Last night was the first time the Landings community met up face to face since the pandemic started and everything pivoted to Zoom, including church meet-ups. I was tasked to play guitar for the opening praise session and it was just three songs which were not particularly difficult or stressful. But at the end of … Continue reading Here we go again ..
In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus teaches us how to pray the “Our Father”. It has truly deep theological ramifications if you think about it - He is literally saying God is your Father. Not like hinting or giving a euphemism or metaphor about how God is like our divine parent etc It is clear as … Continue reading Our father
Gospel reflection : John 16 : 12-15 When I think of Trinity Sunday, I’m reminded of these lyrics: “No way can we understand the meaning of his plan Because God is to big What box could we ever build that could hold His will? Because God is too big, Yeah!” Some say the most puzzling, … Continue reading God is too big, yeah!
Gospel reflection Luke 6 : 27-38 Max was a colleague-turned friend over the years. He was friendly and was generous, always buying a round of drinks to colleagues after work. To the point that some of us were concerned about his spending habits. Then he fell in love with a girl from a strange country … Continue reading Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice shame on me.
This weekend we started a Great Adventure! My wife had gotten an inspiration to bring in the Great Adventure Catholic Bible to Singapore. This bible was popularised by a podcast which has taken the world by storm. This is the Bible in a Year podcast by Father Mike Schmitz. Last I read, they were getting … Continue reading Great adventure
Many people ask how can they discern God's will in their life decisions. This is a truly important question if we are trying to live our lives according to His will in the first place, because we need to know what He wants us to do in specific situations. While I'm certain there are prophetic … Continue reading Freed
During this pandemic, some music studios started offering simple live recordings as an alternate source of income, and so here we are doing our socially-distanced praise and worship. Most songs were recorded in two takes... Nowhere near perfect, but sure beats Karaoke! Through It All How Great Is Our God Draw Me Close Canticle Of … Continue reading Live Recordings
This week's Gospel contains the central message of Jesus asking us to pick up our cross to follow Him. He says “If any man would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my … Continue reading Take up your cross
This week's Gospel recounts the popular multiplication of 5 loaves and 2 fishes. Most of us have heard of the this popular teaching where we should just offer up whatever we have in the service and glory of God and leave the rest to him. He will do wonders with whatever we have. But today's … Continue reading Use it all
As usual, its been awhile since I last updated about what's happening in my life. Ever since we got hit with Covid-19, I've been working from home (WFH) for the past four months already. But strangely enough, even though most folks around me have found more time on their hands and are going on Netflix … Continue reading What’s going on?