Category Archives: Random thoughts

Post-studies reflections

The past two years have been a most gruelling experience. There were days where my mind was so saturated with theories, research ideas and assignment outlines that I wanted to prick my brain bubble to relieve some mental tension. There … Continue reading

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Galatians – Afterthought

I had never thought that my belief that I should live for myself would be challenged and shaken so quickly but it has. The recently concluded sermon series in the book of Galatians has brought about this effect, harkening back … Continue reading

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Racing with men on foot

Five weeks into my part-time course, I’m physically and mentally exhausted. I’ve never felt so stretched in my life. Not during peak periods of important work assignments, not during planning for events in church, and not even during my undergraduate … Continue reading

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Bitter yet sweet

He who is full loathes honey, but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet Prov 27:7 I stumbled upon this verse a month ago, and somehow it intrigued me. Reading it superficially, it seems to describe an often-seen … Continue reading

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The doldrums

It’s one of those days where everything seems to assail you at the same time: uncertainties in life, unhappiness at work, lingering thoughts on unfulfilled potentials and many what-ifs. And this is the second time I’ve felt this way in … Continue reading

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“You too, you inconsistent hypocrite!” – Tu quoque, an informal logical fallacy

During a dinner conversation, a sister-in-Christ shared her exasperation over the behaviour she observed among some people. She recalled, when someone was questioned why he didn’t carry out what he was told to do, he retorted, ‘你叫我做,那你自己有没有做?’ (you told me … Continue reading

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Falling apart

You discover that you have made a serious error of judgement. There is a huge discrepancy between what you thought your life was and what it actually is. As soon as you discover your mistake, you feel shaky, very shaky. … Continue reading

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