You are never forsaken

‘He clothes my shame with honor

Covers my nakedness with goodness

So that in my weakness He is my strength,

my shelter in the rain….’ Book excerpt (strength for today hope for tomorrow)

In your lowest and loneliest seasons of life,

you are never alone.

Remember God transcends the physical senses,

you won’t always feel His presence but He will never forsake you.

Can you trust God?

Lets talk about trusting God.
Trust means that even when you have prayed deeply, yet things get worse instead of getting better, you still trust that He has all under control and He will come through for you.

How is your trust when there is no immediate provision?
How about when you lose all you have, are you able to trust that He loves you enough not to let you be destroyed?
When declarations seem not to be producing results, your trust in God keeps you standing.

Trust in God is dependent on your belief in His unconditional love. May you find strength to trust God until you see His manifest goodness.

Wilderness to greatness

Every time God allows a wilderness in your life He is actually calling you to step aside,

cos there is a depth you can only reach when its only you and Him.

As you seek Him your eyes will be opened to see streams you never knew existed,

you get a deeper revelation of your authority in Christ.

As you go deeper you get a divine mandate that defines your destiny and you come out stronger and well equipped to conquer.

Don’t allow yourself to stop in feelings of frustration and bitterness that comes with being in the wilderness.

Get beyond these physical feelings to the purpose of the wilderness, which is a divine encounter with God.

(Excerpt from the new book: Strength for today, hope for tomorrow. Free read on Amazon)

You can hope again

Sometimes you stop expecting good because you have been experiencing a string of problems for a long time. You reached a point where you don’t want to raise your hopes, only to be disappointed again.

Here is your word: that season of disappointments is being replaced by a season of breakthrough upon breakthrough. You can hope again! God said ‘I will hasten it in its time…’ Isaiah 60:22.

It is that time, you are about to see God’s goodness!

Vanity of vanities, all is vanity

I found myself reflecting on what the Preacher felt when he wrote this statement: “Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity” (Ecclesiastes 1:2).

The year had a painful beginning for me. In a space of four weeks I lost my best friend and my mother. My friend’s death was due to Covid-19, whilst my mom’s was due to natural causes after a long critical illness. Many persons and families have lost their loved ones rather unexpectedly during this time of Covid-19. The grief has been overwhelming, and has created fear of the unknown to many.

It all happened so swiftly, while trying to get to terms with unexpectedly losing a close friend, I had to face the loss of my mother. Questions of worth of life crossed my mind. How we wake up and work through the days and weeks and months trying to collect what means a living to us, it can just go like that and everything we have been doing all our lives does not count or matter anymore.

I ponder on whether the Preacher was experiencing some hopelessness, or even was close to depression? was there tangible loss in his life that made him feel like everything is just vanity? Personally I found myself with similar thoughts, wondering if all the effort we actually put in life is really worth it. In the dull numbness of loss my creativity stalled, and I found it difficult to even express myself in writing as I normally would.

But then what triggered my resolve to keep moving is the fact that the very people I lost were living purposeful lives. They were not just waiting for the day to die, death came while they had plans and were making each day worthwhile. That is also what they would have wanted me to do, that I do all I can while I have the now. In order to keep moving I realized once more that I should keep my hope for the future, even though it seems a painful one with my loved ones gone. Moreover it is important to keep my faith in God, knowing that He is God of both the living and the dead. Those who have passed on are only away from the physical world, but they are still in the presence of God wherever they are, (for to be absent in the body is to be present with the Lord, 2 Cor 5:8).

Maybe you are one of the people who have lost loved ones during this painful season. What is one thing that has kept you going and hoping for a better future regardless of your loss?

I pray that God strengthens us and help us see the light in the midst of all the hardships surrounding us. Shalom.

It’s already in you…

God did not leave any person empty handed.

Don’t allow anyone to intimidate you because of what you don’t have.

If you don’t have academic prowess you do have entrepreneurial grace, creative gifts, technical abilities, or other….

Build on what you have been given and find your way to fulfilling your unique destiny.

Wishing you a fruitful year ahead.

God remembers you

Somebody needs a reminder today, God remembers you!
He remembers your prayers
He remembers those sleepless nights
He remembers your tears even when you could not utter a word

He remembers the imprisonment and chains the enemy has put you through
He remembers conspiracies that were done behind your back, when they thought no one was watching, He was watching

Moreover He remembers His covenant with you, it can never be undone!
He remembers the end that He declared upon you while you were in your mother’s womb
He remembers the destiny He set before you
He remembers His promises to you, and you know what, He will fulfil them all!
You are not forgotten!

Personalise these words into a prayer and expect God’s goodness.

Motivation Monday

You say you have done all you could do; you have fought the fight of faith the best way you can. Now you need to STAND. Standing is not passive:
STAND on His promises
STAND on His Word
STAND in expectation
STAND in thanksgiving
STAND in praise
Your breakthrough is on the horizon