It was a very, very busy day today.
Folio 46r from the Syriac Bible of Paris (Bibliothèque Nationale, MS syr. 341), Job
First, I was to preach today. I told my good friend I am a "ganti" preacher, or replacement preacher. All the three times I preached over the last few years have been to replace someone in the last minute. Not that I mind. I am only glad I am able to fill in for them.
I did ask the question recently - How do you know what to preach? I ended up preaching on Job 1. Don't ask me why - somehow I felt God tugging me there and so I did. I preached it the expository way, though someone commented that I gave them a bible study. Well ...
2. Opening Ceremony
Then we attended a friend and his wife's opening ceremony of their music school.
3. Pre-Christmas Party
In the evening, Calvin and I went to a pre-Christmas party with some kids from a home. The kids really had fun.
Would you like to have more ice cream?
The cutest of the lot - the youngest, a 5-year old.
Isn't she pretty?
Want some too?
You see ...
And it is my brother's birthday today. Happy Birthday, Jason! With the day too occupied and him not pre-arranging it with us until this afternoon, we all decided to take a rain check. Looking forward to the belated celebration with him.
Photos (c) 2009 Pearlie Ng