Emmanuel- God with Us

[I was asked to share about how God is my light in the darkness at this year's "An Evening in December" held at our church. Here is the transcript of what I shared Click to see the video.] Emmanuel, God with us. What does this mean, to have God with us? Five years ago, our... Continue Reading →

Light in the Darkness

I’ve been invited to share my story (and also perform a piece on the piano) as part of “An Evening in December” at Fraser Lands Church on Christmas Eve @ 8pm. I’ll be sharing about my ongoing journey as a new widow and what it means to me to have God as my light in... Continue Reading →

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra is presenting the Arietta Quartet and me in a repeat performance of the Brahms Piano Quintet this coming weekend. I was sad to hear, even though we played to an enthusiastic full house last Friday at the Vancouver Art Gallery, that more than a couple dozen people were not able to come... Continue Reading →

Expression from the heart

Last weekend, I had the privilege to perform with the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra led by Maestro Ken Hsieh. Together we played Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto, which I wrote about here. It is a gratifying time when I feel comfortable to express my heart and soul through music and also be in the physical form to... Continue Reading →

Uplifting music

This summer has been jam-packed with activities, hikes, getaways, camping and leisure time with the family but it also has been infused with a lot of music. Earlier in the summer, I was invited to perform Tchaikovksy's brilliant First Piano Concerto with the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra under maestro Ken Hsieh where my heart had longed... Continue Reading →

One year in heaven

It’s one year since Cliff took his last breath on earth and his first breath into heaven in the presence of our Lord. One year. We remember with thanksgiving for the life God had given Cliff to be with us, how he uplifted us by his friendship and humour, challenged us to be people of... Continue Reading →

Love the life you have…

Just posting my morning devotional reading here where the author, Tracie Miles, shares from her experience a very similar sentiment and struggle that I face. A day doesn't go by without feeling that heart-sinking reality that I am a young widow, that my children are fatherless, that we are facing our future alone. I reflect... Continue Reading →

What remains

In just a few minutes, it will be a year since Cliff's last day at home before his stroke which brought him to palliative care. I remember that day so clearly. I remember our summer peppered with pain and sorrow. I remember July 26 as the day he woke up determined to see the kids... Continue Reading →

Next…

I’ll be performing the brilliant Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto with the wonderful Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra under Maestro Ken Hsieh at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts for their Season Opening on Sept 9, 2018. Make it a date and come listen to great music! VMO 2018/19 season opening pre-sale is on now: Get 20%... Continue Reading →

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