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Do you see through your other eyes?

Part 7 of 7 – click here for part  6   But my eyes are upon You, O GOD the Lord; in You I take refuge; Do not leave my soul destitute. – Psalm 141:8 Keeping your eyes on the invisible is not an easy task. How to look at what can’t be seen? There’s […]

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Hitting rock bottom and attentive ears.

Their judges are overthrown by the sides of the cliff, and they hear my words, for they are sweet. – Psalm 141:6 Part 6 of 7 – click here for part  1 The “judges” in this Scripture are not righteous, but evil; those who use their authority and power to do evil. The psalmist confidently says: “they are […]

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A weapon to overcome evildoers

Part 5 of 7 – click here for part I Part 4 of 7 Part 3 of 7 Part 2 of 7 For my prayer will still be against the deeds of evildoers […] Keep me safe from the traps set by evildoers, from the snares they have laid for me. Let the wicked fall […]

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Rebuke me, please

Part 4 of 7 – click here for part I Part 3 of 7 Part 2 of 7 Let the righteous strike me; it shall be a kindness. And let him rebuke me; it shall be as excellent oil; let my head not refuse it. — Psalm 141:5 Who likes to be rebuked? I don’t […]

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A dangerous combination

Part 3 of 7 – click here for part I Part 2 of 7 Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice wicked works With men who work iniquity; and do not let me eat of their delicacies. – Psalm 141:4 Combine these two things: your heart + bad company, and what […]

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Policing your words

    “Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips.” — Psalm 141.3 Woe to our tongue! Therein lies the power to conquer a heart but also to break it. The right word can guarantee a second date to the potential suitor. The wrong word can mean […]

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Self-help and help from above

Lord, I cry out to You; Make haste to me! Give ear to my voice when I cry out to You. Let my prayer be set before You as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. – Psalm 141:1-2 I believe in both: helping yourself and help from above. Heaven only […]

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An Interview to Jornal Expresso

Questions from Bibiana Maia, a reporter from Jornal Expresso An Interview with Renato and Cristiane Cardoso Why do you think you are a role-model? We don’t think we are “role-models”. We are just a couple who’s gone through a lot of problems during our first 12 years of marriage, found an efficient way to solve […]

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8 tips to end narrow-minded thinking

  Narrow-minded people don’t like new ideas; they cling desperately to their own way of thinking. They think they’re always right and have no qualms about attacking anyone who contradicts them. They’re almost always outdated — stuck in time. They refuse to better themselves and refuse to consider other people’s point of view. In some […]

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Labelled for life. What now?

  There was a city with very strict laws. When anyone committed a crime they would receive the normal punishment, but in addition a mark would be placed on their foreheads so that everyone would know the kind of crime that person had committed. Two brothers were arrested for murder and gang-related activities, and had […]

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