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To Dad with Love

https://youtu.be/yT3cCAOCVGs How does it feel to be the daughter of one of the Invisible People of Singapore? Nur Khairah, a young filmmaker, knows this bittersweet reality first-hand. She produced and co-wrote this true-to-life short film about her dad – one of the many silent heroes who work hard to keep Singapore moving. It is also a poignant reminder how disappointment and unmet expectations can threaten our relationships. How we respond in the face of disappointment can either break or break our closest ties. Choose love, always. We're happy to say that this has become our most popular short film to date.…
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June 18, 2016
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FREEBIES WITH HONOUR?

 I am told of a mother with her daughter who went shopping and there were some freebies being given to families, but only one freebie for each family. The mother told her daughter, “You are not my daughter, go collect the freebie!” So the mother-and-daughter family unit ended up with two freebies. On the way out, the daughter turned to her mum and asked, “Am I your daughter now?” A true event, but no laughing matter! As someone has remarked, values are caught, not taught. And parents especially carry the primary burden in inculcating values and virtues in their children.The Chinese say that we…
Honour Singapore
August 5, 2014