Experiencing America (3): Q-Time with Family

Written by: Api Sulistyo What is the real meaning of Q-time? And what does it exactly mean for us? I have heard about this expression for the last few years. As far as I know, Q-time means the quality time that we spend with other people by doing something together such as playing sports, walking,…

Experiencing America: Hello Hello Hello

Through this series of “Experiencing America” I want to share stories about daily life in the United States of America. These are not stories about famous people from Hollywood or high caliber musicians. Neither are these about important government or business people or leaders. These are stories about ordinary people who try and struggle daily…

Memories are Inspirations (3): College Life

By Yohanes Berchmans Rosaryanto, OSC “Memories are Inspirations-2” (MAI-2) consists of two parts. What I am going to write now is the second part: stories from my time in universities. In the first part, I wrote about my experiences from the time when I was in Kindergarten until my high school years. A friend once…

Memories Are Inspirations (2): K-12 Education

Written by Yohanes Berchmans Rosaryanto Translated into English by Thomas Kristiatmo My bicycle gave me a lot of life lessons. Not only did I learn about myself and how to persevere in all my endeavors, I also learned about humility and respect towards others despite differences (see First Memory: Bicycle). As a matter of fact,…

Memories are Inspiration (1): Bike

Written by: Yohanes Berchmans Rosaryanto, OSC Translated into English by Thomas Kristiatmo Reminiscing my childhood, for me, always evokes a lot of new passion in my life. Of course I can’t remember everything and I can’t even remember which is the earliest memory from my early life, but I can certainly recall quite a number…