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117. Gratitude Journal

Psychology researchers endorse writing a “gratitude journal” because it has been shown to improve mental health and overall level of happiness in those who practice it. Usually what they recommend people to do is write 5 things that they are grateful for so I would like to do that here for this year. 1. Deepened Relationship With God During my prayer time, there were times where I felt I was deeply connecting with God but there were also many times…

73. Unexpected Thankfulness

My mom has safely come back from visiting my sister in California. As many of you know, my parents are living with us. My wife has a full-time career and two kids. As all working parents know, it is not easy to raise two kids this way. So my parents fill a lot of household duties and even parenting responsibilities for us. There were a lot of things happened during this 3 weeks while my mom was away. This was…

54. No more birthday cakes for Youth House Church

It is always great to watch youth students getting celebrated for their birthdays during Youth House Church (YHC) meeting on Sunday. We believe that someone’s birth is not a coincidence or accident, but is by God’s divine plan. That is why every person is intrinsically precious and valuable regardless of his/her appearance, family tree or talents. So every birthday celebration is about celebrating God’s unique and wonderful plan for the world, which started through that person. However, from what I’ve…