Essence of Chicken

Essence of Chicken

“Is this bottle of essence of chicken for me?” I asked. “Yes, ah mah (my mother) asked me to give that to you,” Yati, my mother’s maid answered. I hadn’t taken essence of chicken for a while. Mum used to give it to me a lot...
Seeing Mum

Seeing Mum

Bernice and I did a lightning visit to Penang this last Monday to Wednesday (Jan 25th-27th, 2010.). We went to visit my mum. Widowed, she lives with a maid in her home in Pulau Tikus. We have asked her to live with us in Singapore many times, but like many Penang...
Mum

Mum

It’s not every day that I get a chance to honour my mother publicly. I did it last Sunday. I was preaching in her church, the Penang Baptist Church, in their Sunday worship service. Some time had been set aside to commemorate mum’s 80th birthday. The topic...