"All you need to do is believe in yourself." This is perhaps one of the most popular quotes we grew up hearing. It's the one our teachers encouraged us with, and the one speakers preached from the stage, that'll invite a great applause as people leave with a spike of motivation to take on the … Continue reading Believing in Yourself Isn’t Enough
Dear God, I’m Sorry For Being A Hypocrite
Dear God, Life with You is an adventure that we wouldn’t trade for anything else. You showed us that You delight in our partnership, and You revealed to us the magnitude of Your inheritance that’s ours for the taking. By Your grace, and the growth of our relationship, we’re motivated and driven by passion. A … Continue reading Dear God, I’m Sorry For Being A Hypocrite
Find Your Identity in Christ, Not People.
Testimony by Debra Daveena Lee, Malaysia. 22 years 7 months and 6 days of living has taught me that there is a much bigger and beautiful purpose in life. I would say that my world seemed much less complicated before I knew what it was like to live without my earthly ‘saviour’. The man I … Continue reading Find Your Identity in Christ, Not People.
3 Reasons You’re Not Entirely Lost
“ Seriously, how did I get here?” You can’t exactly point out when you started feeling like this, nor can you figure out how it started. You were motivated, and you tried to do everything the best way you could and for the most part, things turned out - decent. And so you kept going, … Continue reading 3 Reasons You’re Not Entirely Lost
Without Jesus, My Life Wouldn’t Be Back On Track.
Testimony by Alexandrea Chan, Malaysia. As an IGCSE student, academics were always a dread for me. The switching of syllabus I had to face made it hard for me to cope with it. When I was in Year 9, I failed a criterion that was crucial to enter Year 10. I was so close. But … Continue reading Without Jesus, My Life Wouldn’t Be Back On Track.
Taking A Heavy Step Forward
Testimony by Sophia Lim, Malaysia. As much as I hate to admit this, I was physically and emotionally abused as a child. For many years, the sight of my mum screaming in my face, and using knives as scare tactics became a norm and it scared me till this day. Traumatised and helpless, I lived … Continue reading Taking A Heavy Step Forward
The Battle for Purity
If you’re tired of fighting for your purity, make some tea, get comfy, and repeat this after me. "I am not a waste of time, nor a backup plan I am not only pretty if, only worthy when I am not too pure, or too demanding Too critical, too intimidating Too tough, too girly Too … Continue reading The Battle for Purity
What if freedom came at a cost?
Here’s an undeniable fact: we all want freedom. Our desire for freedom is expressed in so many forms. Whether or not we’re aware of it, our urge for pleasure and our need for escapism are cries of our soul for the freedom we want to experience. Here’s another fact: we do have freedom. If every human … Continue reading What if freedom came at a cost?
Your Opinion is Not that Important.
Not everyone wants to hear what you think, but everyone wants to feel heard. When shame, guilt and anxiety fuels isolation, the purpose of human connection and relationships should be to create a safe place for vulnerability, a place that is free from judgement. But when people open up, we often feel like our advice needs … Continue reading Your Opinion is Not that Important.
The Apple That Fell Far From The Tree: A Letter to Those Who Hate Their Parents
To think that you are free from influence is one of the biggest lies you can tell yourself. We did not just ‘become’. We were all shaped, molded and infused with ideas that were developed by the events and influences that surround our lives. To think that you are controlled by the authority over you, is … Continue reading The Apple That Fell Far From The Tree: A Letter to Those Who Hate Their Parents
Breaking the cycle of wrong habits.
"Lord I'm sorry, it's wrong I know, but I seriously just don't care right now." Have you ever been in that place? The place where rage and disappointment overwhelm you to the point of disobedience. The place of disobedience that you've worked so hard to overcome, the place you never thought you'd return to. But … Continue reading Breaking the cycle of wrong habits.