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“Slow down, Erin.”
“If I gave everything I have to the poor and even sacrificed my body, I could boast about it; but if I didn’t love others, I would have gained nothing. Love is patient...”
1 Corinthians 13: 3-4a (NLT)
Over the past three months, I had the opportunity to help ou ...
Over the past two weeks, I have had the privilege of listening to the stories and experiences shared by staff and volunteers of CES. As part of the crew for a video project, I noticed a common thread running through all their testimonies, which is - people matter, but people building matters even mo ...
First published in Floodgates April - June 2016
by Yuen Ting Ai and Debbie YM Loh
It is always daunting for a child to speak in an unfamiliar, non-native language. While teaching English is what we do, building confidence in using the language is part and parcel of our work. But from a larger pe ...
first published in Floodgates April - June 2016
By Jerry Teo and Debbie YM Loh
People often think that a state of homelessness is about not having a physical shelter to stay. To a certain extent, that is true, but the heart of the matter lies beyond what is obvious. Homelessness is a situation w ...