Category Archives

Archive of posts published in the category: Musings

I Left Church to Find Jesus (Asian Beacon)

Writer’s note: I entered the following essay for the Asian Beacon Writing Competition. It’s unorthodox,…

My 19-Year-Old Brother Is Obsessed With Flushing Toilets. He’s Also the Apple of My Eye. (IRL)

I have an autistic brother, Sern, who is 19 years old this year. I wrote…

Because of Covid-19 and Game Theory, I Have No Garlic.

All I wanted was a garlic. One bloody garlic to fry my bloody sawi.  Yet,…

Of Female Representation in Church and How Women Do Not Need a Male Mediator

Chow Ping’s note: We welcome guest blogger Melanie to share her thoughts on feminism and…

2019 Started With My Hand Up My Vagina, Tugging On the Carcass of My Dead Baby.

2019 started with my hand up my vagina, tugging on the carcass of my dead…

I Visited a Cult. This was my Experience.

I wish this story is fictional. But it’s not.

Many People Blame Eve for Eating the Forbidden Fruit, but I Think She’s the Hero of the Story.

Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He…

THE BREAKUP: a short story

#allegory The room is chilly. Silent. A vibrating phone is palpably audible. Cold fills the…

I Once Told my Parents that I Wouldn’t Have Held it Against Them if They Aborted Me

I once told my parents that I wouldn’t have held it against them if they…

Rarely See Me in Church Nowadays? Here’s the Uncensored Reason Why.

…I wondered how desperately fragile a faith must be if it cannot withstand critical engagement…