Muted microphones, weak WiFi, and frozen speakers have become religious experiences of late. Low Wei Ling reflects on how COVID-19 has affected her connection to religion and the divine, and its potential implications for the […]
While the closure of places of worship was hard for all devotees, it has been more difficult for some than for others, with one such group being migrant workers. Acmal Zuheyr offers us a glimpse […]
With the discomforts of donning full PPE gear daily – which includes the N95 mask, elasticised shower cap, and face shield in Singapore’s heat – Peta Yang, a doctor from the Bahá’í faith, shares how her faith has shaped her practice as a doctor during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Confusion, overwhelm, and maybe even depression mark the effects of this pandemic on so many of us. Cultivating 3 different types of patience with the help of her faith, suggests Phyllis Chew, helps her endure day-to-day difficulties.
Living in post-modernity, a young woman struggles to keep afloat in the course of finding her balance in life. With the recent pandemic and lockdowns, her reflective journey in reconciling spirituality and the complex challenges posed by society was sparked off, unintentionally, by a brief advisory from the Mufti over the radio […]
COVID-19 has brought to the fore the fragility of life and its dualities, such as health and sickness, joy and sorrow, life and death. How do we find inner peace in the midst of these […]
This pandemic has disrupted much of our day-to-day lives. Poet and author Rinchin Tiku shares the daily rituals for spiritual well-being from within her own faith that help anchor her days in positivity. Perhaps they might help you too?