For everything there is a season,
a right time for every intention under heaven —
a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot,
a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build,
a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance,
a time to throw stones and a time to gather stones,
a time to embrace and a time to refrain,
a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to discard,
a time to tear and a time to sew, a time to keep silent and a time to speak,
a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.
– Ecclesiastes 3
For our family, there is also a season of change.
Continue reading Su Family Gap Year 3.0
“Kids, we need to strategize,” I called the children together in front of the “super-sized” Carrefour Supermarket which was inside the Emirate Mall in Dubai, UAE, one of the largest mall in the world. “This place is huge so we need to work together.”
I continued, “We need to be smart about what to buy and who will buy what. First, here is the Carrefour’s ‘Anniversary Celebration – Big Deal’ booklet. You are only allowed to buy items that is listed on sale in this booklet. This is our ‘Bible’ for shopping. Now, who wants to buy what?” Continue reading You Are in Trouble, Dad
In 2008, we took our first gap year going to backpack in South America, catch with families in North America and living with the poor in a Yunnan village. This was Jonathan’s sharing before the start of the trip.
長年致力於推廣基督化家庭的蘇教授，2015年揭開序幕之際，才剛與兒女孫輩們結束全家十天九夜環臺旅行，風塵僕僕返美。對於這趟溫馨歡樂之旅，蘇教授津津樂道，無限滿足―在全家大小積極參與、行前充分規劃下，他和妻子預定的三大目的全然達成―賞美景、嚐美食、三代同行齊尋根！ Continue reading 愛，在家人山上下海時
2015年我们一家会旅行一整年, 背包旅行去中亚、印度、中东、东欧和北美。我希望这年能学习当地国家的文化,能有许多好玩的时刻, 还有吃到不同国家的美食,最终想要跟我姐 姐一个美好的一段时间,因为这一年过后她就去上大学了。 Continue reading 一年丝绸之旅的期待