i left the church to find Jesus.

six months ago, i decided to leave church. it was something that'd been brewing in my mind for awhile now. eighteen months, to be precise. please don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with my old church. it is home to an internationally-renowned contemporary christian music band, and i belonged to one of australia's fastest …

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perhaps it is time to stand up for your dream.

as a singaporean, studying journalism is not necessarily a popular choice. most of my peers pursue a degree in business, law, engineering, or similar professions. and in singapore, journalism is not a glamourous profession. it is not one that parents will encourage their children to pursue. yet, it is something that i have grown to …

rainy days.

i've always liked the rain. the way ominous black clouds would roll across the sky, when thunder would clap and lightning strike, sometimes rendering the house into complete darkness. the pitter-patter of raindrops as they made their way to earth. and as i grew older, i learned to walk through the rain without an umbrella, …