Last month I had a breakdown. Physically, Emotionally and Mentally I felt broken and disillusioned with my life. As many who are reading this will know I am currently living in a country in East Asia. I found myself crying uncontrollably. Weeping with no tears coming out. Screaming inaudibly. Paralysed with fear and crippled with [...]
Fear is good. Fear is what makes you look twice when you cross the road. Fear is what drives you to re-read essays, fear is what makes you go to the doctors for a health check. However, we can all think of one situation where our healthy fears and anxieties crossed this healthy threshold and [...]
Abandoned but not Forgotten. Pain but not alone.
Deal with your shame or it will deal with you.
When Will You Come for Your Daughters and Sons? Kim Burrell https://open.spotify.com/track/2IhQmDNrexUXm9Py6Lb3Eq?si=s7bXhfbQQr2vcr6XFix0Sw When - Kirk Franklin, Kim Burrell, Lalah Hathaway One of the biggest lessons my time in China has taught me has been the meaning of living as an exile". An exile is "one removed from his or her homeland for a reason." As [...]
He met her when he was 16. After first glance, he knew she was the one for him. She had bright eyes, she had smooth skin, she was soft spoken. He liked the way she treasured God above all else. She experienced similar feelings. He had a chiselled jaw, he was funny, and he [...]
If you haven’t read part one this will not make that much sense make sure to check out part one here! As touched upon earlier, our fears play a key role in our sanctification and growth. Without a healthy sense of fear it is near impossible to have a healthy work effect. The book of [...]
'I have learnt much more about the grace of God in times of darkness than in times of prosperity' - Tim Keller I feel this blog will slowly move into a reflections/review/thoughts page of a lot to the Christian material that I tend to consume in certain periods. Currently times are 马马虎虎 (google it). But [...]
Today's edition is short. Listening to the Black Berea podcast today reminded me of how many dreams regret robs us of, and how intoxicating nostalgia can be. Regret romanticises the real grit and ugliness of success. Meanwhile, nostalgia hides us from the true need for constant progression. While away from home it is easy to [...]