Kesaksian: ‘Gembala yang Baik’

**Title in English is Testimony: ‘A Good Shepherd’. Please scroll down after the Indonesian version to read the English translation** Waktu sudah menunjukkan pukul 18.35 saat aku tiba di Griya ME, tempat di mana kelas untuk Kursus Asisten Konselor Pernikahan (KAKP) diadakan setiap hari Selasa dan Jumat malam. Kedatanganku agak sedikit terlambat dari waktu yangContinue reading “Kesaksian: ‘Gembala yang Baik’”

Cinta itu Tai Kucing (?)

Apa sih sebenarnya cinta itu? Sudah terlalu banyak tulisan, cerita, puisi, lagu yang dibuat untuk mendeskripsikan apa itu cinta, dan ini hanyalah satu tulisan tambahan lagi mengenai topik lama tapi favorit ini. Kali ini perspektif cinta datang dari pembicaraan antara kaum religius Katolik dan kaum awam. Percakapan khusus mengenai cinta ini terjadi dalam perjalanan limaContinue reading “Cinta itu Tai Kucing (?)”

Gembala Beraroma Domba: Sebuah Refleksi Singkat

Kerendahan hati tidak hanya dibutuhkan untuk melayani. Kerendahan hati ternyata juga dibutuhkan saat belajar sesuatu yang baru, saat kemampuan kita untuk mengakui betapa masih banyak yang belum kuketahui dan masih banyak yang perlu dibenahi. Ini terbukti dalam 5 hari terakhir ini. Sebagai peserta lokakarya mengenai kepemimpinan Paus Fransiskus dalam memimpin Gereja Katolik, pengetahuanku, pemahamanku, kesadaranku,Continue reading “Gembala Beraroma Domba: Sebuah Refleksi Singkat”

What is to Forget?

Image is titled “Remind.her to remember” by sophiaazhou from DeviantArt.com I responded to a writing prompt. It asked me to write two lists. The first list is about things that I want to forget. The second one is about things that I want to remember. Guess what, the results came back almost the same. InContinue reading “What is to Forget?”

Thoughts on Vulnerability

I want to share and discuss a video that has inspired me. I saw this video a few months ago and this video blew me away. I found through TED on facebook and I knew back then that I have to share this video on this blog. Her message about vulnerability is excellent. Some messagesContinue reading “Thoughts on Vulnerability”

Meaningful Conversation

What is one thing that inspires me? A meaningful conversation. This can be a deep level of conversation with a person I trust, baring up each other soul, thoughts, fears, weaknesses, supporting each other, comforting. It can also be a meaningful conversation between two people who barely knew each other but want to connect. I’veContinue reading “Meaningful Conversation”

What is Normal?

Have you ever discussed that question before with anyone? Perhaps if anyone actually say that he or she had done it before, then my guess is that maybe they’re from psychology field. As a matter of fact, this question is part of the opening discussion in my class this week. It wasn’t exactly “what isContinue reading “What is Normal?”