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.
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
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 […]
During one of my church’s mission prayer focus sessions, I heard an interesting testimony about a young missionary whom I shall refer to as “M”. Just shy of her 30th birthday, God called M to South America where she rented an affordable apartment near her office. There was only one problem: she had to walk […]
I was a regular at detention in secondary school, so much so that I could be entrusted to give instructions to fellow “detainees” whenever the teacher in charge was occupied. There was sweeping, dusting, and mopping to be done on some days, and stacking, arranging, and counting on others. Tasks were mundane and most 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.