Sunday, January 29, 2017

Top Ten Things I Tell Myself When I’m Discouraged...

Whether we are talking about marriage, parenting, homeschooling, friendships, family or work, we always need to be encouraging. Encouragement often involves commending a person for something he or she did well. We can also be encouraging by reassuring others that they have good qualities or by speaking “consolingly to those who are depressed.” (1 Thessalonians 5:14)

However, more often than not, it is we ourselves that have the need for encouragement. Discouragement is something we all face daily. Sometimes, the encouragement we need may not be readily forthcoming. People who should know better may belittle or berate us. I myself, have been a victim of such comments quite often, particularly with the business we are in as the owners of Ministry Ideaz.

However, here are some of the ‘little things’ I try to tell myself each day. I try to let these scriptures affect my daily life: my attitude, my heart condition, my thought processes:

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Welcome to the Family, Zayra!

We’re so excited to welcome Zayra as our Christian sister.

Ministry Ideaz has worked closely with Zayra and her extended family for the past 9 years. They are the main suppliers of many of the excellent products we provide.

This is a transcript of the interview that I had with her shortly after her baptism:

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Ministry Ideaz’ Top Blog Posts of 2016

What an amazing year 2016 was. Now that the new year here, join us as we take a look back at the


TOP TEN BLOG POSTS of 2016. Based on your comments and views here are the best from the Ministry Ideaz blog in 2016, in descending order:

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Important Dates in 2017

It’s another new year. Time sure flies, doesn’t it? As dedicated Witnesses of Jehovah, we need to be aware ahead of time of the important dates that are coming up so that we can be adequately prepared for them. Events such as conventions, assemblies, and special meetings will vary depending on where you live so you'll need to check with the local congregation of your country. You will also find some important dates here.
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