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Thoughts: Parents and Authority

28 October 2017 – 10:55 am | One Comment

‘Gee, I can’t talk to my kids! They simply don’t listen to me!’
‘They just don’t obey me!’
‘I can’t get through to my kids.’

Here’s one common issue parents face today , that is: the LACK of …

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Thoughts: Children are NOT Their Parents

28 September 2017 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment
Thoughts: Children are NOT Their Parents

‘I don’t understand you! Why aren’t you like your parents? They’re so good! Why are you like THIS???’
‘When I was YOUR age, I didn’t do THAT. Why did you do it???’

Children are children.
They are …

Thoughts Before We Respond or React Towards Others

18 September 2017 | Posted in: Inspirational | No Comment
Thoughts Before We Respond or React Towards Others

Before we respond or deal with others (spouse/child/student/anyone), we must always see them as ‘belonging to God’.
They are NOT an object nor our possession.
If they belong to God, then we would be extra careful before …

The Youngest in the Family Does NOT Always Get What She Wants

7 August 2017 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | One Comment

 
‘She’s the baby in the house, she always gets what she wants, doesn’t she?’
‘He’s the youngest out of 4 siblings, … must be spoiled by his parents, right?’

They say, the youngest in the family is the …

Sharing with the Kids that Daddy and Mommy are Husband and Wife

As much our kids need to see us as their Mommy and Daddy, I truly believe they also need to see us as husband and wife who need (and enjoy) time with each other, too.
The …

Thoughts: It’s NOT about How Long We Live

23 July 2017 | Posted in: Inspirational | No Comment
Thoughts: It’s NOT about How Long We Live

‘Panjang umurnya … panjang umurnya … panjang umurnya serta mulia …’
When Indonesians celebrate birthdays, this is one of the songs they’d sing, which literally wishes the birthday person ‘a long life’.
As a Chinese, I hear …