Performance for Soka’s Friendship Concert

Jeff Wang, originally uploaded by bevlynkhoo.

Jiujian 大哥 invited me to perform at Soka’s Friendship concert last Saturday, and I was truly honoured. The hosts for the evening was Jiujian 大哥 himself, Limei (1003), 朱永钦大哥 , and Jeff Wang. And I was very happy to know that I’ve got a few old friends – Angeline, Samantha and Janice – whom I haven’t seen for AGES – among the audience.

After the show, they were lamenting about not being able to take a pic with Jeff. Then for some strange cosmic reason, Jeff drove by us at the carpark and waved goodbye to us through the open passenger window – i leapt up in an almost cartoonish fashion to signal we need a photo with him. He was so kind to actually stop the car, got out of the car, and pose.

Strictly speaking, I’m really not into into any religion. I believe in the Universe’s working, in the possibility of a God (actually I do pray, so I do believe in one most of the time), in positive energy, in…the Law of Attraction. I’m happy as long as you’re happy with however you attain and satisfy your own spiritual needs. Life’s really too short to be fighting over God.

Eat Pray Love has this passage, and I found myself amazed:

“…I think about religion, most of it is same-same”
“Not everybody thinks so, Ketut. Some people like to argue about God.”
“Not necessary,”he said. “I have good idea, for if you meet some person different religion and he want to make argument about God. My idea is, you listen to everything this man say about God. Never argue about God with him. Best thing to say is, ‘I agree with you,’ Then you go home, pray what you want. This is my idea for people to have peace about religion”

Wow, how is that!

Btw, I love paragraph 5-6 of what the author Elizabeth Gilbert wrote. This is kinda random, but I think it’s worth sharing.

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