The god of Entertainment

Someone I knew once said that our greatest undoing as human beings is that we get bored too easily. We are not wired for mundane. We always want something spectacular to make us feel alive and so we are easily distracted. The first time we see the sunrise our eyes grow bigger and well up with tears at this beauty; kind of like the cat in Shrek. One day, two days, three days later and we are no longer waking up to chase the sunrise. It reminds me of the common phrase, “Ooooh, something shiny…..” It reminds me of Dory in finding Nemo; how easily we are distracted and how easily we forget.

We read through the bible and see the children of Israel see the Red Sea part and walk on the sea bed as on dry land, only to push Aaron to make them a golden calf so they could worship it because Moses had stayed too long on the mountain. Continue reading “The god of Entertainment”

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Discipline…..

Happy New Year!

At the beginning of the year a recently-acquired friend of mine asked me what I wanted to achieve this year. I had a whole list. I’ve had a whole list for some time now only that I hadn’t written it down. When you write things down you have to face them, you have to commit. When you let people know, you have to do something about it because, in time, they will ask how far you’ve gone; and then what will you have to say?

So after my whole list, I asked the same question, and the main answer was discipline.

I felt like maybe this was God’s way of telling me something. I’ve had the same word in my vocabulary for the better part of

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