Happy New Year 2012

Time is quickly ticking away. Happiness and sadness, laugh and tears, success & failures, gain and lost, and countless of ups and downs have colored up our life in the freshly past year of 2011.  Of those bright & dark colors, can you see what your ‘painting of life’ is like? Or maybe it’s just a part of an unfinished puzzle that yet to be solved in 2012?  Focusing on one dominant color could be annoying but observing from a considerable distance might give you a big picture of it. Whatever it looks like, it must be your most precious painting ever, much more valuable than any most expensive painting in the world.

There might be quite a lot of things we have been through that make us today.  If we look back, we might find so many unpleasing things happened either to or through us. But what could we do? We could not switch the time back and fix them out or do something about those things. Life must go on no matter what. As for me, I want to have a better ‘painting’ this year and am willing to learn from my mistakes in the past. I want to start every single day with a great determination to change, be a better person, & think of doing things differently in order to achieve my goals.

Should things go wrong unexpectedly, I know there is always Someone I can run to who will bring me back to the peace state of mind. Hereby, I want to say Happy New Year everybody! Dreams to fulfill, gifts to unwrap, days to unveil, all of those passions, it’s all ours to unleash accordingly. Like I quoted in my other blog, I would like to encourage you to not bring your potentials to the tomb because I believe that each and every one of us have been equipped with many talents and gifts to explore. Let’s cherish our gifts, before the twilight comes our way…

It’s another year to go through. Many uncertain things lays ahead but hope this song could strengthen us to live every single day in a full surrender to our Maker, the One who holds our tomorrow.

I Know Who Holds Tomorrow (Tak Ku Tau Kan Hari Esok)

I don’t know about tomorrow;
I just live from day to day.
I don’t borrow from its sunshine
For its skies may turn to grey.
I don’t worry o’er the future,
For I know what Jesus said.
And today I’ll walk beside Him,
For He knows what lies ahead.

Many things about tomorrow
I don’t seem to understand
But I know who holds tomorrow
And I know who holds my hand.

Every step is getting brighter
As the golden stairs I climb;
Every burden’s getting lighter,
Every cloud is silver-lined.
There the sun is always shining,
There no tear will dim the eye;
At the ending of the rainbow
Where the mountains touch the sky.

I don’t know about tomorrow;
It may bring me poverty.
But the one who feeds the sparrow,
Is the one who stands by me.
And the path that is my portion
May be through the flame or flood;
But His presence goes before me
And I’m covered with His blood.


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7 thoughts on “Happy New Year 2012

  1. Julie

    What happened in the past will surely leave marks.some people take that as cause and effect, some said that’s life, some seem not know much and tend to move without carrying any meaning of it. Some do not or might not understand why all these things happened and need time to be healed, might not know what the future will bring but deep inside of the hurt there is a slight light, moving all directions by the wind of giving up, called hope..keep posting sist 🙂

    • Thanx Ly’..
      How we make our life this year will depend on each of our perceptions, I think. Let’s learn to view it from the right angle & all will, somehow, look great..:) and yes, there is always hope for everything.
      So, cheer up! 🙂 Like a verse in Proverb says, “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” (17:22)

  2. Happy New Year to you too! The New Year may bring many new uncertainties but through God, that also means many new opportunities and chances to grow through Him 😀 Keep up the great posts!

  3. Hi, thanks for your comment, onwindydays!
    Absolutely! And one thing for certain: He will never fail us! 🙂
    King Solomon says, “Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.”
    All the best to you 🙂

  4. nice posting… glad to read that… 🙂

  5. Thanks, Perchy! Glad to read your comment 🙂 what a quick response!

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