2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,400 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Psychology test

here are my full results after taking this quiz

Your view on yourself:
You are intelligent, honest and sweet. You are friendly to everybody and don’t like conflict. Because you’re so cheerful and fun people are naturally attracted to you and like to talk to you.

The type of girlfriend/boyfriend you are looking for:

You are a true romantic. When you are in love, you will do anything and everything to keep your love true.

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The side story of “Three questions about God”

Once upon a time there was a wise traveled with his pupil. In the middle of the way, his pupil asked,

“Teacher, I was wondering, could you show me the existence of God?, what is the destiny?, and why a devil punished in the hell, as far as I know, they are made from a fire, so they will be happy being placed in where they belong”

Then the wise man slapped his pupil and said,

“That’s all the answers of your questions.”

“Huh, how come?”, He replied.

Then the wise continued with his explanation,

“OK, here, answer for the first question, you feel hurt when being slapped, but, did you see the pain?. Sometimes we can’t see everything but at least we can still feel it. For example, the electricity, electromagnetic waves, smell, etc, as well as God, we can not see Him. But, we can feel it”

“The second answer, Did you dreaming about this slap?, Did you knew before?. That’s why called the destiny”.

“The third answer, my hand is made from a skin as well as your cheek. But, when I slapping you, you feel hurt, right?”.

Finally, they continued their way, and the student thought all the words on his mind while bear the pain, hehehehe :D

A story of “Proof that God exists”

This story is probably only a myth, but it may help us to think that God does exist. let’s start the story.

Once upon a time there was a man who famous due to his smartness and wisdom throughout the country. One time, there was someone who wanted to test his intelligence and discretion. Then he sent a challenge to the wise to prove that God exists. At the time and place that has been agreed, the wise man has not appeared yet. It made the challenger to be happy and excited because felt that he was the winner. A few moments later, the wise men came and apologized to the challenger. He said,

I’m sorry to come late, I had trouble when comes to this place, a river overflows due to flooding. I was confused how to cross it. But, at the same time, a floating wooden was divided by itself and build a boat for me

Suddenly, All the audience and the challenger laugh while hearing the impossible story from the wise. Then the challenger said,

“hahahahah, how could a wood suddenly become a boat!. It is impossible !!!”

A smile seen on the wise face and said,

“Likewise with the universe, how is possible that this complex universe can exist by itself and well-ordered without collision between the planets, if there is boat so does who made it as well as with the universe.”

The challenger was surprised and embarrassed.

“OK, if God exists, show Him, I’m not see Him, I want to see the Him”, said the challenger.

Then the wise man slapped the challenger.

“why did you slapped me, its hurt!”, ask the challenger to the wise.

“Did it hurt?, Where is pain I’m not see it, show me the pain??, did all see the pain ???”

“Noooooo!!!”,  said all the audience there.

Since the challenger has been embarrassed twice, So, he returned to his home. :)

Alhamdulillah Ya Allah

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Bersyukur kadangkala memang luput dari perhatian kita padahal tersebut mudah untuk dilakukan. Kalau susah untuk dilakukan dengan perbuatan, setidaknya kita dapat mensyukuri nikmat yang ada dengan melalui perkataan. Apa susahnya mensyukuri nikmat yang ada hanya bermodalkan dengan lidah dan mulut kita. Masalah sebenarnya ada pada diri kita sendiri, seringkali kita merasa tidak adanya nikmat disekitar kita. Nikmat itu tidak selalu berbentuk barang dan keinginan kita, seperti:

  1. Nikmat hidup (bayangkan orang yang sudah meninggal, sudah putus amalannya kecuali tiga perkara sementara telah habis kesempatannya untuk bertobat),
  2. Nikmat muda (bayangkan kalau sudah tua, susah pergi kmana2, tenaga sudah berkurang, penglihatan, pendengarang, daya ingat berkurang seiring dengan bertambahnya usia)
  3. Nikmat sehat (bayangkan orang yang sedang sakit, misal flu yang selalu harus bersin yang tentunya mengganggu aktivitas kita),
  4. Nikmat mendapat anak (bayangkan orang yang ngga bisa punya anak, harus kesana kemari mencari solusinya dan tentu akan melibatkan banyak uang keluar, saya suka ngga habis pikir bagaimana bisa seorang anak dibuang di got, di tempat sampah, padahal anak inilah (jika sholeh/sholehah) yang akan mendoakan kita sehingga memperingan dosa kita kelak di hari kiamat)
  5. Nikmat hidup damai, tentram (bayangkan klo kita lagi perang, Ntah apa yang dipikiran mereka, Kalau tentang perbedaan suku, pendapat, tempat tinggal, negara, agama, etc., masih lebih banyak persaaman dr mereka semisal, sama2 tinggal d bumi, sama2 makan minum, sama2 manusia, Coba klo mereka lebih memikirkan persaamaan daripada perbedaan …),
  6. Nikmat lapang (bayangkan klo lagi keburu2 pasti ga enak)
  7. Nikmat kaya (bayangkan klo kita lagi miskin, susah makan apalagi bayar zakat, mumpung kaya perbayak zakat, shodaqoh, amal jariyah)
  8. Nikmat kentut (bayangkan orang yang ngga bisa kentut dan harus operasi jutaan rupiah hanya untuk bisa kentut),
  9. Tapi tentu nikmat yang paling tinggi adalah nikmat mengagungkan dan berada hidup kekal di surga-Nya

Di dalam surat Ar-Rahman (Yang Maha Pemurah) stated,

“Maka nikmat Tuhan kamu yang manakah yang kamu dustakan?” (Q.S. Ar-Rahman).

Ayat ini diulang sebanyak 30X dalam Al-Quran. Sudah banyak artikel tentang mensyukuri nikmat di internet ini, tinggal kita mau atau tidak untuk melakukannya dalam kehidupan kita sehari-hari.

So, as conclusion, jangan menyesali apa yang tidak kita punyai, tapi syukurilah apa yang kita dapatkan. Kecuali untuk beberapa hal yang memang pantas untuk kita dapatkan kita harus berusaha untuk mendapatkannya :).

Ref. : http://ecpo.blogdetik.com/2009/07/23/gmt/

My first poem

This is my first poem,

Detik-detik waktu berlalu dengan cepat
Hari demi hari datang mendekat
Jantung berdegub kian kencang
Namun diri ini tak kuasa untuk terus melenggang

Sunyi
Sepi
Sendiri
Di tengah hinggar bingar keramaian ini
Ingin sekali berteriak
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to be continued ..
do not know when.