This is the final episode of Everyday Life: Chinese Edition, and I have to say it has been a whirlwind of crazy this week, but I’ll spare you the violin quartet and get right to the God stuff: Tuesday: The Long Mile Tuesday is one of the longest days of my week, and so I … More Everyday Life: Chinese Edition: Day 6 & 7: The Final Round
Rewind It is now Wednesday night, but allow me to return to a matter that happened over the weekend. (PS– 10 PM here in Taiwan is 9 AM in CST.) Last time I wrote about praying for a friend and a sweetly-given answer from God (If you have not read it, go back right now … More A Second Answer
Yes, he does. I have a friend who has been praying for a long time about something, and if you have ever prayed for someone for a long time, you might know how easy it is to get tired and start to lose hope that God is doing anything. Well, he is, and I hope … More Does God Really Hear What I’m Saying?
The Devil Wants You Tired At five o’clock I was ready to crash. Granted, I do seem to get worn out much more easily here in Taiwan than in America, but five o’clock? An overwhelming urge to sleep washed over me and I sought the couch for a short nap if it would come. Waves … More The Devil Wants You Tired/ God Gives Hope
Can the Gospel be found in Daoism? No… But if Chen Jie has a curious Daoist customer, the Gospel might be spoken through someone who has no idea they are the Lord’s mouthpiece. I have some very important music- and school-related updates at the end, but first, before I tell you about any of these, … More The Gospel through a Daoist, God Saves from Suicide, and Chen Jie’s Funny English: 3 Awesome Stories
Things I Recommend You may know that I had to make a mad dash to Hong Kong this last week, on account of me being slightly illegally here (only by 38 days) on accident (overstayed my visa…). I do not recommend anyone going to Hong Kong in the same manner as I, but I can … More Phew, Thank God for Student-hood!
As I was preparing to get my visa turned into an Alien Resident Card (ARC), I suddenly realized that I do not actually have a valid visa to do anything with! I will spare you the raw details, but suffice it to say, I was under the impression I had more time, but that I … More Another Urgent Prayer Request!
For a girl who hardly sweat a day in her life, even when exercising, this Taiwanese idea of summer is a bit much. I sweat in the sun, I sweat in the shade, I sweat when I wake up, I sweat when I lie down… this could be a Bible verse if I switched a … More When the Missionary life isn’t so Fabulous: Out of Town for the Surgery
I personally love it when you get to Tuesday and you can say, “Well, this week is over,” because you know how fast everything will seem as you go through each day. By the end of the week you are like, “Wow, it is going to happen all over again!” Seemingly in opposition to that, when … More Two Months and Counting!
Okay, the cat’s out of the bag! Here is what happened with my visa: But first, God: This week, God healed my knee when someone prayed for me! Shifted back into place as Andrea prayed for me and pain left by the time I got home that night! No crazy 2-month-long acupuncture needs! (I injured … More Wrong Stamps on Passports and Good Friends