my journey

2016: the year of mourning

Definition of mourning 1:  the act of sorrowing Mourning is often associated with grief over death of a person. Death is one of the most painful experiences in life. I've experienced mourning over loved ones. But this year, I also learned that mourning happens when you experience loss in other ways... and it's even necessary. Nothing… Continue reading 2016: the year of mourning

church life · kidmin · leadership · my journey

22 years later in KidMin

My very first paid position in children's ministry was in August 1994. I was only 21, and I had no idea that I even wanted to go into ministry. However, my college pastor saw the potential in me, and hired me as an intern... to run preschool - elementary of about 80 children. Honestly, I… Continue reading 22 years later in KidMin

my journey · randoms stuff

I Can’t Make This Stuff Up…

Me:  I happen to log in today, and I see a charge on my card that I know is NOT mine. CC Customer Service: Would you like to add an authorization so it goes through? Me: Uhm... I'm the only one authorized to use this card. I think there might have been fraud. CS: Are… Continue reading I Can’t Make This Stuff Up…

christian life · my journey

Life Interrupted 2015

Okay... I have to be honest... I was starting to itch a little in the beginning of 2015. I was feeling a bit tired of the same city, the same routine, the same apartment, the same everything... But as I've always said, "I'm going to enjoy and live life to the fullest wherever God puts… Continue reading Life Interrupted 2015

christian life · family · my journey

Hard to Love… Hard to Trust…

Do you have people in your life that are pretty much impossible to love? You keep trying... and trying... and trying... You've given a second chance, third chance, fourth chance... so many chances that you forget how many times you actually gave them benefit of the doubt. And you have told yourself that you don't… Continue reading Hard to Love… Hard to Trust…