Following on my previous post–About Being Ignorant, and how that’s good, I would like to further discuss how being ignorant could be bad too. When I was growing up, there’s a fun popular Japanese cartoon called Doraemon that I watched occasionally when I got to be at my friends’ house. One of the characters in…… Continue reading About Being Ignorant, and how that’s bad.
The word ignorant has a negative connotation to it. But upon reflection, I think the right dosage of ignorant could and might, in fact, be another important element for acquiring new knowledge and learning new things. When I first went to the UK, there was only one word to describe myself. Ignorant. There is a…… Continue reading About Being Ignorant, and how that’s good.
‘The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness and deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just…… Continue reading Beautiful People
2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. –Romans 12:2-3 (NIV) 17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 18 And we all, who with…… Continue reading About being rebellious
Leaders were not made on the day they get promoted. Babies were not made on the day they were born. Muscles do not grow all in a sudden. Change, real change does not happen overnight. It’s the constant serving and connecting with people that makes you a leader. It’s the 9 months of growth and…… Continue reading Don’t mistake events for processes
When something is important, you do it even if the odds are not in your favour.–Elon Musk Nothing great comes easy. I cannot give an example of great things that were achieved easily; be it a career, family life, relationship, even a skill or hobby. In other words, obstacles or challenges are inevitable in the…… Continue reading Struggle with the Problem
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. –Romans 12:2Try using a map you possess 10 years ago, it might not take you to your intended destination. Things change around us all the time. If you keep using the wrong map to navigate, no matter how hard…… Continue reading Use the right map to navigate