The Fear of Failure

Recently, I told God that I was scared to be elevated to a higher position of influence. I might fall into pride or lose the intimacy I have with Him. I might forget that I needed Him and become the kind of person who shouldn’t be looked up to. Going higher can do that to people––I’ve seen it even in myself.

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The Difficulty of Saying Proper Goodbyes

Proper Goodbyes It takes real maturity to say proper goodbyes. That’s what I’ve decided. Anyone can just run away. You make a decision in your mind that you’re moving on to the next stage, next place, next community, job, relationship, or whatever. And then you just do. No looking back. But having proper closure is […]

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Accepting Who I Am

I’ve been realizing something recently: God created me the way I am on purpose. Such a simple truth, but so profound. Each of my personality traits is something He gave me to be used for good. So I have a confession to make: even though I wrote a blog post awhile back claiming to be of […]

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Ready to Dream Again

An open schedule can paralyze me. Instead of pursuing all the personal projects I wanted to do when I was busy, I just watch TV, take naps, and I don’t even know what else. I lose my sense of direction. I’ve been putting off a lot of things lately: Moving, applying for my new visa, buying a keyboard, […]

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