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Looking at the needs of others

Daniel Yeo recounts how his eyes were open to look beyond himself and his needs. I grew up during a period of Singapore where things were quite comfortable, and I was ignorant of the poverty that existed.  Living in my own vacuum I was more concerned about my own life, career and ambitions.   All this began to change after the sudden passing of my mum. I began to ask questions on the purpose of my life and God.  Come and See... With the support of a friend, I joined the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process to know more about God.   I learnt concepts about unconditional love, being the Good Samaritan and loving my neighbour as myself…

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It’s Not Just About Migrants: It is About Charity

Day 2/10 of the Migrant Sunday reflection, we ask: "What is Charity?" “For if you love those who love you, what recompense will you have? Do not the tax collectors do the same?” (Matthew 5: 43 – 48) Through works of charity, we demonstrate our faith. The highest form of charity is that shown to those unable to reciprocate and thank us in return. At work we help someone but when we ask the person for help, they turn us down or worst still they make things difficult for us. We are disappointed and hurt. The truth is that it…

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