Minneke’s Musings

Minneke’s Musings

First World Problems

Minneke Kang29 March 20216 min read

My first experience of the third world was a result of my own first world problem… “Mum, I need an ipod”. That's what I told her when I was 15. She was horrified. She grew up in a time when…

Soar Like Eagles

Minneke Kang23 March 20215 min read

I want to share two stories, about two different eagles…There was once an eagle that had been flying for a long distance and was very tired. Afraid of predators if he landed to rest on the land somewhere, he spotted…

Blazing a Trail

Minneke Kang11 March 20217 min read

One morning when we were out walking along a bush path near our home here in New Zealand, David suddenly stopped as he saw some familiar flowers. “These make great tea!” he said, “they help cool the body.”They sounded great,…

If He Walked the Earth Today…

Minneke Kang9 March 20213 min read

One day I sat and pondered…What would Jesus look like if He walked the earth today?Would he have an iPhone, or no phone at all?Would He have a Facebook account, an Instagram, an e-mail address?Would He wear blue jeans, or…

Pruned

Minneke Kang3 March 20214 min read

One night, my husband told our kids a Chinese story at bedtime. It went something like this…There was a man who lived near a bamboo forest. He liked to walk in the forest, and often cut down some of the…

Between Worlds

Minneke Kang9 February 20213 min read

A poem of sorts written about a Third Culture Kid’s* journey, and the Christian faith pilgrimage… It’s strange… Feeling more at home on an aeroplane, Or in an airport, Feeling more at home between worlds, Over international waters… Or perhaps…

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