We want to do something for God

We want to do something for God

Welcome to the new Awe & Wonder site. We hope this place blesses you, and that the stories that are put up here reach out to your heart, cause questions to rise within you, give you the answers that you are looking for, and stir up within you affections for Jesus. This site exists because […]

The man whose disease made him happy

“Later that day I visited Sadan, another of Brand’s former patients. He looked like a miniature version of Gandhi: skinny, balding perched cross-legged on the edge of a bed. In a high-pitched, singsong voice, he told me wrenching stories of past rejection: the classmates who made fun of him in school, the driver who kicked […]

Happy new day of January to you

“New Year, New Me” “2018 was rough, but I’m leaving all that negativity behind.” “2019 is going to be the year I get fit” “I am going to get over it this year and going to be happy.” “Starting tomorrow, I’m going to be nicer, wiser and more loving.” The last day of 2018 found […]

What does PEACE on earth mean to you?

“Peace on earth, and goodwill to all men.” So many of us have heard these words ring in our ears every Christmas. These are the words the angels said to shepherds when Jesus was born – “peace on earth, and goodwill to all men.” We have heard these words hidden in carols, we’ve heard preachers read […]

Would you take this gift from me?

The story of Jesus coming isn’t a pretty ‘Christian’ story. It’s not prim, proper or ideal when we think about kings and what they deserve. Not the manger nor the virgin. Not the myrrh. It’s not some story meant for Christians alone, for the ones who know the story by heart. It’s not merely for the ones […]

The inconvenience of Christmas

I’ve been thinking about the story of Mary this Christmas season. I wonder how inconvenient God’s will in Mary’s life must have been. Do you ever feel like that? Like God shows up or calls you into something, and it just doesn’t look the way you imagined it, expected it, and definitely not how you desired […]

Playing your part

Lately, I’ve been digging into the issue of comparison when God and I get together in the mornings. I ask some questions and dig for answers, I pen down notes and I am so curious about what comparison does to our souls. I realized I was naive to think comparing ourselves to others is a […]

You are going to lose

Very often, we set out to do something good, something great for God and for ourselves, and we realize that while we’re at it, we start facing challenges. And very often, these challenges don’t seem like they have anything to do with what we’ve set out to do. Do not be surprised. Because you need […]

Do you see what I am?

I am weak  I am Strength   I am tired I am Rest   I am depressed I am Joy   I am anxious I am Peace   I am hopeless I am Hope   I am unproductive I am the True Vine   I am insecure I am the Rock   I am embarrassing […]

ARE YOU REAL GOD? – A World Blood Donor Day Testimony

“Last June, around this time, my sister was diagnosed with dengue. She was admitted in the local hospital immediately and treatment began. We tried different things to get the fever to reduce but none of it worked. Of course, my family was praying but we knew these were the usual dengue symptoms and we weren’t […]