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…

new season, still standing, change is good

still standing

When I started to notice many whom I believe are keen crafters or festive decoration enthusiasts checking my old blogs on Christmas crafts out, I was reminded that the special season of the year is fast approaching and the year will soon draw to a close. It seems like it was only a few short…

a time for everything, year-end reflection, faith reflection

a time for everything

I can hardly believe the year is coming to an end. Really, where has the time gone? The memory of celebrating the last Christmas seems to be still fresh and lingering, yet we are preparing to welcome my favourite time of the year again in just a couple of weeks’ time. Truly, how time flies!…