Saturday, December 23, 2006

Why Jesus is better than Santa!

Santa lives at the North Pole ...JESUS is everywhere!

Santa rides in a sleigh ...JESUS rides on the wind and walks on the water!

Santa comes but once a year ...JESUS is an ever present help!

Santa fills your stocking with goodies ...JESUS supplies all your needs!

Santa comes down your chimney uninvited ...JESUS stands at your door and knocks,And then enters your heart when invited!

You have to wait in line to see Santa ...JESUS is as close as the mention of His name!

Santa lets you sit on his lap ...JESUS lets you rest in His arms!

Santa doesn't know your name,All he can say is,"Hi little boy or girl, what's your name?"JESUS knew our name before we did!Not only does He know our name,He knows our address too,He knows our history and future, andHe even knows how many hairs are on our heads!

Santa has a belly like a bowl full of jelly ...JESUS has a heart full of love!

All Santa can offer is HO HO HO ...JESUS offers health, hope and happiness!

Santa says, "You better not cry" ...JESUS says, "Cast all your cares on me for I care for you!"

Santa's little helpers make toys ...JESUS makes new life, mends wounded hearts,Repairs broken homes, and builds mansions!

Santa may make you chuckle, but ...JESUS gives you joy that is your strength.

While Santa puts gifts under your tree ...JESUS became our gift, and died on a tree!

It's obvious there is really no comparison! We need to remember WHO Christmas is all about! We need to put CHRIST back in Christmas!

Yes, JESUS is better!!! He is even better than Santa Claus!

~ author unknown ~

A letter that we must read

Hello My Friend,

Well, it's time for My Birthday again, so I thought I'd drop you a note. Last year, and for many, many years past, they've had a real big party for Me, so it just seems like they probably will again this year. After all, they've been shopping and preparing for it for months now. And in the papers, on radio, and on the TV, there have been announcements and advertisements almost everyday about how, soon, it's coming! They truly do go overboard about it, don't they? But it's nice to know that at least on one day of the year some people are thinking about Me, a little, I guess.

You know, it's been many, many years now since they first started celebrating My Birthday. Back then they seemed to appreciate how important My Birthday was. Lately, it seems, most folks are missing the point of it all.

Like last year, when My Birthday came around, they threw a big party, but can you believe it? I wasn't even invited! Imagine!

The Guest of Honor, and they forgot all about Me!

They had been preparing for the festivities for months in advance, but when the big day came, here was I, left out in the cold! Well, you know, it's happened so many times in recent years, I guess I wasn't even that surprised. But, even though I wasn't invited, I thought, why not, I'll just quietly slip in, anyway. So I came in and stood off to the side.

Everyone was drinking, laughing and just having a grand time, when all of a sudden, in came this rotund fellow in a bright red suit, wearing a phony white beard. And here he was, shouting, "Ho, Ho, Ho!" He looked for all the world like he had more than enough to drink, but somehow he managed to weave his way across the floor while everyone cheered and cheered. When he collapsed into a big armchair, all the little children went running over to him, yelling, "Santa! Santa!" I mean, you'd have thought he was the guest of honor and that the whole holiday was in his honor!

Then he started telling those children the most ridiculous stories you've ever heard! Things like, he lives at the North Pole with a crew of elves, and that every year on My Birthday he rides in his sleigh pulled by a bunch of flying reindeer, giving presents to children all over the world! I mean, I didn't hear a word of truth in anything he said! Imagine telling impressionable little kids such a far fetched story!

Look, I took all I could, but, finally I just had to leave. I walked out of the door, but, do you know something, I do not believe that anyone even noticed that I had gone. As I walked down the street afterward, I felt so lonely and forlorn I cried! I could only remember one other time I'd felt that low. Maybe you don't think I cry ...Oh, by the way, that little manger scene you put up in the corner of your living room, now that was really nice! It's real sweet of people to commemorate My birthday like that. But did you know that today, in some places, authorities won't allow manger scenes in parks, or on sidewalks, or any public places anymore! And just forget about putting things like that in schools! I'm not talking about far-off countries! I'm talking about right here in America.

Imagine! What could be more innocent that a manger scene to remind people of My Birthday? And yet they ban it! They've actually passed laws against it and made it illegal! You know, I sometimes wonder what this world is coming to!

One nice thing about My Birthday is that people give each other presents. And that's ok, I don't mind at all, just as long as it's being done in My Name. But something that amazes Me is how, on My Birthday, most people give gifts to each other with never a mention of My Name, except, when they're cursing about this and that! And to top it all off, usually the presents they give are all kinds of stuff they don't even need!

Let Me ask you, wouldn't you find it rather strange if when your birthday came along, all your friends decided to celebrate it by giving each other presents and never gave you so much as a thought?

Another thing that really bothers Me, is this "Merry Xmas". They have taken My Name out of Christmas and replaced it with an X. How would you feel if I sent you a birthday card that read, "Happy Birthday X" Pretty degrading isn't it?

Someone once told Me, "Well, it's because You're not around like other people are, so how can we give You a present?" You should know My answer to that one, "Then give gifts of food and clothing to the poor, help those who need it. Go visit the lonely!" I said, "Listen, any gift you give to your needy fellow man, I'll count as if you gave it to Me personally!" A personal friend of Mine, name of Matthew ... he wrote that down many, many years ago.

Reminds Me of what happened just a few days ago to a friend of Mine, a sweet older fellow. He lives down in the inner city. He's been trying for years to join a big church downtown, it's close enough so he can walk to services. But it's a very exclusive church for the 'proper' kind of folks. And I guess the people at that big church don't consider My friend as being 'proper'. They just don't think he's good enough to be a member. I found him just yesterday sitting on the church steps with his head in his hands, and I asked him what was wrong. He told Me about it, and I put My arm around his shoulder and told him I knew just how he felt. I've been trying to get into that same church for years, and they've never let Me in, either!

Well I want to tell you, there's an end even to My patience. So I'm going let you in on a secret. Now this is something I've been planning on for quite sometime. The way things are going, I'm planning on having My own party! How about that? It's going to be the biggest, most fantastic feast you could possibly imagine! It might not happen this year, I just can't say right now. But I'm sending out the invitations right now. And I know you'll want to come. There's going be room for billions, for everyone who wants to come! Some really famous old-timers and celebrities are going to be there, and I'll reserve you a seat of honor right with them! I want to tell you that this is not the first announcement I've made about this party, my old friend Matthew that I told you about, he wrote that announcement down too! So hold on to your hat, because when everything is ready, I'm going to spring it as a big surprise! A lot of people are going be left out because they didn't answer my invitation.Let Me know right away if you'd like to come, and I'll reserve you a place and, write your name in big gold letters in My great big Guest Book!

Much Love,JESUS

Oh, and P.S. Enjoy My Birthday! In My Name, that is!

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

*gasps* its back!!!

early disc degeneration. familiar e term? yes yes yes... i stopped tokin abt it fer sooo many months rite???? but cos of duno wat reason, its back to haunt me...

kevn n lyn shared wif vin n me abt divine healin in sept rem? duno if i told u all... but yes, after their sharin, our spiritual eyes were opened!!! i used to think dat cos Paul suffered for awhile in prison then was later exalted n gave a fantastic testimony to us now, then maybe i shd suffer fer awhile in bad health so when God heals me, i can give a fantastic testimony to God's grace!!! but this is not so cos e context of Paul's sufferin is abt persecution which Jesus did not take away from us when He died on e cross. but Jesus died so dat we can haf eternal life n aso a few other things, one of which is so dat we haf divine healing!!! cos we r redeemed by His blood n He has taken away our sickness n disease!!! Amen!!!

thing is... u gota claim it cos God gave us free will. if we dun claim His divine healing then we dun receive loh... simple as dat. if u dun wan somethin, nobody can force it on u. therefore, i need to continue claimin His healing. guess i was complacent, thought dat fer more than 2 months no more pain = completely healed n can conveniently forget abt this area in my life where i need to continue to keep e spiritual level n atmosphere up... wah seh soundin more n more cheem hor? anywae, juz need to go back to God again abt this n rem His grace, His providence, His healing, His power... here goes a song fer e children 'if i believe it, i can receive it; taking the hold on truth today'...

anywaez do stand in agreement wif me, dat i will b completely healed!!! of cos dat vin's arm would b completely healed too n we can go n climb mountains!!! kekeke... =P

GUISHAN IS MARRIED!!!!!!!!!!!! kekeke wenhe was super high lor last nite... guishan aso abit gone... tot she can drink alot one leh... maybe its too much fer her... so interestin y pple like to make e couple drink so much hor? y dun do other things? maybe cos drinkin is e most convenient thing... y not make em eat sharksfin/birds net/abalone/etc?? hee... my guess: cos in olden daes, every table would toast e couple to bless em as they make their rounds... but as time passes, pple juz become abit more sadistic n dun drink so much n juz get e couple to drink cos they noticed dat its funny to watch e couple abit high... or they think dat by makin em high, it would make their nite more fun... but guess most of e time, e couple ends up too high n drunk n tired n snores e nite away w/o enjoyin e nice nite view in e bridal suite...

sooo happiiiiiiiiiii 1 by 1 my frens r gettin married... love weddings... where u can c e devotion they haf towards each other... wenhe's speech was real gd last nite!!! could c his devotion to guishan, which v few men would openly proclaim... he thanked his in-laws fer takin care of guishan n promised dat he would take great care of her going forward... wow wow wow!!!!! *standing ovation* if i get fotos, would definitely post some up fer u all to c... we had a great time last nite... miss e dow team... we all laughed like siao man... then yong n i got sore throat cos we laughed too much... kekeke... pp said cos we deprived in office... maybe? pple here definitely not as siao as e dow team, n not as same frequency as em... thank God fer this group of frens... =)

Wednesday, December 06, 2006


met ken/jem/shianni last nite n ken asked jem somethin interestin abt a fren: 'does she noe wat is e meanin of faith?' - ok ken e lawyer, if u r readin this, dun pick on my words cos i dun articulate as well as u n might not rem if u said those exact same words hahaha... but then again, he might not b so bo liao as to read my blog =P

ya, do we noe wat is e meanin of faith? believing in things yet unseen... aethists would say that its pyschoing ourselves that somethin would happen. vin said success is made up of ignorance n confidence... but oh well, logically speakin, we haf faith in everythin!!! we haf faith dat when we take e next step, e law of gravity would enable us to stay on e ground n not float arnd; we haf faith dat when we call someone's name, e person would respond to e sound of our voice; we haf faith dat when we sleep at nite, e sun will rise up e next mornin n e alarm clock will ring... so on n so forth... wat m i tryin to drive at man?! e meanin of faith to me...

extracted from Prime Time with God
You can be a believer yet act as though there is no God. Whenever you fret over life circumstances, you immediately demonstrate unbelief. Whenever you move out of fear or anxiety, you believe a lie about God's nature.Each day your actions affirm or convict you of your belief system. It reveals who the central focus of your life really is - you or God. It reveals who you place your ultimate trust in - you or God. It is one of the great paradoxes for believers. One day we can believe Him to move mountains. The next day we can question His very existence.

how true... a few weeks ago, i trusted God completely in one aspect of my life dat i found so hard to hand over to Him. i told God dat if i dun hand over, He cant do His magic cos im clingin on to it so tightly. then juz last nite i told God dat maybe this mountain would never move cos this mountain thinks dat it has all right to stay in my way but i think dat it is right dat e mountain shd move. so maybe e mountain shd stand in my way forever n i shd juz live wif it... *shudders* how scary e thought... y would God allow dat to happen to me??? if i walk in His ways, i would noe His desires fer my life n dat He wants to give me THE BEST!!! n THE BEST means no mountains!!! no sadness!! no worries!! of cos life wun b a bed of roses la... but then again, i think life IS a bed of roses (FULL OF THORNS)... hahaha =P ok but back to e point... God wun let me suffer fer e rest of my life n He will provide a way out!!! ^_^

Romans 4:3-5
3What does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."
4Now when a man works, his wages are not credited to him as a gift, but as an obligation. 5However, to the man who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited as righteousness.

ah hah!!! so i shd stop tryin to work out every aspect of my life n plan it out n do things in order dat things would go e wae i want... shd juz let go n let God... of cos dat doesnt mean sit down n shake leg but juz prayerfully do my daily stuff n noe a basic idea of wat is to come n continue to seek after God dat He will accomplish in me wat He originally set out to do... for He who began a good work in me will carry it on to completion until e dae of Christ Jesus!!! wah seh... tough man!!! especially when i was brought up to b super disciplined n systematic in everythin i do... there muz alwayz b a plan n a contingency plan fer every aspect of my life... how to change ah??? kekeke... ask God loh... =)

Romans 4:20-25
20Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, 21being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised. 22This is why "it was credited to him as righteousness." 23The words "it was credited to him" were written not for him alone, 24but also for us, to whom God will credit righteousness—for us who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead. 25He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification.

wow dat was a mouthful... gona take some time to bang it into me... *knock knock* but hey God is good man!!! so glad He showed this to me n taught me so much... ok on a lighter note, enjoy some fotos... =)

after a long wait of 8 years, e world finally gets to c jean back in action!!! kekeke... believe it or not, i took part in my company's bowling tournament!!! hahaha... it was GREAT FUN!!! n i achieved my highest score of 106 *shocked* anywaez my team mates think dat we r e best lookin team so enjoy this pic HAHAHA... =P

my predecessor, sharon, n i... in case u haven noticed, yes i cut my hair hahaha... still tryin to get used to it... but like it beta than e previous one... but still think i look beta in long hair... e sailormoon one... =P

nicer, younger n sweeter hor??? =P maybe i shd haf a poll hahaha... or maybe i juz look older after a year?! *sigh* y do women age so fast after we start wk??? >_<