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One Malaysia

Check this video out. It’s produced by my friend. I thought it was amazing and timely for my post on our National Day which is just around the corner.

Honestly speaking, I love Malaysia. I am proud to be Malaysian. Yes, Malaysia has its flaws and weaknesses and I don’t necessarily agree with many things going on here but it’s my country, nevertheless.

I love Malaysia because I can wake up every morning and complaining about going to work or the crazy weather but not need to worry about having a bomb drop on my roof or doorstep.

I love Malaysia because me and my Malay or Indian friends can complain and laugh at our cultural differences and yet live peacefully in mutual understanding of our strengths as one nation and people.

I love Malaysia because I can complain about the expensive petrol prices, unreasonable toll or parking fees, bizarre scandals involving politicians, unruly government ruling or political situations but live to know that my country is still here to stay after 52 years of independence and still learning from its mistakes.

I love Malaysia. Not merely because of reasons. For no reasons can ever blot out the fact that this is my country, my nation, my home.

Happy 52nd Merdeka, everyone.

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Leona Lewis – Here I Am

This is a crazy world
These can be lonely times
It’s hard to know who’s on your side
Most of the time

Who can you really trust
Who do you really know
Is there anybody out there
Who can make you feel less alone
Some times you just can’t make it on your own

If you need a place where you can run
If you need a shoulder to cry on
I’ll always be your friend

When you need some shelter from the rain
When you need a healer for your pain
I will be there time and time again
When you need someone to love you
Here I am, hmmm

If you have broken dreams
Just lay them all on me
I’ll be the one who understands
So take my hand

If there is emptyness
You know I’ll do my best
To fill you up with all the love
That I can show someone
I promise you you’ll never walk alone

Well if you need a place where you can run
If you need a shoulder to cry on
I’ll always be your friend

When you need some shelter from the rain
When you need a healer for your pain
I will be there time and time again
When you need someone to love you
Here I am, oooo

Everybody needs somebody who
they can pour their heart and soul into

Well if you need a place where you can run
If you need a shoulder to cry on
I’ll always be your friend

When you need some shelter from the rain
When you need a healer for your pain
I will be there time and time again
When you need someone to love you
Here I am, Here I am

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Jesus Paid It All

I was messaging Boon Jit and telling him how much I enjoyed God’s presence during the Passion World Tour in Kl and how I was crying like a baby, remembering all that Jesus has done for me and my life. And you know what, he was doing exactly the same thing. Crying like a baby. I thought I was the only crybaby there. =)

Jesus, You paid it all for my life’s ransom. I love You and I owe it all to You.

Be blessed by this beautiful song, it’s one of my favourite hymns.


Kristian Stanhill – Jesus Paid It All

I hear the Savior say,
“Thy strength indeed is small.
Child of weakness, watch and pray,
Find in Me thine all in all.”

Jesus paid it all,
All to Him I owe.
Sin had left a crimson stain,
He washed it white as snow.

Lord, now indeed I find
Thy power and Thine alone,
Can change the leper’s spots
And melt the heart of stone.

Chorus

And when before the throne
I stand in Him complete,
“Jesus died my soul to save,”
My lips starts to repeat…

Chorus

Oh praise the One,
Who paid my debt,
And raised His life,
Up from the dead.

“…though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.” Isaiah 1:18

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Homage That’s Loud


Flyleaf – All Around Me

My hands are searching for you
My arms are outstretched towards you
I feel you on my fingertips
My tongue dances behind my lips for you

This fire rising through my being
Burning I’m not used to seeing you

I’m alive, I’m alive

I can feel you all around me
Thickening the air I’m breathing
Holding on to what I’m feeling
Savoring this heart that’s healing

My hands float up above me
And you whisper you love me
And I begin to fade
Into our secret place

The music makes me sway
The angels singing say we are alone with you
I am alone and they are too with you

I’m alive, I’m alive

I can feel you all around me

Too liberal for you? Or is this the kind of worship that breaks out of the norm and purely from the heart? The kind that God is looking for when He said “But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him…”

Flyleaf is one of my favourite Christian rock bands. They may not sound nor look like the usual, stereotyped, square-headed Christians labelled by the world, but it certainly is evident when you listen carefully to the homage they bring to God in their songs. Now, who said that Christianity is boring and unexciting?

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Conversations with God

Sometimes the most profound lessons in life are the simplest ones. Listen to what this 12 year old kid has to say about his conversation with God. It’s a very short and simple clip but enough to move me and millions others to tears. Be blessed.