Voices out of the Wilderness-The White & The Pink

Wear White Campaign The Wear White campaign is supposedly a peaceful protest led by Singaporean Muslim teacher, Ustaz Noor Deros, seeking to encourage “a return to values as guided by Islam” in the effort to remind Muslims not to take part in Pink Dot and to encourage prioritising family and marriage (Loh, 29 June 2014)….

The Heart of our Work

Article: The Work of the Week-What ministry is all about the other six days by Eugene Peterson, first appeared in the Summer 1983 issue of Leadership Journal as “Curing Souls: the Forgotten Art.” Tchividjian says “Christianity is not first and foremost about our behaviour, our obedience, our response, and our daily victory over sin. It is first…

Deep calleth unto deep

Psalms 42 Why are you downcast, O my soul? As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God? My tears have been my food day and night, while they say to me…

The song in my heart

Knowing You are with me Hearing Your very gentle footsteps Giving me the courage to continue walking This Breath of Life This Gift of Love This song in my heart Only from You Only for You “As the deer panteth for the water So my soul longeth after Thee You alone are my heart’s desire…

Coming Home

“True, whole prayer is nothing but love.” ~St. Augustine Home, a place of serenity, peace and joy, with friendship, fellowship and openness. Home to intimacy, acceptance and affirmation. Richard Foster describes the home that God is inviting us into-to hang out at the living room of His heart where I can put on my old…

Be still & breathe!

Learning to appreciate God’s creation. Never knew we can find a spot of autumn in our tiny tropical island.

Rejoice

Php 4:4-7 (ESV) Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses…

The Temple of the Living God

In 2 Cor 6: 14 to 7:1, Paul next issues a command, “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers.” The command seems even more pointed at “Stop yoking yourselves to unbelievers.” Use of the present imperative shows that Paul is not merely warning the Corinthians about a potential danger, i.e.”do not start” but instructing them…

Treasure in Fragile Clay Jars

2 Cor 4:7-11 “We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves. We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but…

Some Old Stuff… but the New is here!

Shifting to a new home can be quite a major event in life… Everything was in a mega mess before they were all sorted and packed. I have to admit, I dislike chores as such. You won’t imagine how many cartons of clothes, shoes, bags, CDs and books I need to discard before everything else…