Death and Life

Death and Life

I am writing this in the quiet of my room in El Sanctuary, a quaint retreat centre near Alor Gajah, Malacca, Malaysia. I am here to speak to a group of bright young adults from Orchard Road Presbyterian Church. I am enjoying my interaction with them. But I came to...
Living in the Now

Living in the Now

Mum has lost most of her short-term memory as she journeys down the path of Alzheimer’s dementia. When I drop by to visit, she will smile and yell my pet name, “Ah Chye”. I will go upstairs to put away my stuff and, when I come down again, she will...