Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

When faith is considered irrelevant

 
“So you believe in God. Fine. Well, it’s irrelevant to what we do anyway.”
The line was a paraphrase of a comment that I once heard – it’s a pity when …


Monday, September 14th, 2015

Remembering my sister: Erly Tresnawaty Tanusondjaja.

My sister and I, probably sometime in 1973
 
It was a month ago that I lost my eldest sister – even that does not sound right, as we didn’t really lose …


Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Why I Care

I often self-reflect and self-analyse on the things that I support or believe.  So I could understand if people question why I care so much for two criminals rather than …


Friday, July 4th, 2014

The neglected contract

 
As the students are still busy with the aftermath of exams, we decided to watch a movie at Cell Group tonight. We watched Compelled by Love – the movie about …


Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree
by: Shel Silverstein
 
Once there was a tree … and she loved a little boy.
And everyday the boy would come and he would gather her leaves
and make them into …


Sunday, October 14th, 2012

The greatest of these is Love.

 
“Three things will last forever — faith, hope, and love — and the greatest of these is love.”– 1 Corinthians 13:13 (NLT)
As somebody who is constantly categorised as somebody who …


Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Kindness and rebukes

Photo: Dublin street art Photo by Infomatique (Flickr.com/ Creative Commons)
 
Our cellgroup meeting on Friday discussed how we should lead our life carefully and that we share ourselves and our faith …


Friday, December 9th, 2011

Proud

 
Taking a break from processing my thesis data, I thought I’d write something in my blog today.
As I steadily and wearily move towards the end of my Masters program (I’m …


Thursday, September 1st, 2011

A month with Indy

 
Time flies.
It’s practically been a month that Yani and I share our live with our canine boy, Indy. Gone are the days when we could have our dinner without the …


Saturday, August 6th, 2011

Life with Indy

Indy with his chewed-up footie ball
 
It’s been five days since we adopted Indy and it’s been great so far. He has proven to be a loving and inquisitive companion – …