Last youth meeting with the boys, I realized something very important. Honestly, I was not prepared to teach that night. Instead, I shared something that was in my heart for quite some time, ever since talking to Kuya Mike last week. It was a short activity, which is, in a way, my little way of… Continue reading January 27, 2014: Lacking Focus
We’ve been reading through Joseph’s story in the past few days. Today, while reading through it, a question came into my mind. Was it wrong that Joseph was favored more than his brothers? Was it a fault on Jacob’s part that he had loved Joseph more than the others? Was it a fault on Joseph’s… Continue reading January 22, 2014: Is it wrong to dream?
Yesterday, we went ice skating — most of the youth with us. It was my first time. The moment I stepped on the ice was the moment I knew I lost all control of whatever “solid ground” I knew before. As Owen stepped on struggling toward the direction of the other skaters, I waddle behind… Continue reading January 21, 2014: Learning from Ice Skating
So it seems that all the months of late night bible study, work, and everything else has finally taken it’s toll on me. I would never have imagined that something like this could happen to me… but I am exhausted, drained, and dry. I’ve been trying to keep up with the readings, but I have… Continue reading January 19, 2014: Exhaustion
Reflecting on a previous reading again. Taking it in a little slowly lately. Nevertheless! Not stopping… Making Mistakes The bible is full of imperfect people. Even in the book of Genesis alone, it started with Adam and Eve–Then Cain, then Lot, then Abraham, etc… Notice that earlier in Genesis, Abraham was caught several times lying–saying… Continue reading January 16, 2014: Deja Vu
This one is combined of 13 and 14. I think it would be worth dwelling on a couple of verses from the past readings. I just realized that I am a slow reader. 🙂 Slow to digest, and slow to read. There are certain things that linger in my thoughts. Let me make this a… Continue reading January 14, 2014
This is for combined January 11 & 12. Caught up on my readings! Ah, I am sorry. I missed a day. Here I am! I love hearing these words. Every time I read it in the bible, I am in awe of the people who have spoken these same words when God called them. In… Continue reading January 12, 2014