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考试奇景(2):乐龄也不放过。。。 Amazing Bible Test pictures (2): Not letting the elderly go too…

同样是老人家,为什么有些会患上老人痴呆症,而有些却不会?
你们有没有想过为什么有些学者、生意人、政治家等等,虽然年龄很大,却还头脑清晰、办事精明?反观有些闲在家,或“退休”无所事事的老人家记忆力极速衰退,甚至出现严重痴呆状况?

当然这有不同因素,但据我观察,其中一个很明显的原因是使用头脑的多与少所造成。。。
身为一个牧者,我其中一个心愿是看到教会的“老人痴呆”情况降低;所以我“逼”老人家也要考试,看起来很残忍,可是却对他们很有益,而且我们教会的老人家也乐于尝试。。。

All are equally elderly but why do some become senile while others not?
Have you ever thought as to why some scholars, business people, politicians etc, though elderly, their mind is still very clear and they are still very capable in doing things? In contrary, some who are very free at home or those already “retired” having nothing to do seem to suffer from severe memory losses, and even become seriously senile?

Of course there are many different reasons, but from my own observation, one of the most obvious reasons has to do with how much you are using your brains…
As a pastor, one of my desires is to see the “senile” condition of the church greatly reduced, that is why I “force” the elderly folks to sit for the test too! It might appear cruel, but it is really good for them, and our church’s elderly folks are very happy to participate too…

我们福建语和客家语团契基本上都是老人家。。。我们忠心的阿喜是福建团契团长,当晚他带领敬拜,右边为李肯尼弟兄翻译成客家语。。。他们都是我心爱与得力的助手。。。
The majority of the members in the Hokkien and Hakka Fellowships in our church are old people… Our faithful Ah Hee is the Hokkien Leader, he was leading the praise and worship that night, on his right is brother Kenny interpreting into Hakka… They are both my beloved and capable helpers…

我跟老人家说思想神的话语的老人就会头脑清晰,不容易痴呆;我也常常这样子告诉我妈,看我大哥在旁也很认真指示妈有关乐龄的特别考卷。。。
I told the old folks their mind will be clear if they meditate on the word of God, then it is not easy to become senile; I often tell my mum that too, see how serious my eldest brother was in instructing my mum concerning our special test paper for the elderly…

乐龄的是特别考卷,比较简单,再加上他们多数不识字,所以我需要把考题和答案一一的又读又演给他们看,他们才会哈哈大笑的回答。。。但有些还是会乱乱回答,因从来没读过书,对考试毫无概念可言。。。
The Senior Citizens’ Paper is simpler, and as many of them are illiterate, I had to recite and act out each question and answer so they could answer amidst their laughter… but some would still simply answer as they had never been to school and totally have no concept of what a test is whatsoever…

但看大家认真的神情,你就知道他们都是很看重神的话,和很谦卑与顺服的老人家了。。。
But seeing how serious they all were, you would know they value God’s word, and they are very humble and obedient old people…

这位是我们最忠心的福建语元老,颜叔叔,从一开始就在福建语团契服事了。。。
And this is Uncle Gan, our most faithful pioneer who was there at the Hokkien Fellowship from the very beginning…

这是他的爱人,我们称她颜姨姨。。。
And this is his beloved whom we call Aunty Gan…

不止福建语和客家语,这位可需要福州语的翻译。。。
Not just Hokkien and Hakka, this one needed Foochow interpretation…

84岁的月莲阿姨赞美时也常蹦蹦跳跳。。。
Aunty Yue Lian is 84 and she normally dances and jumps too during praise…

嗯。。。这两位是在互相帮忙吗?
Hmm… are these two helping each other?

个个专注的都不知道给人偷拍了。。。
All so focussed till they did not realize their photos were secretly taken…

下面还有一些。。。很感动吧?愿耶和华大大记念这些单纯的老人家,阿们!
Some more below… very touching, right? May the Lord greatly bless these innocent elderly folks, Amen!

考试奇景(1)。。。 Amazing Bible Test pictures (1)…

这教会有个奇特的现象,有时候小组聚会还没那么多人,怎么考试反而个个都到了?哈哈!
This church has an interesting phenomenon, sometimes there aren’t that many people coming to house group meetings, but how come all turned up for the test? Haha!

简直是座无虚席!
Really no space for everyone!

从台上考到台下。。。
From the stage to the ground…

从楼上到楼下。。。
From upstairs till downstairs…

楼下到楼上。。。
Downstairs to upstairs…

看哪,弟兄和睦同居,是何等地善,何等地美。。。老同学。。。
How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity… old classmates…

王看见写字的指头就变了脸色,心意惊惶。。。
The king watched the hand as it wrote. His face turned pale and he was so frightened…

哲士都不能读那文字,也不能把讲解告诉王。。。
All the wise men could not read the writing or tell the king what it meant…

你看那眼神,分明是在偷看旁边人的答案。。。
Look at the eyes, he was clearly peeping at the answers of his neighbour…

呃。。。这位就是厕所里的春天。。。
Err… this one is “The Spring” in the toilet…

还有很多感人及有趣照片,敬请期待。。。
There are many more touching and funny photos, please wait patiently…

好啦!圣经考试考题出完啦!!Alright!! All questions for the Bible Test set!!

用了很多天,绞尽脑汁,眼镜也换了几副。。。终于!!!圣经考试考题都出完了!!!
但我还要从头开始翻译成英语啊!!!有人自愿帮忙吗??
After so many days, squeezing my brain juice, changing so many pairs of glasses… finally!!! The Bible Test questions are all set!!!
But I still need to translate everything to English from the very beginning!!!! Anyone volunteers to help??

好啦,以下是便这次每课考题与分数的分配,以让你们最后的冲刺和温习晓得着重在哪几课。。。很好心吧?
但记得呀,神的话多读永远也不会亏损的!!!少读当然是大大吃亏啦!
Ok, below are the allocation of questions and marks for each lesson, so in your final effort and revision, you would know where to focus more… very kind, right?
But remember, you will never suffer any loss for reading more of God’s Word!!! But you will be losing much if you do not read enough!

这次选择题总共有80题,占80分:
This time there will be 80 multiple choice questions, total 80 marks:

(1) 大卫的音乐 / David’s music : 23 题/qns

(2) 墙上的字 / The writing on the wall : 25 题/qns

(3) 真正的成功 / True success : 21 题/qns

(4) 论财利 / With regard money and wealth : 4 题/qns

(5) 为复兴同心合意 / Join together with one heart for revival : 7 题/qns

(6) 剩下的20分是填充题,那20分简直是送的,福建人讲“容易到漏赛”。。。
The remaining 20 marks will be for the “fill-in-the-blanks” questions, those 20 marks are literally giveaway, as the Hokkien would say “easy till lau-sai”…

开心了吧?看吧,我变得又善良又慈祥了,哈哈哈。。。
Happy now? See, I’ve become so good and kind, hahaha…

见到你就欢喜。。。 I’m happy when I see you…

有没有一个人会让你见到他就很欢喜?看到他就把烦恼忘记?

在我生命中,确实是有这样的人。。。嗯。。。好奇,好奇,那到底会是谁?

但我想,与其一直追求及希望我们生命中有这样的人出现,我们何不努力把自己塑造成这样的人,好让很多人见到我们就欢喜,看到我们就把烦恼忘记。。。?

或至少不要做那种别人见到我们就叹息,看到我们就更绝望的人。。。

Is there such a person whom you feel happy each time you meet him or her? And that your worries will be forgotten when you see them?

In my life, there indeed is such a person… Hmm… curious, curious, who could that be?

But I think, instead of pursuing and hoping someone like that appears in our lives, why not we strive hard to become someone like that, that many people will be happy when they meet us, and their worries forgotten when they see us…?

Or at least, don’t be a person whom people sigh when they meet you, or feel even more hopeless when they see you…

那,叫我一见到就很欢喜的又会是谁那么厉害,和那么有魅力呢?你们说这个问题会不会又弄一些人“perasan”(自作多情,以为是他们?哈哈!)。。。
但认识我的人大概都会猜得到吧。。。哈哈。。。对啦,当然是小孩子会叫我很欢喜啦!

Then, who is that person so capable and charming to make me very happy each time I see him? By the way, do you think this question will make some people “perasan” again (self-assuming, thinking I’m talking about them? Haha!)…
But I think those who know me can guess easily… haha… yes, it has got to be little children that make me very happy…

其中一位,当然是我的宝贝恩恩啦。。。
One of them is of course my baby, Moses…

哇,不知不觉都九岁了!还记得他这么小的时候,有空就载他去飞机场看飞机,那时还能抱他放在我车顶上坐呢!
Wow, in the twinkling of an eye, he is now nine! I can still recall when he was this small, I would bring him to the airport to watch aeroplanes whenever I was free. At that time I could still carry him and put him on my car roof!

现在都抱不起他了。。。
Now I can’t even carry him…

其实教会很多小孩,因为父母都认真信主,所以孩子灵性很好,很讨人喜爱,看到他们就会很欢喜。。。譬如:恩希。。。
Actually many kids in church, because their parents believe in Jesus seriously, so their children have good spirit and are very adorable in nature and they make you happy when you see them… for instance, Ricca…

至于恩希的爸爸嘛。。。嗯。。。还好啦,哈哈!
As for Ricca’s dad… well… not too bad, haha!

神迹小孩,绚恩,当然不在话下。。。从一出生就很友善。。。
Miracle baby, Shannen, is of course one of them too… very friendly since birth…

更何况他父母这么爱我,哈哈。。。
Furthermore, her parents love me so much too, haha…

还有大家公认的卡通小孩,宇翔。。。
And also the popularly acknowledged cartoon kid, Shane…

小孩那么讨人欢喜,最主要原因就是他们的单纯,和什么也不跟你计较,心中也纯洁。。。连耶稣都很喜欢小孩到他面前来。。。
Guess kids make you so happy becuase they are so pure and innocent, they are not calculative with you, and their hearts are clean… even Jesus loved little children to come to Him…

当然还有很多没提名的小孩啦。。。所以现在知道我一见到谁就欢喜了吧?
那你们见到我,是不是也很欢喜呢?哈哈哈。。。
Of course there are still many other kids not mentioned here… so now you know who make me happy when I see them?
And do you feel very happy too when you see me? Hahaha…

这要捱几年??! How many years do I have to endure that??!

好恐怖的一个想法!一个问题解决不了,结果要捱上无数年月的“痛苦”。。。
当小问题我们不理会,或不处理(扫在地毯下面),它就会持续下去,持续的“折磨”与“骚扰”我们,以致我们无法完全安宁或享受生活,脑子后面一直告诉我们有问题存在。。。

这个恐怖问题差一点就成为我的梦魇。。。因为他们跟我说,若找不出这个“小问题”的根源,那下来几年我的“头”就大了!
那我面对的到底是什么问题?原来就跟我家里漏水有关。。。
其实女佣早就跟我说一定有水管爆裂或漏水什么的,因我浴室外面的木砖会潮湿和发霉,但我一直拖延,没认真去处理。。。

What a horrible thought! When a problem is not solved and you have to “suffer” for countless years and months…
When we ignore or do not deal with our small problems (sweeping them under the carpet), they will continue and persist to “torment” and “disturb” us till we cannot have perfect peace or enjoyment in life, as behind our mind we will be thinking about the problem…

This scary thought almost became my nightmare as they told me if we could not locate the source of this “little” problem, it would become a “big” headache for me for years!
Then what was the problem I was facing? It had to do with the water leakage in my house…
Actually my maid told me quite a while ago that some pipe must be leaking outside my shower room as the wooden tiles outside the shower room were kind of moist and mouldy, but I kept delaying and did not seriously check on the problem…


一直到最近我觉一定要处理了,因为厕所旁边的砖块的缝也冒出水来了,所以就叫了教会善于装修的弟兄来帮忙。。。
起初他们就挖掘了外面的木砖和厕所旁的砖块,甚至整个厕所都拆下来,还敲破墙壁的砖块要找出到底是哪里漏水。。。

Until recently I thought the problem must be solved, because water was coming out from the cracks of the tiles beside the toilet too, so I asked some brothers from church who are good at renovation to come and help…
Initially they dug out the wooden tiles outside and also the tiles beside the toilet, and even took down the entire toilet and broke the tiles on the wall to find out where the leaking actually was…

几天后还是查不出原因,连花洒的墙也被敲了!看了有多心痛。。。
Few days later, they still could not find the problem, even the shower wall was broken to be checked! What a pain to see the sight…

还是找不出原因!他们就有几个理论,也告诉我若找不出根源,只要我住在这屋子里,问题就会存在!
从那天起,我就一直祷告,我跟上帝说,这房子是你赐福我的,你一定会让他们发现问题所在。。。

Still could not find the problem! And they came up with a few theories but also told me if they could not locate the source, then I would have to live with this problem for as long as I live in this house!
From that day on, I prayed to God constantly telling Him that He was the one who blessed me with this house, so He would surely show them where the problem is…

感谢主,天父再次听了我的祷告,今天下午就发现问题了,而且问题是源自最初的建筑疏忽,发展商需要负责修补,而不是原本发展商说的是我自己要负责!

Thank God, my Father God once again listened to my prayer, the problem was located this afternoon, and it was the negligence of the initial builder, so the management company has to be responsible for this repair as opposed to me being responsible as initially mentioned by the company!

感谢主,我不必捱那么多年了!小问题上帝都帮我解决,更何况如果有大问题呢?
我只能说:我的神真好!
Praise the Lord, I do not have to endure this for years! God settles even this little problem for me, what more to say if there are big problems?
I can only say: My God is so good!

只是想想罢了,就发生了!! Just a simple thought and it happened!!

去年九月底带着例外人去台湾时也抽空到夜市买一些西装外套,当时一口气买了好几件因很好看又廉价。。。
其中这几件就是当时买的。。。

Last September while I brought The Remnant over to Taiwan, I took time off to buy some coats at the night market, I bought quite a few at one go as they were very nice and rather cheap too…
Among them are these few…

去新加坡布道时穿的。。。
I wore to Singapore for evangelistic concerts…

生日晚会穿的。。。
I wore for my birthday dinner…

当然还有别件,但不知不觉,几乎都穿过了。。。
昨天下午看着吊在衣柜里的这些外套就想,明天主日好像没有新的外套好穿了;只是随便想想罢了,并不是说我每个主日一定要穿新外套,那也未免太夸张了!

Of course there are others still, but soon they have all been worn…
Yesterday afternoon I was looking at my coats hanging in my wardrobe and thinking: It seems I won’t have any new coat to wear for the Sunday service tomorrow, just a simple passing thought, not that I must wear a new coat each Sunday, that will be too much!

但就这样随便想想,上帝都听到了!我马上就收到一个跟我很要好的弟兄的简讯说:刚从吉隆坡回来,带了很多大衣给你,所以今天一定要拿给你。。。有在家请联络我。
结果又增添了六件新外套!
But it was just a simple passing thought, and God heard it! I immediately received a text message from a brother who has been very good to me that said: I’ve just returned from KL and brought back many coats for you, so I must hand them to you today… contact me if you are home.
As a result, I have an additional six new coats!

今天穿去教会讲道的就是其中一件。。。
What I wore to church to preach today is one of them…

想说的是:如果就连一个随便想想,不是很重要的东西,天父都那么注意与赐给你了,其他你很需要及很重要的,你还需要担心吗?
天父那么疼爱我也让我觉得很惭愧,他对我这么好,我却没对他这么好,唉!求主怜悯。。。

What I really want to say is: If for such a simple passing thought regarding something not so important, and yet our Father God would take note and give it to you, why then do you worry if it is something very important that you need?
The fact that Father God loves me so much also makes me feel kind of ashamed, as He is so good to me but I am not as good to Him, sigh! May God have mercy on me…

“他用美物使你所愿的得以知足。。。” -诗篇 103:5
“He satisfies your desires with good things…” – Psalm 103:5

“神能照着运行在我们心里的大力,充充足足地成就一切,超过我们所求所想的。” -以弗所书 3:20
“Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us…” – Ephesians 3:20

超配合的妈妈。。。 A very sporting mother…

妈妈虽然出身贫苦,没受过什么教育,但她有个奋斗的个性,不轻言放弃。。。
非常感谢主,她也有幽默感,通常我叫她做什么,她都超配合的。。。

Though mum came from a tough and poor background, not educated, she has a fighter character and does not give up easily…
Really thank God, she has a sense of humour too, normally whatever I ask her to do, she will be very sporting to cooperate…

很可惜,几个月前摔倒跌断了脚,造成她行动不便。。。
Such a shame that few months back, she suffered a fall and broke her bone that hinders her mobility…

虽然这几个星期,在不能避免的情况下,需要暂时入住疗养院,她也不介意。。。
因在疗养院有很多其他老人好聊天、一起游戏、运动等等,而且她也常向他们传福音,我反而发现她气色和心情好了许多!

Though due to some unavoidable circumstances, she has to temporarily stay at a nursing home for these few weeks, she does not mind at all…
Because there are many old folks to talk to over there, to play games and exercise together etc, and she also constantly shares the Gospel with them, I discover her countenance and mood have greatly improved…

每次去看她一定会跟我讲很多其他老人家的故事,和一些在那边发生有趣的事情, 跟闷在家而抱怨的妈妈截然不同。。。
Each time I go and visit her, she will tell me many stories about the other old folks and some funny incidents that happened there, so different from the bored and complaining mother at home….

而且她也对教会节目充满热忱,将来临的圣经考试她也要参与,还很认真的温习准备。虽然明知道老人家的考卷超级简单和容易,她听她组长亚黄说,考平常较难的考卷比较好,她就告诉我说她也要考较难的考卷,只因为她想认识及学写更多字!真服了她!我想我们是有她的遗传,哈哈!

And she is full of zeal for our church programmes too. She will take the upcoming Bible test and is very serious about studying for it. Though she knows the special test paper for the elderly are super simple and easy, she said her group leader Ah Bong said it is better to sit for the harder ordinary paper, so she told me she wants to sit for the harder test as well, for the simple reason that she wants to learn to know and write more words! i have to salute her for that! Guess we really have her genes, haha!

在她还没入住疗养院前,有时候在家我感觉她记忆力怎么那么不好,头脑好像不太清醒;现在跟其他老人家比较,才发现原来她是那么清醒、敏锐和活泼!真的是看到信主老人家的不一样,就连其他来看他们父母亲的孩子都称赞我妈头脑很好、很棒!真感谢主让我看到妈的好见证!

Before she entered the nursing home, while at home, sometimes I would wonder why her memory was not that good and she did not seem alert. Now, compare with the other old folks, I realize she is actually very awake, alert and active! Really shows the difference of an old person who believes in Jesus, even the other children who come to visit their parents praise my mum for being very alert and great! Truly thank God for letting me see my mum’s good testimony!

再过几天,妈就回家了,求主让妈快快康复,让她能够再行动自如,阿们!
In a few more days, mum will be coming home. May God grant her speedy recovery that she can move around as she wishes again, Amen!

新的一年很好的开始。。。 A very good start to the new year…

2011年1月1日晚上祷告会为127位初信者施洗。。。让他们干干净净开始新的一年特别有意义。。。
Baptized 127 new believers during the prayer meeting on the night of Jan 1st, 2011… that they could start the new year squeaky clean is indeed very meaningful…

感谢主,当晚受洗的男女老少都有。。。
Thank God, among those baptized that night, we had male and female, both young and old…

也感谢主,弟兄姐妹都会把福音传给社会各阶层人士。。。
Thank God too that our brothers and sisters do spread the Gospel to all levels of society…

当晚很特别的是伟明,他是特殊孩童,但很喜欢来教会,也很会赞美敬拜和祷告。。。
A very special person was Wei Ming that night, he is a special child, but he loves to come to church and he is very good at singing praises and praying as well…

受洗的年龄层也很广,有年长的。。。很感动!
The age gap among those baptized is very wide too, we have the elderly… Very touching!

也有刚满十二岁的,我们教会只洗十二岁以上的。。。这个好可爱!
And those just turned twelve, we only baptize those twelve and above in our church… This one is so cute!

有时候也有家人一起受洗。。。如这两兄弟。。。这位是哥哥。。。
Sometimes we have family members baptizing together… like these two brothers… this is the older brother…

这个是弟弟。。。不要问我为什么。。。
This is the younger brother… Don’t ask me why…

有一些在洗礼池里就被圣灵充满了。。。
Some would be filled with the Holy Spirit while in the pool…

由于人多,加上有一些很想也把我拉下水,所以难免会累,有时候会若有所思。。。
再累也感恩很多灵魂得救!
Because there were many people, and some wanted to pull me into the water too, so I could feel weary too, and sometimes in deep thought…
No matter how tiring, I give thanks for the many souls saved!

有时候照片拍出来,好像我在谋杀。。。
但其实洗礼也真的是我们老我旧人要死。。。感谢主给我们复活的新生命。。。
Sometimes the photos appear to be like I was murdering someone…
But actually baptism is really putting to death our old self… Thank God for giving us a resurrected new life…

有奖猜歌比赛。。。 Win a prize for guessing the right songs…

又到了年底蒙福排行榜投票时刻。。。今年到底哪些歌将挤入我们教会最爱的20首诗歌排行榜里呢?
前五名又会是哪几首呢?
这里 GT 又给你们得奖的机会了,不是蒙福教会或外地的也可以参与哦。。。

It’s that time of the year when we are voting for Blessed Top 20 again… Which 20 songs will squeeze into our church’s favourite songs chart this year?
And which will be the top 5 songs?
Here GT is giving you a chance to win a prize again, you can participate even if you are not from Blessed Church or not in Kuching…

要如何得奖呢?How to win the prize?

1) 首位准确按排名猜中2010年蒙福诗歌排行榜”前面五首歌的将得第一奖,第二、第三奖也如是决定。
The first person to guess the Top 5 songs in all correct order for “2010 Blessed Top 20” shall be the 1st prize winner.
The 2nd and 3rd prize winner will be decided accordingly as well.
(*要猜对前5首!Must guess right the first 5 songs!)

2) 若无人准确按排名猜中所有五首,答案最靠近者将得奖。
Should no one guess all the Top 5 songs correctly in the right order, the winner will be based upon the closest answer.

3) GT 有权做最后决定。(你有意见吗?哈哈 ^^)
GT’s decision is final. ( Do you have any issue with that? Haha ^^)

4) 截止日期 / Closing date : 12pm. 31/12/2010.

5) 奖品 / Prizes :
第一名 / 1st prize : 任选林义忠专辑 5 张。 Choose any 5 of GT Lim’s albums.
第二名 / 2nd prize : 任选林义忠专辑 3 张。 Choose any 3 of GT Lim’s albums.
第三名 / 3rd prize : 任选林义忠专辑 2 张。 Choose any 2 of GT Lim’s albums.

(*每奖项只限一人 。若外地者得奖,奖品会寄给你。
Each prize is limited to ONE person only. The prize will be sent to you if you are from outstation.)

**提示 / Tips :
一般上前几名都会是今年才教的新歌,所以若不清楚今年蒙福教会有哪些新歌,以下提供一些给你参考:
Normally the top few songs are new songs taught this year, so if you are not sure what new songs Blessed Church sing this year, the following are some for your reference:

1)高分贝的赞美  Gao fen bei de zan mei

2)蒙召为此 (你们蒙召原是为此)Ni men meng zhao yuan shi wei ci

3)你的话 Thy Word

4)主耶稣爱你也爱我 (客家歌)Zhu ye su ai ni ye ai wo (Hakka song)

5)唱唱唱 Sing Sing Sing

6)称颂主耶和华的圣名 Baruch Hashem Adonai

7)爸爸的小孩  Ba ba de xiao hai (Father’s child)

8)我不明白你 (福建)Gua beh bang pek li (Hokkien)

9)一路走 (有什么歌。。。)(福建)  Ci loh kia (Ooh sia mi kua…) (Hokkien)

10)真 (福建) Zhen / Na khui gua e sim… (Hokkien)

11)呼求  Hu qiu

12)这争战属于耶和华  The battle belongs to the Lord

13)在我这个世代  In my generation

但说不定新编的舞蹈“轻烟”会把这首歌再推上榜哦!
But who knows the new dance “A Mist” might push this song into the chart again?

或者只有男生跳的“车站”?
Or the male-only “Station”?

但也不要轻看我们的常青树“牵我的手”哦。。。还有唯一的客家新歌。。。
But don’t under-estimate our evergreen “Hold My Hand (Khan Gua e Chiu)” too… Also, the only new Hakka song…

妈在疗养院。。。 Mum at Nursing Home…

自从五月中妈摔倒到现在已半年时间,老人家真的是不能摔倒,跌断了大腿骨,手术过后至今还不能自己走路。。。
Since mid-May mum suffered a fall and broke her thigh bone till now, it has been half a year, the elderly really must not fall as even after the operation, she still cannot walk on her own…

行动不便的她,这几个月来都由我古晋的几个姐姐轮流照顾和服侍,那绝对不是简单的任务。。。我则是在精神和经济上支持。。。
Due to her immobility, these few months my sisters who live in Kuching have been taking turns to take care of and serve her, it is not an easy feat… I can only support in spirit and finance…

但这个月,大姐自己需要动手术(大姐也是婆婆级了),二姐和三姐也有宣教行程。。。所以在无计可施之下,跟妈讨论过后,大家皆认为暂住在疗养院几个星期最安全和理想。。。结果她已在我尚在台湾时入住了古晋狮子会疗养院,至今已一星期,1月13日就会回到大姐家。。。
But this month, my eldest sister has to go for an operation herself (she is already a grandma herself(, my 2nd and 3rd sister both have mission trips… So when we were at our wits’ end, and after discussing with mum, we all thought the best and safest option was to let her stay at a nursing home temporarily for a few weeks… Consequently she had moved into Kuching Lions Nursing Home even when I was still in Taiwan, it has been one week now and will stay till Jan 13th before she returns to my eldest sister’s home…

我们当然有先调查疗养院的设备、环境等等,加上妈也愿意,才会让她暂住那边。。。那边有固定饮食时间、运动、治疗、训练等等,短短一个星期就看到妈的气色、脚力等有明显进步。。。
We of course studied the facilities, environment etc of the nursing home first, plus with mum’s willingness, before we let her stay there for a while… They have regular meal times, exercise, physio-therapy, training etc, and within just a short one week, there is obvious improvement in mum’s countenance, legs etc…

我每天都去探望她,第一天我自己有点不习惯,就想联络朋友尽量帮我找能入住的护士照顾妈,把她接回我家。。。结果妈拒绝了,原因是:在我家好像被关在笼子里的小鸟!!!
哈哈哈,原来她在那边有新朋友聊天,有运动、游戏,还有很多弟兄姐妹来探望她,她觉得生活在那边比较没有那么无聊!
I visit her everyday, and on my first day I was not used to the environment, so I wanted to contact friends to somehow look for a nurse who can stay at my house to look after my mum and move her back to my place… As a result, mum rejected the idea, reason being: she would feel like a bird trapped in a cage at my place!!!
Hahaha, that is because she has new friends to talk to over there, regular exercise, games and many brothers and sisters who come to visit her, so she feels life is not that boring there!

大姐说,搞不好到时她还不想回家呢!哈哈!
看我昨天跟她玩自拍!
My sister said who knows in the end she does not even feel like coming home! Haha!
See we photographed ourselves yesterday!

有人看了以上的照片说我跟妈长得很像,会吗?也有人说我比较像爸爸,你们说呢?(爸现在已经在天上了。。。)
Some saw thw above photo and said I really look like my mum, do you think so? And there are some who think I look more like my dad, what say you? (Dad is already in heaven now…)