“Mr. J will go to Heaven”

My first encounter with Mr. J was in junior high, called junior secondary school in my country. I was in JSS 2 (grade 8) and my school was test-running an after-school program at the time. Mr. J was to cover for our English teacher on the day of the said encounter.

You might have heard a pin drop when Mr. J walked into the classroom. Continue reading “Mr. J will go to Heaven”

To know the love of Christ

to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭3:19‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

How can we know something that surpasses knowledge? And how can we grasp something that is beyond reach?

JC ©2015

Jonah’s Rage – Giving Up Control

But God said to Jonah, “Do you do well to be angry for the plant?” And he said, “Yes, I do well to be angry, angry enough to die.” And the Lord said, “You pity the plant, for which you did not labor, nor did you make it grow, which came into being in a night and perished in a night. And should not I pity Nineveh, that great city, in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know their right hand from their left, and also much cattle?”
Jonah 4:9-11

A quick background story: God had sent Jonah on a sort of ‘special op’ – into dangerous territory, to deliver a not-so-friendly message. Continue reading Jonah’s Rage – Giving Up Control

100 things I just learned #9: LET’S TALK

If you’re like me, you’ve probably cringed for the most part when you heard this phrase. Or maybe, you just checked out.

Conflict resolution is one of the things I’ve been learning about lately. No, I have not been taking any classes or seeing any counselors – though, I have at least once considered these options. Continue reading 100 things I just learned #9: LET’S TALK

100 things I just learned #8

reflecting for understanding
Image credits: theatregrad

While there is a lot I am learning lately, this is the one lesson that stands out to me. It is one thing to know something, and another to understand what you know. Sometimes we can learn from the same experience over and over again. Our experiences help make and shape us. Looking forward is wonderful, but sometimes it is important to look in the rear mirror – not for regret, but for understanding.

JC ©2013

 

Live effective

I would make this my eighth “100 things I just learned” post; but, I’m not quite where I need to be, regarding the topic I’m about to touch on. Continue reading Live effective

100 things I just learned #7

It has been a long but enjoyable weekend. Long, because I was mostly busy and did not get much sleep; enjoyable, because I had lots of fun. What better time to learn something new?

So, here’s what I learned this weekend: Continue reading 100 things I just learned #7