67 Words for Mandela Day

For Mandela day, the most valuable contribution I feel I can make to humanity is to share the Gospel. So instead of 67 minutes, here is the Gospel, ‘according to Sam’ in 67 words… For me, the crux of the Gospel message lies in 3 simple words – God loves YOU! When you truly believe…

Life Lessons from Candy Crush…

1) No matter how impossible a situation seems, there IS always a solution! 2)  Never give up! Victory is just one more try ahead. 3)  You only have so much time to work with, so don’t waste it! 4)  Working in teams always leads to success. 5)  Always have a goal to reach for. 6)…

Memories before Money

I often tend to be quite tight-fisted when it comes to spending money on entertainment.  I would much rather buy the DVD, make my own popcorn and watch the movie in the comfort of my home, often forgetting that it is the experience of the ‘bigscreen’ that is more often worth paying the extra bucks…

Waiting with Patience

I’ve come to discover that waiting for something is God’s oven for growing patience in us.  For the past 6 months we have been patiently looking for a bigger home, to no avail.  We know exactly what we would like, but it just doesn’t seem to be out there. Somedays I get discouraged and think…