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NEW YEAR 2009 - Just Sharing

Although 2008 has passed, it does not mean that all problems has been passed, such as war, hunger, refugees, and the most dangerous is climate change which will destroy our earth slowly like a cancer. Yes, slowly but sure! Let take action to slow its change.

At the other hand, maybe young people will be happy, perhaps they feels has become adult and proudly says "I am not a child anymore". Feels like holding "VISA" to access all things labeled "For 17 years above". But I say you will facing more burden and responsibility in future. It same like me when became adult and got marriage. Older people maybe says "Soon I will be seated pension and enjoy the life because all my children has been marriage". But the life problems always belong to you as long as you are in this world. At least you will feel sad if your children fail in their life.

During my life, I ever met people who follow atheism and said "I do NOT believe the existence of God. Life is 100% of what we have done, the result of success or failure". You know what my answer to him? I said "If so, if, when you facing the last minutes condition of your life, whether you still do not ask, or at least mentioning the name of God? At that time, apparently he was confused with my answer, ha... ha...

Come to my family, I am impressed when my wife suggest me to do a general check-up for health this year. She said "If you love your family especially to our little daughter, please do it". Oh my God... maybe she want to make sure of our health and physically ready for facing this year. Thank you so much my wife, I realize that she still depends on us.

New year, new hope, new problems and new challenge. Be prepared and facing with confidence, because each turn of the year actually reduce the quota of our life to stay in this world. Believe it or not, the time cannot be reset. That's what I think, a random thoughts.

For 2009, I want to repeat my hope which has not been fulfilled in 2008. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. Happy New Year to you all.

Comments

  1. Great links there, Tikno.

    Selamat Tahun Baru.

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  2. Thanks Neil.
    Surprise! you write Indonesian language with perfect.

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  3. Hi Tikno, This post is good for sart off our new year, I couldn't agree with you more cause I have the same feeling with you too.

    New year, new hope, new problems and new challenge, no matter how tough is the problem and challenge, i believe we still can can get over and make out the best.

    Have a fruitful and blessed year and hope that your "dream" come true!

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  4. hi, tikno! interesting thoughts... you're right about many different thing coming with the new year and i'm hopeful for good things. =D

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  5. What's up? I read online that Indonesia have earthquake. Are you guys okey? Be safe always.

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  6. Happy new year in unhappy condition. 1. We are facing Global Crisis now.
    2. War and war more happens almost every new year.
    3. Refugees

    and many other problem.

    I am going with u, we can reduce it by small action but consistent. New year, new hope, new problems and new challenge, and new ....

    Thanks for sharing.

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  7. I appreciate your wife's concern. She is right, you have to be health-conscious for the sake of your family. :)

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  8. merry Christmas and happy new year Mas. GBU

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  9. Well, thank you for sharing.

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  10. may 2009 brings us all strength, wisdom, good health to overcome whatever challenges.

    God Bless you.

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  11. Interesting points of view. And thank you for stopping by my blog.

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  12. You have a good heart man. Stay focused and the world is your oyster.

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  13. Dear Daniel, thanks.
    Be careful because the financial fortune-teller will angry with you, ha... ha...
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    Dear Acey, thanks. I like your finger's nail.
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    Dear Maria, I'm OK, because Borneo island (part of Indonesian) do not have volcano.
    Btw, what are you mean with "secret ingredient"?
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    Dear Seno, we should face it with confidence.
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    Dear Grace, thank you.
    Psst... I really love my wife.
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    Dear Prihandoko, thanks and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you.
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    Dear Leon Basin, welcome to you.
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    Dear GregChai, hopefully and Amen!
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    Dear Kanani, welcome to you. I like your writing style.
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    Dear Darkspore, thank you, I will stay focused like your hope.

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  14. That reminds me.. I never have any medical check up for 2 years. I think I'll go have one soon :D

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  15. selamat tahun baru ya pak semoga makin sukses ya... maap nih baru mampir :)

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  16. Selamat Tahun Baru Tikno. Your wife really sayang you a lot and I salute her for appreciating you. I also started watching my diet and will do some check ups for the sake of my loved ones too. Life is always beautiful depending on how we look at it. Right Tikno?
    Have a good day!

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  17. You make some very good points in your post. Our planet is in trouble there's no doubt, but as you said, new year, new hope.

    I will have to agree with your wife. When you have a family you have to take care of your health.

    Thank you for visiting my blog. I appreciate it.

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  18. Dear Ipung, That is good for you. I also do the same.
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    Dear MyJourney, Happy New Year to you too.
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    Dear Twilight Zone, you absolutely right. Like the Chinese proverb says "Health is the biggest wealth"
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    Dear Papercages, thank you. Like Twilight Zone said "For the sake of my loved ones". Have you also plans to do it?

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  19. moga lom terlambat ngucapin met tahun baru..moga sukses dalam segala hal..

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  20. Dear Kristina, thank you. Happy New Year to you too and success for you.

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  21. Your hopes are as valid today as they were last year. So, what is wrong in dreaming?

    You might also ask your friend the next time when he says he does not believe in God, "What God are you talking about?"

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  22. I agree with your wife whole heartedly,do go for the health check up.

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  23. well lets hope this year brings each of us all happiness and success and may our mother world be free from all these problems.
    And i agree with your wife .. get your check-up done on time :)
    wish you and your family a year full of joys.
    take care

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  24. there's always room for hope in new year. problems and challenges are part of life and still we can turn them into opportunities

    it's good to have a general checkup since health is important if we want to live life to the fullest. remember carpe diem, a phrase from a poem by Horace? seize the day --life is short, so cherish every moment in it and make it worthwhile

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  25. wow..tidak banyak lelaki yg saya kenal yg begitu menghargai istrinya spt kamu, betapa beruntungnya dia!

    tikno, selamat tahun baru..semoga kamu dan keluarga kamu mendapat semua yg terbaik di thn 2009..dan makasih sudah berkunjung ke blog saya!

    salam dari Jogja

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  26. Dear Rummuser, thank you. And yes, I will use your question if he says the same statement again. I will inform you of what the replies from him.
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    Dear Sameera, thanks for your information. I will tries to fill the form.
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    Dear Bikran, thank you. Whether you also have a plan to do the same?
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    Dear Nita, thank you for sharing an interesting poem. It's good for preparing our health for facing this year.
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    Dear Astrid Savitri, I also lucky to get her. Happy New Year to you and your family.

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  27. dear Tikno,
    In the last new year celebration, I dont feel it is really great moment like previous new year. I just feel that it is just a changing a year to the new year. But the day and everything is almost same, nothing special. But perhaps we can do a better hope and resolutio to do the best things in next time.
    New year is just new year and meant nothing if we do not do attempt / endeavour and only hoping for our wish. Our problem and condition wouldnt be changing if we do nothing, and do the same mistakes....
    Hope God will be give you a better way for your hope...

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  28. tikno,

    selamat tahun baru. thanks for dropping by and left a comment on my blog. wishing you a good and prosperous year ahead.

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  29. Tikno, thanks for responding to the comment. The point is that there should be a God to say that there is no God! Convoluted but logical!

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  30. Hi Tikno,

    Happy New Year 2009! May all your dream come true :)

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  31. Again this post had so many lessons to learn.. opening our eyes to the reality. Let us all hope for the best this year 2009. hAPPY New YEAR TO EVERYONE!

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  33. I always thought that everyday is a new chance, opportunity is always there and is open for a privilege to those who wants to try. I make goals and hope not because it's new year but because of the new day everytime I woke up. Hope people would think it that way too. Waiting for a new year would be too late but today is a chance...let's do our best and grab what it offers. It is a blessing.

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  34. All I can say whatever we think about what this year, we should always put our hope and trust in God ---our Provider, Our Healer, Our Comfort, Our Refuge, and Our Lord.

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  35. its dreams that have brought many people to a higher level, keep up with the dreams

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  36. Dear Tikno,

    I wish you a happy and prosperous new year 2009. May God the Omnipotent divine bless you and your beloved family.May God realised your wishes and be a reality that you can enjoy good life.

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  37. Happy new year to you and family...

    About the climate change ; just saw Al Gore films 'the inconvenience truth' and wondering if this world would end up like those films (forgot the title) when New York and other part of world covered with ice/snow ...

    ok, I'll bring my own bag instead of using plastic bag in supermarket...

    thank you for visiting my blog

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  38. Hi Tikno, I'm here again. I wonder where you are and how you doing lately?

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  39. Hi Tikno - happy new year to you and your family! I'm glad you are healthy - and I hope you have a very long life!

    Cheers - Robin

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  40. happy new beginning year

    i agree that being adult means more burden and responsibility but also more access right! cause i feel the same about it

    well, lucky you to have a wife with a lot of care, don't forget to do the same to her, love each other....

    greet to your lovely daughter and nice to visit your blog

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  41. Hello there my friend! I found your blog very interesting so I have added your link in my Blogroll. I hope you'll link me back. Have a nice day! http://hapiblogging.blogspot.com/

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  42. This world now - a sad picture! Tc of ur health and love those who loves you. Regrds

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  43. The same goals with the new energy; congrats,

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  44. Dear Niar, actually I also feel that the turn of year as turnover days. I feels there is a new challenge in my life.
    My hope to stop the abuse of the Indonesian migrant worker is not only dreaming but my anger. My hope above can not be realized if I'm alone. Will you, or perhaps all of you, willing to join ?
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    Dear Dr Sam, thank you.
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    Dear Rummuser, You absolutely right, ha... ha...
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    Dear Devi, thank you.
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    Dear Malou, thank you.
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    Dear WhiteShadow, you right! everyday is a new chance.
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    Dear Bingkee, you right, believe in God also important.
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    Dear Chathu, you welcome and I will visit yours too.
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    Dear Iwan Setya Putra, thank you.
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    Dear Johnny Ong, thank you and please support my dreams.
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    Dear Randavi, thank you so much and wishing you help me to spread it.
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    Dear Linda Rooroh, your little effort will brings a good lesson.
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    Dear Grace, thank you so much for your attention. I'm quite busy lately.
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    Dear Robin, thank you. Are you hoping my age reaches 100 years? ha... ha...
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    Dear Agung Aritanto, welcome to my blog.
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    Dear Ramon, I will follows your advice to love each other. Maybe I am a lucky man because having a wife with a lot of care, ha... ha...
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    Dear Hapi, thank you very much. Have a nice day, my friend. You also have an interesting blog.
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    Dear HoneyBUZZ, thank you. We love you too.
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    Dear Munawar, thank you.

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  45. Happy new year from New York City, Tikno! Keep up the good work!

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  46. Dear Christopher Taylor,
    Thank you. Happy New Year from Indonesia.

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  47. Your positive energy enables your readers to feel good. You encourage people to create their own hope and find ways to meet challenges. This outlook is very meaningful.

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  48. hi! thanks for visiting my blog. your posts are very interesting to read. i tried to make a comment on your politics post but politics here in the Philippines is so bad, i'd rather not talk about the subject. keep up the interesting posts. thanks!

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  49. Dear Liara Covert,
    I only release (share) my own mind and hope my reader thinking by their own self for a little aware to the life rather than the excessive euphoria or fortune prediction.
    All "existence" have its own reason and no exception to our life, except if we "die".
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    Dear Lemuel, thank you very much !

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  50. Nice blog.... Visit mine....

    http://www.generalpartin.org/

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  51. It's comforting to know that there are still bloggers that write blogs that are inspiring.
    I welcomed 2009 with some apprehensions specially with the ongoing economic crisis. We may not know what 2009 brings, we may not know what the future holds, however, knowing who holds the future makes a great difference.
    Have fun blogging.

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  52. Sorry for not answering your question, but I wanted to reserve it for my next post about prayer. I've been thinking about it but for now I just wanted to enjoy responding the tags and awards. You have one there too and I've seen you just visited my blog and know about it. So grab it for your self. Thanks...

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  53. Dear Just Because,
    Thank you. Wishes this year will brings happiness and good health to you and family.
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    Dear White Shadow,
    No problem at all. I just want to build a discussion according to your post topic.

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