Justin B. Fung

Tag: hurt

Life's been pretty brutal

Life’s been pretty brutal the last couple weeks–emotionally, relationally, vocationally. But I will ever trust in God. Hear my cry, O Lord, out of the depths of my soul! Let your ears be attentive to me, attentive to me: My soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning. Put your hope in […]

The day God broke my heart and changed my life (again)

Original post: March 19, 2008; update: January 26, 2010. March 19 was the day I think God really spoke to me about the direction of my life; this was the day that God really broke my heart for justice; this was the day I found my calling. Part of the fun (I use that term […]


I read these books a few years ago, but they still speak truth–perhaps even more so in light of the earthquake in Haiti and our current economic climate. … it’s only when you hit bottom and are desperate enough that things start to get better. (Rob Bell, Velvet Elvis, 105) … we are learning how […]

The scars we bear

Original post: August 8, 2007. Update: January 17, 2010. “Scar tissue that I wish you saw …” (Red Hot Chili Peppers, ‘Scar Tissue’) Just below my left knee is a scar from slicing my leg open roller-skating when I was about 12. When I was 14, I managed to explode a small (fortunately almost-empty) canister […]

A word for the hurting

You’re trying to hold on, you’re trying to be strong;but you don’t know if you can wait that longcoz sometimes it just seems too far awaywhen you don’t know if you can last another day. But don’t lose heart, coz you’ll lose everything;show your soul, baby, though you don’t feel anything … Touch the skyAnd […]

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