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  • Yes, to human needs! No, to militarisation!

    Jan 14, 2022

    Fifty-five years ago, on January 1, 1968, with the Vietnam War raging and numerous other armed conflicts causing untold death and destruction, Pope St Paul VI initiated the first World Day of Peace.

  • The freedom of letting go

    Jan 08, 2022

    Sometimes the path to growth comes through divesting and releasing.

  • New Year, New Beginnings

    Jan 08, 2022

    In the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur, the clergy transfers this month is the most anticipated event and a new beginning for many parishes.

  • At the origins of our universe — Jesus and the big bang

    Jan 08, 2022

    The force of the Big Bang is still going on and those parts of our universe that were most intimately intertwined with its beginnings are still being driven further and further into space.

  • Peace through justice and glory through devotion

    Dec 31, 2021

    Society did not choose us to be parents, God did. However, we choose to be the kind of parents we want to be for our kids and there are “no right or wrong answers” to parenting. There are three developmental levels linked to cognitive development for children.

  • A closer walk with God through Apps

    Dec 31, 2021

    “Let go and let God.” Such simple words, such profound meaning and, in all honesty, something really hard to adhere to in this age of unpredictability #covid. But this is just one of the many simple reminders that I receive daily through my Instagram stories and feed that help remind me of God’s grace, goodness and power.

  • My top 10 books for 2021

    Dec 31, 2021

    I’m not a literary critic, nor pretend to be. Simple fact, I don’t read enough. A busy, pressured life affords me only some smaller windows of time within which to read anything that’s not directly related to my ministry.

  • Building God’s Kingdom in the New Year

    Dec 31, 2021

    The powerful temptation to build earthly kingdoms has been a painful thorn lodged deep within the human psyche from ancient times to the present day.

  • Are you ‘waiting’ or ‘welcoming’?

    Dec 17, 2021

    In welcoming, we actively participate in three main tasks: making time, making space for the coming of something beautiful and life-giving, and making ourselves or the place presentable for what or who we are anticipating.

  • The grim world Jesus was born into

    Dec 17, 2021

    It’s been a tough year, and we have been through a lot in our households and in our churches, and also as a nation.