I sometimes reflect on celebrities that end their own lives and my conclusion is that money and success alone does not guarantee happiness. I think of the concept that people use about people “selling their souls to the devil.” I do not think people are necessarily engaged in a satanic ceremony renouncing their faith and pledging allegiance to Satan. I do think that very often in the pursuit of fame and success, people gradually let go of their values and principles.
The soul is described as the seat of the conscience and emotions. If we have to deny our convictions and values in order to reap success then this must be what selling one’s soul means.
We need to remember the Lord God in all that we do because he teaches us and gives us the power to gain wealth to confirm his covenant to our fathers. (Deuteronomy 8:18)
God wants us to prosper and be in good health and if we trust in him he will teach us how to gain wealth. We have to trust God to do it his way and not conform to the methods that the world uses. We commit our work to the Lord and he will cause our plans to succeed. (Proverbs 16:13)
You can succeed when you trust God to lead and follow in his footsteps. Let him direct you and he will help you to succeed.
I am a trained Social Worker who currently provides professional leadership on a programme to support Social Work students and Newly Qualified Social Workers entering the Social Work Profession.
Born and raised in Jamaica in a Christian family where my father is an ordained Pastor and Deacon who has served for over 50 years in the ministry. My father is also a trained musician and our family can be described as a musical family. I grew up in a small farming community in St. Peter’s, St. Andrew and my parents also have a small farm.
I credit my gift of writing to my father who I watched and listened to over the years as he wrote sermons, poems and other recitals in his capacity in ministry. English has always been an easy subject for me and over the years I have developed an increased interest in writing.
I am a Trainer, I sing and have a passion for worship, the spoken word and the free flow of the prophetic anointing. I am married to my best friend Andrew Christopher Young who is an advanced Musician and whose music you can find on YouTube and Facebook. I am a trained Coach and Mentor and I love experimenting with food so I love cooking. I enjoy trying cultural dishes from across the world and I view food as an entry into cultures and languages.
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