Stepping into the New You

I can’t believe we are already 17 days into the New Year. Like many people, each new year comes with new pressures to evaluate the past year and identify the areas we’ve failed in last year by way of resolutions. Resolving to work out & lose weight, start pushing out creative content again, be a better husband, a better father, a better pastor, to be more disciplined, to eat better; the list goes on and on. To be quite honest, I found myself overwhelmed this year by the sheer amount of things I wanted to grow in this year. I had spiritual goals, familial goals, creative goals, and fitness goals. I safely tucked away these goals in my “Oh, I just wish I could…” mental folder - forcing back the truth that they will probably remain there until the the dusk of 2019 or even the dawn of 2020.

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Lessons in Transition

My family and I have been going through our fair share of transitions lately (you may or may not have noticed the absence of posts for quite some time). Within a matter of days, our family welcomed daughter #3 (Maia Zoe Yoon), moved (literally in the 2 days that Mommy was recovering with baby in the hospital), went from full-time church pastoral ministry to bi-vocational ministry (there’s a whole other vision story behind this!), and felt the Lord leading us to transition out of our current church (again, this is an entire story of its own). So, I thought it’d be nice to get back into the writing game simply sharing a few things I have been processing (I promise, I'll try to keep it short).

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Lean into His Whisper

When people think of God, they often think of the grand, the miraculous, the impossible; and quite naturally so since He is all of those things and more. Yet, incredibly, when God approaches the individual, it's never as someone big and unapproachable. That's because God is more interested in inviting us to an intimate relationship with Him than He is in impressing us.

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