Call it whatever you want; A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. I’ve had several instances in my life when I’ve had chance encounters that seemed orchestrated by the universe. These were encounters I couldn’t have devised on my own as they happened so organically.
I am so excited to share with you the project I’ve been working on for the last year: Simple Workbooks to Solve Life’s Intricate Dilemmas. These are short workbooks (approximately 35 pages each) that cover a multitude of topics as you can see from the image above.
Monday was a momentous day for me. My husband, who has been working on his PhD for NINE YEARS ended this long journey by defending his dissertation and received his doctorate in Philosophy, Religion and Theology.
There was a time when spring break, winter break, summer break—all forms of school break—were looked upon with excitement and anticipation. And then I had a child. Oh, have those feelings changed.
I began to experience disillusionment with conservative evangelical Christianity about 15 years ago, during college, and it became unavoidable after college. I never had a desire to abandon my Christian faith altogether though. There was a gut sense that there was something within the tradition I could still connect with.
I know this sounds like a paradox—the joy of surrendering. But I swear by it. I recently experienced the overwhelming joy that comes from surrendering to an unfavorable situation and want to share my story with you.
I’ve alluded a lot to how much resistance I’ve experienced towards my calling as a minister. Part of the reason for this is because I grew up in a conservative Korean Christian community where women weren’t allowed to be ordained.