ALL experts started where I was - knowing nothing but ARMED with a thirst for learning and resilience.
"Now that I have seen, I am responsible."
Sometimes, we can find it very hard to determine whether something is right or wrong, especially when what is "potentially" right is not what we want. Obedience is even harder because it is going beyond acknowledging that something is right - it is actually doing what is right. Nowadays, our judgment of right and wrong… Continue reading Right VS Wrong
This isn't about getting people to see who I am. Rather, this is about getting people to see who God was, who God is, and who He remains to be, despite of who we are.
Last night, I watched The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian and was reminded of how God delights in us having a faith like that of a child. We see how after a year away from Narnia, Peter (the eldest) becomes impatient, wondering when or if they were ever going back to Narnia; and Susan… Continue reading A Faith like a Child’s
Watching The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is like watching The Passion of the Christ but with a much lighter mood, using animals and other imageries to convey meaning. The story is rich with all kinds of parallelisms from the bible and although I am tempted to break all of it down, I would… Continue reading A Brief Reflection on The Chronicles of Narnia – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Crab Mentality is a way of thinking that is associated with the phrase "if I can't have it, neither can you". It is a habit of bringing other people down, especially those who are succeeding or progressing in life. If you think you have never experienced this kind of mentality, I urge you to think again. Think about your social media accounts and the daily feed you get from it. Think about the news, ads, and shows on television. All of which stir your thoughts towards gossip and desire, convincing you of needing otherwise unnecessary things, creating a society of green-eyed monsters.
I don't know about you, but I tend to grumble. I talk to myself or to God and I say what's on my mind. Although it helps to let the frustrations out, hearing ourselves speak about too much negativity can lead us to dark paths. We grumble and complain, and we become ungrateful; much like… Continue reading Not-So-Famous Bible Stories: God Provides
Christmas to me has always been about giving. We are not a well-off family. I live independently, working far from home, and I survive from paycheck to paycheck. I pay for my own rent, bills, and food and I provide for my family as much as I can. Life has been really hard for me.… Continue reading The True Meaning of Christmas
I've always loved to write. But often, I would end up keeping my works to myself. As I mentioned in an article on anxiety, I overthink A LOT. If my writing doesn't meet the world's standards, I fear the judgments and criticisms to come. If it does turn out to be a success, I fear… Continue reading Struggling with Fear