Arranged Marriage: The was picture my grandmother took and gave to the matchmaker, who then sent it to my grandfather in Japan. He chose her and never met her until their marriage was already in the process. Japan ruled over Taiwan for more than 50 years, so Japanese language and culture were heavily instilled. Continue reading “Living a Life Worthy of the Calling”
Snapchat: Why I Decided To Delete It
Before you throw out all the reasons why I’m taking this way to seriously or that this doesn’t relate to you, let me tell you: I’m not asking you to delete Snapchat. Whether you intend to keep using it, to use it more, or to use it less, is up to you. But I’m giving you the reasons why I found it detrimental to my life and how it began to feed into my own selfish desires. Continue reading ” Why I Deleted Snapchat for 2016″
We all have that one friend who is just HORRIBLE at responding. It doesn’t matter if it’s text, email, Facebook messenger, Snapchat, or any other form of communication. That person is just straight up bad at responding. That’s it. Nothing else needs to be said. Continue reading “What Does Not Responding to Texts Say About You?”
Hear the word of the Lord,
you rulers of Sodom!
Give ear to the teaching of our God,
you people of Gomorrah!
11 “What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices?
says the Lord;
I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams
and the fat of well-fed beasts;
I do not delight in the blood of bulls,
or of lambs, or of goats.
Continue reading “Is My Worship To God Hypocritical?”
1. Set aside time for God’s Word
In the Bible we find endless examples of how important it is to know and treasure God’s Word. For instance:“Blessed is the man who[se]…delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night” (Psalm 1:1-2).“How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word” (Psalm 119:9). And my personal favorite:“How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” (Psalm 119:103) Continue reading “8 Christian Disciplines Worth Pursuing”
It’s summer! School is out and the weather’s great. For most of us, what we would like to do is curl up in a little ball and spend our time in bed with our best friends Youtube and Netflix. For me, I would consider myself part of that population. I love to lounge around with friends and watch random videos in groggy hot weather. Continue reading “Some Summer Reading, Part III: Calvin’s List”
As college students, most of us live away from home. We rent out apartments, live in dorms, and find ourselves apart from family months at a time. So when we find ourselves going home for breaks, the time is limited and precious. Continue reading “Caring for Your Parents”