Ministry or Misery?

Got this beautiful reminder from The Purpose Driven Life book and thought of sharing it . The topic is about being shaped to serve God in the ministry and how…

The Heart of a Teacher

Whenever you see a small kid being naughty, or a seven year old who doesn’t know the ABC’s, you know it’s time to teach. When you see an immature adult…

10 Online Courses to Grab at Udemy this August

Udemy is having a $10 sale for new users. $12 for all the other 5000+ courses. If it is your first time to hear about Udemy, well, it is an online…

Flourish

Are you tired? Have you just recently stumbled? Failed so bad you thought your life just ended right before your eyes? Well, maybe you are just another palm tree or…

Psalm 91: “When he calls to me, I will answer him.”

When I was in high school, I was challenged to memorize Psalm 91. I’m thankful I took the challenge because every part of this chapter became a grasping verse every…

Friday Finds 3

Friday Finds #3: Calligraphy, Community, and Creativity

Friday Finds is a post where I share some of the helpful websites or links I see around the web. The topics can go from food to schooling, to blogging…basically,…

Dear Seeker,

In the day of trouble I call upon you For you answer me. — Dear Seeker, What is it that you really want? Do you really desire for an answer…

Daughter or Slave?

Lesson 1: Daughter or Slave? You are a daughter and not a slave. Genesis 21:10 And she said to Abraham, “Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for…

God of Wonders

“You made the stars You made the heavens You made me You made the earth You made the oceans Just for me”  -Look From Heaven, Hillsong Kids We start to…

Make the Most of What You Have

“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is.” – Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the…

Heart Preparation For Revival

Got this from the book Heart Preparation for Revival which I got in 2005 ( I think). Twitter: @islesgilian Facebook: Words & Wonders Pinterest: @islesgilian Instagram: @islesgilian 

Friday Finds: Photos, Baking Videos, and Tutorials

Two weeks ago, I posted a list of my Recent Finds: Worksheets, Websites, and Weddings  which I’ve found useful lately. Here’s another list, which I might do more often, as…

The Oxford Comma

Are you aware of the Oxford Comma? I like using series of words in my titles and came through some posts that did not contain a comma before the last…

Recent Finds: Worksheets, Websites, and Weddings

I love sharing some of the helpful sites I see on the web. There are just too many and I don’t want to flood my social media wall with them,…

2017: God is Real

God isn’t just a thought, an idea or a mighty being above. He wants to have a relationship with us so we can know Him more. So that we might…

Improve

​Blogging or writing about things that I like help me improve my skills and I like helping myself develop because…I can and it could help me and the people around…

God Sustains

Have you ever been really angry at someone you love? Yet in that anger, your love for that person seems to overpower the anger in you that even though you are mad,…

Refreshing Rain

I’m living in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is a place not that ready for too much rain, but in all fairness, it has improved the past years when it comes to…

Chasing Sunlight

Vitamin D plays an important role in our bodies, but many people here in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia still suffer from Vitamin D deficiency, 90 % of Saudis according to Arab News. Ironic, right?…

The Drive to Read

  What drives you to read?  I think my love for reading books started a bit late. I have loved picture books as a kid, but I eagerly wanted to…

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