Posts by Simon Chen

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Midweek Spiritual Snack 10 October 2018

by Simon Chen

Priceless. What is he/she trying to say? One of the fun things about enjoying art is trying to decipher the artist’s message. Whether it is a song, a movie, a drawing, a painting, a sculpture, or whatever other medium the artist is using, there is usually a message. But what is it? For years, artists […]

Midweek Spiritual Snack 3 October 2018

by Simon Chen

God’s view from the top. Australia seems to be having a leadership crisis. Or at least an outsider might think that. We go through leaders more quickly than catty contestants on the Bachelor. Take for instance, our national broadcaster. In almost a week, the ABC lost both chairman of the board and the managing director. […]

Midweek Spiritual Snack 27 September 2018

by Simon Chen

50% Jesus, 75% Jesus, or 100% Jesus? Honey is good for all sorts of things. Nowadays we usually use it as a sweetener but it also has all sorts of health benefits. Back in the day (like a long time ago), it was used to treat cuts and scrapes. For some reason, honey has antibacterial […]

Midweek Spiritual Snack 5 September 2018

by Simon Chen

How do people know you are a disciple of Jesus? What are followers of Jesus most known for? For those who read the news often, Christians are often associated with all sorts of things. Quite a few are negative and to be honest are quite justified. We aim for perfection, but by no means are […]

Midweek Spiritual Snack 22 August 2018

by Simon Chen

Safe as houses. Do you have a spare dollar? It is tricky for quite a few of us these days what with the seemingly increasing prices of petrol or electricity or gas. Will they come down? Well, the government seems to be making noises about that but we will see. For those of us who […]

Midweek Spiritual Snack 8 August 2018

by Simon Chen

The Image of God. Why are people so unkind? Apparently this was a phrase that was associated with Kamahl, a Malaysian born singer. It is a great question. Every day in the news, there seems to be stories of people being unkind to each other. Just this week, three in particular stand out. The first […]

Midweek Spiritual Snack 1 August 2018

by Simon Chen

Que Será, Será Did you see the blood moon? Apparently it is a sign that the end is nigh. Of course, add that to the fact that Mars is the closest to earth since 2003, and it is sure and certain we are all doomed. Don’t you know Mars is the god of war? And […]

Midweek Spiritual Snack 25 July 2018

by Simon Chen

The Big Dry. If you ever move West, get a rain gauge. It is interesting how many conversations can happen around those devices and what’s in them. “How much did you get?” is something everyone would be interested to know. It is highly likely that for most people East of the Great Dividing Range, the […]

Midweek Spiritual Snack 18 July 2018

by Simon Chen

Of kids in caves and captivity. Yay! The kids are free! Other than France winning the world cup, the story of the Thai football team stuck in a cave has been in the news a lot of late. It is great news as many professionals thought it would be impossible to get them all out […]