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Jackie is a Christian Writer, voice over artiste, Tv Presenter, Publicist at GospelTown Africa and for interminable urban gospel trio, Preachers.

She considers today's world a "sex-saturated" one where our culture is rapidly changing with worldly principles meant to debunk the godly precepts on Sex, Love and Relationships.



NO RUST, NO MOTH…THINK HEAVEN “

Either the dress looked too ravishing that i couldn’t resist its charm as displayed boldly on the mannequin at the boutique, or the shoe is in vogue and i have to be the chic , or my neighbor looked pretty in that pink lipstick and i feel i will look rather prettier in it or i simply can’t repeat the same outfit to that upcoming concert blah blah blah!… Oftentimes, I have purchased items i didn’t really need and spent money I didn’t have.

Come to think of it, what’s wrong with wearing the same attire to a different concert actually? And what’s the prize for competing with that neighbor or being up to date with trend anyway?

I have lived beyond my expense and I couldn’t attribute it to any thing tangible. I could have saved that money to secure a provident future. Sadly, for some of us, it’s only after the act we feel silly. We shouldn’t have bought it but we did and they aren’t refundable. That’s our loss. Sorry!

Too many times, the idea is to look gorgeous and have the glamorous life. We invest our funds into gadgets and garments.
Until I realized that the lifestyle was unscrupulous, it had done me more harm than good and I had to find a remedy to save me from the detriment.

It was there that I found real meaning to the scripture, ‘’Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in Heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal”. Matthew 6:19-20
I had to acknowledge the fact that I can’t have everything I desire in this life.

At a point, I had to shut my senses when I got to where em’ fancy stuff was displayed. I trained myself to live by my means and standards. Thank God for giving me the power to walk away from the world where I felt I could have it all.

As a matter of fact, our Christian walk cannot be complete if we resort to fixing our affections on earthly things. (Colossians 3:1) But rather, I pray God helps us to tune our minds to all the virtues that will aid us live lives worth the redemption through our Lord Jesus Christ.

May we never lose sight of the gospel while we still can so we can be caught up with Him when He shows up in His glory. Amen.

 

By: Jackie Hanson



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Sylvia
2017-03-21

I believe Mr Churchill still loves his wife dearly.....Aunty Tontoh please for the sake of God almighty that you love save your marriage and grant an

Rockson
2017-01-06

Its the beginning of good things for this discipline.

Isaac
2016-12-30

You have the right to support any person you want. I however, disagree with your assertion that Ghanaians would be crying for Mahama as they do for Kw

Samuel Pepperfo
2016-11-27

Sorry for such a shocking news to the Families of Stephen Bortey Okane Being a School mate of year 1998.

Rev. Rudolf E. Y. Mensah
2016-11-18

Thanks for the publication do not hesitate to contact me anytime you need a publication about a particular subject esp. Systematic theology. I mean

Vikas
2016-09-12

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2016-05-31

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Chris Jude
2016-05-10

To live better in the entire world a country needs to think positively. You can have love quotes for her , or any body to impress which makes her

Sourabh
2016-02-03

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