7 reasons why it is important to do hard things and challenge our mind?

I have come across various stories about people taking up challenges like climbing mountains, Running hundreds of miles, Walking through the Sahara, Doing intense physical challenges and generally doing hard things. It always amazes me how people take up such arduous tasks with no external rewards involved. I have come to realise that when people […]

How I Started Developing Willpower

What is willpower? It is the ability to control yourself. Some research says willpower is like a muscle, you can develop it and you can also fatigue it. The more it is used the stronger it becomes. From just looking at the word itself, I feel like willpower can be diminished and it can be […]


The word for today is desire. What is desire? A desire is a wish or a longing for something or a particular outcome. Some desires are so strong that they ache and they move you to action. I think God loves such desires. I believe God is interested in passionate people. The scriptures say ‘I […]


The root word for dejected is “thrown down” I felt dejected today I almost cried in public. Why is it so hard to get something done in government offices? The people work as if they are doing you a favor when they are actually paid to do what they do. They treat the people they […]

Random Thoughts

Delayed gratification is the word. It means doing what you have to do before doing what you want to do. It means doing the hard stuff first before doing the easy ones. I get excited when I do the things I have to do first. Its exciting and refreshing but its easier to do the […]

A letter to my 9 year old self.

Dear Little One, You are brilliant, that’s why you’ve been given the opportunity to study far from home. Don’t be afraid, you’ll be fine, you dad and mum will be fine, your siblings will be okay. You’ll miss them but it’s just for a while you’ll see them again. The journey is a long one, […]

Love is not an act

A few thoughts about love after reading and musing through the book of 1 Corinthians 13. I always thought love was an act of being nice, compassionate, generous, and being generally good. But I realize we can be all of those things without love. I can have faith to move mountains, give my body to […]

My Heart My Life

Proverbs 4:23 Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flow the springs of life. (AMP) Watch over your heart with all diligence for out of it are the sources of life. (TS2009) Guard your heart above all else for it determines the course of your life. (NLT) Proverbs 23:7 For as he […]