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Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Do You Know How Much Our Father Loves Us?

My friend, Tresia from Virginia, sent me a video as you can see it below (Don't forget to turn off the playlist volume on the right side of this blog before you play this video!) .

When I was watching it, I really cried, it wasn't only a lot of tears, until I myself heard my crying sound. I hadn't cried so long after my husband was sick +2 years ago. So, what the reason did I become crying? I think I saw the reality story of this video. I saw how big the father loved his son. He never said 'No' to his paralyzed son that wanted to do something together to reach an uneasy and challenging goal. I saw the face and actions of the father who showed his truly love to his son. There were no complains but I saw them as great Team was on fire to reach an uneasy and challenging goal. They made it!!! I heard my crying sound louder and louder, like a child. I was worried if my daughter saw me like that, it made her confused or afraid why I cried like a little child. I thought I cried because how impressive I was and could not tell anything about this video with my words.

This movie reminded me about my father. When I decided to study to the university, he proposed to get retirement soon from Navy 1 year earlier. They asked him not to do it because they would send him to Japan but he refused it. He actually really wanted to go to Japan but he thought me was more important than going to Japan. He was planning to focus in his new business soon he had just started at that time. He said that he needed a lot of money to send me to the university, but if he just made money from the government, it would not be enough, so he wanted to build his business soon and he could make money more than he was in Navy. Right now after many years, his business has become like his dream.

His decision was really surprised me. From that moment I knew how much he loved me. It really influenced my study. I wanted to graduate in Agriculture Bachelor with great result. I didn't want to graduate with regular result. I wanted to show him that he didn't spend time to make more money for nothing to me. Finally, my hard efforts gave me great result, I passed with satisfactory graduated student and in the list of The 5 Best Students. I got "A" for my final comprehension through a lot of hard efforts. Thanks God, everything just went well. I was so proud of him and he was so proud of me.

Through my life experience I have shared above, it reminds me about the relationship between us and our father in heaven. "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoseever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life" (John 3:16) . He had to die on the cross to pierce our sins through a lot of tortures. Have we always remembered about His sacrifices everyday in our life?? He paid off all our our sins. What have we done for HIM??? I am sure He doesn't want anything from us. He just wants every one of us would follow what He said, taught and becomes a light for the life around us, for our family, our friends, our community, and everywhere we go so the world can see HIS present visually in our life. Can we do that????...



Narration of the video:

A son asked his father, 'Dad, will you take part in a marathon with me?' The father who, despite having a heart condition, says 'Yes'. They went on to complete the marathon together. Father and son went on to join other marathons, the father always saying 'Yes' to his son's request of going through the race together. One day, the son asked his father, 'Dad, let's join the Ironman together.'

To which, his father said 'Yes' .

For those who didn't know, Ironman is the toughest triathlon ever. The race encompasses three endurance events of a 2.4 mile (3.86 kilometer) ocean swim, followed by a 112 mile (180.2 kilometer) bike ride, and ending with a 26.2 mile (42.195 kilometer) marathon along the coast of the Big Island.

Father and son went on to complete the race together.






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4 comments:

~~Devita~~ 1:43 PM  

yes, i've ever watch this video before, but i am always touched by how the father fight to make the dream of his son's come true.

i always cry when i watch how his father really love him.

what a really magnificent story of life!

Fida Abbott 7:45 AM  

Isn't it a wonderful story??
I think this is the best one I ever watched.

Have great day, Devita.

~~Devita~~ 10:25 PM  

"I get 5 rating stars today at helium (I have reached my 1st goal there). Next goal is 1 writing star. I think I've to write +100 quality articles there to get it (ha, ha...!! warming up before writing my 1st book). "

wow! really sis? that is so cool!!

congratulations!!

Fida Abbott 6:47 AM  

Thank you Icha!!

GBU!!

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