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Photo by Tim Green

By Jerrica Ching

I am a planner, through and through.  I love making to-do lists, I enjoy filling out planners and calendars, and ideally I plan ahead for a 3-month timeframe at the minimum.  I have embraced my Type A nature and have found that throughout college, graduate school, and now in the working world, being a planner has helped me succeed.  Although it may seem ironic and slightly humorous that a young woman who loves planning is writing about “The Unplanned Life,” I have come to realize that a lot of my life has actually gone not according to my original plan. (more…)

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By Chloe Sun

On the Meyer-Briggs personality test, I am an INFJ, which stands for Introvert, Intuitive, Feeling, and Judging. Although it says “Judging,” it actually means “orderly” or “planning.” The J personality prefers clarity, structure, and predictability. (more…)

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Photo by Take Back Your Health Conference

By Sharon Lee Song

At the end of 2015 as I started discerning and moving forward with a major transition from urban ministry to another ministry called Alive & Well Women, the burning question at the forefront of my mind was, “Lord, how am I supposed to BE in this season of transition?” I had been struggling with feeling disconnected with God and remaining alive and well through it. (more…)

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Photo by Nayu Kim

By Debbie Gin

I begin this blog with the question: What have you seen that makes a good leader?

Let me offer my own couple thoughts.  A church friend and I have been in an extended conversation about the Myers-Briggs (or Keirsey-Bates) Temperament Indicator and how this is related to good leadership.  (more…)

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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…)

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