Tag: Big Lessons in Small matters

Big Lessons in Small Matters

I am one of the few staff workers in SYFC who do not own a laptop and often forget my username and password! I am thankful that for the three times I needed to change my desktop computer, I have a tech-savvy nephew to help and when he was overseas, a kind ex-volunteer educated me,…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

One important lesson I’ve learned recently comes from 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 or to put it simply, “Something that is worth doing is only worth doing in the attitude of love and faith.” It is a truth that I understood better in the past couple of months and the long-term work of the Holy Spirit within…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

In National Service, I get to know people from all walks of life. We enter with the same rank and similar hairstyle or lack thereof. We land ourselves in unexpected conversations, and are given opportunities to forge unexpected friendships. 
 One day in camp, I felt this strong urge to find out the answer to…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

During my university open house, I was suddenly overwhelmed by the sheer volume and diversity of options one can explore during university life. It is probably the usual thing for most students to do – join various programmes, CCAs and Interest Groups, mixing and matching different combinations to enhance your portfolio in order to stand…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

I was seated at a table at an eating place, waiting for my husband, when a little boy and his mom came and sat at the next table. Mom settled him in, then proceeded to queue at a food stall. I happened to look at him when something in his hand dropped onto the floor…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. – Proverbs 16:9 When I first entered polytechnic in April 2018, I was really uncertain how I could share the Good News with others. I thought I had to first relate well with people I did not know. However, God amazed me. It did…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

When I was comparing myself with others who use their God-given talents to create content and start businesses to reach out with the gospel, I had thought I could be doing more for God instead of ‘wasting’ my time in university. I was scrambling to prevent my GPA from falling off a cliff and felt…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

“Save me, O God, for the waters have threatened my life. I have sunk in deep mire, and there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and a flood overflows me. (Psalm 69:1,2 NASB)” 
It seemed to me I was travelling in a very long, dark tunnel alone, with no ending in sight.…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

  In the past year, I started sketching and water-coloring as means to relate with the students who are interested in Visual Arts. Even though I graduated from Design Schools, drawing was never my strong suit. Nevertheless, I dived head-first into a world of ink and colors, lines and shapes.  One key early lesson in…
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