Waiting is Only for a Season

Waiting is one of the hardest things to do. It's one of the toughest parts about faith. If you need some encouragement in the waiting, click through to read the full article!

There are many promises from God I’m still waiting on. By promises, I mean things that God has spoken to me personally. Words I’m holding onto in faith. Things He told me He would do sometime in the future. Some of them are big things, things much bigger than me. But some of them are just […]

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The Need for Caution

As a piano major, I learned how to put everything on the line. It was an extremely valuable experience. Back then, my identity was wrapped up in performing, so going up on that stage felt like risking everything. It was terrifying. Which is why I can look back on those experiences with so much exhilaration. I learned […]

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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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Discovery through Denial

Last weekend, I did my first ever 3-day water fast (as in, I drank only water for 3 days). I have never felt so physically weak in my life. Or so mentally and emotionally refreshed. It was a somewhat spontaneous adventure––the idea just came to me the week before. But the more I considered the idea, […]

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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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Overcoming My Fear of Making Mistakes

I have always been very conscious about doing what is right. Dubbed a “goody-two-shoes” by my stepsister growing up, I often found my standards of integrity and morality to be outside the norm, even among Christians or other “good students”. I like this about myself. I continue to uphold high standards of integrity and morality. […]

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