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“Being” (Quick) to Listen

I wonder why James said “be” quick to listen and not just command: “Listen quickly”. I have been pondering more about the concept of listening as I have been working as a therapist, and realized how important that is to any relationship. I have also...  read more

An Open Letter to Christians: Breathe

previously published in March 2006 Oh, the “conversion experience!” Do you remember how it first felt? Do you remember that lightness in your step? That extra bounce in your walk? And that feeling of complete freedom as if your entire chest cavity had...  read more

Unraveling the Mystery of the Universe

previously published in March 2005 There was a show that aired during the mid 1990’s that gripped the attention of most all of its viewers. The shows introduction went something like this. “On June 19th, 1993, Amy Ann Suthers was found as the apparent...  read more

Love is Surrender

After 40 years as a Christian I continue to learn in many ways. One of the most important of these is what it means to love God and others. Recently I have been looking at love to God as surrender to Him. Surrender is an easily misunderstood word. The...  read more

Stranger in a Strange Land

"Then Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying, 4 “I am a foreigner and a visitor among you. Give me property for a burial place among you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.” Genesis 23:3-4 As an expat living in...  read more

Yes, Andrews Was My Safety School

I did not want to attend Andrews University. I grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey, a largely urbanized area with a saturated magnet high school market. Essentially, this meant that I attended class alongside everyone on the socioeconomic spectrum, from...  read more

Cleaning House

It all started when a guest from church came to visit our house. I wasn’t there at the time, but to hear my Father-in-law tell it, the guest actually cried when she saw our linoleum floor. Not cries of joy, mind you. “I never knew you lived in such...  read more

Doesn’t Prayer Scare You?

previously published on January 2007 Jesus prayed a lot, right? No doubt He also blatantly instructed us to do it. And as Christians whose goal it is to be Christ-like, shouldn’t I do it too? Although, there are plenty of things that Jesus did that I...  read more

Staying Emotionally & Spiritually Healthy in Today’s World

previously published on January 2006 How can we stay emotionally and spiritually healthy in today’s world? There are many challenges that we first- and second-generation Korean Americans, face today. It can be difficult navigating our way through the...  read more

Patience & Persistence

After more than a year, today, I’m still praying for several prayer requests to be answered; prayers that I would like to think God would want to answer (such as prayers for a familial relationship to be restored, for a person I work with to come to know...  read more