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Thankful For Being Alive (Chinese/English)

Mark Twain said, “The two most important days in life are when you are born and the day you find out why.”

After I was redeemed and saved by Jesus Christ, 

My life journey has been more and more enlightened;

Like the noonday sun, it shines brighter and brighter.

The path of the righteous is like the morning sun,

     shining ever brighter till the full light of day. (Proverbs 4:18)

But my season has only begun halfway through the 100-year life on earth.

During the thirty years since my conversion, with the presence of the mighty Lord Jesus, who created the universe, I have become more and more convinced that there is nothing on earth that could paralyzed the faithful saints.

I am no longer afraid of failing or making mistakes because of the choices I am inspired to make every day by Jesus.

God the Creator can take what we see as plain as water and turn it into good wine;

He can take what he sees as a small loaf of bread and fish and multiply it into 12 baskets full of abundance (John 6).

Therefore, when you surrender your life and have a desire to do something, turn to the Lord for wisdom, and take one step at a time.

To be open in your heart, not to be concerned about gains and losses, and to read the Bible and listen to the word of the Jesus Christ every day, is to walk with the Lord.

Through the Holy Spirit in your spirit, you ought to seek Father God and you shall find the path Jesus Christ is leading you on.






義人的路好像黎明的光,越照越明,直到日午。 (箴言4:18)











About 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.

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  1. You spoke in love and gratitude about our Lord and Savior. Thank you for sharing your own experiences in your walk with Him.
    Your testimony shows how one can have victory and peace.
    The thinks that cannot be brought and people are searching for.

  2. thanks manling

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