Posts Tagged ‘vocational discernment’

Photo by Martin Garrido

By Tina Teng-Henson

For years, my wise younger sister would hear my husband and I plan our trips back East to see beloved family and friends, raise her eyebrows at the ambitious itineraries we’d set, and listen empathetically when a few weeks later, we’d be back to the relational rigor of our lives, no more refreshed than before. Over time, she would ever so gently extol the benefits and attributes of what she would call “a real vacation,” which involved a getaway to some new place, with fresh tastes and unique experiences to be enjoyed, interspersed with downtime and rest — to actually return home refreshed and restored. (more…)

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By Joy Wong

The last time I wrote for the blog was February this past year, when all things felt eclipsed by my pregnancy.  Fast-forward ten months, and I now have a 7-month-old baby girl; how time flies! When pregnant, I often wondered how my journey in ordination would turn out after I became a mom.  Would motherhood render me an “ordination dropout?”

It’s been a surprising journey — one that has required a constant assessment of my needs in order to know how to thrive as a mom.   (more…)

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Khanh Ho runs a business with her brother called RC Toy House, selling remote-controlled helicopters, trucks, cars, etc.  In 2007, she graduated Fuller Theological Seminary with an MA in the School of Intercultural Studies.  Khanh is Chinese, born in Hong Kong, and immigrated to the US at the age of 5.   (more…)

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