I’ve been struggling with reconciling two ideas in regards to pursuing our dreams and I recently had a breakthrough. There’s two opposing schools of thought when it comes to this topic. For simplicity’s sake, I’ll refer to them as the western spiritual school of thought and the eastern spiritual school of thought.
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.
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.
I believe I’ve shared before that I hate being confused about big life situations. For a time, I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life and it was excruciating for me to wait in the unknown. My husband makes fun of me because this plays out in minor areas of my life where I actually do have control.
Before and after my child came into the world, my husband and I were inundated with advice from parents. Here’s the best way to sleep train, one would say. Baby led weaning instead of purees is best, another would say.
A reader emailed me a couple of weeks ago with a question about one of my posts. It was such a great question that I wanted to dedicate an entire post to it.