Once upon a time, I went to a Colombian restaurant with a group of friends. It was a weekend night, and there was a live band playing. Customers started to trickle to the dance floor, and soon enough, there was a good number of people swaying to the rhythm and showing off their moves. One … Continue reading Get your Groove On!
Last week, an acquaintance who grew up in Shanghai, China shared a most fascinating piece of information: he had NEVER seen more than 4 stars together in the sky when he was growing up! He would look in books as a child and wonder why there were so many stars in the books, but not … Continue reading Time to head Out of Town?
Did you know that to be a witness, you are required to have SEEN something? One definition of witness is “a person who sees an event.” Another definition is “to serve as evidence of” or “testify to.” The term witness is legal. You swear an oath to tell the truth before you testify as a … Continue reading Becoming the Evidence
Once upon a time you regarded your dreams as unimportant random skits that played in your head while you slept. You laughed at the funny dreams and prayed against the scary ones. The perplexing dreams … well you thought about them briefly, but they were soon forgotten since they were not easy to decode. You … Continue reading Dream 104: Where Do We Go from Here?
I’ve always had vivid night dreams, but when I was younger most of them were nightmares: someone chasing me to kill me, someone I knew showing up as “cruela de vil,” from 101 Dalmatians, someone who had died showing up in my dream and trying to drag me into the darkness or asking me to … Continue reading Dream 103: Take Back the Night
I once wrote an article for a well-known Christian publisher. The editor responded by telling me that although it was a good article, she didn’t understand what I meant when I used the word “vision,” so she decided not to publish it. I wasn’t surprised that she didn’t understand. Who was born knowing everything? I … Continue reading Dream 102: Renew Your Mind
When I was in college, I had a roommate who was very worried about my sleeping habits. If I slept for more than 6 hours at a stretch, I would feel nauseated or ill; 5-6 hours of sleep at night and a nap during day was my arrangement. I had been sleeping like that since … Continue reading Dream 101: Wasting a Third of your Life?