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Teaching Children Good Manners : Not Easy!

1 April 2014 – 11:34 am |

The other day, a close relative – who has spent a few days with our family – said to me,
‘Your kids are very well-behaved.”
He was referring to what he saw.
My kids ate all on their …

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Thankfulness amidst Sadness

12 February 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | 7 Comments
hospital drip

 
It’s amazing how much about life you can learn and reflect upon within just five days.
Especially when this is my first ever encounter with an ill-stricken close family member whom we love dearly.
I was by …

Hong Kong. Grandpa. Psalm 90.

9 February 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | No Comment
kung kung hand and mine

 
Never have I imagined flying to Hong Kong for a hospital visit.
But here I am, with my sister, to see our 93-yo grandpa who has recently fallen really sick.
We are here for a good five …

Food For Thought as We Enter The New Year 2014!

2 January 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational | No Comment
hidajat_2013

It’s interesting, isn’t it …
When we wait for something, or when we are in discomfort, time seems to creep and tick very slowly.
But when we’ve gotten what we’ve wanted, or when we are in happy …

Merry Christmas, Everyone!

25 December 2013 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | No Comment
christmas_hidajat 2013

 
This is our second Christmas in Jakarta.
I took the photo above during the lighting of thousands of candles together at our church’s Christmas Service.
It was such a … moment.
We sang ‘Silent Night’. We listened to …

Thoughts: Leaving Animals Alone, Whenever We Can

19 December 2013 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | No Comment
gunung halimun_streams

 
There is this something that’s been bothering me for a long while.
It’s about children versus animals.
Or should I say, city children versus little animals?
Somehow (and sadly) I’ve seen too many scenarios similar to these:
A child …

Making : Our Family Tree Painting

5 December 2013 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | No Comment
familytree_3

This was some three weeks ago.
My husband was away on a Mission Trip to Kalimantan for a week, and I somehow had this weird craving to paint.
You see, I came across different watercolour paintings on …