Encouragement

How To Help Your Kids Plan For The New Year

IFEOMA SAMUEL | November 24, 2017

My daughter and I had set some year goals for her Bible Study. We looked over how she did over the course of the year about a week ago. As we discussed, we took note of our strengths and fall…..

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5 Goal Setting Mistakes Every Mom Should Avoid

IFEOMA SAMUEL | November 22, 2017

As one busy mama narrated her frustrations with day in day out routine with less value on productivity. “Yes, I want to contribute to my local church, learn a new skill, start a small business, join the gym, join art…..

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How To Prepare Your War Room for The New Year

IFEOMA SAMUEL | November 16, 2017

Are you ready for the New Year? As I checked my email notifications, I wondered if I was truly ready for the New Year. Not surprisingly, many blogs and adverts are sending out holiday guides, gifts and trip ideas. Have…..

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How To Pray When Your Husband Travels

IFEOMA SAMUEL | November 1, 2017

The night before I lost my sleep. Eager. Wishing I could fast forward the hands of the clock. The wait was finally over. God had given His nod to this heartfelt prayer. The waiting of a wife for her travelling…..

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How a Godly Man Protects His Wife in Tough Times

Amanda Brandon | October 23, 2017

That embrace. The peaceful connection. As he held me close, he encouraged me to let all that pain out. A heartbreak. Pain inflicted from someone close. Leaving me helpless. The hurt and horror were threatening to overtake me. After the death…..

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The Gift Of Rest in Chaotic World

IFEOMA SAMUEL | October 21, 2017

The usual morning rush. Packing back packs, preparing breakfast, school drop-offs, errands, getting ready for business/work day, never ending chores etc. Day in Day out. Same routine. Non-stop parenting tasks. Tearing off completed to-do lists. Pieces and scraps. Messes to…..

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7 Prayers When You Are Weary in The War Room

IFEOMA SAMUEL | October 9, 2017

My friend hardly asks for help. We both love to pray whenever we get the chance to but there were lots of challenges in the last few months. The enemy had kept us busy fighting in all directions. Friend, behind the…..

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7 Ways To Remain Thankful In Hard Days

IFEOMA SAMUEL | November 7, 2016

I have a dear friend who recently lost her a 12 year old son. She surprises me every time she speaks of those moments. Going through grief, my friend chose one only thing. She chose gratitude in the midst of the storms of life.  May be…..

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Encouragement For When Your Hope is Fiercely Shaken

IFEOMA SAMUEL | June 23, 2016

After a long week of torturous waiting for test results to swing in my favour, and it didn’t!  I was tired of fighting. I was done filling the holes with hope.   This war is waged against my peace and this…..

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4 Reasons to Quit Complaining (4 Things to Do Instead)

IFEOMA SAMUEL | March 25, 2016

She listened quietly on the other side of the phone all the while I was fussing. As the conversation drew to an end, my aunt said ‘Do you remember the guy with the one talent?’ Gently reminded me of this scripture in…..

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When Life Feels Like a Competition

IFEOMA SAMUEL | March 17, 2016

I had an interesting conversation with the young man who drove me round town that day. The ride was nothing like I anticipated. Despite the hectic traffic, ongoing constructions of the roads, ceaseless hooting and yelling from other motorists, somehow our journey was enjoyable……

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Using Your Worship as Your War-ship

IFEOMA SAMUEL | January 22, 2016

Hopeful, elated, joy-filled…   I sat in awe as the worship went on. My heart was overjoyed not because I had won the lottery, but because the ministration brought to mind God’s immense grace the previous year. My thoughts aligned well with…..

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