Entries Tagged as 'Monologues'

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Misattribution of Miracles

Among the cynics and sceptics among us, miracles are no longer something that we consider with wonderment. The rise of science has taken away the poetic interpretations of things that …


Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Happy Father’s Day

Eight minutes left on Father’s Day before midnight strikes.
It’s been more than seven years since he left us for good to enjoy his deep sleep.
I wish I could tell Papa …


Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Ciao, Totò! So long, Burt …

 
I’ve driven Burt – my PT Cruiser – for seven years now – I got him in 2011 as my very first car. He had gone through a lot in …


Sunday, January 28th, 2018

The price migrants pay

 
Today, I was reminded again of the hidden cost of being a migrant.
One of our friends at church lost her Dad this evening – I could feel her pain as …


Thursday, August 31st, 2017

“It’s just a dog …”

 
You may have this on your mind when you see people fuss over their dogs on social media – or when I talk about Indy, my mature-aged English staffordshire bull …


Friday, January 6th, 2017

My father’s life: An epiphany

 
Once I was young, and now I am old.
Yet I have never seen the godly abandoned
or their children begging for bread.
The godly always give generous loans to others,


Sunday, August 7th, 2016

I am my father’s son

sneeze  /sni:z/
 
I am having a cold at the moment, an unwanted souvenir from my trip to Indonesia last week.  My body finally protested after being cooped up with coughing passengers …


Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Everchanging Times

 
It’s been a while since I last wrote and shared my thoughts – and since today is as good as any day, I thought I’d post something. It’s a cold …


Friday, December 18th, 2015

A Place Called Home

 
Knowing many overseas students and fellow migrants in Australia also means reading various statuses such as “I wish I were home this Christmas” or “Home for Christmas!”. Some who are ‘stuck’ in …


Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Perspectives

 
Four blind men find an elephant for the very first time, they touch its body to figure out what an elephant is like. One touches its trunk, and thinks that …