Say hello to a new level of debt. # I've always thought the process of buying a house is simply finding a house you like, pay for it, and done. And when selling a house you just have to try to sell it higher than what you paid to earn profit. Done! But no. Buying … Continue reading What I’ve been up to. Part 2: Becoming homeowner
If 2021 is a movie, its title should be "2020: Extended Edition" I thought 2021 was gonna be a different from 2020 because now we know what we're up against. I did not foresee Covid would throw a curveball of variants and keep everyone in yet another year of uncertainties and delayed plans. But all … Continue reading What I’ve been up to. Part 1: Investing
We made it to 2021! What a strange year 2020 was. Nobody could have thought it would be a defining year where our lives will perhaps be forever changed. As terrible as it was, there have been much good that came out of it. It's the year we finally spend more time with family, have … Continue reading 2021 New Year’s Resolutions
I think many of us have an innate desire to change the world, and for Christians we want to do it for Jesus! But God doesn't really need us in order to change the world. The power to change the world doesn't lie with us. # We are constantly fed with worldly affirmations that we … Continue reading Will I ever change the world?
This is week 4 into working/staying at home, and it's been an interesting journey. The first week I was excited to be staying at home. I caught up on Netflix shows, lazed around and lied in bed all day. It was relaxing, but during working hours I was still pretty busy (just an assurance that … Continue reading A Reflection – Chasing the Godly life
Just a few months in and 2020 will no doubt be etched in history with coronavirus pandemic. In the future there'll be documentaries, case studies and perhaps a movie about the times we live in. Every day we read about how the virus is changing the global community. Zooming in closer, what's our approach to … Continue reading How do we live in times of Coronavirus?
Twenty Twenty has a nice ring to it. Day 1 of 2020 I was in Jakarta waking up to the news of the flooding. I wasn't affected by what was one of the worst flooding in Jakarta but some friends and relatives were stuck at home or even had to evacuate. What an eventful way … Continue reading 2020 New Year’s Resolutions
People say it's hard to make friends as an adult and I agree. I think the best chance you have in making friends, like the ones you had in school, is probably at the workplace. It makes sense to develop friendships as you work 5 days a week, see each other 7 hours a day. … Continue reading Stages of Work Friendship