My Alabaster Jar

“When he was in Bethany reclining at table in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came with an alabaster jar of perfumed oil,

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Jean Elizabeth Seah

The Beggar on the Bus

One afternoon, I was on a bus to the city when a disheveled young man boarded the bus. He was in gray pajamas, barefoot, and

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Jean Elizabeth Seah

Movie Review: “King’s Faith”

The Christian movie King’s Faith (2013), available on Netflix, is a beautiful and moving story of faith and redemption. Best of all, it manages to

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Jean Elizabeth Seah

The Power of a Simple Blessing

My boyfriend has a habit of slipping in a “God bless you!” to all and sundry — people on the street, shop assistants, Uber drivers,

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Jean Elizabeth Seah

Degrees of Sin — Separation from God

Sin is not wanting too much, but settling for too little. It’s settling for self-gratification rather than self-fulfillment. — Scott Hahn, First Comes Love: Finding

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Jean Elizabeth Seah

Sacramentals: holy gifts

The lady on the bus Since watching Touch, my boyfriend has had a habit of reading number plates and, now that he’s Catholic, relating them

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Jean Elizabeth Seah

Give Thanks At All Times

You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and

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Br. John Joseph

God’s Rose-Coloured Specs

To say that someone sees through rose-coloured or rose-tinted glasses is a common idiomatic expression by which we describe someone as seeing something as being

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Jean Elizabeth Seah

100% for God

But because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold, nor hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth. —Apocalypse 3:16 When Herod heard

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Jean Elizabeth Seah

Insulting the Saints

But whereunto shall I esteem this generation to be like? It is like to children sitting in the market place. Who crying to their companions

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