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Studies & NS

I was wrong about Christianity

Why is this happening? Am I not praying enough? Does God even listen to me?  In the past, I used to think that if I accepted Jesus as my Lord and Saviour and got baptised, I would have a...

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Dear 2020 graduate, I feel you

One of my fondest memories of celebration is not my own. It was the day of the historic World Cup match between Germany and Brazil in 2014. I was on a Lufthansa plane and about to arrive in...

Work

Making the most of your time

In my line of work, I often have to do financial assessments for clients. I look at their income and the breakdown of their expenditure like food, transport and household bills. So, a typical...

Studies & NS

When COVID-19 hit our schools: A lesson on beating bitterness

When the news reached my inbox, I felt angry. I replied the emails with my concerns, thinking that they would fall on deaf ears. “The senior leadership probably only cares about the reputation of...

University

To leave or stay? Singaporean students overseas grapple with worsening global outbreak

Two days ago, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement to urge all overseas Singaporean students to return home, which caused many who are studying abroad to scramble for flights....

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The struggle after graduation is real

One thing I look forward to at the start of every year is writing in my new planner. It’s satisfying to fill out its blank pages with all my different plans and to-do lists – being able to...

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My humbling hall life: Seeing God’s goodness in a ministry that I almost didn’t start

On three separate occasions, I was approached by three different people with the challenge to serve in a hostel ministry that I had never heard of. I declined all three times, reasoning that it was a...

University

How I trained to become a lawyer without losing my mind

My calling to become a lawyer wasn’t about money, GCE A-Level grades or scholarship programmes. Having been verbally and emotionally abused for five years in school, and having suffered much...

Studies & NS

To the graduating class of 2019: Be driven by purpose

I’m no valedictorian but I’ve got something to say anyway. I only graduated with a decent GPA, and I’m not even going to pursue as a career what I’ve studied for the last 3 years....