Tag: Chronicles

Rage and Sleep

Is it an accumulation of physical and emotional exhaustion? I’m feeling this rage in me more frequently these two months. It’s an uncontrollable self destructive explosive kind of rage. Like my heart is going to explode outwards. Need to shout, need to punch. I give 

When it’s War

When it’s War

Bomb. The first bomb dropped. Everyone scurried to shelter. When peace descended, everyone rushed to the grocery shops to stock up food and other essentials. Hospitals were filled, doctors and nurses working tirelessly, selflessly. The siren went off, and everyone ran back to their own 

Circuit Breaker Angst

Circuit Breaker Angst

I am indignant. We feel wronged. I contemplated whether to share this because I know the officer is just doing his job, although I don’t know if he’s doing it rightly or just to hit his quota. I need to get this off my chest. 

Jubilee is a month old!

Jubilee is a month old!

• 满月了• Baby Jubilee, happy one month old!! To celebrate, your mama decided to jailbreak on the last day of confinement month and bring you out with Papa and Jiejie.  The sun shone brightly and warmly to welcome your day out to botanic gardens. 

Confinement. Quarantine.

Same same, but different. For the whole of March 2020, I’m on a 28-day confinement for my post-partum. A Chinese practice common for mothers who just gave birth in this part of the world. Other Asians, like the Malays and Indians, have similar practices with 

Full Term?

Initially I wanted baby to come later at full full term of 40th week because of my fear of labour pain and the first year with a newborn. But soon, I rather get over and done with instead of living everyday on the tenterhooks. So 


It’s a hot topic now. Even if the Christians don’t blame God, non believers will be quick to point out, “Where is your God?” God didn’t send out the virus, but Satan/Devil did. So it’s natural that the enemy attack Christians, God’s people. But this 

Contentment, fear and faith

CONTENTMENT In the midst of crisis, the one thing you will look forward to is the simple rhythms of life. The desire for normalcy to return. Once you’re out of crisis, you deeply appreciate the moments of a mundane life. So while you are in 

With Wuhan Coronovirus Virus

Seen: Baby boys killed. So Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, “Every son who is born you shall cast into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive.” Exodus 1:22 Unseen: Baby Moses was saved among the killings and even got the best resources 

Mother of two

Week 30. I saw the digit 3 and it suddenly dawned upon me that the time is soon. I continued reading the devotional book for pregnancy, with a nagging thought at the back of my mind, “I’m like this is getting real.” I agonised over