Waiting sucks, doesn’t it? Be it for a friend to come for a meetup or for a grad school’s application decision or for an IELTS result. Whatever it is, we don’t like waiting and once we do have to wait, our hearts go restless. Our natural tendency is that we start to overthink or exaggeratedly… Continue reading Waiting sucks but worry not; pray instead!
Life is not always like walking in beautiful flowery gardens. It also gets bumpy at times and it can get dark and exhausting. We need a lot of energy to live – not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually. Therefore, brothers and sisters, eat well, go see your friends, and most importantly, stay plugged… Continue reading Are you plugged in?
It’s Thursday night but I don’t have to go to work tomorrow! Not that I don’t like my work, I just think that it’s good to have a little break every once in a while. Teaching is both fun and draining at the same time so a long weekend is a really nice treat for tired teachers.… Continue reading Happy long weekend, people!
Both Valentine’s day and Lent season are two things that most people are familiar with. Valentine’s day is explicit with its message about the celebration of love, while Lent in its remembrance of Christ’s suffering is also at the same time talking about a greater love that is overlooked by many. Valentine’s day has been… Continue reading When Valentine’s day and Ash Wednesday meet in one day.
“Kirain y*kult mengandung bakteri baik. Eh, malah bikin batuknya balik.” I said to myself earlier this morning. I just recovered from a cold and cough two days ago but yesterday I made a bad decision based on my assumption. I drank two tiny bottles of fermented milk after school. I thought it was okay to… Continue reading Thou shall not assume.
Two weeks ago I was teaching Indonesian history to my 7th graders. We were talking about Indonesian kingdoms and the artifacts that prove their existence. The artifacts of these kingdoms are in forms of writing on different media such as stones and leaves. I remember one of the questions that I asked my students was:… Continue reading Ebenezer: I am (almost) 27
I have only a few good friends that I would share all my craziness and insignificant cheesiness with. All of them, I did not plan to find but the Lord gave me along my journey. None of them are near me now, we are scattered in different places upon the face of this planet. It… Continue reading I miss my friends.
This is just one of the many favorite verses I have. I am thankful that I have a God that reveals himself through his Word. I am thankful that He does listen when I come to pray to Him. I am thankful that His Word is always available for me in time of need.… Continue reading His Word soothes my soul.
I may start with a defeat. Although it is bitter, it is an excellent reminder to never stop trying and it is a great challenge to keep learning. Happy February!