Category: TESTIMONY & THANKSGIVING

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Thanksgiving I: Mustard Seed

Mustard Seed has been an incredibly fulfilling process that has introduced me to community. I am reminded by Christ that he works through the people around me. Before coming to Mustard Seed, the idea of community was really foreign to me and it was through Mustard seed that I have had a small glimpse of

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Testimonies & Thanksgiving: Graduating Uni Students’ Retreat 2021

The practice of gratitude has never been more needed and important than it is right now. We take a look back at the Graduating Students Uni Retreat, which was a spiritual commencement of sorts for our graduating university students, and we praise the Lord for the blessed weekend with Him! Here are some stories of

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Choosing the Lord

By Tay Kuang Teck, RCIY / Genesis (Working Adults Community) Hi, I am Kuang Teck, a newly baptized Catholic since last December. To be honest, I cannot quite remember what my life was like before I met Jesus. I think it is because every moment of my life seems to be an ongoing process of

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Following Jesus is a Choice

By Nicole Therese Lim, SMU Being Catholic is an every-day decision that I make because I love God. This decision is not made easily, and I don’t always experience the emotion of love. Yet, to love God and to be loved by God in return is beyond the human experience of love, and it is

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Safe in His Hands

Testimony & Illustration Amanda Patrina Tan, Lighthouse (Working Adults Community) After months of stepping out into the working world, I slipped into chasing worldly recognition and placed my self-worth on my bosses’ compliments and successful outcomes. This left me in great despair and constantly having an anxious heart. “Give me a new pair of lenses

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Trust

By Cheryl Sim, Mensa Christi (Working Adults Community) “How to love the empty air” is the title of a book a friend bought me last year, and it pretty much sums up how I feel on days when I look at mum’s side of the bed, or at the spot on the sofa that she

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CAYA (NS)

Trust in God’s plans

By Julian Lowe, CAYA (OYP NS Community) As I ponder about the past few years of my life have unfolded, the word I would use to describe it is turbulent. There were many instances where the desires I had for my life did not pan out in the way I intended, often being told by Jesus

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I am God’s Beloved

By Joanne Lye Hi, I am Joanne. Here’s a little background about me — I come from a family of 8, consisting of my parents and 5 siblings. We have been as tight for as long as I can remember, and family still remains the most important thing in my heart. Being the third born

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Miracle in Motion

By Yuki Koh, Illustration by Joey Wong When the haemorrhaging woman stretched out her hand to seek healing, Jesus stopped to look at her and she was healed (Mark 5:25-34). Unemployed with a potential cancer diagnosis, this is a testimony of how Jesus stopped for me and invited me to walk and trust in Him.

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Courage in the Lord

By Brandon Wong, NUS; Illustrated by Natasha Koh Hello brothers and sisters, I am Brandon Wong, and I would be sharing my testimony on how the Lord has been moving in my life. I grew up in a family where heavy emphasis was placed on academic excellence – in primary 2, I got 92 marks

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I am Enough – Francine

By Francine Ho, NTU Jesus: my Lord who never stops fighting for me “Never enough”, these words seemed to be the only 2 words I knew how to attach to myself. They ruled me and took a hold of my freedom for the longest time. I grew up as the oldest of 6 children and

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I am Enough – Erin

By Erin Chuah, NUS   I grew up living a life that was chained by my fears. I was afraid of not being good enough, of making mistakes; afraid of being unloved, rejected & abandoned. Thus, in whatever I did these fears would always be at the back of my mind and I honestly don’t

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I am Enough – Judith

By Judith Tay, Jacob’s Well (Working Adults Community) Insecure, fearful, people-pleasing – these are just some of the words that I would use to describe myself during my growing up years.  From as young as I can remember, my physical appearance always bothered me. I constantly struggled with insecurities about the way I looked. Whenever

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God-given Identity

By Kevin Mak Hi, my name is Kevin and I am a recent graduate of a UK university. This is my testimony on how the Lord transformed my university journey and inspired me to live for more – the usual saying of “making the most of your university experience” was reshaped entirely by Him and

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Identity, Restored

By Chelsea Kang, Lighthouse (Working Adults Community) With this freedom He has won for me, I am also learning to wholeheartedly believe that God’s plans for me are good – in my future and in the mission which He calls me to. He has restored my identity in knowing that my worth lies not in

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Secured in my Identity

By Leonard Low, Living Ark (Working Adults Community)   My name is Leonard and I come from a Catholic family of 5. Having been through 10 years of Catholic education and Catechism classes, faith was a big part of my life in my teens. I also participated actively in parish youth ministry back then. But

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Identity in Jesus

By Joshua Ng, SMU, 25 “Very truly I tell you, when you were younger you dressed yourself and went where you wanted; but when you are old you will stretch out your hands, and someone else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go.” – John 21 : 18 When

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Discovering my Identity in Christ

By Winifred Choo Summary Before encountering Christ, I was insecure in my identity; I was what everyone needed me to be. However, in 2019 after being crushed by the weight of all my responsibilities and expectations. That was when I started journaling as a means to process my experiences and emotions. I was able to feel

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Saved by Grace – Aldrin

Today I can proclaim that Jesus is Lord. Yet it would’ve been unspeakable before I had entered university. I am a cradle Catholic but I had left the church when I was in JC and refused to believe in the God of my childhood. So I became an atheist to simplify what I believed in.

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