Category Archives: TBOT

A believing life (30): 慧或不慧

“But the plans of the Lord stand forever, the purposes of His heart through all generations.” – Psalm 33:11 (NIV) “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” – Hebrews 6:19 (NIV) “And surely I

A believing life (30): 慧或不慧

“But the plans of the Lord stand forever, the purposes of His heart through all generations.” – Psalm 33:11 (NIV) “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” – Hebrews 6:19 (NIV) “And surely I

Ending 2012

“A year of big transitions, and many changes. My 3rd Gratitude-One-A-Day list. To be able to have this list – is a huge thing to be grateful for too! What a year it has been. God has showed up. I

Ending 2012

“A year of big transitions, and many changes. My 3rd Gratitude-One-A-Day list. To be able to have this list – is a huge thing to be grateful for too! What a year it has been. God has showed up. I

An Intelligent Designer

This TBOT study series humbles me. New & final chapter. Looked up more birds, for certain features described of them. Fascinated We belong to an Intelligent Designer, who sees and knows all things. * Birds of Paradise: Variety, both beautiful

An Intelligent Designer

This TBOT study series humbles me. New & final chapter. Looked up more birds, for certain features described of them. Fascinated We belong to an Intelligent Designer, who sees and knows all things. * Birds of Paradise: Variety, both beautiful

Most of all

Blessed Christmas. No matter what it looks like. * But most of all Christmas is the Love  that lives inside of me and you He is Immanuel, God with us, inside us. He is Love. Love, inside us.  * Christmas

Most of all

Blessed Christmas. No matter what it looks like. * But most of all Christmas is the Love  that lives inside of me and you He is Immanuel, God with us, inside us. He is Love. Love, inside us.  * Christmas

That glorious song of old

It came upon the midnight clear, That glorious song of old, From angels bending near the earth, To touch their harps of gold: “Peace on the earth, goodwill to men From heavens all gracious King!” The world in solemn stillness

That glorious song of old

It came upon the midnight clear, That glorious song of old, From angels bending near the earth, To touch their harps of gold: “Peace on the earth, goodwill to men From heavens all gracious King!” The world in solemn stillness

Birdsong

This new chapter of TBOT on Joy has inspired me to slow down and listen a little longer – to birdsong. Although many of the birds mentioned in the chapter are not native to Singapore or the region, thankfully there’s

Birdsong

This new chapter of TBOT on Joy has inspired me to slow down and listen a little longer – to birdsong. Although many of the birds mentioned in the chapter are not native to Singapore or the region, thankfully there’s

Shelter (III): Rock

My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him. He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be shaken. On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of

Shelter (III): Rock

My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him. He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be shaken. On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of

Shelter (II): 家

Yes, it was more listening than speaking. I couldn’t speak anyway. Hacking cough throughout – day & night. Hope I didn’t disturb the other retreatants too much… After the storm I took a walk, wanting to shoot the dusk. Just

Shelter (II): 家

Yes, it was more listening than speaking. I couldn’t speak anyway. Hacking cough throughout – day & night. Hope I didn’t disturb the other retreatants too much… After the storm I took a walk, wanting to shoot the dusk. Just

Shelter (I)

Perhaps “seeing” isn’t always about 20/20 vision, and seeing God is something else altogether. (Dec 2010) *   Covered and Protected “He shall cover thee with His feathers, and under His wings shalt thou trust: His Truth shall be thy

Shelter (I)

Perhaps “seeing” isn’t always about 20/20 vision, and seeing God is something else altogether. (Dec 2010) *   Covered and Protected “He shall cover thee with His feathers, and under His wings shalt thou trust: His Truth shall be thy

What do you say?

Timely. This chapter on Robins. A good leadup to the week after. Space.  Had the opportunity to share on Sunday about a special place. I don’t know if I said too much. After all, there are things that we should

What do you say?

Timely. This chapter on Robins. A good leadup to the week after. Space.  Had the opportunity to share on Sunday about a special place. I don’t know if I said too much. After all, there are things that we should

Wearing like the robin

I think I may have found my favourite little bird. Little Robin Redbreast 🙂 * Source Source Source   The Robin Redbreast is a dainty little bird, scarcely weighing as much as the sparrow… His plumage is an olive brown

Wearing like the robin

I think I may have found my favourite little bird. Little Robin Redbreast 🙂 * Source Source Source   The Robin Redbreast is a dainty little bird, scarcely weighing as much as the sparrow… His plumage is an olive brown

A nice stepping-back

The last few days have been a nice stepping-back. Felt like how things were, little more than just a year ago. I’ve put aside this bit of me for the better part of this year, for good reason. Yet, it

A nice stepping-back

The last few days have been a nice stepping-back. Felt like how things were, little more than just a year ago. I’ve put aside this bit of me for the better part of this year, for good reason. Yet, it

Granted in what He ordaineth

Strains of an old tune from earlier in the year have been in my ears. Heartfelt thoughts for a few dear friends. And for me. Reflections on how “Follow Me” is very much a continual choice. A daily decision. *

Granted in what He ordaineth

Strains of an old tune from earlier in the year have been in my ears. Heartfelt thoughts for a few dear friends. And for me. Reflections on how “Follow Me” is very much a continual choice. A daily decision. *

Love Always Prevails (VIII)

What a scary 3 days it has been! Things started feeling a bit not-right on Thursday. How I knew – was sitting in the class and wasn’t quite there. By late Thursday night, the “not-right”ness had worked its way into

Love Always Prevails (VIII)

What a scary 3 days it has been! Things started feeling a bit not-right on Thursday. How I knew – was sitting in the class and wasn’t quite there. By late Thursday night, the “not-right”ness had worked its way into

Let it be said of me

“To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many demands, to commit oneself to too many projects, to want to help everyone in everything, is to succumb to the violence of

Let it be said of me

“To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many demands, to commit oneself to too many projects, to want to help everyone in everything, is to succumb to the violence of

And as they were going

Ten Lepers Cleansed (Luke 17:11-21) “A sense of our spiritual leprosy should make us very humble whenever we draw near to Christ. It is enough to refer ourselves to the compassions of Christ, for they fail not. We may look

And as they were going

Ten Lepers Cleansed (Luke 17:11-21) “A sense of our spiritual leprosy should make us very humble whenever we draw near to Christ. It is enough to refer ourselves to the compassions of Christ, for they fail not. We may look