My parents separated when my brother had just turned three and I was going on four. I have no doubt the years following the divorce were extremely tough on my mum, but I have no recollection of them as painful years. Instead, I remember learning how to swim, how to ride a bike, and even […]
About Amy J
Amy loves mountains, teaching and young people. She combines these three loves by spending a month a year teaching in village schools around Asia. With the hope of living in a village one day, she spends much of her time meeting youth, reading, writing and attempting to cook, all in the bid to live simply. Recently, she has been blessed with a daughter and so her career title has shifted from Youth Trainer to Mum-in-training.
You can read more of her motherhood musings on her personal blog
Entries by Amy J
The reports on the victims of the recent Sabah earthquake have been for me, most horrifying to read. As the names of the bodies identified were listed, I realized that I had trained some of these students and had even worked with the teacher who had lost his life, just last year. Up till now, […]
I found these truths difficult to accept as a young person. Each time I looked at the mirror, I saw an ugly person with an unacceptable figure and dull features. A lot of this thinking stemmed from incidents that happened during my childhood.
To be honest, death really scares me, though not in the same way I get scared by horror movies and flying cockroaches. It’s the uncertainty of death I find absolutely frightening—there is no way of knowing when the “unwanted visitor” is going to come a-knocking, and no way of bolting the door. The slew of […]
YMI (which stands for Why Am I?), is a platform for Christian young people all over the world to ask questions about life and discover their true purpose. We are a community with different talents but the same desire to make sense of God’s life-changing word in our everyday lives.
YMI is a part of Our Daily Bread Ministries.