When people tell me their faith is weak, I ask them, “Are you reading your Bible regularly?”
“Are you studying the Bible?”
“Are you memorizing Scripture?”
“Well then, how do you expect your faith to grow?” The Bible says, “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing the Word of God.”
new starts are always exciting
day two and i’m exhausted
the next year will be extreme
willingly undergoing this kind of examination
i can tell i will be often exasperated
i at least hope for some moments of excellence
i’m already bored of this exercise
ok i’ll end with this exclamation:
i’m afraid, i’m hopeful, i’m nervous, i’m determined
i’m relying on the confidence in my calling
bring it on, grad school. but gently please.
In my deepest wound
I saw your Glory,
And it astounded me.
“More than being remembered as the Vancouver gold medalist or the Sochi silver medalist, I just want people to remember that there was once a skater named Yuna Kim.”
It is still idolatry to want God for His benefits but not for Himself.
Yuna: We’ve been compared and have competed for so long, and it seems like there won’t be that competition between us again. I think I’ll remember her the most. I don’t think there are many skaters like us two, who were constantly being compared. (x)
Mao: She and I have shared ups and downs since Juniors, always under the spotlight, always trying our best. For both me, and I’m sure it’s the same for Yuna, this Olympics was about a challenge for ourselves. And we both did it. And I’m so glad. (x)
How He Loves History by John Mark McMillan (x)
Growing up, I was in church anytime the doors were opened. I went on all the mission trips, camps, and retreatsâ¦ attended bible studies, had the best of friends, and had multiple mentors. My life was beautiful. I said “the prayer” when I was 8 and proceeded to be baptized. I laid wide eyed at…
birthday trip to chihuly land!