Saturday, September 12, 2009

Joy of Giving

During my shopping spree at Petaling Street last week, I came across some unique buttons and had a "touching" to buy for Marlene as well since I'm going to see her soon. She is so generous, always giving me candies (rubber stamps, brads, cards...).... my brads from her are only like 10% used. So you can imagine how generous she is. I have always felt I don't deserve so nice things as I don't have things that are so fancy to return the favour. I was toking about "giving and receiving" with Sandy who reminded me that giving is not measured by the value but by the heart. Even Jesus praised the little woman who gave only 2 little coins but was all that she had, compared to some guy who gave much more while bragging about it.

So, I thought to myself, I'm gonna give this not so fancy candy with ALL my heart.... that's why I specially make a box to put everything in with her favourite colors and her name on it. Giving her the box was one of the first things I really felt like doing after I landed in Miri. Yes, it's a joy to give. Many a times I feel a lot happier and more excited to give than receive. (chinese culture, paiseh wana receive things... LOL)

4 comments:

marlene said...

I KNEW IT! I CAN FEEL IT :D
Thank you Sheerah :D The box is really really nice oh and i love the things you gave me oh! Bu She De use it :) u see.. if i use the stone button for anyone, meaning that person is very special to me oh :) Hint Hint Hint :)

Sheerah said...

LOL..... ok! I'll watch out for stone-buttoned cards from you... then.... AHA~~~~~ ada isi tersirat... hahahha....

luthien said...

awww... that's so sweet and the packaging is awesome!!

Agnes Sim said...

wow...the box is so nice. You use card to make the box? teach me when we gather again. :p