Archive of ‘God Matters’ category

My 11th Birthday

11 years ago today, I was fasting at this time, hungry but excited, exhausted but thrilled. Why the range of emotions? Because in half a day’s time, I would step into a baptismal font for the happiest experience of my life. Today is my 11th birthday as a Catholic, and it has been an amazing decade […] Read more…

The Day I First Lost Dad

28 August 2009: Dad’s car had to go to the workshop and he asked that I follow him so I could drive him home while his car got left behind. Like a typical Merc driver (I apologise if this offends your sensibilities but well, you guys know what you’re like!), he weaved in and out […] Read more…

May there always be Wolves in the Walls

The story goes: There are wolves in the walls and when they appear one night, the family dashes out of the house, with the girl’s pig-puppet being left behind. Obviously, she wants to retrieve her toy, but her mother says, “We can get you a new one.” This isn’t even the main plot of the […] Read more…

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