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Confessions of A First-Time K-Drama Male Viewer: I Was Hooked on CLOY

“Crash Landing on You” (or CLOY) which has taken over the world by storm, marks the first Korean drama I have ever watched and completed. My wife had started the series and I wanted to sit through at least one episode with her to see what all the hype was about. By the end of the first episode, both of us were hooked.
Couple holding hands in front of the water

Facing “For Worse” In My Marriage

I uttered those words over a year ago on May 28 to my then-girlfriend on our wedding day. The events of that day seemed to pass by quickly and before we knew it, we were changing our Facebook status from “In a relationship” to “married”.

How A Preacher I Didn’t like Convicted me

“But if not for the grace of God, I am finished!” said the speaker at my church one Sunday.

3 Things I Learned About My Sin-Filled Life

Ever felt the urge to do something you knew was wrong in God’s eyes, but stopped because you mustered up the strength and courage to put off the earthly, ungodly desires of the heart? And then found yourself going ahead and committing the sin moments later, because the flesh was weak even though the spirit was willing?

Are There Superhumans In This World?

A YouTube video titled “Stan Lee's Superhuman Super Samurai”…

Are We Sinning More on Social Media?

It’s 3 a.m. in the morning. I toss and turn in bed, trying…

3 Ways I Tried to Give Up My Guilty Pleasure

If there is anything I’m sure of, it’s that I have many weaknesses in my life. Like the saying, “the mind is willing but the flesh is weak”, I’ve been guilty of succumbing to my weaknesses, in particular guilty pleasures, time and time again despite my utmost efforts to not give in. One perfect example is my (literally) unhealthy love for potato chips.

3 things About Forgiveness I Grapple With

Forgiveness is often spoken about but not as often practiced.…

What A Viral Video can Teach Us about Discrimination

Warning: Story contains profanity, racial slurs, and anti-gay…