In Focus: Imitate Their Faith

Last week we started a new book for our congregation Bible study called "Imitate their faith". This book helps you to use your imagination; to take in the sights, sounds, scenes & circumstances of some very dynamic Bible accounts. Last week we covered the introduction & this week (10/26/15) we started the first chapter which … Continue reading In Focus: Imitate Their Faith

True loyalty does not fade over time

I found this post from a few months ago. I thought wow that was some encouraging information we went over in the "Draw Close" book, so I'm still going to post it. This week's lesson of the " Draw close to Jehovah" book is heartening. I found the scriptures in this lesson to be encouraging … Continue reading True loyalty does not fade over time

Chinese Pinyin

 The Chinese language uses characters to form sounds, words sounds and sentences. So, how do you discern what a character sounds like? The Chinese language does not have an alphabet. This is one of the factors that makes Chinese such a difficult language for foreigners to learn. Hence  in the 1950s, Pinyin, (Hanyu Pinyin) what … Continue reading Chinese Pinyin

Chinese Sentence Structure

This can get pretty complicated but I have come across a few formulas for basic sentences. Including the most basic Subject +Verb+Object formula. With S + V + O you can only create simple sentences. When you add more details to a sentence, the sentence structure begins to change dramatically & you become subject to additional grammar rules. … Continue reading Chinese Sentence Structure

How To Ask A Question In Chinese

  We are thankful to the owners of these videos. They have presented information that has been educational & helpful! The videos shown on this blog are meant to be shared & do not violate copyright laws. For more information please seeYou Tube Terms of Service – article 6 c.  This can be found at http://www.youtube.com/static?template=terms.  … Continue reading How To Ask A Question In Chinese

Chinese Tones

Mā           1st Tone is a flat high level tone Má           2nd Tone starts in medium tone then rises Mă           3rd Tone starts low, dips to the bottom, then rises Mà           4th Tone starts at the top, then falls sharp and strong Ma           Neutral Tone is a short flat tone with no emphasis We are thankful to the … Continue reading Chinese Tones

Telling Time In Chinese

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Theocratic Terms & Other Common Words In Chinese Pinyin

Listed below we have a list of a few theocratic words & other common words we have learned so far. Before that, we have a note on a few guidelines for constructing simple sentences. The more words and ideas conveyed in a sentence, the more complicated the sentence structure will be. Here we just have basic … Continue reading Theocratic Terms & Other Common Words In Chinese Pinyin

The Bible Books In Chinese Pinyin

Hebrew Scriptures Genesis – Chuàngshìjì  Exodus – Chū āijíjì  Leviticus – Lìwèijì  Numbers – Mínshùjì  Deuteronomy – Shēngmìngjì Joshua – Yuēshūyàjì Judges – Shìshījì    Ruth – Lùdéjì    1 Samuel- Sāmŭ ĕrjì shàng 2 Samuel – Sāmŭ ĕrjì xià   1 Kings- Lièwáng jì shàng  2 Kings- Lièwáng jì xià  1Chronicles –Lìdàizhì shàng 2Chronicles- Lìdàizhì i xià … Continue reading The Bible Books In Chinese Pinyin

Learning how to use Chinese numbers 1 -100

We wrote this quick list to help us find scriptures in the Bible. When listening for a scripture or stating one - the following sequence is used; Bible Book, di (ordinal),   Chinese number, zhāng (chapter), di (ordinal), Chinese number, jié (verse). 1-10 Yī - 1 Lìu - 6 Ėr - 2 Qī - 7 Sān … Continue reading Learning how to use Chinese numbers 1 -100

Is Belief In A Creator Realistic

Most of us appreciate variety & even get bored without it. The beauty of our earth with it's many varieties of plants, animals, foods & cultures are fascinating. Our planet earth is self sustaining with elements & processes like carbon dioxide, nitrogen, gravity, season changes & more. Yet, there are more wonderful things to appreciate. … Continue reading Is Belief In A Creator Realistic

2015 Regional Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Its time for the convention! Throughout our lives we our faced with many challenges. Some can be very strenous & make you feel like the difficulty is never going to pass. But every year we have our conventions to look forward to. They help to strengthen our faith & regain a sharper focus and they … Continue reading 2015 Regional Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Consider One Another

Let us consider one another to incite to love and fine works, . . .encouraging one another.—Heb. 10:24, 25.  http://wol.jw.org/en/wol/dt/r1/lp-e/2015/6/20 I appreciated how the daily text helped us to see that to truly consider one another we need to take the time to offer more than a passing greeting. We should get to know our friends - their … Continue reading Consider One Another

Let my cry for help reach you

Those words at Psalms 102:1 brought me so much comfort because I can relate to feeling like that, wanting so badly to be heard and understood.  I have been struggling with some of the repercussions of my brain surgery. I'm still adjusting to the many ways it has changed my life & so are my … Continue reading Let my cry for help reach you

Is Unfailing Love Possible?

3 Great Articles For Strengthening Your Marriage For the last few weeks, during the Watchtower study, we have been discussing how to overcome various obstacles in marriage. These articles came at a perfect time for us. We have had several difficulties to hurdle through in the last 5 years. After a while you just feel worn … Continue reading Is Unfailing Love Possible?

Helping Kids Deal With Anxiety?

There seems to always be some kind of stressor in our life. Once you've fought one battle you have to brace up for the next one. Just like adults, kids have a lot of different things weighing on their minds. I appreciated the wise advice in this article "How can I cope with anxiety?" to help … Continue reading Helping Kids Deal With Anxiety?