Is Morning Devotion Still a Thing?

As young believers, one of the first disciplines we learnt was that of starting the day with God. Many of us were introduced to this in the form of family devotions, which often proved to be a major thorn in the flesh because most times we still wanted to sleep, and sometimes we couldn’t really relate to what was going on.

Now that we are adults, some of us have continued with morning devotions — believe it or not! I’m one of the others who fell by the way side, praying whenever I liked instead of first thing every morning.

When I rediscovered the beauty of feeding my spirit and communing with God first thing in the morning, it was heaven to me. The biggest factor that made a difference between present devotions and past ones is this…

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15 Animal Facts Your Children Will Love

Looking at the world through the eyes of children makes it so much more fascinating and awe-inspiring – just one of the many reasons why they’re a joy to have around.

Here are 15 facts about animals that your children, and the child in you, will enjoy.

  1. Cats have three eyelids: an upper and lower lid just like us, plus a third lid that looks like clear plastic. It helps block out dust and keep their eyes from getting dry.
  2. Snails have hundreds of thousands of teeth that they drag along the ground as they search for food.

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Should You Leave Your Children an Inheritance?

Many parents [agree] that leaving money to children is tantamount to digging their early graves, but must this always be the case? Isn’t there a way to allow your children learn hard work and financial prudence, and make their own way in life, while enjoying the benefits of an inheritance? Read more…

Career of the Week – Matthew Eguavoen, Portrait Artist

Matthew Eguavoen graduated with 2:1 in Civil Engineering from the University of Port Harcourt, and is building an admirable career as a portrait artist while searching for an engineering job. He talked to me about discovering his talent, the importance of parental support, and the need to carve a niche. Read the interview HERE.

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12 Tips for Fixing Your Finances in 2017

So 2017 is the year you get your finances in order, right? That sounds nice, unless it’s the same thing you said in 2016, and in 2015, and in 2014…

When it comes to managing your money well, you can’t just fail and then decide to try, try again. You need to learn from the money mistakes you made previously, and come up with a practical plan to avoid doing the same things this time. Here are some tips to help you do that.