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When Suffering Doesn't Make Sense

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In July, I received some bad news from relatives in Taiwan about my cousin. Her cancer had returned, and this time, it was terminal. I was shocked to hear the news, since I had just recently seen her posting happy photos of her travels in Japan on social media.

Andrew Hui: I'm 32 and I'm Dying

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At 32, Andrew Hui now has an estimated two to three months left to live.  His latest treatment option of radiation was ceased a month ago after it was deemed no longer effective in controlling the spread of the cancer cells in his body.

Christchurch Shootings: Hope Amidst Tragedy

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On Friday afternoon, 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant had opened fire in two Christchurch mosques, resulting in the deaths of 50 people, and injuring another 40.

Don't Let Depression Define You

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The first few years, it was simply a sudden and unexpected heaviness of heart and mind. The feeling of being stuck in thick darkness and finding no safety. But it was overwhelming. Losing control of my mind, seeing fear take over. Despair settling in. Hopelessness filling my heart.

I Just Wanted A Restart

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It was not the first time I tried to end my own life. It was as if I had sunk into a sea of emptiness. In despair, all I could do was curl up in a ball, hold my breath, and hope that life—and my pain—would end quickly.

Faith, Trust & Hope

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Title: Faith, Trust & Hope Artwork by: Kristen Stansell…

Heaven Isn’t Our Final Hope

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When I was a kid, my aunt told me that everyone who dies becomes an angel, is given wings and lives in a perfect place called heaven. Secular society has built up this idealistic fantasy of a place that’s floating in the clouds somewhere, where all “good” people go and spend forever in paradise.

Remembering Easter And The Day I Lost My Dad

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“You must have wished this was just a cruel April Fool’s joke,” my father’s friend finally said to me, still in disbelief at the sight of the white coffin lying serenely in front of him

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and the necessity of hope

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi has finally hit cinemas, and it was well worth the wait. As the film begins, the malevolent First Order is on the verge of wiping out the Resistance forever.