Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

After a long life and a very long reign in modern human terms, Queen Elizabeth II died yesterday. She was a figurehead not just throughout the British Commonwealth, but across the world. By all accounts, she was a diligent and honourable woman, holding her post with distinction. In recent decades, she had also been the… Continue reading Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Easter 2020

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

This Easter, we find ourselves in the middle of the worldwide COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis. Perhaps now more than ever, in the past few years at least, many people are thinking seriously about life and death, and eternity. The risk of becoming infected with COVID-19 is real, and we need to take the appropriate precautions to… Continue reading Easter 2020

Easter 2019

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

“Why are you here?” A short, simple question, but one that can be read in a few different ways. I would guess that most people have, at some point, asked themselves this question at the deepest, most profound level—”why do I exist?” The Westminster Shorter Catechism begins with a question-answer pair that addresses this question,… Continue reading Easter 2019

Christmas 2018

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

Christmas Day is upon us again, and it’s time to reflect on the year that has been. Apart from the normal commitments of work, family, and so on, this year—perhaps more than any other—is one in which I’ve started to see the underlying logic in Biblical theology. The atoning sacrifice of the Lord Jesus Christ… Continue reading Christmas 2018

Easter 2018

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

Today is another Easter, the day in the Western calendar that traditionally marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. This year, Easter falls on the first day of April, which is also in the Western calendar as April Fools’ Day. There are, no doubt, some people who would see a certain irony in… Continue reading Easter 2018

Farewell Michael Reichmann

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

Canadian photographer Michael Reichmann (founder of Luminous Landscape) died a few days ago. Amongst others, Digital Photography Review, Imaging Resource, and The Online Photographer have published tributes. I’m reminded of Thom Hogan’s tribute to his late photographic mentor, Galen Rowell; and if on-line words are anything to go by, I suspect quite a few people would have liked… Continue reading Farewell Michael Reichmann