Minneke’s Musings

Minneke’s Musings

I can do it, Lord

Minneke Kang20 July 20201 min read

This was written, first and foremost, as a reminder to myself. How easy it is to stray into this trap… Thank you Lord for giving me This work that I can do In fact I think that I don’t need …

Washing some Hospital Beds

Minneke Kang18 July 20204 min read

Our son Levi had just turned one, and we were in David’s village in rural China celebrating Chinese New Year. One is an age where they love sitting in the dirt, touching everything, and putting everything in their mouth! Rural…

A Grandparent’s Legacy

Minneke Kang13 July 20204 min read

2 Timothy 1:5  “I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also.” When I was about 7 years old, my family moved back…

Have a laugh!

Minneke Kang10 July 20202 min read

It was my 23rd birthday. My Mum, Dad, brother, sister, and I grabbed a bag of props and headed to a nearby Walmart. This Walmart had a photography studio where you could pay to have a series of portraits taken.…

Unlearning some Independence

Minneke Kang10 July 20205 min read

“Westerners are just so… independent!” I laughed in agreement with my Japanese friend and said, “Yes, it’s so true!” We were talking about friendships, parenting, and relating to life. She couldn’t understand how western mum’s were expected to be super-mums…

What’s Your Name?

Minneke Kang10 July 20204 min read

My first name, Minneke, is a Dutch name which means “Brave and steadfast warrior”. Growing up I was always “brave” when it came to physical danger and challenges… I was a risk taker! But when I came to Christ and…