Where will you be my darling? Where will you be when the dark is rising?
Sunday, November 16, 2008
Aye... been a while since I updated! Okay... well, the last few weeks have been absolutely divine! No kidding! Okay, well, first of all, last week was the start of the Arise and Build, which had the church aim to raise RM 3 million over a period of 5 months. That coincided exactly with my 7th year anniversary in church. How did I spend my 7th year anniversary? Eat at some place, I forgot. Nothing memorable. Aiks. Nevermind... still got a lifetime worth of anniversaries to go! =DD.
Anyway, more with the amazing divine stuff lately. Well, you see, I'll be going down to Singapore for Asia Conference. Thing is, I'd be arriving on Tuesday, and since I've got the whole day free, decided to meet up with Tiffany. Here's the thing, the CHCKL bus is leaving at 11am, and by the time I'd reach the hostel and settle everything, it'd probably be 8pm. That's practically no time to go out at all. I could choose to take a bus early myself, but I'd have to lug all my bags around and that would be a nuisance, plus I'd be missing the free bus from CHCKL, but I'd have more time to go out. Or I could just follow the CHCKL bus but have almost no time to go out. You see, a little dilemma.
Things got worse after service earlier, where I was told that I was confirmed on the bus list, but I wasn't supposed to be on it. Geez! I had thought that I could only make it for the weekend sessions of Asia Conference, so I told Faith that I would get my own transport on Friday. After spending this entire week persuading my lecturers to allow me to take leave, I was finally able to, and told Faith I could join the bus in the morning. Here's the problem, there was an email sent that said I would have my own transport and so I can't take my place on the bus. It turns out that I was "accidentally" confirmed in the bus list when I wasn't supposed to, but at the same time suppposed to, 'cause the email of me not needing transport was sent AFTER the confirmed list.
Aiks... so now what? It turns out I needed to take my own transport on Tuesday. Then I found out that Uncle Ben was going down to JB on Tuesday morning, at the exact same time and date I wanted to. Plus I was allowed to give my luggage to Issey to put on the CHC bus, so I can carry less with me. The best of both worlds, and everything is exactly the way I want it, perfectly.
Also, during service, we did something we've never done before. Pastor Kevin said that we were very generous people, although mostly to God. He said that often we weren't as generous to people as we were to God, and we ought to change that. So he told us to take out our wallets and take out an amount that would be sacrificial and a blessing to others. Then walk around and just bless anyone you want with that amount. I had RM21, and I immediately took RM10. However, I realized it's not really my best and its not the best blessing I could give. So I took out the 20, and walked around and finally found someone to pass it to. That meant I had no dinner to eat. But thank God, I was blessed back RM60 in return.
Now tell me everything that transpired was not God's doing? It's really too amazing, where all the perfect timing happened in the midst of all the chaos, and I was blessed more than I had given, especially when I've been financially tight the last few days. God, You're too amazing. Heh!