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Test the Waters

I have read and heard about people leaving their day job and following their passion. Many times I wonder how those persons could do such a thing. How could "passion" pay the mortgage? How could "passion" buy food in the supermarket? Are these people crazy? Good luck with your "passion". But as I got older and matured in my work life, I got to understand what they meant and why they needed to do it. At times in our lives we may feel stagnant. You know you are capable of doing more and you so badly want to achieve the things you always thought you would have already accomplished. However, life's circumstances get in the way and often divert the plans and intended dreams. We put so much stress on staying...

The Power of A Changed Mind

Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised (Proverbs 31:30).   I use this verse not to only describe a man or woman relationship but rather refer to any situation that may appear to be wonderful but yet it is toxic. It can be a romantic relationship, work situation, friendship or otherwise.   Don't be deceived as the devil comes disguised in many forms. Activate one of the many senses God have given to you which is DISCERNMENT. There are many situations that may seem to be ideal but actually it ends up being the worst possible situation. The road may glitter in gold but at the end of the road there are shrubs and thorns. Many women and men jump into relationships because...

Your Best is Yet to Come

There are many people who believe that there is something wrong with a man or a woman who's not yet married, particularly when they are in their late 30s (including myself). However, I believe that the time I am spending single, I am getting an opportunity  to weed out the spiritual, emotional and financial VAMPIRES that exists, which can be a threat to happiness and personal growth.   The Bible speaks about being "unequally yoked" (2 Corinthians 6:14) . People often get married to satisfy the desires of others, rather than following the WORD. I have had conversations with married people who have said that they regret getting married at such a young age. Getting married has limited their growth spiritually, educationally and professionally. When you choose a particular path, that path shapes...