2016 The Year of Active Hope!

Welcome to the first working week of 2016 where the holiday season officially ends and reality kicks in.  In times such as this, we are faced with 2 types of people: the ones who hold on to 2015 out of fear and the ones who can’t wait to grab what’s […] Read more »

Love and Empowerment

And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling savour. Ephesians 5:2 To walk in love is to live life carrying the revelation of Jesus’ love for us.  It is through receiving […] Read more »

The Power Behind Prayers

For the sake of definition and communication, I use the word prayer to refer to behaviour that is used to engage in a personal 2-way communication with God.  In this way, prayers involve a conversation, with us talking to Him and at the same time listening to Him. This article […] Read more »

Anger Management: Jesus’ Way

Managing one’s anger and hatred is not uncommon in the battlefields of Christian Counselling.  After all, anger is a basic (and probably universal?) reaction to frustration and pain; and we are dealing with people who had a lot of those in life. We encounter a lot of people who, in […] Read more »

Why is God Ignoring Me?

In Christian Counselling, people complain that they don’t feel God when they are praying.  They pray to God but do not ‘feel’ a response from Him.  All of us have been through this phase, and truly it is a frustrating and even disappointing moment that we are even led to […] Read more »

Trust: The Foundations of Happiness

 Trust is an important human trait which is so basic that it is developed as early as our babyhood stage.  The Psychoanalyst, Sigmund Freud, observed that we learned the value of Trust as early as the age of 1.  This is confirmed by other great names in psychology such as […] Read more »

Stress Buster 101: Rest in Christ!

Recently, I’ve been catching myself say to my friends and clients in Christian Counselling: “Rest in Christ! Rest in His finished work!” I say it to people who are depressed, to people who are abused, and generally to almost anyone who is stressed out.  Much to their dismay, most of […] Read more »

God won’t Give us what we can’t Bear

The title of the article was made famous by one of my favourite Christian rock star, Gary Valenciano, in his song entitled “Take Me out of The Dark.”  Although, one willn ot find the exact phrase in Scripture, I believe the truth was taken from 1 Corinthians 10:13. There hath […] Read more »