Friday, May 2, 2008

Love, Time, and Relationship

"I've given up everything for you. What else do you want from me?" that's what a man said to his significant other when their relationship has gone for almost a year. Men didn't realize that women want something simple, which is the presence of his man. Not just women, but God, friends, family, and even your dog need your presence. They want you to be at your side. Why do they need it?
We're living on a same world, 1 day 24 hours. Time is our life. Time is the most precious gift from God because you only have a limited amount of time. We can pile up a lot of money, but we can't create time. When we give our time to someone, it means that we're giving our life to that person. For an example, like when we go out on a date with our significant other, that means we're giving our life to him / her at that time. Because time is life! But then, what's the connection with love?
God ordered us to love HIM and to love our friends. Then what kind of love that God wants us to give? The biggest love you can ever give is your life. While we know from the above equation that life equals time. Which means that the biggest love you can give to someone is when you wanted to spend time with someone. How important something is to someone can be measured by the time he's willing to sacrifice for an activity. Like, someone who put top priority on sleeping then he / she would give 10 hours per day for his / her resting time.
You could give something to someone without love. But you couldn't love someone without give. When you love someone give the best gift for him / her. Give your time and give your life.

Life best be lived with love. Love best be expressed with time.
The best time to love someone is now.

Inspired by Purpose Driven Life (Rick Warren)

Monday, March 24, 2008


A couple of weeks ago, I read some articles about fasting.. Well, it's not really an article but more like a daily bread. The story is about someone doing his fasting but when he wants to break fast. He couldn't eat. Why?

He has an extra money. He should have bought something to fill in his stomach on his day time. But he didn't do it, coz he's on fasting. So he got an extra money. What did God want us to do with this extra money? Save up all the money so you could go on a trip to Hawaii? I guess not...

Actually God want us to open our eyes, He wants us to see that people around us are suffering. They don't have enough money to eat. Orphans are everywhere. They are craving for love, food, and shelter. We should put aside our self interest and put other's people interest in our number one priority. That's what God wants!

Philippians 2:4
Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

Saturday, January 5, 2008


Babies always cry when they want something. When they're hungry, they will cry for milk
When they want to pee, they will pee on their pants and cry asking someone to clean it.
Kinda selfish isn't it?

But God once said that children will have a special place on heaven. Why is that? Because they have a pure heart. Ever seen a-six-year-old boy fighting at his school. Punching each other. Fighting for small things like toy. But, what happened when you saw the boy that fought before the next day? They will play together again, no feelings of disappointed, nor hatred, nor revenge, nor vexation. It's just beautiful to see them have a pure heart like that.

Do you know the word "adultery" means? Yeah, it means having sex with someone that's not your wife / husband. Why does it called adultery? Because there's no way that a child could do something like that in their mind. They love each other sincerely. No bad intentions. They're not hoping something in return. They never compare their close friends to another close friends. Children understand when their parents doesn't have enough money to buy toys for them. At first they will beg, but if the parents told them that they don't have enough money to buy the toy. Children will understand. They won't beg again.

one of my friend told me a story once, she has a nephew. And when his mother came home from the office. This child will soon understand that his mother is very tired and need rest. He will take a bath by himself, eat by himself. That's why God needs you to have a heart like a child. So sincere... But remember, a child can only eat porridge and drink milk. If you want to have a heart like a child, you must not be a child. Or even worse, be childish! God wants you to take responsibility on your job. You have to act on what your age!

Have a heart like a child, but don't be childish.