Friday, November 04, 2005
Strongest or weakest character?
I was watching Return To Me when Grace's grandpa said to her, "It's the character that's the strongest that God gives the most challenges to. Take it as a compliment."
I like what he said, but I have to replace the word 'strongest' to 'weakest'.
Because I believe that God is working on our weakest character, stamped on it till it become a strongest character, in a condition that we are working on it together with God. God is funny sometime.
My friend, Susan, was an impatient girl. Her own mom even introduced her into knitting to shape her impatient character. Everytime she finished her imperfect knitted syal that was done in hurry, her mom would open it again and again till Susan had to make it slowly and understand what she was doing in her knitting. When she grew up, she and other people who knew her never thought that she would be a teacher. Being a teacher need a lot of patience especially when she taught children. She needs to reach to the children slowly and make them respect and listen to her. A hard job, isn't it? However, she can do it together with God. This character too, was tested when she applied for a permanent visa. It need a quite long time and there were many people trying to tempted her into illegal ways to get the visa faster. However, she remains faithful to God's promise and keep walking in legal ways together with God. She got her visa directly from the immigration minister after the officers and the courts rejected her pleas. God is really working together with her.
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At Monday, November 21, 2005 12:42:00 pm, Blogger Yenny Lesly

Li, ndak punya shoutbox jadi aku posting di sini juga ya sekalian comment. Aku setuju dengan pendapat mu di sini, Kan apa yang diberikan Tuhan selalu indah dan tepat pada waktunya? BTW, bloggermu namanya kanata-kara (bagus banget). Tapi namamu Lili...bingung aku, apa hubungannya yah? :)