It’s once again the time to review our annual progress, set ourselves new targets, turn over a new leaf. This last post of 2016 shall be my attempt at reflecting on my spiritual walk these past 366 days, ending with my goals for the coming year. I only discovered early this year that being a … Continue reading Running the Christian Race
One of the words that come out of my mouth the most (at least 5-10 times a day, I've counted), is "I'm so tired," often accompanied by a deep, drawn sigh. Sometimes, I'm not even aware of what I'm saying till the words were already out. I just figured that people must be tired of hearing it from … Continue reading Spiritual weariness
"Death has a curious way of reshuffling one's priorities." Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) I went to my first ever funeral on Monday this week in Taipei, where my grandpa passed away after almost one whole year of battling with illnesses and being sent in and out of the emergency unit … Continue reading #YOLO?
Since the beginning of the year, or more accurately, the start of the 2nd semester of my first year in university, the question of 'how should Christians date?' has been frequently on my mind and lips. I'm nineteen and have never ventured out on a date (not for lack of suitors -- if you can put … Continue reading How should Christians date?
No one human is the same as the other. We all have different personalities, physical appearances, emotional tolerance etc. Stereotyping and labeling each other because of our individuality limits our potentials and disparages our self-concepts and social identities. You will find yourself easily giving up on dreams or goals just because of a label, thinking "I can't … Continue reading My take on society’s toxic labels
I've always wanted to start a blog, yet for some reason just never got around to actually doing it. But as they all say, "everything starts with a dream", both literally and figuratively, since my first blog post is about this dream I had 2 nights ago. First, let me tell you something about myself. I … Continue reading Dreams meet reality