I was a young ambitious man. I was always at the edge of my seat, volunteering for every opportunity that I can see. I want to prove to the big bosses that I am the very best one, the very hardworking worker, the very talented person that they will ever meet in their lifetime. I […]Read More On The Pruning of Power
It has been my yearly personal tradition to write a year’s worth of goals before a new year begins. Last year I wrote only two. This year I have written quite many. Here are my 2020 goals: Release 3 Python apps Workout (intensely) atleast once every two weeks Go on a mission trip Reform social […]Read More My 2020 Goals
I was loved before I was born! I was planned, pushed through against odds, willed! I was the reason why someone willingly risked having five children to support, just to have the chance to have me! I was the reason why someone who’s gravely addicted to smoking quit his years-long vice, cold-turkey, to prepare for […]Read More I was loved before I was born!
25 whole years in. And I’m still alive. Surprise. I remember the first time I cursed my existence. I was a wee kindergarten, I think. I remember the time where I attempted suicide, rushing myself to a busy road hoping to get crushed by a rushing car. I remember the times where I questioned the […]Read More A Glimpse Of Mortality
Enjoy. It feels like such a difficult word. A friend once said to me that I need to learn how to (take a break and) enjoy. Maybe my friend was right. Maybe I need to learn how to enjoy just spending time basking under the light of joy. Maybe that’s why, this 2019, I set […]Read More Discovering The Song of Solomon: A Tale of Two Lovers
Recently I’ve been struggling in my idea of enjoying work. Work has been non-stop both for my startup and my dayjob, and burnout just seems to be around the corner. I’ve been finding it difficult to enjoy doing my work. And it bothers me, both the struggle from the high demands of my work and […]Read More In Search of Joy In Work
“I find to this day seven abominations in my heart: Inclination to unbelief; Forgetfulness of the love and mercy that Christ manifest; A leaning to the works of the law; Wanderings and coldness in prayer; Forgetfulness in prayer; Prone to murmur when I have no more and yet ready to abuse what I have; I […]Read More I Found Seven Abominations In My Heart, And Here’s What I Learned From Them