Happy New Year!

Happy New Year. May you and your family have a joyful and prosperous 2023.  May God bless us, keep us, make His face shine upon us and give us peace. May all our plans succeed. Let’s carefully set our goals and keep them at the forefront of our minds or attention. Let’s work smarter and wisely. Let’s determine to…

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The Author of Peace and Order

During the First World War, on Christmas Eve, the battlefield was strangely quiet. As the soft snow fell, the thoughts of the young men were of home and their families. Then one lad began to hum “Silent Night.” Others joined, singing the chorus until the trenches resounded with the Christmas song. When they finished they were amazed to hear…

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Thank God for Faith, Family and Friends 

Facebook recently reminded me about what I posted 8 years ago. I wrote “Treasure your family…Take every opportunity to cherish loved ones. Forgive a family member that you have parted with. Give a call to a family you have neglected. If you have rebelled against dad or mom, go home with the humble attitude and apologize. Give an extra…

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Fighting the enemy

I recently had a conversation with one of our night security guards after seeing him with a stick (we call it Kondo in Nigeria) engrafted with 6 or 7 long nails- The sharp ends facing my direction. I asked him what he does with it. He said he uses it to defend himself against thieves. “I can take down…

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