{Write31Days} Day 1: Proverbs 1

Key Verse: The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. (Proverbs 1:7) Today’s passage reminds me of my conversation with my officemates over lunch this afternoon. I was sort of complaining to them how disappointed I am with people who have doctorate degrees yet seemingly look ignorant because the answers they offer to simple questions are often technical and complicated. I was actually referring to people who […]

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Many are the plans in the man’s heart but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails

Something interesting happened to me this week. Last Monday, I was walking on my way to our office when I suddenly thought about asking God whether I should start praying for a new work again. Surprisingly, the answer immediately came to me in the afternoon when a former officemate of mine sent me an email about the job opening in their office. I didn’t pay attention to her email at first but when I finally […]

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Counting My Blessings

Last week, I felt a little uneasy when reality finally hit me that we are now again in the last quarter of the year. I started recalling all the goals I’ve set during the earlier part of the year and I realized that I still haven’t accomplished anything this year. I’m about to feel frustrated and disappointed again when God reminded me this: “my child, have you not already ┬áreceived what you have been asking […]

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