He witnessed in his final days

January 12, 2012

Dear friends,

I haven’t written a real article since December 2011 because I have been very busy working on my first Christian romance novel and learning the craft of writing. I am sorry that I haven’t had the time to visit your blogs. Please accept my apology.

Some of you have already known that my very dear friend Kody went home to be with the Lord last October after battling his cancer for a year. He was only 32 on earth. I said this because he still lives in my heart and is enjoying his eternal life in the Kingdom of God, where our Lord Jesus Christ is. Read the rest of this entry »

Do not lean on your own understanding

October 26, 2011

Proverbs 3:5-6
“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.”

In March 1994, a miracle happened in my life.

During my job interview process, I sat alone in the human resources office as I was filling out an application. I paused when a question asked me about my status. I knew I had to choose ‘Married’ or ‘Single’.

I was a foreign student without a residence or citizenship status. If I chose ‘Married’, then I would move to the next line to tell the company that my wife was a US citizen, and they would know that I could legally work in the country, but I would have lied because I had not been married yet. If I chose ‘Single’, they would probably reject my application.

Down deep within my heart, I knew that I would sin against the Lord if I lied. I also believed that if it was God’s will for me to have that job, I would get it no matter what was in His way. With these thoughts in mind, I decided to choose ‘Single’ and let God do the rest according to His own will.

Two weeks later, the company interviewed me again, and on the same day they offered me the job.

One day as I was working in the office, my manager stopped by my cubicle and told me something beyond my expectations…

“Hey, Dicky,” he said to me. “Right after I gave you the job offer, I thought about your work status. Then I immediately rushed to the human resources to check your application. I was relieved when I saw that you marked ‘Married’.”

My eyes widened as I smiled. He did not realize that it was God who worked behind the scenes.

I wish we could meet

October 24, 2011

There has been a desire in my heart: Read the rest of this entry »