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15 June 2005 @ 11:35 pm
inspired by lyrics on joooanne  
goodness knows how many times i might have said this before already, or maybe i never actually ever said it right out but the memory of it simply fleeted across my mind. every single time i hear this song, i remember sitting in the van in thailand, looking out the window into the deep dark night at the gleam of the occasional street lamps speeding past us, and humming its chorus. actually we'd been in the van the entire day and were singing songs of praise on ben's laptop running dangerously low on battery power when senny said something to the extent of, "there's this song i like a lot, its chorus has a string of long adjectives, but i can't remember what it is and how to sing it". probably nobody else remembers this at all, but i did because i was just looking on and wondering to myself, how truly magnificent He is. You who calmed the raging seas that came crashing over me...

now's the time to think about whether or not i should go for the next mission trip. it was such fun the last time, part of me's afraid of expectations and them ending up not being met. but i also recognise that my purpose's not to go there for fun. besides that, a truckload of other considerations i shan't bring up here. all of them are selfish "considerations". part of it's also 'cos i also wanna go hongkong. and i don't see myself as being a very effective "teacher" either. alright, i shall think on them and pray about it.

i can play "it is well with my soul" on the piano now! (albeit very slowly and full of mistakes.) i think i've got more to say, which i may, in a while... but baba summons me online and i gotta make a call at midnight.
 
 
Mood: good
Music: magnificent -- hillsongs
 
 
 
(Anonymous) on June 15th, 2005 04:49 pm (UTC)
*ehem**ehem*

your post has just effectively made senny out to be a complete brainless fool...i think senny did mentioned tat there are long adjectives like magnificient, eternally wonderful, glorious....bla, bla, bla...

btw, didnt mean to pang-se u and baba just now. cant find my phone after meeting u and ur parents, and so i didnt see the msgs until q late at night. i have successfully inherited ur depression...hahaha...

baba, sorry ah...for pang-se-ing you;mag, sorry for abusing ur blog space for my own use. gonna miss all of you too~~ paiseh that im so lazy that i don even feel like replying to your sms-es via phone or the web thingy...overwhelm by nuah-ness...

bout tomorrow hor...dunno if i can meet leh. maybe not leh. feeling sian and tired...not sure if it has anything to do with pms or just the trip. bsides, dad's gonna b in singapore. pls pray tat the trip is gonna b quarrel-free, stress-free, tension-free and heartache-free...

God is teaching me the lesson of empathy. i finally recall what im scared of : family gatherings.

tabby
(Anonymous) on June 16th, 2005 03:51 am (UTC)
Oh no! IT's n epidemic! STARTED BY MISS CHIN! Mmm... Now I'm feeling guilty for it... Cos mine was pretty bad... Hope we can meet up before u leave leh... THe only day's like TODAY! Sigh... Gonna miss u TABBY! COme back soon k? WIll pray for u... NEways... this seems like TAbby's blog instead. OOPS! PAi seh MAg... HAHahaha...
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 17th, 2005 09:15 am (UTC)
could miss chin be the "leader of the pack"?? must tell you about the theory i read somewhere, don't know if i ever mentioned it before. hurry up come back from bintan!!!!!!
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 17th, 2005 09:14 am (UTC)
my blog space is open to abuse. just so long as you keep vulgarities and erm too-private matters out. or wait i sweat. though i have no sweat glands. nor tear ducts etc etc.
(Anonymous) on June 17th, 2005 12:56 pm (UTC)
private matters like wat? WAHAHAHAHAHAHA...

tabby
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 17th, 2005 02:04 pm (UTC)
like what's under your clothes?
(Anonymous) on June 18th, 2005 08:02 am (UTC)
u consider that private matters? all sane human beings wear something which we call underwear wat...even though not all of them wear them ALL the time. hiak, hiak...everyone knows everyone else wears some form of underwear mah...so it's not q a private matter, eh? hahahaha...know u won agree with me...but i also dunno how to bai1 anymore liao....

sleepy~~

tabby
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 18th, 2005 03:29 pm (UTC)
haha. err. maybe because some people don't' wear, that's why what's under their clothes is private? hahahahahahaha!
(Anonymous) on June 19th, 2005 03:27 pm (UTC)
Don't wear ah... MMm... Wonder who? Above or below?
HAhaha
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 19th, 2005 04:58 pm (UTC)
mm. i also wonder who hor. don't tell me you above and below all...... hmmmmmm
j.jerubbaal on June 15th, 2005 06:13 pm (UTC)
it's Magnificent by Hillsong. :)
a little less than the girl next doorin_transit on June 17th, 2005 09:16 am (UTC)
haha thanks, i knew that. :D