Tuesday, 21 September 2010


One evening i toke a stroll with the chaplains assistant,Clark http://www.jcraigclark.blogspot.com/ and as we reached a tree that had numerous birds(so small i toke them for sparrows),singing sweetly in the trees,perching on the young branches,with a fresh hope of a brighter tommorow,and alot of appreciation about a day well-lived,i couldn't wait but wonder how everytime animals and all creation gives glory to God by doing what they were created to do,that God has a brood smile across his lips when he sees the birds perching,and the ants criss-crossing on the tree trunks,the trees being humbly swayed by the wind and that the humans doing what they're are supposed to do.owing to their equisite beauty in their abode,Clark was persuaded to pull out his camera and capture those beautiful moments.
In the tenth chapter of Mathew, http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+10%3A29-31&version=NIV There are these verses that stands out in my mind with the kind of significance that would inspire hope to the hopless and faith to the doubting
"Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father.And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.So don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows."
It appears to me that sparrows were the cheapest items sold in the market and that not even a single one of them would vanish without his notice,implies to me that God knows and is well aware about the financially insignificant items and possessions we own,The penny in this case refers to an earlier day assarion or a small Roman copper coin and one of them was no less that one-sixteenth of a denarious(which was less than a half hour's average wage.
Quite often when the summer had become so tense with temps! rising as high as 120 degrees Fahrenheit,it was always common scenario to find a small bird buried in the sand of the desert,having suffered a painful death of starvation or disease and even predation,and honestly if God is well informed about those dead sparrows and if He knows we humans are worth more than sparrows(birds) then there is no need to worry,not even for a second.I believe God knows every born and sinew within us intimately http://biblebrowser.com/job/10-11.htm-Job 10:11 and values us far much more than the sparrows
Well i have seen many people with really long hair that it w'd take a million times to count them and yet if God knows every single detail of it, and if HE does know about the seemingly invisible hairs on our head,then he knows our thoughts,fears,desires,likes and dislikes,strengths and weakness,hopes and anxieties as well as our dreams.

Monday, 20 September 2010


In the quotes mention has been made of,about demise of dear beloved ones,i came across one that made me think about death as something less painful as i had felt or known "If tears could build a stairway and memories, a lane,I'd walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again"
There are days that one will bookmark in their hearts and then there are others we would hurriedly bury deep down,in the hidden cabinets of our hearts not to remember again,the red letter days and the memory worth moments,Vincent one of my face book friends in response to my status message wrote of our lives being all but of two days our birthdays and death days.
Quite often the perception that prevails all over us humans about death is too hard to take in,we always consider death as life's way of telling us we are fired,yet the divine importance of death is great,it's through death of our beloved ones that we are reminded of our own death,God always uses death as a way of uniting us with him for eternity(humanity's ultimate reward) 
Death of brother Leo is something that will take moments,days and periods to heal in my heart,it's a perfect moment to give glory to God for out of his wisdom HE toke him away from us and added him to the numerous numbers of saints,angels and wonderful people singing HIS praises,
It's exactly time i remembered what the scriptures emphasize on death,Job in all his anguish and sorrow never lost hope in the Lord,nor did he quit on life(he probably w'd have taken a rope,wouldn't he?)he went ahead and praised GOD,how much more we stoop low to praise him when our wives give birth to beautiful daughters and handsome sons yet we will not honor HIM when HE takes them away from us,David in all his  despair was after the heart of the lord,so should we.
It is in the making of God,HIS
faithfulness and Nature's way and/or the general order of things pre-ordained from time immemorial that we mortal humans,die and our bodies be laid aside,then our souls  enter into real life,life eternal, a preparation for living in heaven,it's well known that man is not completely born until he is dead,and that a new child is born among the immortals,the saints,the patriarchs and the wonderful sons of God
Sometimes i think what we see as the stars are not stars, they are openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy and glad that they are with our Father in heaven.
If i knew how to mint time or how to turn back the clock hand,What would  I do with all the days and hours,all the moments and periods That must be counted,that must be contemplated  before I see you again,the fact that we Miss you gets easy and faint with each passing day because  even though it's one day further apart from the last time we saw one another, it's one day closer to the next time we will meet again in heaven.
In the plains of Africa are so many flowers that drop down,that get blown off their trees,disappointed by the surging wind,hundreds of sparrows that are left by the hotness and drought to fend for themselves,that no longer sing sweetly in the tress,there are trees that fade,that lose hope of another rainy day,trees that no longer welcome the squirrels and the peckers in their branches,and yes,now is a moment,a time that has separated me from the one i love.

I am hopefully that the good Lord blesses all who trust in HIM and rewards them with eternal life and everlasting peace,and that HE has honored those wonderful and beloved ones of ours,to be amongst the saints and angels singing and praising in heaven.
                                    "vaya bien a mi querido hermano"

 "Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart."..Kay Knudsend