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How God Worked Through My Failures at Work

In January, for some reason I did poorly enough that my manager called me out in the department meeting as the staff who scored the lowest audit. I laughed it off to hide my shame, and assured my boss that I would do better in the months to come. Outwardly, I seemed strong, but inside I was hurting from the condemnation. 
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How God Worked Through My Failures at Work

In January, for some reason I did poorly enough that my manager called me out in the department meeting as the staff who scored the lowest audit. I laughed it off to hide my shame, and assured my boss that I would do better in the months to come. Outwardly, I seemed strong, but inside I was hurting from the condemnation. 
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How Rejection Redirected Me Towards God’s Plan

These rejections left me feeling really disappointed and upset. I had always been so sure about myself, and was confident that as long as I knew what I wanted to do, I could do it. But being rejected countless times made me doubt myself and my capabilities. I questioned everything I did and became insecure about my future.
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When Your Love Languages Don’t Match

What was wrong with me? Am I that selfish? Am I that unappreciative? How could I know that my husband works so hard to selflessly serve me, but then ask him to love me in a different way? Am I not satisfied with all of his efforts?
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When Covid-19 Disrupted My Travel Plans

My husband and I were in the midst of travelling South America for a year when our trip was rudely terminated by the coronavirus. In late 2019, we had both quit our jobs and took off on a one-way ticket to Santiago. We were barely two months into our trip and were having a ball of a time when the pandemic brought the world to a grinding halt.
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ODB: Playing the Fool

My most humiliating experience ever was the day I addressed the faculty, students, and friends of a seminary on its fifty-year anniversary. I approached the lectern with my manuscript in hand and looked out on a vast crowd, but my eye fell on the distinguished professors seated in the front row, garbed in academic gowns and looking very serious. I immediately took leave of my senses. My mouth drie

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100 Humans: 5 Ways to Handle Criticism and Praise

What works better, criticism or praise? A recent Netflix series “100 Humans” put this to test in one of its episodes where 16 randomly selected participants were asked to learn a new skill—the lost art of plate spinning—in two hours, and then judged on their performance by their coach, Fantastic Patrick.

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