Minneke’s Musings

Minneke’s Musings

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…

Keep it Fresh

Minneke Kang15 January 20215 min read

“Wow Anna, that's very careful colouring!””Ughhh Mum, don't say that!” she replied.”Why not?” I asked.”Because you say that EVERY time…”Aren't people so perceptive from such a young age?! She was right… I had been giving her that same line when…

Million Dollar View

Minneke Kang22 December 20205 min read

There they sat, chewing million dollar grass. Lucky cows… some might have thought. But there they were, cows sitting in a paddock right in the heart of Auckland City, with the best view in town. My Dad and I chuckled…

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