A Different Christmas

A Different Christmas

Mr Lee Sek Hin, my father-in-law, was kind to the end. With Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease, he had been bedridden for a while, unable to speak. Each day he got weaker. The doctors had told us to expect that he could pass on anytime for some time now. We...
Paedocide

Paedocide

Shahrukh Khan, 16, told the AFP news agency that he ducked below a desk when gunmen entered his classroom.   Speaking from Lady Reading Hospital, he said: “I saw a pair of big black boots coming towards me, this guy was probably hunting for students hiding beneath the...
Honouring a Mentor

Honouring a Mentor

Festschrift:  A volume of writings by different authors presented as a tribute or memorial especially to a scholar. (Merriam-Webster) Last Saturday (December 6) we were in Vancouver to be part of an event at Regent College, my theological alma mater. It was an event...
Opposites…

Opposites…

Bernice and I agree that if we had met earlier in our lives, we would have killed each other. At the very least we wouldn’t have gotten married. For those who understand the arcane coding of Myers-Briggs, I am ENTJ and she is an ISFJ. For those who do not know, it...