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How A Sabbath Can Go Wrong

How A Sabbath Can Go Wrong

Sabbath: a period of rest (Oxford Dictionary) I’m like a toddler not wanting to take her nap. Sabbath rest does not come easily for me. I want it to come easily. Unlike most toddlers, I actually want my nap. But, like most overstimulated toddlers, my […]

When You Suddenly Realize You Need to Understand the Sabbath

When You Suddenly Realize You Need to Understand the Sabbath

April feels a bit like a runaway roller coaster. And it’s just begun, people. I think it has to do with how winter is melting away, yet summer isn’t here. We are still in the thick of all the things and it feels a bit […]

How To Know You Married The Right Person

How To Know You Married The Right Person

Like storm clouds rolling in, I swept into the living room and thundered, “Our marriage is horrible.” My husband came over towards me, brave soul to brave the storm. “Are you just tired?” he asked. I was tired. Bone tired from children that don’t sleep […]

How Changing Your Focus Changes You

How Changing Your Focus Changes You

My five-year-old had just finished up a trial karate class. As he walked towards us, my two-year-old ran to him and hugged him like he hadn’t just been playing with him less than an hour ago, like he hadn’t just sat there watching him the […]

When the Child Came to Us

When the Child Came to Us

Horn honking, we raced through the streets of Taipei towards the nearest hospital. The baby’s head was already working his way out. Would he be born in a car? They raced to get me inside. My Chinese was basic at best, and I yelled between […]