• Prophetic Voice: Starry Night

      The prophetic voice makes everyone uncomfortable. Being prophetic doesn’t necessarily mean predicting the future. The role of the prophets in the Bible was less about predicting the future and more about being the moral compass of the country — usually reminding the King and the country how far they may have strayed from God. Nobody likes… Continue Reading

  • #PuraVida Part 2: the Simple Life

    Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. — Confucius Ain’t that the truth, Confucius. Ain’t that the truth… Perhaps it may not ring true to you, but it does to me. I have a tendency to make a mess of things; to make things more complicated than they need to be. Spending that… Continue Reading

  • She Only Loved Me for My Hair

    Not many folks in the Bible can claim that they killed a lion with their bare hands. But Samson did just that. Even before birth, Samson was set aside for a special purpose. An angel appeared to his mother with pretty specific instructions: “You are barren and childless, (I mean, geez. Sensitive much, Angel?) but… Continue Reading

  • #PuraVida

    Not just a pretty phrase but also a lifestyle; a positive aptitude towards life; a philosophy of happiness; a happy way to live that simply says IMPOSSIBLE TO BE BETTER IN THIS LIFE! — from a t-shirt Breathe. And be… That’s something that’s quite often taken for granted… and something that takes a little while to be… Continue Reading

  • Coming “HOME”

    Dae Shik and I arrived a bit late for the opening worship. Instead of quietly rushing into the sanctuary, I found myself hesitating to go in. I think he did too. Everything felt so strange in a situation where everything should be so familiar. It was the second time in the summer of 2017 where… Continue Reading

  • Quick Update

    Some of you who have been subscribed to this blog through email might’ve noticed the sudden updates. I apologize for that. After several months of transferring from WordPress to Medium — I decided to come back to WordPress as it allowed me a little bit more flexibility in things I want to do. The catch… Continue Reading

  • #ParentingFail

    I can’t pinpoint the moment I knew that spiders would always send a cold shiver down to the depths of my soul. Our first year of marriage, we found a spider bigger than the size of my hand (the size of my full hand) waiting for us, chilling on our wall. Usually my wife takes… Continue Reading