There is no doubt that Love is among the top desires of human pursuit. As water quenches (satisfy) our thirst, so does Love seems to satisfy our desires. Without it, things become miserable. In light of this, love is a vital necessity. In terms of ranking human needs, I’m convinced that it is the number one. You were welcome in this world with love, and will depart with love. In between such period, sometimes love seems to vanish or tends to be something else. To some, the goodness associated with love becomes like sour medicine. So many phrases are just made up to describe such moments in life. For instance, ‘love is bitter’, ‘love is wicked’, ‘love is painful’, ‘real love doesn’t exist’, and many other things. The bottom line question in most minds continues to be: where is love? Continue reading “Love is in the air, or in the heart?”
In life, we all like surprising moments. Be it a vacation to a new place, career advancement or promotion, gifts from loved ones etc. The effects of such moments make us sometimes to wonder why we deserve them or what did we do? Well, that is part of the essence of life. If you do good, you do it for yourself. As it is written in Proverbs 11:17, “the merciful man does good for his own soul, but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh”.
Living by faith is really important for humanity, a foundation for the actions we take in life. Hebrews 11 gives an account of great people of God in the old testament, even including ordinary people, that through their faith, they and their future generations received a great reward from God Almighty. This chapter is indeed a lengthy one concerning the merits of living by faith. There are 40 verses, and 37 of them offer examples from the creation Continue reading “Life Note: Living By Faith”
One of the greatest message in the Holy Bible says we don’t owe anything towards anyone, but to love one another. In 1 Corinthians 13, we are taught the most excellent way of LOVE. Some believe love is complicated, although beautiful. In my opinion, the beauty of anything to the beholder is perhaps not that complicated. Therefore I think the word, complicated, is sometimes misinterpreted and classified in that context as something dubious, unpleasant or unstable instead of something which is difficult to analyse or understand. Continue reading “Life Note: The Way of Love”