Friendship

Christmas

No, I don’t want to write yet another Christmas card for the wrong reason

Ever since secondary school, I would write cards every Christmas. It began as a personal initiative where I would dedicate time and resources to decorate and write cards for friends and those who...

Friendship

5 biblical friendships we can learn from

Friends. They provide us with companionship. They support and stand with us in difficult times. They even challenge and hold us accountable for the bad behaviour or sin we display. However, keeping...

Friendship

What rejection has taught me

I have never been a popular girl. There have been many times when I would wonder: Why am I not invited to so and so’s wedding? Why am I never in someone’s “close friends” clique? Could it be...

Friendship

The answer is love: How I stopped jumping to judgment and anger

I was born and raised in a Christian home with parents who brought me to church and Sunday School every week. I had heard stories from the Bible and about Jesus from a young age. I grew up attending...

Faith

#THIRSTBITES: Mentorship: Who are you walking with?

Many of us like to receive encouragement. We say, “Feed me, feed me, feed me!” But not many of us like to receive feedback — including me. The reason why we don’t like receiving...

Friendship

3 types of friends we all need

Friends, How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory — these are a few of my favourite shows I grew up watching. I remember thinking to myself, how fun and awesome it would be to rent an apartment...

Culture

That’s what B.R.O.T.H.E.R.S. are for

It is tragic and heartbreaking to see the rise in incidences of sexual impropriety and immorality today, ranging from voyeurism, sexting, sexual grooming, power abuses for sexual favours,...

Relationships

Loving nice people is easy. But what about not-so-nice people?

One of the most-talked-about subjects of the Bible is love. In fact, Jesus said that we identify ourselves as His disciples through the way we love people. We don’t prove who we are by the...

Relationships

12 years with Seets: What I’ve learnt from this feisty chilli padi

About 12 years ago, I was invited to a Christmas party. At the time, I was living overseas, but I was in Singapore for my break and had no Christmas plans. What I didn’t realise was that I’d meet...