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Manling Chen

Manling was born and grew up in Taiwan. She came with her husband and 2-year-old son to New York, NY, at age 30 to fulfill her dream of studying in the graduate school. She received a black belt in Taekwendo at age 40 and has been applying the Bible truth and discipline learned in the martial art to fight in her faith as a spiritual warrior. She works with God to write and is currently a freelance reporter for a national Chinese newspaper and writer based in Minnesota. Much of her writing is in the areas of spiritual learning, Bible study, parenting, education, Sunday school, opinions, interviews, and people's stories, etc.

Words of Life Bless Souls

Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. (Proverbs 15:4) Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may ...

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What Is Your Color?

The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. (Psalm 119:130) The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly.. (Proverbs 20:27)   Who is putting the lens of color in front of your eyes? What is distorting the ...

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Having the Heart of a Praying Mom

Jeremiah 24:7 I will also give them a heart to know Me, for I am the LORD; and they will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to Me wholeheartedly. Being a mom with a new heart of God miraculously leads me to understand ...

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The Epiphany Through Suffering

A precious lesson is inspired by a persecuted Christian brother in China: Physically beaten up in persecution for the name of Jesus Christ, Is as real and painful as emotional/mentally worn out in depression, I cry out “why am I still alive?” Even though I seem to have pitiful right ...

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Justice and Mercy

Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story—those he redeemed from the hand of the foe, (Psalm 107:2) In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace. (Ephesians 1:7) God’s righteousness is never in our hands to fight ...

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