I am often caught up in the memories of the past and/or carried away by the dreams of the future. I often don’t realize that I can’t go back or go forward since I am stuck here in the present. I miss the memories so bad or I plan the future too much that I… Continue reading Live in the moment.
Before I finally hit 27, I had been contemplating on how I was going to live the rest of my life. I am getting into a critical stage of life called late-twenties, people, the three-O is coming like real soon. Each time I am near to meeting my birthday, I always think that the end… Continue reading Twenty Seven.
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!
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.
What are you thankful for today? I am thankful for books!! I have been an avid reader since I was a kid. I remember spending my recess time reading books in the library when I was in elementary school – of course I went to the library if I was bored fighting with the boys… Continue reading Thankful for books!
What are you thankful for today? I realized that it is a good question to ask every day. Sometimes, we are just too busy making a living that we forget the gift of living itself, to enjoy every step of the way. I think it is good to just pause for a few minutes every… Continue reading A lesson from a trip to Jakarta #1
Oscar Wilde once said, “Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.” I love the quote because it is a reminder that we are all humans, we both win and lose along the long way of life. Looking back to the year that has just passed, 2017, I have got many more… Continue reading A fresh start – Welcome 2018!
I am kind of tired of having to say that it has been a long time since the last time I wrote. I have not been able to push myself enough to write daily and I will try to do it again. It has been an amazing journey with lots of stories, but I have… Continue reading My best imperfect couple