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prayer

Unloading Soul Issues

If you happen to hear me pray, you’d be surprised to find it lathered with complaints, “Lord, why is this thing so hard?” or “What’s wrong with this person.” It’s always about the specific details of my circumstances, others, what they failed to do. Never about the ‘me’ factor in the issue. Agreed. It’s not […]

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prayer | provision

State Your Request

The little boy walked in the middle of the toy-ridden area rug. He stood in between me and my husband, who was hooked on a show. With a low voice and longing gaze, he asked for snacks. Failing to hear his request the first time, I asked him for a repeat. “I want to eat […]

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prayer | real stories

Simply Ask

I settled my handphone down the soft seat cushion of our blue sofa. Vitality drained out of my pores. I let out a deep sigh. What a talented wordsmith. I can never be… My body slouched, sinking lower and lower, wishing I could conceal myself in the interior of the feather fillings underneath the seat […]

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To Be Someone More Honorable Than The Brothers

Does your mind ramble around when you get to the Book of 1 Chronicles, reading through a steady repetition of names in a blur? I do. And yes, I’m tempted to skip those chapters that perorate genealogies beginning from Adam, unless, I’m a Theologian where it’s necessary to scrutinize every nook and cranny for elucidation. […]

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prayer | real stories

The Tornado Warning | Real Stories

It was already early evening when took the drive to the Asian grocery store. I pushed my husband into action, who wouldn’t budge from his home office chair writing software codes. “We had to hurry before the store ran out of pork char sui!” A food item I’ve thought of for our dinner that day. […]

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