All posts tagged: Frontiers

For This Cause – 13 Years Of Marriage

This Oct 13 marks the 13th year of my marriage to Derek. Sometimes I am held in awe that it has been that many years when it seems like it was not too long ago that we had gotten married, moved into our very first home and gave birth to Ethan, our first born. 13 years to some may not be a very long time. However, I believe the quality of a union is not measured by the duration but by the depth of the relationship. There is a saying “Life is not measured by its duration but it’s donation”. In the same way, marriage is the bedrock of Christ-centered living only if we intentionally make it to be so. The two shall become one does not simply happen because a husband and wife live together under one roof. Having children sometimes helps in that process. However, that is not to be taken for granted either. Derek had just ended his recent series of sermon on “Being A Pioneer”. In my opinion, this is one …

God Is My Matchmaker – The Prayer

As women, there is an inherent desire in us to have companionship and to find that special someone; our life partner. During childhood, many of us would read fairy tales or watch cartoons and movies of how a princess is rescued, falls in love and is swept off her feet by her Prince Charming and they both lived happily ever after. And we often imagined ourselves as a princess who would one day fall in love and get married in the same way. Unfortunately, I am sure many of us have realized that reality could not be further away from the stories we have read or the movies we have watched. The challenge of finding a life partner, falling in love and eventually getting married can be daunting and often leaves many broken hearted and discouraged along the way. I too went through the process of spending my time and energy investing in several relationships, only to find them ending in failure. I remember one painful breakup from a relationship that lasted for more than …