You may not believe, but recently, I felt both fearful and joyful. Words of people do have force, and if they are hurtful, threatening, and accusing, even if you don't see them and know personally, they can evoke reactions including fear. I certainly felt that these days. Most people in social media are quick to comment, … Continue reading Feeling Fearful and Feeling Joyful
Respect is such a beautiful and noble term to us. It is such a positive trait every time it is used in writing, speech, etc. But does it mean it is always right to respect?
Many people equate greatness with popularity. And to be popular nowadays, you should be doing outrageous things like wearing grandiose outfits like Lady Gaga or get sexually vocal like Miley Cyrus or do something controversial or sensational shows like producing "The New Family" or "Game of Thrones." I beg to differ. To be great, no … Continue reading Great and Unpopular!
I'm 24. My father always calls me an "eligible bachelor," describing me as capable enough, responsible enough, and handsome (!) enough to get married. While you may think I get elated when I hear that, it actually worries me. Because I've heard men like me who were praised the same and it got to their … Continue reading Getting Married is Not a Joke!
I thank God that I am able to read, and that He gave me a great desire to read. There are only a few things that I can say have done so much to my life than reading. For me, reading is a huge blessing that everyone must have. So I feel pity for those … Continue reading Take Up and Read
Is it bad to give up? At first I thought it is, because we always get this message anywhere that you should not give up. Well it may sound pretty honorable, but the fact is, there are times when it is necessary, and right, to give up.
There are many fathers in this word--in the sense that they have a child. But true fathers--good fathers--are hard to find. You can more easily find a good mother than a good father. That's why they are really precious in these modern times. What makes a good father even harder to find is when you … Continue reading The Scarcity of Good Fathers
I'm an avid reader. Whether in print, or any other media, I find reading a pleasure. Just from September to December this past year, I have read fourteen titles, beside the Bible, and shared what I learned from each of them on social media. Nevertheless, I find in myself and others' writing as well, whether … Continue reading Bringing Back the “Deepness”
We frequently hear or watch or read about "falling in love," "falling out of love," that kind of love, etc. But rarely do we hear something about "falling short of love." I've taught someone about loving God and she said when I was in mid-sentence, "I think I do love God, not as you might … Continue reading Falling Short of Love
Being a good firstborn is similar to one aspect of Jesus, because He is the greatest firstborn who ever lived.