personally speaking

second wind

   “I will sing, sing, sing  to my God, my King For all else fades away And I will love, love, love  with this heart You made  For You’ve been good always” Still in awe from last night’s Acoustic Worship at Union Church. I’ve had three people pray for me before I went on stage […]

      I have a peculiar relationship with sleep: when something comes up, or I have to finish writing an article or a chapter in our manuscript, it’s the first one on the chopping block. There are just so many things that need to be done that there’s never enough time! If I had my […]

Ok, upon writing the title of this blog post, I just heard the chorus of Ed Sheeran’s overplayed song in my head. But this post has nothing to do with the song. I just thought that I’d come to the blog without any agenda for today, even if I do have a prepared topic to […]

I overheard my coworkers talking about fault lines and earthquakes yesterday. In the wake of Nepal’s earthquakes recently, there has been a resurgence of earthquake preparedness awareness on social media, and it has become a hot topic once again. There’s even a website to help you calculate how far you are from the West Valley […]

Grateful 34 part 1

Yes, I am 34 now. No amount of compliments that I don’t look like my age can change that. And I have to say that 34 feels a lot different from 33, or 30. Unlike the years before, that just blend into the next, 34 feels like a huge cog in the wheel resounding with a solitary […]

“You were wrong. It did work out.” “I am so proud of you.” “Let’s be friends.” “I understand.” “Are you ok?” “You will be fine.” “I’m not going anywhere.” “I’m so glad you’re here.” “Anything I can do to help?” “Where are you?” “I get it.” “I’m sorry for breaking all those promises I made.” […]