During my morning tea routine, I was thinking about the charity project we are currently organising. We are collecting donations to buy shoes for 157 school kids in Kalimantan (Borneo). My mind was occupied with how to find the best shoe distributor, the best company for sending them, and how to reach the our goal as cost effective as possible. As I was lost in my own mind, thinking of options, Tobias was smiling happily.Continue reading “MY MORNING TEA”
On Sunday I attended a church in Karlsruhe Durlach for the first time. On Tuesday I received a phone call from them. The lady on the phone asked me how I feel about their service and if I’m interested to come again. Then, she asked me if I am a believer, when and why. I had a flashback…Continue reading “FANTASTICALLY TRUE STORIES”
Can kids navigate their way in London alone unsupervised?Continue reading “GROWIN’ UP”
Have you watched the live action Aladdin movie starring Will Smith as the Genie?Continue reading “THE METAPHOR IN ALADDIN”
This season of my life,
and many young children
suffering and dying from DIPG,
cause me struggling,
cause my faith wavering.
My heart is asking and questioning,
wondering and pondering,
where’s Your healing hand, LORD?
If You are the good Father?
If You are the merciful God?
Are You really who You say You are?
I met Yuna, my 2.5 years old niece, for the first time in August 2018 in China. She looks like me when I was little. She is incredibly sweet, and has so much energy around her little selfish well.Continue reading “RUNNING AWAY & TRAPPED”
It’s a quiet Sunday afternoon, as usual in Karlsruhe, Germany. Me and Tobias took a short walk.
Me: Do you feel blessed or cursed?
Surprised with my question, Tobias shifted a faintly amused gaze to me.
One evening last week on the sofa:
Me: Tobi, are you aware of my limited time?
Tobias: Yes… and I’m scared. I want to spend the rest of my life with you.
Tobias: I am aware of the circumstances of dipg. There’s no magic pill to cure it. Your treatments now are to prolong your survival time with the highest possible quality of life.
Unfortunately we are living on a battlefield, not a playground.Continue reading “LIFE IS A BATTLEFIELD”
Bon dia! I’m currently in the crowded, touristic city of Barcelona. Today is Black Friday, so we want to go shopping. I will meet Tobias in the city center after he finishes work. One problem is that I should take the subway by myself to get there.Continue reading “FROM FEAR TO FEARLESS”