Day & Night

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Parallel lines
Two straight liners that never meet
No matter how extensive they run

Life within Christ v Life without Christ
Spirituality v Carnality
Light v Darkness
Day v Night
Two parallel lifes that never mix
No matter how extensive life runs

We cannot serve God and mammon
Either we are for Christ or against Him
Either we walk with Him or not
There’s no middle ground or sitting on the fence
Because…

The kingdom of God and the kingdom of Darkness
Are two parallel lines that do not mix

“Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?
What harmony is there between Christ and Belial? Or what does a believer have in common with an unbeliever?” 2 Corinthians 6:14-15

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BELIEVE in YOURSELF

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Believe in YOURSELF
When no one believes in you
Celebrate YOURSELF
When no one celebrates you
Learn to appreciate YOURSELF
When no one appreciates you
Be honest to YOURSELF
When no one is honest with you
Be true to YOURSELF
When no one is true to you
No one owes you anything
But, you owe everything to YOURSELF

Do not fret,
Do not sweat
Do not cry,
You just have to try,
To BELIEVE in YOURSELF

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Disrupt Me, I Plead

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Disrupt my will
Teach me Yours Lord,
Disrupt my emotions
Teach me self-control,
Disrupt my stubbornness
Teach me to follow You,
Disrupt my desires
My heart pursues after Yours,
Disrupt my temperament
Let me be Spirit controlled
Disrupt my well-laid plans
Let Your Hands guide my path,
Disrupt me, Lord, I plead
Mould me to be like You

“I may not like it, it may seem unpleasant and discomforting; but I’m fully persuaded You mean well. For Your thoughts and plans for me are thoughts of peace, hope and a brighter future.”

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J – Jealousy is Joyless #AtoZ 2018

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Jealousy is joyless
Oh yes, it is.
Good hearts stained
Dark thunderous minds
Fuming under the breath
“Life is unfair!!”
Envy! A merciless burglar of the soul!
At times, the other person is oblivious…

Jealousy is joyless

#atozchallenge

#vices, virtues & stuff

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Jonah, Why Did You Run?

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God spoke…
You entered a boat,
You fled
You met a whale
It swallowed you…

Jonah, why did you run?

Did you think running away
Was going to solve the matter?
Did you think playing the ostrich
Would magically make the problem go away?

Unlike Jonah, we must learn to
Face our fears, fight our battles
Brave the night
To live to fight another day

Swallow

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What Doesn’t Kill You

The whale swallowed Jonah
And Jonah learnt a valuable lesson:
Running from God is pointless
It’s much easier to simply
Obey Him and have peace of mind.

Moreover, what doesn’t kill you
Only makes you even stronger,
And better

Swallow

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Roses, with Thorns

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We all have strengths
We all have weaknesses
We find faults in people
People find faults in us
We dislike some people
Some people dislike us
Favoritisms, habits,
Thoughts, actions…
All saints, all sinners alike

Ain’t we all identical?
Ain’t we all roses… with thorns?

Why then do we tolerate and justify our own shortcomings and errors but struggle to tolerate or understand exactly the same stains and blemishes in others?

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Wrinkles and Mascaras

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Wrinkles and gray hairs
Inevitably we grow up
Inevitably time passes by

Wrinkles and gray hairs
The future is ours to shape
Que sera sera

Inevitably we shall lie
On the beds we made
When we wore
Stilettos and mascaras

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A Thought Or So…

I learnt three important lessons this week:

1. To focus on what matters not on what is the matter

2. Not to make too much noise with a troublemaker. Passerby’s may not know who the real troublemaker is.

3. That only a few understand the difference between human being and being human.

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Let’s Celebrate Together

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write my Name
Inscribe it on the tables
of your Heart,
draw a messy Picture
of our Moments together,
buy some Flowers
to be exact, Blue Roses;

most of all,
let’s celebrate our Love,
let’s celebrate our Years together,
let’s celebrate us,
we’ve done well so far
don’t you Think so?

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Until Summer’s Glow

let me go
hide not my valise
winter’s chill
a timely signal.

travel through time
find our keepsakes,
wear my smiles
as love’s true necklace,

warm fragrance,
your cheeks
like sweet lavender
they shall steer me home,
when summer’s glow
breaks forth from above.

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I Restarted

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I was filled with hope
I believed I could succeed
So I plunged in, I made great efforts
I read books, I recited mantras
But… I failed
I tried again and made greater efforts
But, I failed again, and again, and again
I stopped trying; I lost hope, I gave up
For a decade, I plunged into nothingness
My heart pined, I was in pain
Deep intense silent pain

Suddenly, a helper came-
My beacon of light, God’s messenger
I heard words…, I began to dream again
Hope, strength, confidence, joy
Pierced through my fallow heart
Impossibilities became possible
And, I made a restart;
With great momentum,
In bountiful enthusiasm,
I tried hard, I tried my very best
And, finally
I pushed down a mighty wall
Joy at last!

How did it happen?
I forgot yesterday’s pain,
I found today’s strength,
I restarted.

Dream. Desire. Achieve.

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That Which Will Be

That which was,
That which is,
That which will be,
All things –
The good, the bad,
The beautiful, the complicated,
All, began in the mind;

Thoughts are like seeds
Coursing through the mind,
Resulting and growing into
Grand trees,
Grand deeds,
Grand designs,
Grand words or
Grand theft, unfortunately;

Don’t underestimate
The power of your IMAGINATION

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“Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on God’s law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither – whatever they do prospers.” (Psalms 1:1-3)

One With The Stars

I am one with the stars
A specie from astral terrains
I am made to soar high
Higher than the eagles nest
Hence, my tent have I pitched
Far far above
Far far away, from
The shackles of mediocrity
And the snares of averageness

I will not downgrade myself
Nor shortchange my future
I cannot settle for anything lesser
Than who God made me to be

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