Shared thoughts and lessons on pursuing a well-lived life.

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Faith in elevators

I have been thinking about elevators lately, and have found it amusing how we have grown so accustomed to them. They’ve become a natural part of everyday life that we almost never experience anymore the wonder of entering a ‘box’ on one floor and exiting to a totally different floor. We just trust that when the elevator doors close, they’ll soon open to a different world; and we trust without ‘seeing’ the lift take place

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A MUST-READ from C.H. Spurgeon: How to Become Full of Joy

Very few religious writers, preachers, and evangelists today still stir the soul the same way C.H. Spurgeon was able to do so with his sermons. Yet even fewer are those who are able to do so and in humility still manage to say something like this: “We say further, prefer the Scriptures even to all religious books. We say this of the best book, and sermons… … Read the Bible more, and do not care

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Only One Life by C.T. Studd

This is a great poem by C.T. Studd, a missionary to China, India, and Africa.   Only One Life C.T. Studd “Two little lines I heard one day,Traveling along life’s busy way; Bringing conviction to my heart, And from my mind would not depart; Only one life, ’twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last. Only one life, yes only one, Soon will its fleeting hours be done; Then, in ‘that day’

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Light Theories Part 1

Light Theories Part 1 I love Shel Silverstein; I love his poems. I love how he knocks sense into you using poetry written in a book that’s found at the Children section. Everytime I’ve raced my shadow When the sun was at my back, It always ran ahead of me. But every time I’ve raced my shadow When my face was toward the sun, I won. – Shel Silverstein (Shadow Race) Awhile ago, while I was walking

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The Holiday Post

Gift-giving is a huge thing in our family, in general. Whether that’s for Christmas, for someone’s birthday, or my parents’ anniversary, giving gifts (plus the surprise that should go with it) is always a matter of  importance. So much that even when some people  don’t have the means to do just that yet (people, as in the non-working members in the family), we find ways. For instance, my dad asked me and my brother a

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