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How to Walk on Water

For many years I have taken the bible story of Jesus walking on water in Matthew 14:22-33 for its literal meaning. Yes, I knew that it was a perfect example of faith; we can do anything once we believe in the Lord Jesus Christ. However, as a young Christian I thought that “walking on water” really meant – walking on water. How can anyone have so much faith that they can actually walk on water? How can one’s faith be so big to move mountains? How can one’s faith destroy giants? How can one’s faith overcome the deadly poison of a serpent?   As I matured in Christianity, I realized that I was living a pipe dream. Water, mountains, Goliaths and serpents, just to name a few, seemed to be unbeatable adversaries....

Be Not Afraid

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of sound mind (2 Timothy 1:7). So many of us are just afraid. We are afraid of the dark; we are afraid to be alone; we are afraid of not being loved; and the list can go on.   When would we stop being afraid? Would we stop being afraid when we are old and gray and could hardly move? What is preventing us from applying for another job when we know that our current job is a dead end one; what is preventing us from releasing ourselves from an unhealthy relationship or marriage when we know it only causes unhappiness; what is preventing us from exploring new and uncharted possibilities that can significantly change...