Family

Family

“Don’t take family for granted”: How prayer and persistence got this Malaysian home for CNY

For the first time in two years, Malaysian Xie Ming Feng (30) was able to head back to Johor Bahru (JB) to be reunited with his family — just in time for Chinese New Year. Ming Feng is glad to able...

Devotionals

5 people in the Bible who inspire us to be brave

It’s the Year of the Tiger this Chinese New Year. Did you know the tiger represents bravery in Chinese culture? While we don’t believe in superstitions, it’s a good reminder to have...

Relationships

This CNY, here’s how to express your appreciation through the 5 love languages

I must confess that I’m not a big fan of Chinese New Year (CNY). It generally feels a bit too superficial for my liking (too many big parties with some people I’m not particularly close to and...

Relationships

5 clever comebacks to the most popular questions you’ll get at CNY

For some 29 years now – of which I was responsive for about 20 (there are gaps) – I have been going to Chinese New Year gatherings. That alone makes me highly qualified to write an article on how...

Christmas

The Distance Between: What lengths would you go to for those you love?

It was in 2015 when a seed for the migrant worker community was planted in one young man’s heart. Ang Wei Ming was 19 when he went down to HealthServe as a volunteer with Singapore Youth for...

Family

A letter to my brothers who struggle with special needs

Growing up, our family are the people we’re closest to, but sometimes they are also the cause of our greatest heartaches.  Middle child Daniel* (19) tell us about his struggles in learning how to...

Family

Waiting for my child: A journey through infertility

A seemingly natural, straightforward, joyful experience that so many others easily celebrate and at times casually joke about, became a clinical, drawn-out and painful journey for us. Needles, vials...

Real Life, Real People

#UnheardNarratives: Children of divorce

A marriage involves two people, but a divorce can involve a lot more if you think about the families affected. In episode three of our new series, Unheard Narratives, we hear from children of...

Do Good

Homeless at age 14, this is how a foster family changed her life

In his 2021 National Day Rally speech, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong highlighted Roslina Toh’s effort in mobilising 200 volunteers to organise food and shelter for stranded Malaysian workers...