Secondary

Studies & NS

It’s not the end: The miracles I saw through my education

Looking back at my early teenage years in 2011, or even childhood for that matter, I was always quite the playful child. I remember the days when I was in Primary School where I refused to do my...

Faith

Look how these Catholic High School boys are supporting one another in quarantine

It’s always a little more painful when we learn that a young child has contracted an illness as deadly as COVID-19.  For instance, news came in just last night (May 21) that there were 30 new...

Post-secondary

Rejected from polytechnic 8 times, I looked for a way forward

Polytechnic was the only place I envisioned going to after leaving secondary school. Growing up in a family where all my older siblings had gone to polytechnic, it seemed like the natural path that I...

Post-secondary

“Use your freedom to find out what is truly important”: A poly lecturer’s letter to new students

Welcome to polytechnic! I’ve been a lecturer for donkey’s years now, and I’ve seen many students from all different walks of life come and go. Polytechnic can be a very exciting...

Studies & NS

Here’s encouragement for every kind of student

With the examinations coming up for most students, many of us are in a season of preparation. It’s a time of hard work, and sometimes, immense stress. Thankfully, we can look to God in prayer as we...

Real Life, Real People

I was told I would never be able to speak, but my parents didn’t give up

I was born with a severe hearing impairment on my left ear. But it wasn’t until I was three years old when my parents realised I couldn’t speak.  Normally, kids will start babbling at around...

Studies & NS

Wanna be wise? 3 pitfalls to avoid from King Solomon’s life

If you were Solomon, what would you have wished for?  When I was younger, studying Solomon’s famous stories, I often wondered if God would appear to me in a dream to ask me what I wanted. I used...

Mental Health

Bullied all my life, I felt like a calefare in my world

In primary school I was often teased and left out. I guess I was a late bloomer so I was more clueless than most of the other kids. I found it really hard to make friends and would usually be lost in...

Mental Health

Bullied in kindergarten, I spent my teenage years in self-hatred and hurt

I had a normal childhood growing up, I never had to worry about serious issues like finances or abuse. Life was mostly good. Unfortunately, I fell victim to bullying at the hands of my peers in...