Sometimes God brings you into a season, a noticeable pattern of life, and changes the way you look at things for a time. That season now, for me, is called 1 Corinthians 13:13. A lovely little verse we skip over to when Paul starts telling us about “adulting” because we want to hear the end … More Faith, Hope, and Love and Chinese Tests
Are you lost and tired in a world of miscommunication with someone you love? I’ve been there. Today I found an old post while looking through the drafts before writing, and this one seemed to fit the week I have been living, so I hope to use it to encourage both you all and myself. … More “That’s Ok, I’ll Help You” and Good News!
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