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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[Re]Discovering Meaning in the Mundane

I write this post because I believe that there are many people out there who, like me, have received a vision or dream from the Lord that is so beautiful/glorious/magnificent/worthwhile/etc., and yet find themselves caught in a phase of inescapable mundanity. I’ve been wrestling with this discrepancy of vision & reality for quite some time now. This morning, I’m reminded of the all-too-well-known story of Joseph.

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