Thinking Better

Essays on how to think better.

Am I Blind?

Ever wondered if the colors you were seeing were the same colors everybody else saw? My favorite color is green. It has always been green since I was in my mother’s womb—I am convinced of it. Green is the color of life, the essence of any beautiful scenery. In fact,...

The Art of Answering Questions

The Art of Answering Questions

Or, The Joy of Meeting Fascinating People Recently, I had the awesome privilege of meeting a brilliant educator from Indonesia, who, for me, was the best question-answerer I’ve ever met. He sat on a panel discussion, and the way he answered questions was just so…...

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

How sea animals navigate through the wide expanse of the ocean is an awesome mystery. In the blue vastness of the deep, they find invisible pathways to food and safe habitats. One of the fascinating stories from the Blue Planet BBC documentary series is one on Ridley...

Doing and Being Well

Revisiting the burning out phenomenon, especially burning out in ministry. If I could distill the answer to “how to live a meaningful life?” to something simple, based on my short life thus far, I think it would be the imperative of doing and being well. The two...

Versatile Thinking

I’d like to continue the line of thought that I started in my previous post on Versatile Design. The question that I want to explore here is, now that we’ve extracted some lessons from the design of nature, how do we apply them in real life? At the end of the last...

Versatile Design

When you observe the things of nature, certain principles of existence just emerge out of the system. I've been spending some time being wondered by nature and natural systems through various means - different reading materials, documentaries, other montage of...

Global Thinkers

One of my favorite things in life is listening to, reading about, meeting and talking with global thinkers. These are people who speak with fire in their eyes, whose passion saturates their words, and whose brains never stop working. They have a source of energy that...

The Shadow of Excellence

“Academic excellence combined with spiritual excellence.” “Higher than the highest human thoughts can reach is God’s ideal for His children.” These are the ideals that we hold so dear. Following the examples of Daniel, Joseph, and Nehemiah, we desire to achieve and...

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