Bali: The Island of the Exotic

Bali has always been the ideal tropical getaway for years, and when Eat, Pray, Love came out, the seams of tourism for this little country island exploded. The locals suddenly saw an onslaught of Western tourists and adapted accordingly; they picked up basic conversational English and an exceptional customer service attitude. Embarrassingly, my friend and…

Wedding Ring

It wasn’t anything special, really. No fireworks of epiphany, nor people trumpeting things, loudly in my face. I was on the way home after work today and I caught sight of an indian man’s wedding ring. It was wedged uncomfortably on his oversized fourth finger – and it looked to me the most ordinary thing…

Life Insurance

I read this in an entry in Sarah Young’s book ‘Jesus Calling’ weeks ago, and it hasn’t left my mind since. Therein lies my hope and my assurance for life.

Soap and Jesus

Today Reinhard Bonnke visited my church. He is a funny man, someone with traits similar to that of the jolly G.K Chesterton. He has that same uncanny ability to cook up spot-on and hilarious analogies in seconds, leaving the congregation in laughing fits… which we could never quite recover from. A funny, meek and wise…

The creatures speak out

Read this and immediately loved it :o) W.B Yeats wrote this poem about commonplace creatures speaking out about the majesty and loveliness of God. A great poem. The Moorfowl exclaims “Who holds the world between His bill and made us strong or weak Is an undying moorfowl, and He lives beyond the sky. The rains…

sentimental streak

The phantom of the opera will be performing in singapore soon, so I’ve been getting into the mood of the play’s lovely songs. This one’s a personal favourite :) RAOUL No more talk of darkness, Forget these wide-eyed fears I’m here, nothing can harm you my words will warm and calm you Let me be…

Love

“Even After All this time The Sun never says to the Earth, “You owe me.” Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the whole sky.” ― حافظ I want to believe in a love like that.

rest easy

Not care-less, nor care-full, but care-free in Him.  

I’ve never seen Him but i believe he’s beautiful

“You never saw Him, yet you love Him. You still don’t see Him, yet you trust Him – with laughter and singing. Because you kept on believing, you’ll get what you’ve been looking forward to: total salvation.” – 1 Peter 1:8-9 “They called him every name in the book and he said nothing back. He…