Say My Name, Say My Name (Picking Baby Names)

  Who thought picking baby names would be so difficult? I’m on my sixth month and we still haven’t decided on a baby name yet. As I mentioned before, I seriously thought we were having a boy so I never really bothered on a name for a girl. We had several boy names lined up…

My Pregnancy Tracker (via Excel)

I can’t seem to live without MS Excel. I use it a lot at work, and I use it a lot when I get home, since I set up all my financial records (budget, loan payments, etc) in Excel as well. On a sudden whim, I thought it would be interesting to know how my…

Three Prayers for 2012

Every New Year’s Eve, we have a service at our church here in Singapore from ten in the evening until midnight. Members would share about what they have been through and what God has done in their lives in the past year, and what they’re looking forward to in the coming year.     Last year, during…

What a Way to Celebrate the Day

October 24 has always been a special day for my hubby and I, because it was on October 24, 2005 when he first told me about his feelings for me. I wanted to celebrate the day, as we usually do on the 24th of every month. Instead, I called my gynecologist at Gleneagles Hospital for another emergency…

Go Tell It on the Mountains (or Church)

It’s my first time back in church in two weeks! I haven’t been able to get off my bed for the past few weeks, but I wanted to come to church this week because my hubby and I decided that it was time to announce my pregnancy to our churchmates. Similar announcements have been done…

To Test or Not to Test

We had lunch at my Ate’s (big sister’s) house, and after lunch I told Ate what my testimony on the New Year’s Eve service would be. Every December 31, at around 10 at night, our church would gather for a service till midnight where members are encouraged to look back on the previous year and share…

Aslan: A Recurring Theme

I wish I could take credit for noticing this recurring theme, but all credit goes to Paul F. Ford, author of Companion to Narnia. He noticed that a similar theme was used when Aslan was first introduced and when Aslan was last mentioned in the Chronicles of Narnia. (I also wish I could take credit…

The Lamb in the Last Battle

In The Last Battle, there is an important scene in Chapter 3 where the animals were gathered at the stable. They have just heard the frightening news from Shift (the Ape) who told them that “Aslan” had sold all the Talking Beasts of Narnia to slavery. Of course, if you know the entire story, the…

Like Edmund

Among the four Pevensies, I’ve always liked Edmund the most because it is very easy to relate to his story. He started out rough, but was changed forever after Aslan saved his life and showed him mercy. While listening to the Harper-Collins audiobook of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe this morning, I noticed…

When the Lion Tells You to Drink

“If I run away, it’ll be after me in a moment,” thought Jill. “And if I go on, I shall run straight into its mouth.” Anyway, she couldn’t have moved if she had tried, and she couldn’t take her eyes off it. How long this lasted, she could not be sure; it seemed like hours….

Following the Voyage

I have just finished listening to the audiobook of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, which wasn’t my favorite of the Narnia series. However, I have now come to appreciate it more, especially since I’m excited about this being made into the next movie. The story revolves around the quest to find the seven Telmarine…

Entering the Magic Wardrobe – How I Discovered Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia is my favorite book in the world, and that’s a difficult thing to decide on because I have lots of other favorites (such as The Lord of the Rings, Little Women, the Sherlock Holmes stories, etc). I remember when I first entered the world of Narnia – it was on September…