How many of us have the perfect job, stay in a nice neighbourhood, have good friends even have a good enough reliable car? The Bible verse above is a good one to remember. When you ask God what you need, it will be given to you. Ask God to help you make the right decisions in life, in everything that you need. Life is full of decision making and when we bring God into our lives and ask him to help us we will become successful.
How do we ask God for what we need in life? Continue reading “Ask and it Will be Given to You (Matthew 7.7)”
Most of us put ourselves last in life, in most things we do.
- We want to please everyone else around us.
- We do not have the confidence to say no.
- We want to look good in other people’s eyes.
Sometimes it is good to be humble and be the least but it is not always a good thing when we neglect ourselves. It is not good for our self-esteem or our soul. To excel in life, you need to be a winner. To be a winner, you need to be first. That means hard work, diligence and determination.
Continue reading “Be First – No: 1 (for a change)”
“Aquarian Age Prosperity Affirmation Prosperity, prosperity, prosperity is perpetual with people who prefer to be penetrating, prepared and purposeful. But prosperity only comes to those who are trustworthy, those who deliver and those who are content and consistent. Basically, it boils down to commitment. If you put your soul into anything, you can win the whole world. It will be yours. You can sweep prosperity with your commitment. Contain, commit and be continuous.”
I read the above quote by Yogi Bhajan, and this inspired me to think about my dreams. It’s our dreams that keep us alive, keep us going, and give us a purpose in life. Without our dreams, life would be pretty boring and dull. We will not have goals to live for or to live by. Continue reading “Don’t Give Up On Your Dreams”
The Buddha speaks about Cause and Effect.
I visited the NAN HUA BUDDHIST TEMPLE in Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, South Africa a while ago and found some interesting literature. One of the books was about Karmic Law: Cause and Effect.
Who can you blame for your life, when it is hell?
Continue reading “Cause & Effect”
Have we created a spoiled society that does not appreciate anything anymore?
Continue reading “Getting it For Free”
How often do you listen to some beautiful music and sing along? I think most of us that loves music do. Especially when it’s a catchy tune and you know the words. Continue reading “Music”
I was visiting in Brisbane, Australia and got a free copy of this magazine (www.livingnow.com.au ). It is a spiritual magazine with lots of helpful hints, and beautiful articles.
It is a pity I cannot subscribe to the magazine as I live in South Africa! Continue reading “When We Cease To Learn”
The deepest desire is the hardest to quench.
Ignorance brings the deepest darkness.
Hatred causes the worst resentment.
Jealousy causes the greatest hindrance.
Continue reading “Word of Wisdom”
A visit to the Nanhua Temple, situated in Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, South Africa, is a wonderful experience. It is a beautiful peaceful place to go and relax and to meditate. I love the beautiful setting and temples and the friendly people you meet there.
While on my visits there, I always take the latest Nanhua Newsletter. The article below was in one of the older newsletters. This is the full article as it appeared in the newsletter. Continue reading “To Be One’s Own Boss”
I read a lot of books as well as woman’s and interior decorating magazines. I read the article below in a woman’s magazine, unfortunately I cannot remember the name of the magazine.
This small article caught my attention. Continue reading “Tree of Life”