A Reflection on Grieving

In university, I read many books considered classics in French literature. One of them was Albert Camus’ existential novella, L’Etranger (The Stranger). The work begins dramatically with a profound announcement delivered by the main character, “Aujourd’hui, Maman est morte” (or in English, “Mom died today”). Camus’ main character, Meursault, shows no sadness or emotion overContinue reading “A Reflection on Grieving”

Choose to Be a Blessing

I am rapidly learning how difficult it is to fully articulate a biblical teaching or even the gospel message in a concise blog. I often feel ill-equipped as I face the blank page. Writer’s block sets in. Insecurities take over. There is so much to learn, and it will be a lifelong pursuit and practice.Continue reading “Choose to Be a Blessing”

Letter to a Friend, Part Deux

Dear friend, You might be wondering why I opted to write “Part Deux” as opposed to “Part Two.” Am I a snob? Am I trying to impress? Probably so. Actually, no.  I was once fluent in French. I majored in the language in university and had the opportunity to study abroad to develop fluency and experienceContinue reading “Letter to a Friend, Part Deux”