I wore a dark blue dress into the city the other day, donned a white shirt over it, and slipped on a pair of new brown shoes. Not the height of fashion, but I didn’t dress with that in mind. I was more concerned with being comfortable, modest, and having a layer to add on. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘self-awareness’
By Joy Wong
For most of my life, I’ve measured my own success based on grades, accolades, and other achievements. But lately, as I’ve become more attuned to the ways that I need to grow, I’ve been trying to redefine success for myself. Here are some statements I’ve come up with for this season in my life: (more…)
Sharon Kim is associate professor of sociology at Calstate Fullerton, a mom of two boys, ages 11 and 15, and author of Faith of Our Own, a book about 2nd generation spirituality in Korean American churches. She is heavily involved in ministry, as her husband is the senior pastor of Garden Christian Fellowship. In her free time, Sharon enjoys spending time with family, reading good Christian books, and traveling.
Who have been key and influential leaders/role models for you, and how have they shaped who you are today?
Many strong, Christian women have had an impact on my life. When I was an undergraduate, I attended Berkland Baptist church, and one of my mentors there was Rebecca Kim, who was a great Bible teacher and a great role model. (more…)
Posted in Joy, reflections, tagged culture, enneagram, expectations, people-pleasing, personality theory, personality types, self-awareness, self-worth, success-driven on September 10, 2008 | 2 Comments »
by Joy Wong
I recently attended a seminar on a personality theory called the Enneagram. In this theory, there are different personality types, numbered 1-9. The Enneagram personality types delve into the motivations behind our actions, thoughts, and habits. I took the seminar with thirty other chaplains of a mix of different races and ages, and I turned out to be Type 3, labeled the “Achiever” or the “Performer.” (more…)