Naik Kelas

Sama halnya naik kelas dalam dunia akademik. Begitu juga dalam kehidupan. Manusia selalu memiliki saat dimana ia harus naik kelas. Dari tidak bisa berjalan kemudian dapat berjalan. Dari berjalan kemudian belajar berlalu. Lalu terbang. Ketika naik kelas, ada saja kesusahan. Saya menyebutnya dengan kata yang halus: ujian. Jeni Karay Ketika naik kelas, ada saja kesusahan.…

Dear Future Me

Dear Future Me,  I hope that today you are the person you always set out to be. I hope you accomplished everything that they said you could never do. How many lives do you change in a day? Do you speak out for what is right, or sit there regretting your silence? I hope you…

When You Get Back

And so my prayer is that your story will have involved some leaving and some coming home, some summer and some winter, some roses blooming out like children in a play. My hope is your story will be about changing, about getting getting something beautiful born inside you about learning to love a woman or…

No, Everything Does Not Happen for a Reason

We don’t have to figure out the purpose for our pain, but we do follow a God who meets us in it. We’ve all received that phrase “everything happens for a reason” personally gift-wrapped by well-meaning friends, caring loved ones and kind strangers. It usually comes delivered with the most beautiful of intentions, a buffer of hope raised…