Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Please take from me my life

Please take from me my life

When I don't have the strength to give it away to you

Please take from me my life

When I don't have the strength to give it away to you Jesus

(Third Day)

Sunday, May 17, 2009

It hurts to Care

It hurts to care.
Yes, it really does.

Monday, May 04, 2009

Farewell, Mac Ooi.

Today, at 8.30pm, you breathed your last.

Mac, you have always been a good dog, a constant companion and a faithful friend. I am proud to call you mine.

You were brave and a tough dog. I knew you were in great pain but you didn't make any noise. I saw how you struggled to hold on to mum's embrace. I saw how your quietly turned your eyes to me, as if you were bidding goodbye, a last goodbye to me. I saw how you quietly slipped away. Mac, words serves to hinder me from describing how much I will miss you.
Throughout the years, we have only given you whatever time is left after our busy daily routines, little pats, baths and dutiful meals and yet you have given us your everything. From you I learn the meaning of simple unconditional love and the impermanence of life that makes everyone and everything worthwhile so that I may learn to cherish what I have and stop chasing what I dont.

Thank you for bringing us 6 years of joy, laughter, companionship and warmth into our family.

Rest in peace, Mac Ooi.
You will always be a part of our family.
We love you. Always have and always will.

Friday, April 10, 2009

I teared today

I teared today.
Don't ask me why.
But I teared today.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Lost and Found

"Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Does she not light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? And when she finds it, she calls her friends and neighbors together and says, 'Rejoice with me; I have found my lost coin.'

Lost but now am found. Rejoice with me!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Old Testament

After a long long while, our Old Testament course finally coming to an end. Through the many weeks, we have learned a lot about the OT, argued on many bible verses and its implications, laughed at certain biblical characters and puzzled at the way the people reacted during the olden days. We questioned God and His ways, only to find out that God has no obligations to explain why He acted in a particular way, which make most of our arguing pointless. Haha.

Our course Professor, Dr.Vincent Ooi has an interesting way to teach us the subject. More often than not, he will present us with difficult theologies and challenged our view towards the OT and God. It is fortunate that that we still remain a Christian after the course.

All in all, we had a good time studying the Old Testament together. I now have a clearer picture of the Old Testament. Through the course, I've also seen how God's unconditional love permeates through the all the books of Old Testament. He is indeed the same God, yesterday, today and forever.

(Pictures courtesy of Kevin Tay)

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

No Reply

Last week in the North Cell Group, Joshua in a way "scolded" his members for not bothering to reply any of his sms-es. When asked, most of them just shrugged casually and tried to look innocent.

I emphatized with Joshua. Really. For I too am a victim of such. There were so many times which I felt like walking over to that particular person, hold on to both of the shoulders and give a violent shake while demanding to know "Why didn't they bother to reply any of my sms-es/ mails?"

Ya. I've done that before. Maybe not that violent la. But serious enough to let that person know that I meant business.

And do you know what reply I got? "Errr... I thought no need to reply one?". Argghhh! Despite the two or three times i msged to ask for a confirmation, this fella had to guts to tell me that he/she thought that there was no need to reply.

Well, Joshua. I feel for you. I guess we just need to be more firm and at the same time allow God to work in this area of thier life, and including mine too.

(for your info, i used to be one of the culprit too. Leslie will say double amen to that. Haha.)

Change us, Lord. Help us to be more like Your Son, Jesus Christ.