praise!

The morning views from my bedroom window that I am accustomed to….. but in recent weeks the view has changed to this, hazy!!! Although I have not been greeted by the usual sight of glorious sunrise/clear blue sky/interesting cloud formations/the majestic Mt. Kinabalu in a distance for some weeks now due to the haze caused…

colours of dusk

We are very fortunate to be able to witness the glorious sunset almost everyday if the weather permits in this part of the world. For someone like me who works in a profession that makes leaving work at 5 o’clock on the dot impossible, i.e. being a hotelier, I am particularly in awe and probably…

golden shower and love beetles

The golden shower trees (Cassia Fistula) are very common here in Malaysia (the plant is native to India and Southeast Asia) and when they bloom with the whole tree full of yellow flowers it is a beautiful sight. I was fortunate enough to get up close and personal with the flowers at my eye level…

the crown

These crown flowers draw me to a scripture verse from one of my favourite books… James 1:12 Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.

dependence

Dragon’s scale fern is an epiphyte. An epiphyte is a plant that does not take root in soil but grows non-parasitically upon another plant, usually a tree merely for physical support. It uses photosynthesis for energy and obtains moisture from the air or dampness from rain and cloud moisture on the surface of its host.…