Category Archives: Christian Life

Mom asks (about): Punishment, and the Promised Land

Our punishment comes through trials, and our trials shape our character. Giving us commandments and shaping our character is God’s way of saying, “I love you, and you are Mine.” Continue reading

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Mom asks (for): Notes on Deuteronomy

Moses wrote the book as some kind of checkpoint for the Israelites as they were about to enter the promised land. Here, Moses recalls God’s commandments, and highlights the importance of obedience. Continue reading

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Dare to Believe: 空 (sky and emptiness)

2016 feels like a flashback to the things I wished I had done differently in the past ten years: the things I took for granted, the battles I ran away from, and the times when I had let my pride and ego prevail instead of love and humility. Continue reading

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Dare to Believe: Defy Logic

Faith breeds trust, trust breeds reliance, reliance brings hope. It’s unconventional. It’s counter-intuitive and it’s countercultural — just like shouting at a big city wall so that it would tumble down. Continue reading

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R.B.F. (Happy 33 to me!)

RBF: It’s when your resting facial expression makes you look like you’re mad at everyone, or ready to kick someone in the face. Continue reading

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Dare to Believe: Pedal to the metal

I found myself asking — even questioning — God: what did I do wrong? Was I doing something bad? Is wanting to be happy a bad thing? Why did I feel so defeated? Why did I feel like my life was falling apart when God promises restoration, revival, and healing? Continue reading

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Thoughts on Acts 28:17-30 (End)

This was the last recorded “trial” of Paul, and interestingly, Luke also spared a few lines about two more years of Paul’s residence in Rome. Continue reading

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