22nd of February marks a campaign known as “Friend Mode Day” in Singapore. A group of students recognized that there is a need to give our utmost and undivided attention to our friends when we are with them by putting our phones down.
In modern day society, there are many ways for us to communicate with one another. As a result, the world has grown smaller, or so it seems. But even with these technological advances,
By Adebunmi Olajide, 22-year-old, Nigeria In a world where news of war and rumors of war are regular bulletins on our television, newspapers, magazines, and Internet, how can we as God’s children be His instruments of peace? We live in an era where we hear of war breaking out in some places around the world […]
By Angela Ow “If you don’t want to trust me, I cannot help it.” I heard voices being raised and was woken up from my short nap onboard a double-decker bus. Looking up, I saw a mother and her teenage son, sitting one seat before me, in a rather tense conversation with each other. It […]
By Chaz Oswald, Michigan With the ubiquitous nature of the Internet, we live in a distinct time that embraces constant communication. Beyond the traditional snail mail, we have our instant email, YouTube, Facebook, blog, Flicker, and Twitter accounts to connect us with family and friends. Communicating with friends from around the globe is now inexpensive […]
By Lau Jue Hua, Singapore About a dozen of us are sitting on high backed wooden chairs. The seat and backrest are uncomfortable and the air is stale. The only sound I hear is the shuffling of my shoes on the concrete floor as I stare at my clammy hands. They can’t seem to stop […]
By Jeff Olson CS Lewis once said, “The process of living seems to consist in coming to realize truths so ancient and simple that, if stated, they sound like barren platitudes.” At the risk of sounding too simplistic, I often suggest to men (and remind myself) that one of the most powerful weapons against the […]