Category Archives: Truth

Hot or Cold

There is one good saying in Amharic. It goes something like this: Just because you have two legs doesn’t mean that you can climb two trees. (I know, some of you may translate it better but I guess this is the best I can do).

A similar one in English would be: You can’t have your cake and eat it too.

You can have your cake and keep it in the fridge or you can eat your cake and you won’t have cake to keep in the fridge. Both these situations cannot be true at the same time. You have to choose one. Continue reading Hot or Cold

Happen to Good People

We usually ask, “Why do bad things happen to good people?”
 
We ask that because we believe that there are good people. Well, don’t get me wrong, compare to us, there are many good people. Oh, yes, there are way “gooder” people than me, if you know what I mean. 
 
But sometimes we genuinely ask that question in our hearts when we believe that those “good people” are us. 

Continue reading Happen to Good People

Move On!

One of the spiritual principles God has been hammering into my heart is this: Don’t get stuck! Move on!

No matter what I’m going through, God, who has so much confidence in His abounding mercy and grace, keeps on saying, “Leave that behind and move on to the next one! Don’t get stuck!”

However, for me to move on, I need to close the previous chapter well because the way I choose to close the previous chapter determines the success of my moving on to the next chapter, otherwise the previous chapter hinders me. Continue reading Move On!