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what are you waiting for..?

Tuesday, 22 April 2008 . 17:53

Just for fun....

Sunday, 20 April 2008 . 13:41

Lets learn how to go crazy for God.. sooooooooooooo cool!

A message to all parents...

Wednesday, 16 April 2008 . 19:14

Hey guys.. this time this post is a challenge for you guys. Stop what you're doing, and call your parents to read this... Its a poem by Sally Meyer... (Sally, keep up your amazing pieces of writing... you are touching people's hearts in so mahy ways!!!)

Just for this day.

Just for this morning, I am going to smile whenever I see your face. and laugh when I feel like crying.
Just for this morning, I will let you wake up softly, all rumpled in yourflannel and I will hold you until you are ready.
Just for this morning, I will let you choose what you want to wear, andsmile and say you're beautiful.
Just for this morning, I am going to step over the laundry, and pick youup and take you to the park to play.
Just for this morning, I am going to eat a huge breakfast , with bacon eggs, toast and waffles, and you don't have to eat any.
Just for this morning, I will leave the dishes in the sink, and let youteach me how to put that 100 piece puzzle together.
Just for this afternoon, I will unplug the telephone and keep thecomputer off, and sit with you in the garden blowing bubbles.
Just for this afternoon, I will not yell once, not even a tiny grumblewhen you scream and whine for the ice cream truck, and I will buy you one if he comes by.
Just for this afternoon, I won't worry about what you are going to bewhen you grow up or who you might have been before your diagnosis.
Just for this afternoon, I will let you help me bake cookies, and I won'tstand over you trying to 'fix' things.
Just for this afternoon, I will let you put all kinds of barettes in myhair, and put lipstick on my face, and I will tell you how pretty you have made me look.
Just for this afternoon I will take you to McDonalds and buy us both aHappy meal so you can have both toys.
Just for this evening, I will hold you in my arms and tell you a storyabout how you were born, and how much we love you.
Just for this evening, I will let you splash in the bathtub and not getangry when you throw water over your sister's head.
Just for this evening, I will let you stay up late while we sit on theporch swing and count all the stars.
Just for this evening, I will bring you glasses of water, and snugglebeside you for three hours and miss my favorite show on t.v.
Just for this evening, When I kneel down to pray, I will simply begrateful for all that I have and not ask for anything, except just one more day.

Sally Meyer http://trainland.tripod.com/poems1.htm
Copyright 1999

*No portion of this poem may be reproduced without permission from the author
May God truly bless you and your families...

Tuesday, 15 April 2008 . 08:24

I came across this song.. and it made me think of those times when we're praying to God and we don't get any answers... but the most important thing is that we're there, in His presence, and although God might not want to speak... we still feel Him breathing! :) Its such a totally new persepective about unanswered prayers!
enjoy.. and as always.. make it your own prayer!!

All I want is.... YOU!

Sunday, 13 April 2008 . 16:10

Hey guys...
so.. following my previous post.. I've got good news! Its not NEW news... its just a reminder! All we need and all we want in life is GOD! Honestly! Those of you who know me well and who have known me during the past few months know what I'm saying. If after all i've been through I am able to say that all i want, and all I need in life is God... then I guess there is an element of truth somewhere there, no?
Yesterday we were at Y4J youth meeting in the evening (www.y4jmalta.org) and I really wasn't in the mood. I was in a horrible mood all day, in a daze, snappy, uncomfortable... then at a point during worship I just sat down at the side on the steps... and I remembered something a good friend of mine told me a few days ago "God knows what you're feeling... He feels it too..."... at that point I just let go. I knew i had nothing to lose but everything to gain... so i just let go. I felt God sitting next o me with one hand on my shoulder, and as I felt that I started crying, and I wept like i never wept before!!! It was soo powerful, soo strong... and after a whole to months of confusion and anger and sadness and all the works, I finally DID feel a sense of peace deep within. And that IS God guys... it realy is Him! That's the feeling when we surrender all to God. When we put aside our pride, our shame, our "know-it-all".. and we just let Him work in us!!!!
This song is of U2... All I want is You, and although he dedicated it to His wife.. dedicate it to God guys. The ending is superb.. sing the last bit with Him... and mean it... :)

Haven't forgotten my way home...

Saturday, 12 April 2008 . 09:46

We're all engulfed either in work, studies, family issues, sudden changes in our lives, arguments with people we care for, searching for a meaning in life... or anything else... and often we feel Broken (just like the name of the song below). Yesterday something happened which really kept me up all night thinking. I was at Bormla on my way home and I decided to call my friend to ask if I could go over, she agreed happily and off I went. As I was at my friend's house her aunt called hysterical cause her husband was having a heart-attack. It was crazy... what was a fantastic day suddenly turned into despair, panic, confusion, and grief. Having passed through something similar myself, i did my best to keep the family calm and made sure they were somehow ok for that while...
This made me think bout God's plans in our lives, and about all the people around me who mean the world to me. In the song Blessed Be Your Name there is a verse saying "You give and take away..." and its so so true! Let's snap into reality, all of us!!! Let's get to know God and start living life His way before its too late, Otherwise we'll end up face to face with Him and we'l say "Hi... pleased to meet you!" ... not quite appropriate ej! Also, If you've already come to know God and experienced His love, DO NOT KEEP HIM TO YOURSELF! Be a witness, you may be the only link in someone's life between them and God... don't wait till its too late for them either...

The broken clock is a comfort, it helps me sleep tonight
Maybe it can stop tomorrow from stealing all my time
I am here still waiting though i still have my doubts
I am damaged at best, like you've already figured out
I'm falling apart, I'm barely breathing

With a broken heart that's still beating
In the pain there is healing
In your name I find meaning
So I'm holdin' on, I'm holdin' on, I'm holdin' on
I'm barely holdin' on to you
The broken locks were a warning you got inside my head

I tried my best to be guarded, I'm an open book instead
I still see your reflection inside of my eyes
That are looking for a purpose, they're still looking for life
I'm falling apart, I'm barely breathing

with a broken heart that's still beating
In the pain there is healing
In your name I find meaning
So I'm holdin' on, I'm holdin' on, I'm holdin' on
I'm barely holdin' on to you
I'm hangin' on another day

Just to see what you will throw my way
And I'm hanging on to the words you say
You said that I will be ok
The broken lights on the freeway left me here alone

I may have lost my way now, haven't forgotten my way home
The Warriors Heart

Tuesday, 8 April 2008 . 10:48

As Christians we are right in the middle of a battle... and it is up to us to fight. The only difference is that we are not called to fight with swords that hurt but with Love. Love and prayer are the two most powerful tools we possess... We all have our own battles to fight, the key is to never give up. We know God is on our side, and we know we are fighting these battles for Him. So keep your head up high, and live life with the Heart of a Warrior of God! :)

The Armor of God

10 Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.
Gbu all...
i won't give up!

Thursday, 3 April 2008 . 21:19

I believe I can... I believe I will!
Just keep these 8 words in your head and you'll reach your goals! keep trying.. do not look back... believe in yourself no matter what!!

The way forward...

Wednesday, 2 April 2008 . 21:21

I've had lots of thinking done lately... and there are a few things I've learnt which I'd like to share with you guys... just a few practical points...

1) Do not be ashamed of showing what you feel. I do not mean that you have to show EVERYONE how you're feeling, but its important that at least 2 or 3 people know exactly what's up with you and your life.

2) Express your thoughts and feelings in any way you consider best! be it art, writing, song-writing, singing, dancing, acting, miming... anything!!! Just let it out! Do not keep it in, otherwise one day it may all come out in a blast all at once!!

3) Be positive! Think positive about urself and about the people and situations around you! If you can't see anything positive ask someone to help you out. The Dark room is where Satan develops our Negatives, and often we need someone else's help to pull us out into the light and reveal our positive qualities (which each of us possess!!!!!)

4) Do not be too proud or too ashamed to ask for help! ... none of us are superheros. Sometimes we simply need that someone to send us an sms asking how we are... or that someone to just be with... or cry with... or slap us in the face to zap us back into reality... It is A-OK to ask for help.

5) Do not forget God! This shouldn't have been listed last, but often the last thing we read is the thing that sticks most! God is there no matter what... and in any problem we encounter we must think to ourselves: Jesus prayed and asked God for help... what makes me think I can do it on my own?

Gbu guys... and keep well!!!!