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June 1, 2020

My name is Teresa, but most people here call me Ling. I was born in Malaysia and before coming to Fiji, I lived in New Zealand for eleven years. Everything went smoothly for me for the first five months after arriving here in Fiji. I was joyful, confident, full of life and enthusiastic. I thank God every day for showering me with his goodness. I always remember the Bible verse:

May 1, 2020

A few years ago the Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year was “post-truth.” Every day people are subjected to many false words, “fake news,” “alternative truths,” and devastating comments on social media which in some cases have led to depression and even to suicide. Many would agree that there is surely more general verbal abuse today because of social media.

May 1, 2020

Reina Mosqueda (center) with fellow Lay Missionaries Sherryl Lou Capili (left) and Joan Yap (right) in Taiwan in 2014.

Talking about gratefulness, many people say that it is all about being appreciative of the good things in our lives.  We appreciate the person who shows kindness or does something good for us.  Having a thankful heart also makes us focus on all the blessings we received from God and sees things in a more positive way.  What I like most about gratefulness is that it brings true happiness in...


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