The Power of Resilience

When I was teenager, I experienced significant hardships. I lost my father aged 13. At 16 I was homeless, slept in the church for weeks and later in a slum for some years. At 17, I was a near-school dropout. I borrowed uniforms at high school. Hunger was my norm. […]

5 Reasons To Embrace Challenges

We are not immune to life’s tussles; inflation-bursting household bills, broken promises, health problems, nights on hospital bed, childcare dilemma, difficult career demands and decisions, bank balance in the red… the list is endless. This week, a colleague asked me how to deal with an unreasonable boss making life difficult […]

5 Extraordinary Ways to Know God’s Will for Your Life

This guest post by Peter Guirguis first appeared on The Story of Hope in 2012 and went on to become one of the most read posts on this blog. I am re-posting it because I believe it will be a timely reminder for you. If you have a story of hope, […]

Tribute to my ‘Second Father’

This is not my typical post on this blog. This is raw, straight from the heart and head; from the heart because this is deeply personal and from the head because grammar is the least important to me right now. So if you find any typos, you understand why. Struck down but not […]

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