Judy Hwang

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26 Nov: Hope in Immanuel

The necessity of sacrifice seems harder and harder to accept in a world that seems to be increasingly self-focused and divided. Being self-sufficient and independent – able to get things done without the help of others – is very empowering to most of us who have been taught to be self-reliant. Furthermore, modern technology is making it easier to not have to rely on others and this may be part of the reason why it is becoming harder and harder to understand that sacrifice is needed for there to be love and unity in relationships.

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05 Sep: A Time for Everything

As summer comes to a close and cool fall breezes begin to blow again, there often comes a feeling of something ending and perhaps a new season beginning. As I reflected on the eight months that have passed in 2021, I was reminded of this passage in Ecclesiastes. These verses have a way of keeping me sober about the things that have been, the things that are, and the things to come.