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,


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 …


Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

You are …

 
You are the books you read, the films you watch, the music you listen to, the people you meet, the dreams you have, the conversations you engage in. You are what you take from these.
You are …


Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

When faith is considered irrelevant

 
“So you believe in God. Fine. Well, it’s irrelevant to what we do anyway.”
The line was a paraphrase of a comment that I once heard – it’s a pity when …


Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

An exhausting day at the hospital

 
Inhale.
Exhale.
As I saw my sister’s chest rising and falling with each movement of air in and out of her body, I felt a sense of relief. I had never been so …


Monday, August 10th, 2015

Life is precious.

I can’t show the true suffering that my eldest sister’s enduring at the moment – so I can only show it in a manner that still preserves her dignity and …


Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Why I Care

I often self-reflect and self-analyse on the things that I support or believe.  So I could understand if people question why I care so much for two criminals rather than …


Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Reminiscing 2014 and Forging Ahead

As you get older, you do have a sense of faint trepidation as you enter a new year. You realise that you’re inching closer towards your final destination and perhaps …


Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

The Necessity of Travelling

 
St Augustine of Hippo reportedly says, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” I agree with the sentiment of the beauty of travelling – …


Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

We’re not as tolerant as we think we are

I had a chat the other day and we came into conclusion that we are not as tolerant as we think we are – let me just give you some …