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Why There’s No Better Family than One with Christ

Why There’s No Better Family than One with Christ

THEME: THANKSGIVING Written By Vania Tan   I come from a family of five—there’s my father, mother, two older sisters and me. Together we’re dysfunctional, disorganised, lazy and sometimes crazy. But behind it all, we’re a very loving bunch. So “family” is a term that I hold dear to my heart. It is the very […]

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Why There’s No Better Family than One with Christ

Why There’s No Better Family than One with Christ

THEME: THANKSGIVING Written By Vania Tan   I come from a family of five—there’s my father, mother, two older sisters and me. Together we’re dysfunctional, disorganised, lazy and sometimes crazy. But behind it all, we’re a very loving bunch. So “family” is a term that I hold dear to my heart. It is the very […]

Chopping Boards, Tablets, and Being Thankful

Chopping Boards, Tablets, and Being Thankful

Written By Michelle Chun, Malaysia Sometime last month, an Argentinian boy on the other side of the world made me cry. I don’t even know his name. But big, fat tears rolled down my cheeks as I watched the three-minute video clip—a beautiful capture of a thankful heart. You may have come across it—a young […]

Who Shields Us?

Who Shields Us?

Written By Calvin Woo Recently, I felt God’s calling do something for the society. As a university student, it crossed my mind to venture into social entrepreneurship, and to incorporate Christian principles and values into my business. But while I was enthusiastic about the idea, the responses I received when I communicated my plans with […]

Waiting for God’s Timing

Waiting for God’s Timing

Written by Edna Ho Any single lady will eventually come to a point in life where she questions whether the guy she is dating is the one she wants as her life partner. The same is true for guys. Unless you have the gift of celibacy, there will always be this aching desire within you […]

When We Ask for Journey Mercies

When We Ask for Journey Mercies

Written By Ian Tan Traveling by airplane these days is as easy and hassle-free as taking a bus or train. After keying in some personal details and with a few clicks of the mouse, all that’s left is to print the flight itinerary and you’re set to go! Having to jet around frequently as part […]

A Clubfoot’s Journey

A Clubfoot’s Journey

THEME: THANKSGIVING Written by Angelyn A. Padernos I was sixteen-year-old then, battling feelings of humiliation when others teased me about how my foot looked. At that time, I was also desperately searching for answers to the questions I had since I was a kid, such as why was I born this way? Unkind comments from […]

6 Things I Want

6 Things I Want

Written By Zarah Parsaso There are basic necessities in this world that we need in order to survive such as food, clothing, and shelter. But over and above our primary needs, most of us have an ongoing desire for material things. I am no different from the ordinary girl. Currently, these are the six things […]

Lessons We Can Glean from “The Walking Dead”

Lessons We Can Glean from “The Walking Dead”

Written By Ian Tan Photo Credit: Moviepilot.com I am a self-confessed TV junkie. Normally, my TV diet comprises serials like 24, Graceland, Hawaii 5-O, NCIS and pretty much any action-packed production filled with twist and turns in the story plot. But recently, I stumbled on a particular TV trailer for The Walking Dead. Though it […]

Why Should We Give Thanks?

Why Should We Give Thanks?

Written By Crystal Tang THEME: THANKSGIVING Recently, I was searching the Bible for verses relating to giving thanks and thanksgiving and at least 200 verses showed up. In the Old Testament, we read of the Israelites offering sacrifices and praises of thanksgiving for God’s faithfulness, protection, deliverance, providence, etc. In the New Testament, we read […]

In the Dark of the Night

In the Dark of the Night

THEME: THANKSGIVING Written by Megan Low I don’t know why I am awake at this hour (0430 hours) again. The same thing happened on Monday. God and I both know what I managed to accomplish on that day and how long I lasted. I’m thankful for all those who prayed for me. Am I going […]