“I had depression, too, and then I found God. All those conversations, you should be having them with him. Philosophy and psychology… these things will drive you away from God.”
“Umm, I guess that depends on what you want in life? I’m enjoying the flexibility of being an online teacher. Being able to manage my work hours and time with my family has been an amazing experience.”
“Although we had just celebrated the Tomb Sweeping Day in Taiwan, the idea of how different people in the east and west remember the deceased is still rolling in my head.”
“Just… umm, Canadians are very hyper all the time. I feel like I can’t fit in. They talk a lot and don’t take breaks. I don’t know when I can speak so I just listen. It’s hard for me to make friends.”
” Striving to tell the truth is really for your own benefit. That way, you can convince me of your reality. You want to see yourself as a good and righteous person, and being honest helps you build that facade. “
“So which religion is right? They can’t all be right because you will find conflicted ideas in all teachings. One God or many Gods? This just doesn’t make sense. “
We all carry with us a set of beliefs. Those with an attitude that mirrored our own became our teachers because we made it so. We actively participate in filtering and selecting those who fit our agenda.
“I told you my mom was a makeup artist, right? I think I’m the only person who’s seen her without makeup. Everyday she’d wake up 2 hours before to do makeup so by the time I was awake, she’d be ready to walk me. Perhaps the divorce made her feel insecure… but she passed away not knowing how beautiful she is barefaced.”