Wednesday, November 16, 2011



16th Nov. Cold weather.
Next month today, dad mum arrive at Seoul, last final paper, last day of my 6th semester...
Excited. yet heavy-hearted.
Ah, don't like the irony.


Listening to a song recommended by a friend.




Liking it, especially the last phrase : 'Let me pick the path that pleases You.'
I don't know where it is leading to. I am afraid of losing it.
Yet, if it is not Your will, I will need to let go.


To let go, and let God.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Counting blessings!

One of my resolutions for this year is to be a blessing to others.


Truly, this year, God has been showing me on how to bless people. And though I know, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive ( Acts 20:35)', I am still amazed on how God blesses me moreeee than I could imagine when I decide to give more. God does not only bless me financially, He blesses me in relationships, in studies, in spiritual growth, in EVERYTHING I do. This reminds me of Deuteronomy 15:10.


Recently, God has been really blessing me with really wonderful people around me. And there are some that I want to especially thank God for.


1. I am blessed to have you, onni. Thank you for your listening ears, for every prayer that you keep me in, for the trust that you have placed in me, every blessing, every concern and care. He knows that I have been wanting an elder sister, and He gave you to me.


2. I am blessed to have you, butty bro. Every encouragement, every advice, every laughter, every single time you willingly spend to listen, every blessing, every support, I appreciate and treasure every of them. I thank God that He created both of us alike in many ways, that we can understand and encourage each other. He knows that I have been wanting an elder bro, too, and He gave you to me.


3. I am blessed to have you, 매점이모(님). Every fruit and food that you give me every time I visit maejom warms my heart. I did not know a box of Früchtetee and some Rittersport chocolates could do this wonder. To me, it is a wonder. You let me understand and experience, the joy of giving.


4. I am blessed to have you, best friend. We have known each other for 4 years, you know me better than others, you have seen my ugly side, yet, you accept me for who I am. This semester, both of us are busy, yet, a simple message from you let me know that you are still there for me, anytime, when I need you. He knows that I need a best friend, and He gave you to me.


5. I am blessed to have you, pui. I am grateful for the trip, that four of us not only were able to travel together, but to know each other more. You might not know, some random messages you send, managed to put a smile on my face :) They are so random yet so 'you'. Just to let you know, you are always in my prayers. You might not believe in Him, but He loves you, always.


6. I am blessed to have you, my family. This blessing is not given to me only in this year, since I was born, God has given me this gift. I thank Him for every single webcam video calling, every prayer over Skype, every joke, every good news, every support and, love. I know, even if people fail me, I always have your back. 


And I pray that God will continue to make me a channel of blessing to all of you too, and to many more.


Love,
Chelle. 

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

A Reminder

 And this is the confidence that we have before him: 
that whenever we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

 And if we know that he hears us in regard to whatever we ask, 
then we know that we have the requests that we have asked from him.

1 John 5: 14-15

Amen :)

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Broken pieces

Thank You for this day.
A day started with spiritual battle early in the morning.


'I am broken,'
I see it coming when I said the prayer that day.
A prayer to You,
deciding to follow every of Your will,
no matter what happens.


A lot of times,
I feel small and weak,
I feel ugly inside, and not worthy to be loved.
But You, have never left me nor forsaken me,
no matter how many times I have fallen short of Your Glory.


You hear me when I call,
You see each tear that falls,
You pick up every broken pieces.
It is Your Grace that brought me thus far.


This spiritual battle,
I want to stand boldly and win victoriously,
not by my will,
but by Your power.


Strengthen me, Father.
Pick me up when I fall,
and help me to continue the walk by faith.


Thank You.
Thank You for Your unconditional Love,
amazing Grace,
and abundant Mercy.

Friday, September 16, 2011

It changes things


承诺

决定了. 这次, 不开玩笑.

不想再让他们失望, 也不想再辜负自己.
不再任性 
不再三分钟热度 
不再吊儿朗当
从前 说过了好多遍
这次 要再说一遍
真正地

要认真,努力,读书.

教训吸取,
重整房间,
收拾心情

写这, 是要提醒自己, 自己所许下的承诺

Please keep me in prayers.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Complain Less, Give Thanks More

1. Thank You Father, that I had a good sleep last night, despite sleeping late, and insomnia struck in, and I was still able to get up in the morning.


2. Thank You Father, that I had a great conversation time with my good friend after two months of holidays. The feeling of being able to tell everything was missed.

3. Thank You Father, that I am recovering and adjusting quite well now, though I am still missing the trip and everyone. I admit that I had quite hard time when I first came back from the trip. Some time is needed and I guess I am getting better right now.



4. Thank You Father, for the milo, nestum, my favourite teddy bear cookies, teh tarik dad mum bought and my friend brought from Malaysia.They are more than enough to stop my cravings for them before heading home end of this year.


5. Thank You Father, for mum's successful surgery! Thank You God, for Your peace and joy, and Your protection hands to be upon mum, and my family. Thank You in advance, for mum's speedy recovery.


6. Thank You Father, for the surprise You gave yesterday night!
(One of my seniors, who seldom contact me, out of a sudden sent me a Power Point presentation file and asked me to have a look at it. To my surprise, they were encouraging words and bible verses that I needed these few days, and I was greatly encouraged and reminded by them. Those were the words God wanted to comfort and speak to me. The senior went offline right after sending me the file. Very sudden. very random.  That morning I did ask God to surprise me, and ta-daa, He did!)


7. Thank You Father, for blessing me yesterday and that I was able to bless another friend of mine. To be blessed and to bless, was one of my prayers yesterday and God answered it :)



8. Thank You Father, for the good friends and good people around me. I am loved and blessed by them.


9. Thank You Father, that my class is at 3pm and that I could get up late this morning (and get to write this post before my class) :)


10. Thank You Father, it is weekend today! Small gathering with friends tomorrow, and I am looking forward to it :)


Have a great weekend ahead peeps!



Sunday, June 19, 2011

To my beloved dad

I always, always thank God for blessing me with such good family.


We cannot choose our parents,
God has chosen for us,
and He loves me so much,
that He gave me the best mother,
and the best FATHER!


Being a dad of four,
'Harddddd...'
A dad that loves,
A dad that helps,
A dad that protects,
A dad that supports, physically, mentally and financially,
A dad that educates, both hard and 'soft' ways
A dad that provides,
A dad that teaches,
A dad that intercedes,
A dad that encourages,
A dad that always asks us to walk in God,
I have a dad like that.


I still remember that dad would bring us around the taman with his big bike when we were little,
he would let us ride on his back and he would start singing, and 'touring' around the living room haha..
Lots of cute and sweet memories back then :)
My dad is a teacher. So he always plays 2 roles at home- A dad and a teacher.
He has been teaching and educating us since we were young.
Dad's ways of educating us are..errr quite special..
But, that are what made me who I am today.
Without the canes, without those scoldings,
I might have been a rebellious girl, out of curiosity, trying to try different things in the world, that world finds them fun, especially when I am away from them.
I am very grateful to have my dad as my dad :)
I do not know how to put them in words.

Only God knows how thankful I am.
So dad, you are always in my prayers.
I want to bless you, like how you have blessed us,
but I cannot bless you as much as God can.
So I always ask God to bless you, to bless you with good health, bless you with whatever you need.


We always say 'I love you' to mum, but we seldom say it to dad. haha
But dad, you know even though we seldom say it to you, we still love you.
We love you a lot dad! <3


and Happy Father's Day!



*hug*

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Let's take 5!

5 down! 1 more to go :D


One last paper. The second toughest paper.
I am already in holiday mood. Not good not good...


A long to-do-list after finals. Lots of people to meet up with, lots of things to do, need to clean up my room, need to cook after a month plus of no cooking, etc..I am excited!


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Okie. Fluid mechanics homework is calling me.
Get back here once finals are over!



Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Eating intolerance

I google-ed this term but found no explanation for it.


I am not sure why, but


*chewing with mouth open and producing the 'nnn-yum nnnn-yum' sound (especially when one is eating banana)
*a loud 'aaahhhhhh' after sipping hot beverage
*chewing crunchy stuffs with mouth open
*'slllrrrrppp' sound when one is sucking something juicy


easily irritate me, and sometimes drive me up the wall :(


I tried to get used to them, but...I just cant.


and my roommate does that every time. She lovesss eating. I am very sensitive to the eating sound till I got up from my sleep many times when she was munching/eating/nyum-ing/slurrpp-ing her supper or breakfast. It irritated me but I just thought it was not good to tell her about it. I couldn't go 'can you err eat quietly?'..I thought..it was quite rude and there would be awkwardness for few secs( or mins). So I decided to just tahan...but...every time she eats, I will go, 'uhhh not again......' and she eats non-stop for an hour or more :(


I love her and she is really a good roommate.She really is. and I don't intend to talk bad about her :( just that, she is eating now and I am studying, it kinda irritates me a bit..So I decided to google to see if anyone faces something like this. and surprisingly I am one of many haha.


Lord, give me patience and let me be less sensitive to eating sound. Give me good sleep whenever my roommate is eating. Thank You, God. Amen.


A funny prayer, but I meant it haha


Okies, she stops eating now. I should get back to my book.
Till then. Bye!

Monday, June 6, 2011

One desire

'This is my cry
My one desire
Just to be where You are Lord
Now and forever'



This is my prayer, my cry and my desire, Lord.
Now, and forever.
Amen.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

:D

Time flies. It's end of May now. Summer is soon coming. That means summer break is coming! Woohoo! :D


May, a month full of ups and downs.
Full of exams,

Full of blessings,


Full of gatherings with good friends,
Coffee break in Angel-in-Us

Hanyang Spring Festival


Full of good events,
Hanyang Spring Festival
Solida was baptized!

Full of good food,
A table full of Chinese food, cooked by my Chinese church member :)

알밥 Al Bab

Full of happy moments
Farewell dinner with my church members

Vincent came all the way from Japan :)

and

Full of stress too,

 haha :P

*****
Came across with many quotes about 'Smile' recently.


Life does not always give you reasons to smile,
'He will yet fill your mouth with laughter
             and your lips with shouts of joy' - Job 8:21


Sara Florian after haircut ;)


                                                                         

A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks. 
Charles Gordy

This evening I was buying 주먹밥 jumukbap for my dinner. I was telling the ahjuma, '이모님, 마요 많이 주세요..' I was asking her to put more mayonnaise, with a smile :). Normally ahjumas do not appear to be friendly, but this ahjuma smiled back at me. She literally scooped 2 big spoons of mayonnaise, and put more rice on top.
'나 많이 싸 줬어'(I wrapped a big one for you), and then another smile.
You know, she put a smile on my face, not because of the big jumukbap, but because of her smile. Smiles are contagious.
I was thinking, if I did not smile at her, when I was asking for more mayonnaise, would she happily put more mayonnaise and rice on it..? I don't think she would. :)


Just a little smile, ahjuma made my day :D I then ate my jumukbap happily hehe.


Another quote I came across last week, Dena sent it to me.
'Silence - The way to avoid many problems.
Smiles - The way to solve many problems.'


How true it is :)


So SMILE

 
* Inspired by Gloria's profile picture :D I have chubby cheeks too. I think I can write a poem on mine lol

Friday, May 20, 2011

T.R.U.S.T



by Joyce Meyer

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways...For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.
—Isaiah 55:8-9

Did you know a lack of understanding of how God does things can wear you out?
If you don't understand His ways, you could end up fighting and resisting things, thinking they are an attack from the devil, when in reality they are an attempt by the Lord to work something good in your life.
You know God does not do bad things. But sometimes you may fail to realize that everything that feels bad to you is not necessarily bad for you.
Reminding yourself that His ways are not your ways will help you trust Him even when your circumstances are hard to understand. As this busy day comes to a close, just put yourself in the hands of almighty God...and rest in the knowledge that He is good and knows what's best.
Sprrinnnggg :D

TGIF :)
This morning, I woke up refreshed. After raining all night, the air seems fresher. 
I love today's devotional topic - Trust God's Ways. It is simple yet hard at times, to fully trust His ways. Before reading the rest of the article, I took a glance at the bible verse, then my dad came online in Skype. Chatted with him for awhile and guess what, he shared the same verse with me. haha. I believe it is not a coincidence. 
God has a message for me this morning. I am someone who does not like uncertainties. So I claim myself as an unadventurous person. I am always troubled by my current situation, which I do not think it will lead me to a good future. 
I always have plans for myself. Not big ones maybe. but being in such situation, such circumstance is absolutely not in my plan. But God does not make mistakes. I have to always remind myself that God is in control of everything.
credits to Dena :)
Maybe I should stop asking why's and how's. Just be still and let God be God, for we cannot always understand His thoughts and ways. 
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart 
   and lean not on your own understanding; 
6 in all your ways submit to him, 
and he will make your paths straight.
Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

21 Many are the plans in a person’s heart, 
   but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.
                                        Proverbs 19:21 (NIV)



My future is in His hands!

Sunday, May 8, 2011

I miss you, mummy

娘, 母亲节快乐! <3

当妈妈已经21年了, 一点都不简单.
谢谢您, 为我们4个所做的一切!
谢谢您的呵护
谢谢您的爱护
谢谢您的细心
谢谢您的领导
我想, 1000个, 10000个'谢谢', 也不能表达我对你的感恩之心,
因为您为我们做的, 太多太多了..

我能祝福您的,有限.
可是我知道, 上帝能祝福的, 会是超乎我们所求所想.
您每天都在我的祷告里.

我很感谢上帝赐给我最棒,最好的妈妈.
我不求上帝赐您荣华富贵, 只求神继续地祝福您健康的身体.
我相信, 上帝会做奇妙的工作, 我相信神迹会发生.
我爱您, 可是我知道, 上帝比我还要更爱您.

'亲爱的阿爸天父,  我谢谢你, 赐给我最好的妈妈,
这几年来, 她所为我们做的, 你都看到, 你都晓得,
求神, 不管在家庭上, 健康上, 人际关系上, 你的事工上,属灵生命上..都大大地祝福她.
我爱她, 可是你更爱她. 在她感到无助的时候, 帮助她, 扶持她, 带领她.
求神你差派你的天使天君围绕着她, 保护着她.
看顾她的脚步, 使她不管在做什么事上,都能做你的见证.
感谢神,一直以来都这么地爱她, 保护她.
我这样祷告, 乃是奉靠主耶稣基督的名祷告, 阿们!'



Love you lots!
Blessed Mother's Day!
May God continue to keep you and bless you!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Being strengthless

I need physically and mentally strength, Lord.


I am sick, but I have no time to rest. Report due next Monday. 2nd round exams start next Wednesday.


Keep me in prayers please....

Friday, April 15, 2011

Be thankful and no complaints

I always find it easy to praise God and be thankful when I am feeling good, when I am happy. But its not as easy as I thought to be still grateful and to come before God with burdened heart when things do not seem right.


Thank [God] in everything [no matter what the circumstances may be, be thankful and give thanks], for this is the will of God for you [who are] in Christ Jesus [the Revealer and Mediator of that will].
1 Thessalonians 5:18



I had a very tough weeks for the past 2 weeks, when the midterms were approaching. As many know, I am easily stressed out (I am still praying about it. and I need your prayers too). A lot of readings, a lot of practice, a lot of assignments, a lot of things to do, but I was running out of time. Being the usual me, I was kinda panic, and..upset. 


'Where is the joy and peace, God?'. Silence. 


I always greet God with a 'good morning' when I wake up. But for the past 2 weeks, it was not easy to give Him a big smile once I opened my eyes. 'Another long day to go..' I thought. Or rather, complained.


- When our minds flow with thanksgiving and praise, we develop immunity to the devil’s infectious ways. 
If we complain or grumble, the opposite is true. The more we complain, the worse life gets, the more victorious the devil becomes, and the more defeated we feel. - Joyce Meyer



Yes, that was how I felt. Defeated. I was overloaded with stress.


I remembered Philippians 4:4. But I asked God, how to be rejoice when I was so stressed out? Again, I prayed. But this time, with a grateful heart. "What do You want me to learn during this period of time?".


Few days later, the exams were not over yet. God always knows me the best. He knows I love talking to others. Amazingly, I met few people that I seldom meet or talk to and one of them was a senior of mine but we had never met each other before. I told them my problems and my prayer request, (I desperately need prayers when I am stressed out), and always after talking to them, I felt the great peace in me. I did not know how and why, the problems were not solved yet, exams were not over yet, but I believed, that God had just spoken to me through them. In the conversations, I was comforted. I was asked not to be anxious. I was asked to just try my best. I was asked not to be worried about my future. That were what God wanted to tell me, I believed!


God works in amazing yet simple ways. Just a simple conversation, a simple act, a simple phone call, or a chat, you never know God can just talk to you through them. 


I thank God for the angels He sent me. A simple concern from a friend, few steamed potatoes(my fav) from my roommate, a quick yet encouraging chat with a friend, prayers from you, can always make my day! It is not the things I get from you, but the love and the blessings, from you and from Him.
Dena Vincent Naveen Mag Daddy&mummy, thank you especially for the prayers and encouragements!


* I am having my last 2 midterm papers next next week. Do keep me in prayers please :)


A song to share:







Be blessed! <3




  

Monday, March 28, 2011

Joy

I have to walk to the bus stop in 20mins time. For class.
Before that I feel like sharing something. Something simple.


*


Before this, I was a paranoid. I got stressed out easily. I worried a lot. I was overly concerned. 'What if...' and 'I am afraid it might...' were thoughts that I always had. But for this new year, I begged for different. I asked God, to give me love, peace and joy. To be more joyful, is one of my resolutions for this year 2011.

"Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus" (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18). 


This is God's command. And I want to be an obedient child. God has been doing great works in my life this year. I have His joy and peace in my heart all the time. But there are times when the enemy is trying to snatch them away from me. All I have to do is to continuously pray and ask for them, from God, not from people or things around us. God wants us to continuously ask from Him. Happiness that is given from others does not last. But joy from Him does. 

Lord Jesus, keep me abiding in you so that your joy may be in me and that my joy may be full. (John 15:11)

Let this be our prayer.