encouraging the encourager, who God is

encouraging the encourager

After my last blog “fan into flame the gift of God: my journey in the interpretation and translation ministry“, the preacher whom I mentioned in it shared with me that, although she was the one who encouraged me years ago to spur me on my journey in the interpretation ministry, this time round it was…

fan into flame the gift of God, interpretation, interpretation ministry

fan into flame the gift of God: my journey in the interpretation and translation ministry

Interpreter: translates orallyTranslator: interprets written text After a year of living life differently, I am looking back at my one-year journey of serving in the bilingual (English and Chinese) interpretation ministry of our church. A ministry that I committed to after overcoming the initial apprehension and resistance. I am not new to the ministry as…

standing on firm ground

on firm ground

If you feel like you’re losing everything, remember that trees lose their leaves every year and they still stand tall and wait for better days to come. — Unknown It was almost this time last year that I made the decision to change the course of my life. After indulging myself in 2 carefree years…

a season of rest

Turning down the volume of the world to listen to the whispers of God… When my country went into a partial lockdown to contain the pandemic in mid-March, I entered into a season a rest. I was in the state of near exhaustion at the time after I mercilessly drove myself hard into my new…

counting blessings

Isaiah 55:8-9 8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts,     neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. 9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth,     so are my ways higher than your ways     and my thoughts than your thoughts. It has been a long while since my last blog. Many things have happened and changes taken…

melaka, windmill dutch square, stadhuys

colours of historic city Melaka

I was planning my solo trip to Thailand when I found out my friend Vivian from home was going to be posted to the city of Melaka (English: Malacca). Without much persuasion, I decided to change course and head south instead of going up north. The historic city Melaka is only 1.5 – 2 hours’…