Tag: inspiration

How to Pray–group

Jesus’ “model prayer” has much to teach us; don’t just memorize and recite, but expand on each piece as you pray. ⇔  by Michael Krigline, October 2012. www.krigline.com ⇔ This is a sub-page for “How to Pray” (where you’ll find the words to fill in these blanks). If you want to make this more interactive, cut […]

Poem: Mom’s Day-Dad’s Day

by Michael Krigline. www.krigline.com ⇔ I wrote this poem for my parents in 2013. Sorry it is so small on a phone, but using a jpg image was the only way to preserve the parallel nature of this poem. Many years ago, my son and I created and performed puppet shows for the children at our church. […]

↑When Jesus Calls Again

A look at the many stages we go through in our walk with Jesus. ⇔  by Michael Krigline, April 24, 2016. www.krigline.com ⇔ This is a longer version of a speech given at River Grace Church in Mongkok, Hong Kong; the speech started with a reading from the Bible: Luke 5:1-11 (You can find other messages I’ve delivered at […]

↑The Passion of the Christ

Some of my thoughts & a remarkable Chinese poem by Michael Krigline, March 2004. www.krigline.com ⇔ (Note: This was written during my visit to the US in 2004. The hot movie during that visit was Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, rated R for showing excessive violence and torture. It became one of the biggest US box-office […]

When Jesus Calls Again-error

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Cancer Survivor Report–graphic photos

  Click here to see the article these photos go with, including a 2018 update (article by Gabe Orea, October 2014). ⇔   Why this special page? Cancer is not pretty. The pain is real, the treatments are harsh, and the human body suffers from many terrible side effects. Gabe’s testimony highlights the “positive side effects” but […]

↑Spring Come Soon

Prose about the seasons of the soul. ⇔  From 1985 to early 1987, I studied Mandarin in Xiamen. Then I moved to Beijing to start teaching at a small college. I was quite alone in Beijing, and the gray Beijing winter brought on a season of depression. I posted this in 2015 after posting a poem […]

↑Poem: Lanterns and Life

A friend wrote the following poem, and it touched both Vivian and myself so we decided to post it here. It reminded me of a piece I wrote a long time ago, which you can also read (click here).   Lanterns and Life, in the Spring and Beyond By Joanna W, February 26, 2014   Red Chinese […]

↑How to Overcome Fear

Fear slows progress toward our goals, but there are things we can do about it! ⇔  by Michael Krigline, March 14, 2015. www.krigline.com ⇔ This speech was given at Bridges in Xiamen   In one of my favorite fantasy stories, some British children magically find themselves in Narnia, in great need of help from someone named Aslan. Suddenly they […]

↑What God Cannot Do

Pain, purpose and limitations can yield hope in tough times. ⇔  by Michael Krigline, March 1, 2015. www.krigline.com ⇔ This is a longer (original) version of a speech written for the Xiamen International Christian Fellowship. (You can find other messages I delivered at XICF at www.krigline.com–look for “things we have written.”)⇔   When people complain about all […]

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