Thursday, February 26, 2009

A Big and Beautiful Rainbow for My Birthday on 25 February 2009

24 February:

After two full weeks away from Singapore, on the eve of my birthday, I finally got to enjoy a restful sleep at home.

I was happy. Happy to be home. Happy to have had my caregroup celebrate my birthday with me.

Photo taken by 69eFan69 from

25 February 2009:

I found it really cool that the table calendar in my room should, on this very day, be turned to the page with the following verses:

"To all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God - children born not of natural descent...but born of God" (John 1:12-13 NIV).

It was as if my Heavenly Daddy could not wait to remind on my birthday that I am His child. :-)

And I found it really really cool that before the day (which was cool and peaceful, the way I wanted it to be) ended, I got to see the biggest rainbow I had ever seen in my life.

Photo taken by Qazwer from

I could have so easily missed the rainbow.

It was around 7.10pm in the evening, I was in Ang Mo Kio Center, just had my dinner, and was walking down the street toward the MRT station, when I saw a friend's text on my mobile phone telling me about the sighting of a double rainbow.

I looked up, and there, in front of me, was a huge brilliant rainbow in the canvas of the evening sky.

I gasped. It was an awesome sight to behold. "This must be the biggest rainbow I've ever seen in my entire life," I said to myself.

Because of its sheer size, I had to turned my head from left to right (as if I was watching a tennis match) to see it in its entirety.

Photo taken by Hidden3 from

The rainbow was so big and so beautiful - so big and so beautiful that it felt unreal to me. I blinked my eyes several times to make sure what I was seeing was real. It was.

And within a minute or so, the rainbow disappeared.
I was reminded of God's everlasting covenant of peace.

I was awed. I felt so blessed and so loved.

To me, the rainbow was a big and beautiful birthday gift for me from heaven. :-)

For more photos of the magnificent rainbow captured all around Singapore on 25 Feb 2009, do visit the following webpage:

Photo taken by FortyNine from

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