Speaking of Japan, you may have heard of the phrase ‘omakase’, or you’ve dined at an ‘omakase’ restaurant before. Omakase is a Japanese word that translates, “I will leave it up to you,” which means customers at such restaurants let the chef choose their meal. In fact, the word originates from the Japanese phrase ‘makaseru’, … Continue reading Omakase our year to God!
Kanye West is a massively well known, popular music artist. He recently made headlines because he announced he had been “radically converted”; he’s now a Christian. Not only that, he also stunned many by saying, he’s not going to release anymore secular music… only gospel music from now on. Following up on that promise, Kanye … Continue reading Kanye and Worship
Question: What’s a sheep’s favourite Christmas song? Answer: Fleece Navidad! I apologise for the lame joke. However, I wonder what comes to your mind when I mention Christmas. Santa? Gifts? Turkey? Christmas trees? In a very short while, our malls will be decorated with Christmas ornaments. And strains of Christmas carols and hymns will start … Continue reading The Greatest Gift Exchange
The setting is World War II. As American planes returned from the battlefields in Europe, they were riddled with bullet holes. The Navy sent the data of the distribution of the bullet holes to the SRG (Statistical Research Group) in hopes that they would give advice on how to better armour their planes. The data … Continue reading Perspective
ACS retired teachers dinner 2019 Last Sunday evening, I attended the ACS retired teachers dinner. Initiated by our past principal, Mr. Wan Fook Weng, this year my batch of ACS class of 1990 decided that we would sponsor the teachers' dinner and we would play chauffeur to teachers who needed transportation. The evening was a … Continue reading Happy Teachers’ Day!
“Regardless of race, language, or religion…” we repeat this phrase at every assembly and perhaps for some of us familiarity breeds if not contempt, then perhaps merely indifference. But as we approach Singapore’s 54th birthday, it is as good a time as any to reflect on the value of this kind of equality. We can … Continue reading “Regardless of race, language or religion” & the gospel
Michael Jordan is one of the most well known athletes in the world and arguably the greatest basketball player in history. His will to win is legendary, which made him an incredibly dedicated athlete as well as an incredibly competitive player. There are lots of Michael Jordan highlights you can find on YouTube. If you … Continue reading God works through youths! (ACJC morning devotion)