Chewing gum in church is an unacceptable habit

I once chewed gum at night, for fear of my young brother stealing or hiding it from me by morning. Little did I know what the consequences would be writes CONNIE MUSISI Two weekends ago I was at a local Church service enjoying the sermon of the senior pastor when I caught sight of his associate chewing gum! Minutes later, the senior pastor called him to the pulpit to clarify on a few things, and he did so, still chewing. I kept thinking about his unbecoming manners. What Bible college…

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Why appreciation is the most basic human need at work

BY CONNIE MUSISI Not long ago, I got into a tense debate with some colleagues on this topic. It noticed that I badly wanted to be appreciated for every assignment done whether home or at work, and to me it (appreciation) spoke volumes. During the festive season, I laboured to prepare for visitors a delicious meal – a  buffet dinner. It cost over five hours of concentration in the kitchen as if I was doing a Home Economics practical exam. All I got was an unceremonious “thanks” on their way…

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