Dependence On God

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4 Things to Consider When Thinking About Your Job

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For some of us, our current job represents a gateway to a meaningful career. For others, it may be the very means to survival.  Whatever you may feel about your job now, know that God offers Himself to you. You need not go into it alone.
a woman sitting on a wheelchair is feeling sad and lonely

Why We Feel Uncomfortable Around Disabled People

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I once talked to a mother whose child had autism, and she told me of a heart-breaking experience. The mum had brought her child to Sunday school, but the child’s behaviour had upset the other mums whose kids were in the same class.

3 Visible Signs Your Life Has Been Transformed

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I used to believe that I could change myself—become a better person, as smart and talented as I imagined I could be. And so I immersed myself in all sorts of activities and studies, expecting this change—better grades and overall accomplishment in life—to make me feel satisfied. After all was said and done, my endeavors remained futile.

To My Little Girl on International Women's Day

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Today, men and women are elevating the heroic achievements of women, and others are bringing attention to the debate on gender roles and equality. Some will say we’ve made progress, and they will be right. Others will focus on how far we have yet to go, and they will be right too.
Woman on her knees resting her head on a bed

Help, My Body's Out of Control!

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I’m not sure how I got down this particular rabbit hole, but I ended up reading an article about body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs). And what I read crushed me.

3 Signs That You’re Burned Out from Serving

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29 September, 2010. That was the day I realized I was burned out. As a young Christian undergraduate, I thought that I was immune to burnout. After all, wasn’t I doing everything “right” by serving in multiple church and campus ministries every week?

Quitting my Job for Nepal

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I remember distinctly the speaker’s call that Sunday: give one year of your life to missions. It was during the “missions month” in my church.
Jeremiah 17:9 - Fasting with a pure heart can honor and glorify god

Why I’m Fasting for the First Time

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“Do you love God more than you love sugar?” A small voice in my head asked. I wavered, and was struck by the fact that I actually hesitated. We all have our coping mechanisms in times of stress and pressure.

5 Things I Learned When I Couldn’t Find A Job

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I was unemployed for almost a whole year. Over that period, I faced rejection after rejection, so much so that I grew accustomed to disappointment. At the time, I kept asking myself this question: what am I going to do with my life?