A Weekly Reflection

Shepherd's Corner Articles

The Shepherd's Corner - April 3, 2022
Yes, I am now 63—officially!  And in the past a couple of days I have gained a few pounds—surely!  Thank you for your love to my wife and me by sending us a lot of food.  And thank you for sending us notes of birthday wishes. These spoke volume of how much you care for […]...
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The Shepherd's Corner - March 27, 2022
Last Monday my friend Rif and I visited Hari Arbianto, our keyboard player in our Not Young Anymore (NYA) Band.  Hari has just been diagnosed with an advanced stage of liver cancer.  His wife told us that three weeks ago Hari still went to work, and life still went on as usual.  But s...
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The Shepherd's Corner - March 20, 2022
The other day when Santy and I were visiting our grandchildren, our daughter asked one of them, “How much do you love Kung-Kung?”  He right away answered, “Five hundred!”  When asked how much he loves Pho-Pho, he also replied, “Five hundred!”  When asked how many teeth he ...
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The Shepherd's Corner - March 13, 2022
The other day, when I was goofing around with our grandchildren, one of them made a comment that made me very happy, “Kung Kung, you have a lot of hair.”  Trying to be modest, I corrected him, “No, I am already old; I do not have a lot of hair.”  It was, then, that he […]...
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The Shepherd's Corner - March 6, 2022
Dr. Will Durant, an American educator and philosopher who, with his wife, Ariel, wrote an 11-volume book, The Story of Civilization, was once asked to define happiness.  Before he came up with one, he had to look back on all the wrong places he went to search for happiness.  He admitted, ...
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The Shepherd's Corner - February 27, 2022
Many of you are familiar with the hymn, “God Will Take Care of You.”  It was written by Civilla Martin who was married to Walter.  One day Mr. Martin was to go out of town to preach.  Knowing that she was not feeling well, he thought of canceling the engagement.  It was, then, that their [&h...
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The Shepherd's Corner - February 20, 2022
In one of his books, John C. Maxwell, quotes the good advice given by his friend, Zig Ziglar, “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.”  O how true! When we help others, we are helping ourselves. When we bless others, God will [&hell...
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The Shepherd's Corner - January 23, 2022
How much have I given? You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. Jeremiah 29:13 I feel that we all want to see and experience God, but sometimes it may feel like we haven’t heard from God or sensed God for a long time. There are probably instances where […]...
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The Shepherd's Corner - January 16, 2022
There is no racial problem; there is only spiritual problem.  When I was interviewed for the recent article in the paper, that was the message I stressed and wished to convey.  If our hearts are filled with the love of God, there will be no room for hatred.  In the words of John Wesle...
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The Shepherd's Corner - January 9, 2022
First of all, sorry for the mess. Last Sunday we got the confirmation that the workers were able to start the work on Monday.  That’s the reason we could not notify you ahead of time.  So, please bear with us for another week; God’s willing the work will have completed by the end of th...
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