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I See You

Hi there! My name is Melissa and I’m 26 this year. I was born a Catholic, raised as one, but only really had my first encounter with God a few years ago. That encounter left an appetite of curiosity and thirst to know more about God and my journey towards discipleship gradually began from there.

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Faithful in the Battle

The Foundation of My Faith Growing up a cradle catholic, I was exposed to the faith from a young age. However, my faith was lukewarm at best. The turning point of my faith life was during a catechism retreat, where I mustered the courage to go for one of the most powerful confessions of my

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Joy in the Lord

by Jude D’Cruz Hi, I am Jude and I will be 23 this year. I was serving my full time National Service prior to SOW. I am a cradle Catholic and I am the youngest of four children. Growing up, my parents constantly hammered the importance of studying into me and my siblings as y

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Jesus Has Breathed New Life Into Me

by Lim Zhenting I went into the School of Witness feeling like I had it all together. Like every part of my life, my spiritual life was also something I kept under control. When I say under control – I actually mean to strive and be excellent in – it was all I knew about

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Goodness Is Waiting

by Michelle Yong My name is Michelle and I am 26 years old. I grew up in a Catholic family of five; made up of  my mother, and three elder brothers. While I was growing up, I was filled with many ambitions, hopes and big dreams about how my life would be. I excelled in

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He Brings New Life

by Nigel Chowdhurie Hello everyone, I’m Nigel and I am 25 years old. I am the third child in my family; with two older brothers, and a younger sister. My parents divorced 12 years ago. My relationship with my mum is rocky like a rollercoaster filled with loads of ups and downs, while my father

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Jesus My Renewer, My Healer

by Paul Joseph Hi everyone, I’m Paul and I’ll be sharing with you here how Jesus has transformed my life. I am 26 years old this year and am a cradle Catholic with two younger sisters and a family that is very loving, but not active in faith. Before coming into SOW, I had already

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Precious in His Eyes

by Paul Ng My name is Paul and I am 19 this year. Growing up, I was a very angry person. I would respond to small situations with rage, irritation and frustration, but I would choose to bottle it on the inside. This stemmed from my family situation at home. My family easily got into

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He Makes All Things New

by Ryan Guai Before attending School of Witness (SOW), I was what people would term a Sunday Catholic. I attended Mass on Sundays simply to tick off a box on my mental checklist. The rest of the week was for me to lead my own life. God had no part to play. My image of

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New Life Awaits, Arise!

by Joshua Ng (right) My name is Joshua, and I am 25 years old, and a final year university student from SMU. Prior to entering into SOW, I felt that I had made it by society’s standards. I had a good GPA, just entered into my first relationship, and secured a job in a prestigious

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He Will Catch Me Should I Fall

by Isabel Liew Hi, I’m Isabel, and I recently graduated from university. Despite being a cradle Catholic, I only grew to encounter the Lord in my later teens. Last year, however, my faith was shaken. External structures and such as mass and adoration rooms, were cancelled and closed. I came to realise just how unstable

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Dry Bones Come Alive

by Fabiola Ee Hi, my name is Fabiola. I am a young working adult. I was baptised at the age of 11, and my faith was almost non-existent until in 2017, when I had a deep encounter with Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit at the Conversion Experience Retreat (CER). Since then, I have taken

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In Jesus, I Am Free!

by Elizabeth Teo (right, in blue) Hello, my name is Elizabeth and I am 24 this year. Before coming into SOW, I was often afraid of meeting new people and would rather not have to socialise unless I was forced to. I felt awkward almost all of the time and truthfully had no idea who

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The Beauty of Who I Am

by Denise Dumont My name is Denise and I am 26 this year. The word that best summarises my experience at SOW is freedom. Both freedom to become who God has called me to be, and freedom from the lies of the world. Before the school, I had a very removed and distant relationship with

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The Lord Delights in Me

by Basil Lee (right) Hi, my name is Basil, I am 21 this year and I have just completed my National Service. I am a cradle Catholic, and the youngest in my family (I have an older sister). I had a comfortable childhood, and even though we weren’t rich, everything was provided for.  Being a

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In His Forever Embrace 

by Anne Marie Lim I was born in a Catholic family that sought to serve and love Jesus and His church. Growing up, my parents would share about their personal powerful encounters with the Lord. I found myself desiring that same encounter, but also feeling unsure about how to go about it. I thought that

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The Power of His Name

by Alicia Lim Hi everyone! My name is Alicia and I am 22 this year. Before SOW, I never really saw a problem with my life (at least on the surface level). I had a loving family, close friendships I could trust in, and passion driving my future aspirations. I also thought I was a

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God Protects Me

by Anggit Fernanda (above photo, middle), 25 years old I grew up in a family of six. My mum is a stay-home mum and my dad works hard to provide for my family. Growing up I took up the role of the responsible and independent older child because my only older brother lives overseas. I

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Cradled in the Arms of the Father

by Clara Lim, 31 years old Saved by Jesus 4 years ago, I desired to serve Him faithfully. My post-conversion life was characterised with much responsibilities and busyness; juggling growing work and church commitments, anchoring my family. Being told what to do, how to carry myself, right down to how I smiled, I felt manufactured,

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