Tag: log

I remember how LOG began. On 12 September 2004, our batch met up the day after Confirmation. We sat in a big circle, with Youth Works (as they were then, now MSC) facilitating our discussion. Everyone was excited, everyone was on fire. But the discussion was going nowhere. Someone stood up then and took charge. […]

Hobbes: Look, it says you have to be eighteen to buy cigarettes. Calvin: EIGHTEEN?!? By then I’ll know better! During this year’s Sec 4 Retreat, the Sec 4s opened a letter that they had written to themselves nine months ago on the last day of their Sec 3 Camp 2015. I was eager to know […]

(Note on title: When in doubt, alliterate.) Personal update and pictures! Let’s go (in chronological order). (1) Catchup Conversations ‘Nuff said. Also, this #ilovesg picture: (2) Level 9 Without subs, without bundles, without locus, I appeared on my own before a JA on Friday. I used to be but am no longer on this file; […]

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person; having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but to pour them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then, with a breath of […]

Whenever a loved one passes away, there is tears, sadness, and pain. But there is a different kind of grief when someone young passes. It is a mourning not just for loss, but for disorder: something has happened that was not supposed to, something not in the natural order of things, something wrong. I felt […]

The Four of us had dinner one Thursday night at CHIJMES. I had attended a conference at MBS which ended an hour before we were supposed to meet, so I had taken a languorous walk over. N had come from school, and appeared in casual attire. L and Y came from work. The last time we had […]

1.   Caged I like the adventures because you know that when they say, “I’ve got a plan,” and then they tell you, you know it’s not going to work. And when they say, “I’ve got a plan,” and they don’t tell you, you know it is going to work, and it’s all very exciting. I […]