In the wake of SHINee Jonghyun’s sudden death, I think it’s about time I write about this and give people more understanding of what to say and what not to say. To the people who are suffering from grief or depression, please know that you are not alone. To begin with, clinical depression is not a choice; no one […]Read more "5 Things You Should Never Say To People Who Are Suffering"
The previous post on Acne Story (read here) talked about how I decided to change dermatologist in the past. I’ve been talking about my past experiences and hasn’t been talking about my current skin condition. Many have been giving me words of encouragement, but I haven’t managed to tell them about my current skin condition. I […]Read more "ACNE STORY IV: Current Update On Skin"
“O my God, I trust in You; let me not be ashamed; let not my enemies triumph over me. Indeed, let no one who waits on You be ashamed” (Ps. 25:2–3 nkjv). Waiting. How much that action bothers us. Things that require waiting such as exams result, medical diagnosis, job application and election result (Yes, just like […]Read more "Waiting on God is Active Trust in Him"
Over the past few weeks I’ve been sharing my Acne Story (read the last post here) and I’ve been sharing a little bit of here and there about how I feel. I hope that my cringeworthy picture won’t just be up on display to bring cringes to those who see them, but hopefully it can raise awareness of how […]Read more "What Having Severe Acne Has Taught Me"
Our culture clearly defines a person through their past. We easily judge a person through their past. We tend to make a mark of them through their past. We ought to find what they might do in the future through their past. Clearly, past defines a lot of things. Our past is like a […]Read more "Future ≤ Past; Does Past Define Everything?"
The last acne story picked up on how the medications from my dermatologist, Dr. A, didn’t work like it used to. (Please note, the ‘A’ in Dr. A doesn’t stand as an initial of the doctor, but rather as an order from the first doctor to the second and so on) Weeks of medication didn’t […]Read more "ACNE STORY III: Changing Dermatologist to Dr. B"
Most of the time, God works beyond our comprehension. God often works both within the odds and against the odds. While God promised us a plan to prosper and not to harm us (Jeremiah 29:11), He did not promise us that everything will happen according to our plan. He did promise that everything will be beautiful in His time. I remember […]Read more "Delay Is Not a Denial"