Yesterday, we were praying for our beloved nation,
For you to visit
Speak Your mercy…”
Kau lawat Malaysia
Nyatakan belas kasihMu Tuhan….”
As we pray, the pastor brinngs us to pray for the peace and freedom of the nation, the leadership and the ruling government. Though we are a very small congregation in Serian Good News Fellowship church, we pray for our nation every week. There was an evangelist from
It’s the 51st independent anniversary for Tanah Melayu and the 45th for
Somehow, there is some lack that should never neglect which is the welfare of the aborigines despite Orang Asli, Kadazan, Iban, Bidayuh, Murut, Dusun, Kelabit, Kenyah and other tribes. These are the struggling tribe under the governance of the Malay, Chinese and Indian. Though there are quite much kind of policies to ensure that those aborigines are well preserved, we are still living under uncertainties and marginalization. We have NCR land but we could not develop them due to some issue concerning to the government policies. We have opened our land to SALCRA and FELCRA to plant oil palm on it, but now there are occupied with Indonesian workers. In Sabah, you might find Bajau and
Last Saturday, on my return from college to home I saw a convoy of flag bearers with big bikes. It was fun to see them on the road with the flag they bear. How I wish to be in that convoy with my old noisy Honda EX5 motorbike in the midst of the Virago and Harley Davidson big bikes. In my heart, I persuaded my regret by waving to them as one by one of the riders passing by. I could not horn my bike since the horn system is faulty due to flatted battery.
What is theses nation in the heart of the Aborigines? We see independent day celebration on TV with great speech and firework show. Leaders spent million at Puterajaya and somewhere else to celebrate Malaysia Day and the next morning we have to toil all over again to get some food for the kids and folks. We raise national flag but never understand the meaning of independent. Truly, we had never affected by the British, Japanese, communists occupation because we are not the subject of profit to them. We still have relative in
Shall we declare
Merdeka,!! Merdeka!!, Merdeka!! That is the great loud of the nation on the next week event. Its always merdeka (independence) though, but we never live in such independence under Barisan Nasional.