Anxiety is not Mine

For my entire life, I’ve walked the laborious road of anxiety and OCD. Compulsions and panic attacks have ruled me. I have had countless sleepless nights, palpitations, and times where I felt paralyzed by the prospect of the future. I’ve felt the oppressive choke that anxiety grips around the throat, expecting both obedience and allegiance.…

The God Who Sees


When I was seventeen years old, I came to know the Biblical story of Hagar. Through reading her story, I stored up treasure in my heart about who God is. Hagar was commissioned by Sarah to become pregnant by Abraham, a sore and sorry attempt to enact and speed-up God’s plan to make Abraham’s seed numerous and fulfil the promise that the Lord had made.…

Kiss the Wave


I don’t dream often. Or when I do dream, I seldom remember anything about it. Life has been a bit of a blur this summer, it seems like a revolving door of challenges and frustrations, hurts and pains, with an overarching theme of hectic busyness.…

Morbid Introspection


Yesterday morning, our Sunday School class studied 1 John 3:19-22, which says:

We will know by this that we are of the truth, and will assure our heart before Him in whatever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

We Get Richer From Our Aching


I was once given the advice of “steward your disappointments.” I thought that I understood it then, but I more certainly understand it now. I don’t have to talk about my own sufferings or disappointments in order to convey to you the weightiness and distress that comes alongside difficulty.…

A Burden to Joyfully Bear


I received some difficult, hurtful news yesterday. News that caused pride to surface, rage to bubble-up, and pain to abound. As I laid in bed, desperately trying to escape the taunting lies that filled-up my head, I was met with restlessness and sleeplessness instead of peace.…