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The power of being a free soul, giving at every opportunity. The following words are given regarding forgiveness and how we give it in abundance. “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Open doors so others can be free The moment we grasp… Read More

The idea of capturing times and places has never been so prevalent than in a social media age. Growing up in a time where we only had black & white televisions with three stations and the meaning of a profile was a criminal getting a head shot picture for the police files. We had a lot more imagination and space for situations to evolve. We didn’t document every bit of human behaviour… Read More

The power of transparency I read an interesting interpretation of what transparency means, Transparency in a process involves it being completely visible and open to scrutiny, so that it’s clear that nothing is being hidden. This sense of the word is especially used in the context of politicians, government agencies, and businesses and calls for them to be more transparent or increase their transparency. While the above is generally accepted as a… Read More

We can often get trapped in our circumstances and become blind to possibilities. Circumstances?, seeming facts or conditions connected with or relevant to an event or action. The problem with living under the burden of circumstances, we become tossed about like a tempestuous ocean, never feeling anchored about anything. If circumstances are favourable, we enjoy the moment like a flowering daisy, fortunate enough to glimpse the sun for a moment or two,… Read More

What would you do with $7,200,000? There’s a classic parable that Jesus shared of a wealthy master who distributed resources to three of his servants. It’s as though the master knew the capacity of each one of his servants and he gave them different amounts of money to invest. To one he gave 5 talents, to another 2 talents, to another 1 talent. A talent (Ancient Greek τάλαντον, talanton ‘scale’ and ‘balance’)… Read More

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