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A Travelling Frog and a Sick King

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Happy Chinese New Year! Hope you have been having an enjoyable break. I’ve been sick over the past week but am back on my feet now and ready to eat some good family meals! My wife recently introduced me to a new app called Travel Frog, which has been a huge hit amongst younger people in...

Fragile Yet Precious

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Weddings make you do strange things! One of the unique things I did this week was wash 200 glass jars in preparation for my wedding. It was strangely therapeutic, the simple action of scrubbing each one, rinsing it and placing it to dry. Being made of glass, the little jars or tubes are...

Filled with What?

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While attending a conference, something I was challenged about is being able to see people the way Jesus does. To illustrate this, we looked at one passage from the parable of the Prodigal Son:  “But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with...

Trusting God in Times of Doubt

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Have you ever been tempted to doubt God’s goodness to you? Or wonder if he sees you? Earlier this week I was in hospital for a sleep test where it was confirmed that I have sleep apnea. Following that, I was very sick for the few days after. Being sick gives you time to think about your...

Epiphany

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Did you know that between Christmas and Lent (which leads up to Easter) is the season of Epiphany? Epiphany means “manifestation” and it is the official season for proclaiming the identity of Christ. Epiphany refers to the time when the wise men came to...

Celebrating Craftsmanship

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The Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo is world’s largest fish market, moving 700,000 tons of seafood annually, with over 60000 employees; auctioneers, wholesalers, accountants. Together they serve both sellers and buyers; fishermen, restaurateurs and the top sushi chefs of Japan. While watching...

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