By : Jane Osoro
Some courteous people are not Christians, but all Christians should be courteous. -Louise Kimberly Harrison
Today I found myself having to open an account at a bank I had left 10 years ago. One of the reasons I had left was congested banking halls, rude staff and most of all very un-courteous clients. Today it was not as crowded as I remember, and the staff members were friendly and knowledgeable. However twice I shook my head as my fellow customers skipped the que ahead of me. And as I stood there willing myself to let it go, I wondered why it is not any different among the sons and daughters of God.
By Victoria Wairimu
“Therefore, by their fruits you will know them”
The Words of Jesus Christ cannot be more clear and precise than this. “By their fruits, you will know them,” the Savior tells His disciples. Before that, He warned them to beware of false prophets who come in sheep’s clothing. The one criterion for telling them apart, simple, by their fruits.
By Jane Osoro
I recently read an article from a lady struggling with infertility. She wrote on behalf of other women like her on what they wish they could say to those around them. Here is my version, how you can be a true sister to your friend who is still waiting to have a little one of her own.
It goes without saying that the place to begin is prayer. Start by asking the Holy spirit to guide you on how best to pray for Hannah (insert your friend’s name), when you are led by the Holy Spirit rather than personal thoughts and feelings, you will truly have effective prayers. widen your scope of prayer from simply praying for her to have a baby to praying for her relationships(husband, relatives, friends, society), for all these have a bearing on what kind of journey she will have.
Waiting is really not a bad thing, but somehow it became so. We get angry and disturbed when things don’t happen or come as soon as we want them to.
Remember when you were a little girl and you were going on a trip the next day,there was so much excitement that came along with the time of waiting before the big day, it set the mood for the trip, and your heart swelled with incredible joy and wonder as the trip began. At the end of the day when your mother finally calmed your nerves enough to sleep, it was with a smile on your face. Or maybe it was Christmas, or the arrival of a much-loved family friend or relative.
By Isabella Chirchir
In this day and age, we want everything fast. We are impatient and don’t want to wait at all, but at times we are made to put a little brake on somethings and wait. When we go to the bank, post office, government institutions, we have to wait to be served. I had my share of waiting to be served and I am still waiting for some of my dreams and heart’s desires to be manifested.