This movie, “Demolition” gave many things to think about. It is a story of a very successful banker who experiences deconstruction of all the things he once knew after the death of his wife. Out of shock for the death of his wife in a car accident, he starts to disassemble broken things. He starts to demolish malfunctioning things in the notion that if you can disassemble everything completely, then … Click to read more
In Korea there is a old story of a tree frog.
The frog was very disobedient to the words of his mother when he was young. When his mother told him to do some work, he would go out and play around doing nothing. He did everything in the opposite way as he had been taught by his mother. If his mother said to go right, he would go left. … Click to read more
This is the song sung during the TV program, “Finding Family Scattered.” This song tells stories of the second generation who was living during the 1980s about 30 years after the war without reuniting with their family members and who finally could meet their family members. Even though the younger generation or the siblings could meet together, but many of the previous generation died during the 30 year time period … Click to read more
Life on this earth is truly filled with many tears and sorrows, pains and sufferings. King Solomon with his wisdom knew clearly that everything on this earth is impermanent and will pass away quickly. Even though he had riches, wisdom, knowledge, power, wives, whatever a man desire after more than anyone on this earth, but still he did not lose his wisdom and knew that all these things are evanescent… Click to read more
Once in China There was a man named Sae-ong in a village. One day, his female horse ran away and did not come back. All the people of the town came and comforted him for his loss, but he did not show any change in his emotion. He was as calm as he was before. A few days later, the female horse came back to Sae-ong’s house, bringing a tall … Click to read more
Two women were walking together talking about the creation work of God and one woman started to say, “I can’t understand the some part of the creation work. Think about this. The sparrow is very small, but has wings. It does not need to go here and there fast to get food. It can get food quickly without moving to many different places with its wings because its stomach is … Click to read more
There were two friends and they had completely different opinions about the religious matters. The one said that there is no God and the other said there is God. When the other tried to prove the existence of God, the one always argued back by saying, “Good, but show me the God if he exist. If you cannot show me, try not to persuade me.” One day they were traveling … Click to read more
Matthew 10:12 And when you enter into the house, give that household your “Shalom (or peace)!”
The most common Jewish greeting is to say, “Shalom!” which means “Peace upon you!” Similarly in Korea we also greet each other saying, “Did you have peace last night?” The western style greetings such as handshake or salute also originated to mean peace. Then why do people throughout the world have a similar way of … Click to read more
This is an old story about a dying man. A man was getting old and there came a time when he had to die. He was a rich man, but his only son who could inherit his estate was in the far-away country to study. And his house was managed by one of his servant. The old man was always worried that his servant might squander all his money or … Click to read more
A blackbird challenged a lion to have a voice contest. “My voice is stronger and more powerful than yours,” said the blackbird. But the lion did not care about the blackbird. The blackbird kept flying back to the lion and annoyed him so much that he agreed to accept the challenge.
Finally, the two of them stood next to each other and shouted with all their might. First, the lion … Click to read more