult to accurately pin-point everything that was wrong. Dysfunctional is a good word. A tonne of pent-up emotion – wrapped up in frustration, sadness, anger, bitterness – at the world, the absentee father, other functional…

GOD-INCIDENCE – Part One

God-incidence. More than coincidence, a moment when God does something so great and wonderful that years later you still marvel at how beautifully everything came together. Every once in a while I find myself anxious and afraid; life’s challenges seemingly impermeable to all my prayers and effort. Stuck with a myopic perspective, I am helpless,…