Shawn Quah

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How Can I Serve God While Battling Depression?

Charles Spurgeon? Depression? I first heard of Charles Spurgeon from my pastor when he shared some insightful quotes from Spurgeon’s many sermons. At the time, I remember being immensely awed by this “giant” of a preacher—and it never occurred to me that someone like Spurgeon would struggle with depression.

What If I’ve Lost My Passion?

At an early age, I was already aware of my love for computing, and everything I did was geared towards that end. So, it would be natural to think that after working in the industry for 10 years, I would go on to greater heights. However, after 10 years, my feelings towards my field of work waned.
Bride and Groom wearing converse

A Letter To My Future Wife

Dear (Future) Wife, It’s the day after our wedding, doesn’t it feel surreal? Watching you walk down the aisle in your white gown yesterday, I couldn’t stop thanking God for bringing you into my life.

What if God Takes Away My Gift?

I love writing poems. It’s my way of expressing my feelings, thoughts, and frustrations. My very first poem was about a girl (as you may already have guessed). She was someone I had admired from afar but never dared to approach.

When Trials Come: Fight or Flight?

I have a tendency to take on more than I should. At times, it’s to prove to myself that I can handle it. At other times, it’s to please someone and gain recognition for my efforts. This sometimes leads to stress and in a worst-case scenario, depression.

How I Managed Doubt In My Life

When I was in primary school, I used to stammer. This speech impediment hampered my conversations with friends, teachers, and parents, leaving me with feelings of inadequacy.

The Struggle To Love My Dad

I cannot remember a time when my dad played a significant part…
Barbecue sandwich

“Would You Like To Upsize?”

“Would you like to upsize? It’s just 50 cents more.” Those…

The True Remedy to Loneliness

Loneliness. All of us have experienced this in one form or another;…