Category Archives: Food & recipes

朝圣者. Captivated.

“Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.” – Jeremiah 6:16 (NIV) * Grant me, O Lord, good digestion,

朝圣者. Captivated.

“Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.” – Jeremiah 6:16 (NIV) * Grant me, O Lord, good digestion,

A believing life (30): 慧或不慧

“But the plans of the Lord stand forever, the purposes of His heart through all generations.” – Psalm 33:11 (NIV) “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” – Hebrews 6:19 (NIV) “And surely I

A believing life (30): 慧或不慧

“But the plans of the Lord stand forever, the purposes of His heart through all generations.” – Psalm 33:11 (NIV) “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” – Hebrews 6:19 (NIV) “And surely I

Ordinary Worth I

A day at the speed of love. * Christ be beside me Christ be before me Christ be behind me King of my heart Christ be within me Christ be below me Christ be above me never to part http://www.hymnary.org/text/christ_be_beside_me

Ordinary Worth I

A day at the speed of love. * Christ be beside me Christ be before me Christ be behind me King of my heart Christ be within me Christ be below me Christ be above me never to part http://www.hymnary.org/text/christ_be_beside_me

A believing life (28): Words

It has been a surreal week. Preparing for KK’s upcoming move to Melbourne. Making a favourite dessert. Having unusual weekday family meals out. Waiting in a project-less period marked by pencil bookings in the weeks to come. Meeting up with

A believing life (28): Words

It has been a surreal week. Preparing for KK’s upcoming move to Melbourne. Making a favourite dessert. Having unusual weekday family meals out. Waiting in a project-less period marked by pencil bookings in the weeks to come. Meeting up with

Epiphany V: The end is a new beginning

It was Epiphany again yesterday. The first 7 days of the year. I’ve had a few new encounters, seen a few new places; but also met people I know, and returned to places I’ve been. There is a sense of

Epiphany V: The end is a new beginning

It was Epiphany again yesterday. The first 7 days of the year. I’ve had a few new encounters, seen a few new places; but also met people I know, and returned to places I’ve been. There is a sense of

A believing life (22): Stirring

The last few days have been precious, an unusual kind of steady. Work (lots of it, though not all productive use of time), prayer, song, plea. Meet ups. More running around in a day than I would like. A few

A believing life (22): Stirring

The last few days have been precious, an unusual kind of steady. Work (lots of it, though not all productive use of time), prayer, song, plea. Meet ups. More running around in a day than I would like. A few

It was good.

Today was another Day -1. That usually means a full day of perspiration, sitting on the floor, stretching over paper 4ft wide and several metres long. And praying for inspiration (or at least, supernatural ability to copy some Googled drawing,

It was good.

Today was another Day -1. That usually means a full day of perspiration, sitting on the floor, stretching over paper 4ft wide and several metres long. And praying for inspiration (or at least, supernatural ability to copy some Googled drawing,

Selah @ Yacht Club

“Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.” – Psalm 143:8 (NIV) “You may make your

Selah @ Yacht Club

“Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.” – Psalm 143:8 (NIV) “You may make your

Hard roads, Resonant hallelujahs

So the year comes to an end. December has been a wonderful month for me, long-awaited. A complete cutoff from work. Time to gaze upon God, and breathe the slow rhythms of grace. Time with people I love. Just being.

Hard roads, Resonant hallelujahs

So the year comes to an end. December has been a wonderful month for me, long-awaited. A complete cutoff from work. Time to gaze upon God, and breathe the slow rhythms of grace. Time with people I love. Just being.

A believing life (17): Reunion

The last 3 weeks have been a colourful mix of tensions, resolved dangers, new issues, disappointments, immense safety, purging, surprises, great care, incredible help, peace, new discoveries, quiet moments, exhausting stretches, ambiguous steps, ridiculous situations, funny times, poignant memories, celebrations,

A believing life (17): Reunion

The last 3 weeks have been a colourful mix of tensions, resolved dangers, new issues, disappointments, immense safety, purging, surprises, great care, incredible help, peace, new discoveries, quiet moments, exhausting stretches, ambiguous steps, ridiculous situations, funny times, poignant memories, celebrations,

Rice

It’s been more than a year since we met. During that last conversation, a funny pact. He’d expressed a lot of confidence over the days to come. Said that if things were really bad, he would send me rations. I’ve

Rice

It’s been more than a year since we met. During that last conversation, a funny pact. He’d expressed a lot of confidence over the days to come. Said that if things were really bad, he would send me rations. I’ve

A believing life (10): Miracles

The word from her today was ‘walking miracle’. She always does say the most unexpected things at the most unexpected times. We didn’t plan to meet at all – I just suddenly thought of asking her this morning, since I

A believing life (10): Miracles

The word from her today was ‘walking miracle’. She always does say the most unexpected things at the most unexpected times. We didn’t plan to meet at all – I just suddenly thought of asking her this morning, since I

Crack(er) up

Cracker up. Crumbly thoughts. The transition from 1st to 2nd half of the year. A string of celebrations, till Christmas. Events, big and small. Unexpected ones too, for sure. Online and off, the colours change – some of the most

Crack(er) up

Cracker up. Crumbly thoughts. The transition from 1st to 2nd half of the year. A string of celebrations, till Christmas. Events, big and small. Unexpected ones too, for sure. Online and off, the colours change – some of the most

Brilliant but fleeting

After half a year of not meeting up with any people dear to me, these past two weeks I caught up with a few. Rather, they caught me. For varying lengths of time. Met each of them despite still fighting

Brilliant but fleeting

After half a year of not meeting up with any people dear to me, these past two weeks I caught up with a few. Rather, they caught me. For varying lengths of time. Met each of them despite still fighting

Mysterious safety

It is, at this point, a mix of graces in the darkness that continues. Remembering graces past. Praying to see clearly, graces in the present. And seeking faith for graces already prepared for the future. Being able to write this,

Mysterious safety

It is, at this point, a mix of graces in the darkness that continues. Remembering graces past. Praying to see clearly, graces in the present. And seeking faith for graces already prepared for the future. Being able to write this,

Begin with Mum

Mother’s Day marks the start of celebration cakes in our households. All of us have birthdays in the second half of the calendar year; after the Mother’s Day sweet treat, we average one cake every month till Christmas (by which

Begin with Mum

Mother’s Day marks the start of celebration cakes in our households. All of us have birthdays in the second half of the calendar year; after the Mother’s Day sweet treat, we average one cake every month till Christmas (by which