Saturday, May 31, 2008

In Christ Alone

In Christ Alone

In Christ alone my hope is found
He is my light, my strength, my song
This Cornerstone, this solid ground
Firm through the fiercest drought and storm
What heights of love, what depths of peace
When fears are stilled, when strivings cease
My Comforter, my All in All
Here in the love of Christ I stand

In Christ alone, who took on flesh
Fullness of God in helpless babe
This gift of love and righteousness
Scorned by the ones He came to save
'Till on that cross as Jesus died
The wrath of God was satisfied
For every sin on Him was laid
Here in the death of Christ I live

There in the ground His body lay
Light of the world by darkness slain
Then bursting forth in glorious Day
Up from the grave He rose again
And as He stands in victory
Sin's curse has lost it's grip on me
For I am His and He is mine
Brought with the precious blood of Christ

No guilt in life, no fear in death
This is the power of Christ in me
From life's first cry to final breath
Jesus commands my destiny
No power of hell, no scheme of man
Can ever pluck me from His hand
'Till He returns or calls me home
Here in the power of Christ I'll stand...


this is one of my favorite song..
this is a superb one, a really powerful song.
see each word within says how powerful God we have..

"
'Till on that cross as Jesus died
The wrath of God was satisfied
For every sin on Him was laid
Here in the death of Christ I live"

ow.. that sounds really ironic, yea?
yup. the irony between His death and our lives.

for me personally, this song really reminds me, how small i am..
anything good within me is not me, it's GOD.
all within me is all bad.

"No guilt in life, no fear in death
This is the power of Christ in me
From life's first cry to final breath
Jesus commands my destiny
No power of hell, no scheme of man
Can ever pluck me from His hand
'Till He returns or calls me home
Here in the power of Christ I'll stand..."

i'm amused with this last paragraph..
it really shows how huge is His great love..
and nothing really matters, nothing is too hard with His love provides us..

it's time to learn about our generous God..
what i mean with this is in fact, God talks more about giving thank about heaven or hell.
see what He means about giving?

we're created as His character, and we're formed to be like Christ.
our God is a generous God.
even if we sins all the time, make Him disappointed, He still gives us the air to breathe.. He keeps providing us so we can eat each day..
that's small part of His generousness.

what i learn from here is, what you reap is what you sow.

so, instead of thinking WHY ME LORD?
then we should turn our mind a bit up side down..
GIVE MORE, DEMAND LESS.

-Psalms 23-


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Thursday, May 29, 2008

Photography Art : Merry-Go-Round




















everybody knows Merry-Go-Round. it's one of my all time favorite ride.
except for those who's afraid of heights..
well, this one is from Dufan, Jakarta, as you can see, not as big as what we can see in Malaysia or elsewhere that has larger one.
i still enjoy this sea view Merry-Go-Round, which i adore this big wheel since i was a kid.
it's kinda pathetic when i rode it, i saw some maintenance is not really well done you know, well i'm not talking about safety, but talking about aesthetic and tidiness.
for 10 years i haven't seen any significant change from this ride. anything. even the paint doesn't change!
ahm. call me idealist. but you guys must agree that we really need refreshment on the design, maintenance and environtment.
see how those foliages covers up the beauty.
oh. people is really neglecting about eyes' needs of aesthetics...
i took this before i went home at that time, about evening.. i don't remember the actual time..
hope you guys enjoy this pic.

and for all Indonesians, let's LOVE our nation, not just TALK about DEMANDING.
DO SOMETHING!! even small things!!

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Photography Art : White Roses for My Graduation

this is a simple pic that i took inside my hunny's car,
it was may 12nd, 2007.
it was my graduation day!
i know.. it's been a year away..
but here i'm just talking about my photography art. hehehehe.
at that time, he gave me a cute little surprise,
he came by to the uni and he brought me these lovely white roses..
oh i ALWAYS love white roses... it's my favorite!! rather than red ones..
it feels really pure and sincere.. hee hee.
and i was really happy.. huaaa...

i decided to took a couple of portraits of us, and these two lovely buds.
i really like this one. brings out the mood.
i hope you guys can still catch up the mood here,
in the middle of Jakarta's crowd, you can still find something soothing, something sincere..

well, i did edit this pic a bit..
not yet professional camera i got here, yea.
hiks. wish i can afford a semi-pro camera with good lenses.
yeah right. just praying along. LoLs.





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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Photography Art : Beijing, China.

hi there all.. i'm here as a newbie, so i'm just trying to explore things here.
sorry if too many combined posts here, as i said once again, i'm trying to explore more.
this time i want to share one of my passion, photography. which i got a sip of knowledge from the major i took before.
well, i might be extremely amateur, but i have a passion in it, to learn more further about this.
i want to share my photo art, for the first time actually.. and i'll tell you the story about each, which can speak more than you can ever imagine..


this piece is kind of my favorite.
i took this one at Beijing, China.
i don't remember exactly where the place is,
but surely i like this one.
it was winter there, and i had the 'cold' feeling at that time,
so i caught up something that brings me peace and warmth,
while i heard birds singing, it was early morning, then it came to this portrait of view.

hope you'll like my first piece of post. hee hee.
next i'll post my other photography art.
enjoy!!



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Thursday, May 22, 2008

The New American Idol Season 7

DAVID COOK!!
oh yes i'm talkin bout the hottie guy that attracts every women who'd seen him sang on the stage. arggghhh.
well, americans voted right this time. i'm not saying archuleta is not good, but he's just a good singer. yet, cook has his own rock style, with that kinda voice.. ahm.. i'm imagining if i have a date like him.. maybe i'll faint before he sez he loves me. LoLs!!

well, actually i'm not into these idol thingy, but from the first time i saw David Cook sang the song "Always be My Baby" by Mariah Carey, i just fell in love with him..
his voice.. his expression.. his smile.. his style.. gosh!

look, below i attached some of his 'hottest' pose on the stage. i took it from american idol official site. hee. hee.
you'll see how cute is he...
hiks.. wish i'm an american.








anyway, congratulations to David Cook, i'll definitely buy your albums. waiting for you to come to my country and be my dream guy.... hahahahaha.


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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

More Nice Ads.

































i found this as an social advertisement in India.
geez! it's weird.
hope you guys can few it well enough to details (and maybe think about trying afterwards? LoLs)



















do you have any idea what ad is this?
neither do i. at first i can't notice why it has to shape like that. i thought it was ruined or something.
in fact, after i saw the title, it's about push up bra...
the idea is about it's so pushing your boobs, until the pendant you wear near got bent. ha. simple and catchy idea!




























M&M's!!!
who doesn't know??
this is the cutest one i've ever seen i guess.
it's really catchy and hilarious! don't you think so??
i can't comment anymore about this one, it's totally awesome.
actually it has its own series of M&M's election edition, casted by blue, green, yellow, red and orange. and this orange one is the best! xixixixixii. really love it.

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Sunday, May 18, 2008

Youth Bungur's 41st Anniversary

May 17, 2008 – was a big day for us (my church’s youth community). This is the day we celebrated the 41st anniversary of our youth. And a specially big day to me, since I’m alone was the event coordinator.

i attached couple of our pictures, not all of them, but I’m gonna tell about the pics one by one.

Just for info, we celebrated the ‘birthday ceremony’ with games and others at the church first (the game resulted a bit awkward by the way -- hee hee hee. but we had so much fun that time..), then we went to an orphanage at Kelapa Gading called Pondok Kasih Sejahtera (from the ministry of Hand of Hope). So, just enjoy the story!


This is our team. The main youth team.

from left to right,
Kiky – Aliang – Me – Andre – Shandy – Agus

many thanks to all.. and to the event team as well,
sorry we didn't had any chance to take pictures.. hiks..


these are the pics when the game session was held. it was really so much fun i can assume.
great work for shandy and anyan.. lotsa thanks for your hard works guys..

anyway, the game session itself has 2 types of games.
both of them are group games.
the first game, one of our group member had to draw something that written in a paper that we drew before. this first game that i said ended up a bit awkward in the drawing theme. haha. but it's fun because of its awkwardness. hee. hee. hee.
the second game, 2 of our group members have to practically show to others about what they're doing without any words. just body language. hee hee. and that was fun too!!

and this is the 5th group that won the prize!
Congratulations!

from left to right,
Kiky - Gigy - Ifan - Priscillia - and Andre giving the prize.


The Anniversary Cake.

(I don’t really know how it taste like, because actually, I don’t really like certain tart cakes smell. The sugary thing that covers it really disturbs my appetite. Sorry.. just personal taste of mine. Hee hee.)

Left: Kiky Right : Pnt. Jimmy Liem

Kiky is our youth leader. And Pnt. Jimmy Liem is our youth pastor.

Pnt. is an abbreviation for 'Penatua'. i dont know how to say this in english.
This one shows a symbolic session of first cut cake give-and-receive one.
(Mr. Jimmy, why no smile then? Hee hee. Sorry about the blurry thing again.. hehehehe)


They're the orphans at the orphanage. This one shows their spirit to sing praise for Jesus.
oh, it's amusing! they're really cheerful and full of spirit!
i was amused and got so excited!! even i was really tired, still i enjoyed to sing along with them.
you guys should see this short video that i recorded when they sang the song 'Hari ini Kurasa Bahagia' (Today I Feel Glad)
well, unfortunately, this video uploader turns out to be an error here. so.. just request and i'll send it to you via email.


this is Christine, the MC of the night..
thanks loads gurl, you're the best!! hee. hee. hee.

these are some fellas from the teen community.
they performed 2 songs with 6 kinds of musical instruments.
cool praise!!

oh, this is Jonathan. everybody calls him jojo.
he's really cute isn't he?
just look at the way he sat there, like an old man! LoLs.


sermon times... by Pnt. Jimmy Liem.


this is all of us, the team and the kids.
thanks all!! we had soooo much fun!!

i want to say a huge gratitude to Father God that makes us able to done this event..
large bunch of thanks to all of the team..
and all participants, and all who'd donated the needs, thanks all..
God bless more.

all for His glory...


Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
Philippians 4 : 4, NIV.


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Karawaci


This time, I’m gonna share my story about the day I went to karawaci with my boyfriend. actually, we went there for a refreshment and a lovely reunion-visit-kind-of hehehehe. since i took my major there, at Pelita Harapan University and i just graduated on january 2007. missing my fellas, so i decided to take my hunny there and have a 45 minute trip from my house by car.

The image above shows meals that we had for lunch that time.

The yummy-lookin yellow thingy was mine. It’s called baked rice with cheese. Oh gosh. U can really imagine the taste from the name already! It’s sooooo cheesy! Oh. I still can remember how the cheese sensation melt in my mouth (and to my heart directly! Hee. Hee.)… it was served on a dim sum bamboo container and has the aluminum foil before the food. IT WAS SO FREAKING YUMMY!!

Sorry to my dear, I cant really remember what did you order, hun. The beef and corn thingy with broccolis? Cant remember. Since I was way too excited to enjoy my cheesy rice (with chopped chicken inside.. LoLs!).

It was our meal at the mal, Supermal Karawaci. And the restaurant name is Food and Tea. Oh, I forgot about those big tea “vase” (ha ha). Those are our drinks. The left one was mine. It’s an apple green tea. And again, it has a really refreshing taste! And his tea, was a common lemon tea. Nothing really special. hee hee. (he was thirsty anyway, so when this pic was taken, his drink was half left. Oh my dear.)

Well, this resto has a Cantonese food style. Hongkong style exactly. Well, I think the cheesy rice was way much better that what my deary had. Overall, it was a soothing environment we had there. It was not bad at all. We spent about 70 IDR for our lunch.

Yeah.. pretty pricey i know. But for us, this was a quite good value to have.

Well maybe you can go there and try ordering some more menus. Tell me then!

Maybe some of you questioning how does my boyfriend look like actually, well, I attached a picture of us that was taken there, at the resto while we were waiting for the meal to be served (sorry hun, you’re a bit blurry.. hee hee hee).

we had so much fun there, (afterall, at the evening we went to the Pancake Parlour and had some pancakes. geez.. it made us FULL to top. our hunt ends up on the fullness factor. ha ha ha)

anyway, Enjoy!

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Saturday, May 17, 2008

testing

nyerah deh postingan u ada yang ga beres.nih aku tes posting tar u cek ya cari saja postingan di bulan mei tanggal 17.
berhasil kan read morenya ??? u kalo mo post edit html dulu terus atur kode span class itu dan /spannya ga perlu dipindah maka hasilnya seperti ini tar chek aja ya

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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Advertising : Paint Ad.

















i found this on some web, sorry, no offense to the copyrights. i'm just really interested on the idea. it's a surprisingly bright one!
well, now i'm working in an advertising company, and this new job of mine, really conducts my creativity to browse all over world's commercials.
either it's print ad, or it's tV ad.
oh, talking about advertising agency, try open www.leoburnett.com, www.jwt.com and www.BBDO.com.
those are world biggest agencies, they have awesome web layouts i found. not just the layouts, they have great artworks of advertising.
creativity is really 'urgent' here if i could say.
this is my first time to work in an advertising agency, well, i really found it interesting in projects and ideas.
soon, i'll release my artwork here. at least my portfolios from school..
well, please define me things about art. anything... music, advertising, fine art, design, etc...
all art is my life.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2008

How Do You Develop Self-Control?

May 7, 2008.
by Rick Warren

God did not give us a spirit that makes us afraid but a spirit of power and love and self-control.

2 Timothy 1:7 (NCV)

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Successful people have one obvious trait in common: personal discipline. They are willing to do things that average people are unwilling to do.

It’s my observation that successful people express their self-discipline in six ways:

· Successful people master their moods – They live by their commitments, not their emotions. They do the right thing, even when they don’t feel like it. “A person without self-control is as defenseless as a city with broken-down walls” (Proverbs 25:28 NLT).

· Successful people watch their words – They put their minds in gear before opening their mouths: “Those who control their tongue will have a long life ….” (Proverbs 13:3 NLT).

· Successful people restrain their reactions – How much can you take before you lose your cool? “People with good sense restrain their anger; they earn esteem by overlooking wrongs” (Proverbs 19:11 NLT).

· Successful people stick to their schedule – If you don’t determine how you will spend your time, you can be sure that others will decide for you! “So be careful how you live, not as fools but as those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity for doing good in these evil days” (Ephesians 5:15-16, NLT).

· Successful people manage their money – They learn to live on less than what they make, and they invest the difference. The value of a budget is that it tells your money where you want it to go rather than wondering where it went: “The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get” (Proverbs 21:20 NLT).

· Successful people maintain their health – That way they can accomplish more and enjoy their achievements: “… control your body and live in holiness and honor” (1 Thessalonians 4:4 NLT).

Now, where do you need to develop self-control?

The disciplines you establish today will determine your success tomorrow. But it takes more than just willpower for lasting self-control. It takes a power greater than yourself. Think about this promise from the Bible: “For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline” (2 Timothy 1:7 NLT).

The more I accept God’s control over my life, the more self-control he gives me!

© 2008 Purpose Driven Life.

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May every song be sung,

And every story be told.

May that be all memories we have in hearts.

Heart may have grown cold,

Tears may have never more be shed,

Still with all my heart i know.

It may have been hard these days,

None like you i’ve met.

But there was a point i found,

People may come and go in life..

But footprints that left,

Wouldn’t left just like that.

It leaves many tears and laughter to remind.

Dear sis,

I’m just missing you these times so bad..

All we’d shared..

I know i could never turn back time.

But there still a lifetime left to live,

and i know,

it’s a privilege to have you…

still a sister of mine,

and still for His glory…

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Percikan hujan

temaniku,
mengukir indah cerita

naungi asa..

Peri kecil

menari,

lantunkan denting nada
mengartikan kita..

sambut hangatku..
ucapkan rindumu..


Tepikan resahmu,

Alunkan kasihku,

Bunga pun bermekaran mengiring awan,

Dan jika pun tiada lantun nada terdengar,

Kan slalu kuingat setiap detak

yang hantarku pada rindumu..

tulusku tak perlu kau ragu,

temukan,

rasakan,

seindah embun pagi di ruang hatimu..

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a poem originally made for his presence in my life.

thanks to Thy Lord..

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Sepuluh Manfaat Teh Bagi Tubuh

Ada banyak alasan untuk menikmati secangkir teh. Entah itu di pagi hari, sore hari, atau kapanpun. Selain terasa nikmat, teh ternyata memiliki banyak manfaat bagi tubuh kita. Berikut ini sepuluh manfaat teh:

1. Teh mengandung antioksidan
Antioksidan yang dimiliki teh memberikan perlindungan bagi tubuh anda dari penuaan ataupun efek dari polusi.

2. Teh mempunyai kafein yang lebih rendah dari kopi
Kopi biasanya mempunyai kafein 2 hingga 3 kali lipat lebih banyak dari teh. Secangkir kopi mengandung sekitar 135 mg kafein, sedangkan kafein di teh dengan ukuran yang sama, hanya terdapat kafein sebanyak 30-40 mg saja.

3. Mengurangi risiko terkena serangan jantung dan stroke
Gumpalan dalam darah yang berasal dari kolesterol menyebabkan serangan jantung dan stroke. Teh dapat membantu melancarkan aliran darah dan membersihkannya. Sebuah penelitian di Belanda menemukan bahwa orang yang minum teh setidaknya 2 kali sehari 70% lebih kecil kemungkinannya untuk mengalami serangan jantung.

4. Teh melindungi tulang
Tidak hanya susu yang ditambahkan pada teh yang dapat memperkuat tulang Anda. Ada

5. Teh memberikan senyum yang indah
Bukan teh yang menyebabkan kerusakan gigi, namun gula yang dicampurkan di dalamnya yang mempunyai efek buruk pada gigi. Teh sendiri mengandung flouride yang menjauhkan plak dari gigi. Jadi, tambahkanlah teh tawar pada rutinitas Anda dalam menjaga gigi dan gusi.

6. Teh meningkatkan pertahanan tubuh
Meminum teh dapat membantu ketahanan tubuh Anda agar terhindar dari infeksi.

7. Teh melindungi tubuh dari kanker
Teh mengandung polyphenol, antioksidan yang ditemukan dalam teh, yang dapat melindungi tubuh dari kanker.

8. Teh dapat menjaga tubuh tidak kekurangan cairan
Selama ini minuman yang mengandung kafein dianggap tak dapat dikategorikan dalam minuman yang memberi kontribusi cairan bagi tubuh. Namun para peneliti ternyata menemukan bahwa minuman berkafein dapat memberikan kontribusi cairan yang sama dengan minuman lain.

9. Teh bebas kalori
Teh tidak mengandung kalori, kecuali jika ditambahkan pemanis atau susu. Mengkonsumsi 250 kalori lebih rendah per harinya akan dapat menurunkan berat badan sebanyak kurang lebih 1/2 kg per minggunya.

10. Teh meningkatkan metabolisme tubuh
Teh, terutama teh hijau, dapat meningkatkan metabolisme tubuh anda. Anda dapat membakar sekitar 70-80 kalori tambahan hanya dengan meminum 5 cangkir teh hijau setiap harinya. penelitian yang menemukan bahwa orang yang telah meminum teh lebih dari 10 tahun memiliki tulang yang kuat. Ini mungkin disebabkan oleh phytochemical yang terkandung di dalam teh.

(taken from jawaban.com)

personally, i'm a huge fan of tea..
yeah. any kind of tea.
besides chocolate? only tea indulge me as much!

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