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Circuit Breaker didn't break them

Since Covid-19 and circuit breaker started, I have been hearing so many stories about couples breaking up or families getting into fights. Some couples struggle with being apart for too long, while some families struggle with being together too much.  I’ve even come across news articles about the predicted surge of divorce cases after the quarantine is over. The reason cited was that the increased interactions led to increased friction and hence, increased conflicts.  The Bible says a lot about conflict management. Ephesians 4:26 says, ‘Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger.’ Matthew 5:24 says, ‘Leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and...

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Honouring Our Fathers

By Leow Sue Yu   Recently, I have been seeing my father a lot more due to the Circuit Breaker. We’ve been talking more, eating together more, playing more. But increased interaction also creates more space for bickerings, naggings and a general sense of frustration. In the midst of many conversations, I heard God reminding me to calm down and honour my father. This gentle reminder has got me thinking, what does it actually mean to honour my father? The Bible has a lot to say about the fathers in our lives. From as early as the Book of Exodus, honouring our fathers (and mothers) was the second of the ten commandments. This idea was repeated throughout both the Old...

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How to Eliminate Busyness and Enjoy Good Success

Our God isn’t fascinated or pleased by busyness; He’s moved by love. Let’s not forget the God who loves us and pursues us relentlessly. At the end of the day, we depend wholly on Him for everything.God’s way of good success is not a ceaseless toil, motivated by the fear of missing out, failure, or lack; at the expense of family time, health, and the quality of relationships, but one of restful increase and unceasing fruitfulness.

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