Prone to forget our wedding vows

“Do you remember your wedding vows?” Someone asked us this recently. I started with a few words – “Cheryl, I vow… to…” …but then had to stop. I had to admit I couldn’t remember them well. Even though they’re stuck on our fridge door, which we walk past every day! Thankfully, we’re reminded of our […]

Song recommendation: Andrew Peterson, “Dancing in the Minefields”

It’s our 1st wedding anniversary today! So here’s a song that we both enjoyed this year. We’re not as young as the guys Andrew Peterson sings about when we got married – but these words speak of the same struggles, the same joys, the same realisation of utter dependence on God’s grace to hold us […]

Letter from the Queen

Last year, just for a bit of fun, I wrote to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II last year following the announcement of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton’s engagement. Here’s the response (printed on official, Buckingham Palace letterhead – how charming!): 15 December, 2010 Dear Mr. Chong, The Queen has asked me to thank you […]

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