Autobiography

A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith
 
Coda: My Swan Song

Coda: My Swan Song

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here.Writing my autobiography has been a long journey–it started in 2012 and completed in 2019. It was also a very...

Epilogue (Autobiography, Ch. 29)

Epilogue (Autobiography, Ch. 29)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here. So much injustice, so much pain—yet what a wonderful life I’ve had! Some people have asked me,...

Once a Teacher, Always a Teacher (Autobiography, Ch. 26)

Once a Teacher, Always a Teacher (Autobiography, Ch. 26)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here.When I was just a few years old, I already wanted very much to be like Confucius. I still do not fully...

The Untold Story of the INPM (Autobiography, Ch. 24)

The Untold Story of the INPM (Autobiography, Ch. 24)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here. “Don’t try to get in where you are excluded; go to where you are wanted. If nobody wants you,...

My Last Words for the Church (Autobiography, Ch. 20)

My Last Words for the Church (Autobiography, Ch. 20)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here.Most likely, I have attended and served more churches than any of my readers because I have resided in many...

The Many Faces of Poverty (Autobiography, Ch. 16)

The Many Faces of Poverty (Autobiography, Ch. 16)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here. The Many Faces of Poverty One does not really understand poverty unless one has lived through it; it is a...

Pui Ching and Life’s Tough Lessons (Autobiography, Ch. 15)

Pui Ching and Life’s Tough Lessons (Autobiography, Ch. 15)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here. Pui Ching & Life’s Tough Lessons After graduation from St. Stephen’s as the top student in my class, I...

A Year of Awakenings (Autobiography, Ch. 14)

A Year of Awakenings (Autobiography, Ch. 14)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here. A good education is transformative. I am so grateful that Father arranged for us siblings to spend one year...

Farewell, China (Autobiography, Ch. 12)

Farewell, China (Autobiography, Ch. 12)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here. We are on a cruise ship celebrating my 80th birthday. The smell and the view of the ocean floods...

The Story to Live By (Autobiography, Ch. 11)

The Story to Live By (Autobiography, Ch. 11)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here.On a scale of one to 10, I will rate my life seven on happiness but 10 on meaningfulness. My life story is...

My Country, My People, My Identity (Autobiography, Ch. 2 )

My Country, My People, My Identity (Autobiography, Ch. 2 )

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here.In order to make sense of who I am and what drives me, I need to return to my roots—to go back to the time...

Is There Life after 80? (Autobiography, Ch. 1)

Is There Life after 80? (Autobiography, Ch. 1)

Dr. Paul T. P. Wong’s autobiography, A Lifelong Search for Meaning: Lessons on Virtue, Grit, and Faith, is published in weekly installments. Stay updated here. The final time I visited my father in Hong Kong, he was in his 80s. He said to me, with downcast...

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