To Self

Reflection: Much needed, yet undervalued

Reflection is crucial for the purposeful liver – or for anyone, for that matter. It allows us to think deeply, to truly think beneath the surface and beyond ourselves, and to keep ourselves in check vis-à-vis our purposes – an extremely important thing to do especially in today’s hyper-paced world. And for Christians, it allows us to talk and commune with our God. Continue reading

Books / To Self

What Christians can learn from The Secret

The Secret is actually very Christian – and the author and her collaborators even say so themselves. Positive thinking and the attitude of gratitude are actually traits we are called to embody as true Christians, through living a life of love and service to God and to others as our way of expressing thanks for all God has done for us. We indeed have the freedom to think our ideal lives into existence – but also the duty to keep it rooted in God and His purposes. Continue reading