Think of a person who hurt your friend to such extent that he had to move away in order to save himself – anger would be a natural reaction towards the person who pushed him to such a decision. But instead of dwelling on that anger consider what led him to do such a terrible…… Continue reading 7/26: Kindness
I’m beginning to feel the exhaustion of being with people too much. Don’t get me wrong, I’m enjoying the company of my classmates and the practices we have and I really thought I had become an extrovert after being with friends that are anything but introverts, but I guess at the end of the day,…… Continue reading
There was a time where I disliked being called Honey preferring Janette or simply Jan. Eventually, Honey was a name I hear almost exclusively from family and church mates. High school came and I was christened with a new name, Jad, and that is what most people call me now. But today I asked the…… Continue reading What’s in a Name?
It was about a year ago when our church’s previous intern pastor had his farewell party. I don’t remember much about the entire thing only that at the end of it, the pastoral team gave him a farewell present. It was a medium-sized box wrapped in fancy paper. At a glance, you wouldn’t be able…… Continue reading A Gift
When you get to know other Christians, you come to discover that they also face struggles, they get angry, get hurt (and even hurt others); they make mistakes; they sin, etc. You come to realize that they are people, too. They are people in need of as much grace as you do, as everyone else…… Continue reading
Here’s to the people who challenge me, who actually are capable of making me want to become a better version of myself, who inspire me to soar greater heights. It is not everyday I meet people like you. I thank God for you.
I’m not a touchy person. Back in high school I used to have this huge personal space which even my close friends are not welcome to invade. I rarely touch other people when I talk to them and I always make sure I keep a space between myself and other people as often as possible.…… Continue reading