Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay An Islamic Imam once told a story of his day walking along the river in Afghanistan. He noticed a boy with two pairs of shoes. One of the two pair were obviously more expensive, and in better shape than the other. However, the man, instead of washing and cleaning the … Continue reading The Imam, And The Boy At The River
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay You're down on your luck. Life has never been so cruel to you lately. Someone with the worlds most compassionate and beautiful heart approaches you, and without asking questions, caring neither if you were a murderer or common thief, handed you one million dollars. What would you say? Let's be … Continue reading If Someone Handed You One Million $$$ Would You Take It?
Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay Fr.John was a friend of the family for many years. Although I was not a practising Catholic in the family, I often enjoyed his presence. My first guitar was a Spanish classical one gifted to me by him. He never played it and was still adorned with the silky red … Continue reading The Muslim Doctor Who Became Christian After Seeing A Man Raised From The Dead.
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay I don't know why people feel the urge to post their children's Christmas gifts on social media. It's basically narcissism, egotistical self-love disguised under the form of presenting to the world their children's apparent "joy" at being given the most expensive things on the planet. There's no problem sharing a … Continue reading Don’t Post Your Children’s Christmas Gifts On Social Media
Image by Souza_DF from Pixabay Whether it's something biblical, Greek, Roman, Egyptian or a story that ties them all into one great tale, I get entirely fixated upon ancient civilizations. Whenever I'm attending a museum of ancient Celtic warriors or mummies from ancient Egypt, I stand in awe. Most people may take a brief look, … Continue reading Why I’m Fascinated With Ancient Empires
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay In the past, I would have allowed myself to get completely wrapped up in the culture of Christmas gifts. Everything I bought for everyone, especially my own children, had to be brand new direct from the toy store. I don't do that anymore, especially this Christmas whereas … Continue reading How To Save Money On Christmas Presents
I'm relaxing in my kitchen on a pleasant winters sunny afternoon. The steam from my ginger tea tickles the back of my sore throat, and I let out a cough. Soon after, the door opens, and my sons are about to make me gasp for air again. He (my 6-year-old) approaches me with head hanging … Continue reading Why I’m Reluctant To Teach My Sons Guitar