Entries by Phoebe Cheong

When My Hard Work Amounted to Nothing

I know people who are avid fans of Japanese author Haruki Murakami—his most notable books include Norwegian Wood and 1Q84. But while I don’t understand the extent of their fanaticism, I do see why Murakami’s works are so well-received

The Mountains Declare His Glory

SWITZERLAND Title: The Mountains Declare His Glory  Photography by: Phoebe Cheong Material: Digital Photography  Description: Black and White Mountain Photos I don’t think I’ve met anyone who hasn’t stood speechless at the foot of a mountain range. Mountains are special to me because, no matter how many times I’ve seen them, I always find myself wondering […]

Whom Will You Go To?

Imagine you’re in deep trouble. Some people are after you and you need somewhere to hide. Home isn’t an option—they know where you live. Whom will you go to? A dependable friend, probably. Someone you can trust, who is reliable, and who is always on your side.

Are You Afraid Of The Dark?

Written By Phoebe Cheong, Singapore To be perfectly honest, I’m scared of the dark. I didn’t realize this until very recently when I found that, after nightfall, I always had the feeling that something (that wasn’t my dog) was going to creep up and pounce on me. When I finally stopped denying it and tried […]

Why is it so hard to pray?

God has been speaking to me about prayer over the past few days. So, today, as I flipped my laptop open, pretty certain about what I wanted to write, I was all of a sudden filled with an inexplicable sense of uncertainty.

(Another) Piece of Relationship Advice

With the (somewhat) recent proliferation of online magazines and the tsunami of relationship advice that comes with it, young people are bombarded with ideas of love, relationships, and marriage.

Existential Crisis

Do you sometimes have bouts of insecurity where you fret about the future in general? If you do, don’t worry, you are not alone! But sometimes this journey really does feel lonely, doesn’t it?

Go! Trust Me.

Abraham was told to uproot and leave everything he had ever known to go in search of a land that God had promised him; and he did just that! Hebrews 11 remembers him as a man of faith.