Faith-driven Stories

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Charles, Diana, and The Big C

Charles, Diana, and The Big C: The Wake-Up Call to Happily Ever After

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When Charles first met Diana at a high school alumni event over a decade ago, he was one of those guys who grew up knowing that God existed. He had attended a Christian school, but he didn’t believe in Jesus.

We Prayed for a Baby for Seven Years

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"Where's the baby?" This was the question that baffled my wife, Maricar, and me at the first ultrasound exam. It was the year 2000. We had only been married for a few months then, and the thought of becoming expectant parents was exciting!
Gods Unexpected Good Plan for Me A Baby with Down Syndrome

God's Unexpected Good Plan for Me: A Baby with Down Syndrome

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What do you do when God calls you to something—that was never in your plans? Will you trust Him? Will you embrace His call?
Im a christian leader should i be struggling with depression

I'm a Christian leader—should I be struggling with depression?

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It was the day after Christmas three years ago. My dad had just been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
Loving My Lola Through Dementia

Loving My Lola Through Dementia

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I love you very much. These were some of the last words I whispered to Lola before she passed away.
I Live with Bipolar, and It's Ok.

I Live with Bipolar, And It's Okay

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I was diagnosed on the day of university commencement. My mum remembers seeing balloons streaming from the ceiling, celebrating the intake of freshman students. Mere hours before, we had come out of my psychiatrist’s office with a new label—bipolar 2.
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Jacob and Jaclyn: Extending Hospitality Amidst Pain

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It was two weeks before the wedding and everything was running like clockwork— just as how Jacob and Jaclyn Lau had expected. Jaclyn, 29, was waiting excitedly outside the arrival gates of Changi Airport when her phone rang. It was Jacob. He had been admitted to the A&E after experiencing a lack of coordination on his legs.

Losing My Mum to Cancer: Seeing the Good (& God) in Suffering

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I lost my mother to cancer last July. She was only 60. Having to literally watch my mother die was the most painful experience of my 27 years of existence.

When My Baby Died (Inside of Me)

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The first time I witnessed a mother mourn her dead child was at my uncle’s funeral. Since then, I had not heard anyone mourn like that, until 20 years later—when the same howls emerged from my mouth.