Taking Myself Seriously

This year, God has been challenging me to take myself seriously. As an intercessor, worship leader, shepherd, and influencer. And a big part of that has been choosing to cut certain things out of my life. In order to gain something, you often have to forfeit other things. So I’ve been rearranging the way I […]

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More Than Good Enough: Overcoming the Pressure to Perform

There was a time when practicing the piano was a part of my daily life. Actually that “time” was quite long, it spanned most of my life. I forget that sometimes in my life now. But when I randomly decide to sit down at my keyboard and play some Chopin, it all comes rushing back. […]

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Unexpected Reminders (Classical Music)

Almost two weeks ago now, I was sitting in church when something unexpected happened. A realization hit me so hard I ended up leaning against the wall sobbing during closing praise. On the verge of starting my first full time job (as a kindergarten teacher) and shepherding my first small group at church, I assumed […]

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Music-making

When the new semester started a few weeks ago, I thought I was going to hate Tuesdays. Wake up at 7:30am, hour-long commute to school, piano lesson at 10am, 2-hour studio class at 3pm (almost entirely in Korean), then hour-long commute to the prayer tabernacle to practice and then serve from 8-10pm. But after “enduring” […]

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Playing the Piano

It’s crazy how whenever I lose sight of my dreams, God brings them back to me. I may forget, but He never does…

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Studio Class

Earlier I was planning to write a post about my first studio class and all the interesting little things that happened (like how we just ate food and chatted for the first 40 minutes until someone finally volunteered to play), but now I am simply too tired.  This is mostly because near the end of […]

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