new season, still standing, change is good

still standing

When I started to notice many whom I believe are keen crafters or festive decoration enthusiasts checking my old blogs on Christmas crafts out, I was reminded that the special season of the year is fast approaching and the year will soon draw to a close. It seems like it was only a few short…

connecting the dots, nothing is random, thanksgiving, praise God, desert rose, adenium

connecting the dots

When the dust has settled, you will discover it was never random! 當塵埃落定後,你會發現事情根本不是偶然的。 “My season with this job has come to an end,” I explained to the team at work after I tendered my resignation in very short notice in August last year. The heads of department were in utter disbelief that I would leave…

a time for everything, year-end reflection, faith reflection

a time for everything

I can hardly believe the year is coming to an end. Really, where has the time gone? The memory of celebrating the last Christmas seems to be still fresh and lingering, yet we are preparing to welcome my favourite time of the year again in just a couple of weeks’ time. Truly, how time flies!…

containers, miracle of the 17 containers, obedience, trust, Proverbs 3:5-6

miracle of the 17 containers

“I want to share with you my story of the 17 containers!” was the line blurted out by Catherine excitedly during one of our weekly connect group meetings recently that brought us a story about trust, humility and the blessings of obedience. The incident took place a few years ago when Catherine had already achieved…

decluttering, spiritual decluttering

when less is more

“Constantly choose rather to want less, than to have more.” — Thomas à Kempis Reflecting on the theme of “contentment” from our daily devotion on Every Day with Jesus, I decided that it was time to do some decluttering — to rid of some of the things that I no longer want or need and…

do you feel the music?

We do not have a choir at our church nor do we have a huge team of worship leaders.  Apart from the musicians, I think there are only about 7 who actually sing and with their weekly rotations and a couple of them double up as musicians as well, we usually see just 4 –…

faith and focus

First, let me start by telling you a story about people walking on the sea… Matthew 14:22-32 22 Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd.23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later…

time waits for no one…

I am blessed with a stunning view from both the living room and master bedroom floor-length windows of my condo.  The dramatic sky, interesting cloud formations and vibrant colours during some mornings with Mt. Kinabalu in the foreground can be really awesome.  Even during rainy days, the dreamy setting with mist-surrounded and rain-washed green hills…