Deal with your shame or it will deal with you.
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 [...]
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 [...]
千里之行，始於足下 - A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. I have been in China for nearly 8 months. I am currently going through what many expats call 'culture shock' or a crisis of feeling stressed and upset about being in the Middle Kingdom and away from home. For me, this seems [...]
The traits you see as minor ‘flaws’ in your friends WILL get worse over time, not better. Life taught me this in the harshest of ways. We often hear ‘they’ll grow out of it’ or ‘they’ll get better’. We seem to forget that with all things in life, there are painful means to an end, [...]
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 [...]