“Where are you in the photo, son?”
I was just five years old. I showed Dad my kindergarten class photo—a free-for-all scene where kids were elbowing each other for more photo exposure.
Where was I? At the back of the pack, peeking over someone’s shoulder. You could only […]
Have you ever wondered if fish drank water?
I know what you’re thinking.
Only a crazy guy like me thinks of such lunacy.
Well, think of a tiny fish right smack in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Now tell me. Wouldn’t it be […]
Have you recently dined in a five-star restaurant?
Let me refresh your memory.
First, the waiters wear tuxedoes and toupees. The tablecloth is immaculate and the orchids in front of you are fresh. The ambiance is gorgeous.
Second, the dishes aren’t called on a […]
Let me tell you one of the greatest mysteries of the world.
When a woman puts on blush on, mascara, eyebrow pencil, eyeliner, eye-shadow, eyelashes, lipstick, lipgloss, toner, powder—and then turns to her husband and asks, “Honey, do I look natural?”
Now tell me, how does […]
“Can you bring a tiny package to my family in Manila?”
“No problem!” I said to the petite Filipina in front of me.
This happened many years ago in a preaching trip in Europe when I still didn’t know about the Balikbayan* Phrase Dictionary. In it, the term “tiny […]
When I preach to an audience of thousands, I always find two or three people in the audience who sleep through my talks.
It doesn’t matter what I do, whether I crack a joke, scream till my larynx dies, or I murder someone in the front row—it […]
You’ll Also Join A Feast
Right In The Old City of Jerusalem!
I know a lot of people who travel often.
I know a lot of people who take lots of holidays and vacations in different parts of the world—Hong Kong, Bangkok, US, Europe—but they never consider […]
My favorite pastime is spending a day in a bookstore.
Intellectually, it invigorates me.
Emotionally, it refreshes me.
Spiritually, it inspires me.
And financially, it saves me money! Because sometimes, I don’t have to buy the books I read. I just read it in the store.
Somewhere in the […]
“Help me, Bo. I’m falling in love with my boss.”
I’ve known Lucy for some time now and her silliness betrays a deep spiritual maturity in this married woman.
“Tell me about it,” I said solemnly.
“Oh Bo, he’s gorgeous. He’s a cute American and I get red all over whenever I’m in front of him.”
“Brad Pitt […]
I have a confession to make: I now get sentimental on my birthday. (Yep, I get mushy.) I never thought this would ever happen to me.
Obviously, when I was a kid, birthdays were big. With the cake and ice cream, how could it not be big? But after age 7 or 8, birthdays went downhill from there. After awhile, it […]