A Time For Everything.


A-Time-For-EverythingEcclesiastes 3 vs. 1-8

Dear reader,

I, like the millions of other people on earth, have read this chapter in the bible countless of times. It’s so common amongst us believers and yet its meaning and understanding has not been fully unfolded. Our Pastors and Prophets have preached these verses to us in moments of despair, loss and victory. These verses surely remind of us of how fragile we truly are and how we will never be the masters of time.

Admittedly, these last couple of months I have found myself continuously reading this chapter. I read the loudest towards the end of the verse when it emphasises on hope, joy, encouragement, winning, peace, mending and healing. The first parts of the verses normally emphasises that they will be pain, loss, grief, death, weeping, silence, searching and war. I read those parts the softest because we never want to experience…

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The truth about intelligence


Growing up, my parents used to tell me I’m intelligent. I always had excellent grades, and reading was my favorite pastime. I say reading and not studying because I never liked opening the textbook to go over the material the teacher gave us during lessons (except the English text book, and even then I’d only read the stories under the Comprehension section). My teachers would also label me as “bright”, “sharp” and “brilliant”, but I never quite understood what they meant. My confusion grew as I heard other students being called “slow”, “dull” and “thick”. Mind you, I was an introvert (and pretty much invisible for most of my school life), and yet the same people whose personalities lit up the room were labelled “dull”. I couldn’t understand it.

Fast forward to November 2014, the issue of intelligence once again boggled my mind. There I was, almost done with my…

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Back and forth

I cross my heart and hope to be resurrected Rise up above Sheol for the paradise He created For me to see that there’s nothing greater on this earth For me to be free from malice and lustful mirth I was a pawn of the world a victim to shiny things I scratched my palms … Continue reading Back and forth

Is the world beating you up? Maybe you threw the first blow

Sometimes we are quick to get on our knees when we can't stand the pain. But we are even quicker to forget the moments we caused pain to others. We become too obsessed with what we deserve, that we overlook our own responsibility in this great big world of ours.   “Discomfort brings engagement and … Continue reading Is the world beating you up? Maybe you threw the first blow

Conquering Turmoil

The land shifts slowly beneath my feet I'm careful not to stand on solid lies Tip-toeing to the beat on the street Waiting for the devilish rumble to die Down in the alleys of deceit   Fire breathing entities encircle my castle I hide the pyrophilic emotions that used to conquer me Tis a challenge … Continue reading Conquering Turmoil