Tag: Identity

Participant Testimonies

He Fills My Heart

by Keith Chan Hello, my name Keith is and I am 21 this year. I am the youngest with two older sisters. I first entertained the idea of coming to SOW after I had completed my National Service. I was living a compartmentalised life, putting on different masks depending on who I was with. I

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Love Is His Way

by Maximus Tan My name is Maximus. I am 21 this year and I’m currently waiting to start university. I’m a cradle Catholic and come from a family of two children. Being the elder brother, I had to be responsible for myself so that my parents didn’t have to worry about me. I sought to

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Participant Testimonies

In Christ I Lose Nothing But Gain Everything

by Nicholas Wong Hi! I’m Nicholas. I am 26 years old and recently graduated from University. I come from a family of five, and we are quite religious. Being a cradle Catholic; I attended Catechism class, joined Catholic communities, and served in multiple retreats and outreaches. However, despite all these, I was only just a

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SOW 2021

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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Participant Testimonies

I Am Loved

by Jodi Chan I come from a Catholic family and am a cradle Catholic. So the faith has always been a constant in my life. However, my only image of who God the Father is, was that of a watchmaker; distant, and uninvolved in my life. I felt like God was not present for me

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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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I Am Jesus’ Princess

by Valerie Low Prior to SOW, my identity and self-worth was of that of the world. I constantly craved external validation from others and constantly wanted to prove myself worthy to others; be it my friends, or even on social media. So, you can say that I was not confident of my true identity and

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SOW 2021

Living in Greater Freedom

by Grace Lee Hi everyone, my name is Grace and I am turning 28 years old this year. I come from a loving family 7 made up of my dad, mum, 4 siblings and myself. My siblings excelled in school and I found myself constantly striving, feeling the need to keep up with them and

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SOW 2021

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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SOW 2021

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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