Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Call 562 : 5th ANNIVERSARY

Your 5th Anniversary with JESUS and MAMA MARY.

Remembering you today and every single day until we meet again.

Not sure how to tilt the ad image horizontally. 

Vertical position will have to do. :D

For now.

We love you, Daniel. 

Daniel Daniel Daniel ...

Keep the zaps coming, Son ... <3



Sunday, January 18, 2015


Hello Son, 

On Friday 16th morning, Uncle N from Penang called Mom. 

At 11:05 am.

Mom was in school, in the middle of distributing food to the children.

Break time.

She cut short the conversation, telling Uncle N that she would return his call later in the day. 

Day came. 

Night passed. 

She forgot to call Uncle N back.

The next morning, Saturday morning, Mom told Dad that we had to go to a hypermart in Subang to get some containers for the school. We left the house after 9 am or so.

In the car, when approaching Subang, Mom gave a lil shriek, when she suddenly remembered that she forgot to call Uncle N the day before. Quickly, she reached for her cellphone in her bag, and scrolled for his number.

Uncle N answered the call, and soon Mom and him were chatting away.

She was still on the line with him, when Dad turned into the hypermart lane.

Dad drove into a parking bay.

Mom was about to end her call with Uncle N when he suddenly announced, "Hey, today is my birthday!"

Your mother responded in surprise, "Oh really? Eh, happy birthday happy birthday ... how old are we today?"

Uncle N said, "Empat puluh empat ..."

Her mouth fell open. 



Empat puluh empat? She echoed, turning to Dad.

Dad heard.



After wishing him again, she shut her phone, cradled it to her chest in wonder.

"It's Son ... He's near ... He must have whispered to N to get him to tell me that it is his birthday ... I mean, he called me yesterday ... and only today I called him back ... had I called him yesterday, he would not have been able to say "empat puluh empat."

Mom was still proving her theory when she stepped out of the car.

"I mean, come on ... when do guys say ...Hey, it's my birthday today ... isn't that a bit weird? Guys don't talk like that ... Plus, we were already going to end the call ..." Your mother continued, when she suddenly stopped in her tracks, and immediately pointed to the ground.

She had barely taken 10 steps away from the car.


Dad's brown sandals at the top of the photo.

She knelt down to take a closer look. It was right in front of her path.


Taking her cell out, she snapped a photo of the little white thingy that was on the ground.

"Omg ..." Mom breathed slowly to herself.

"Omg ... You see??? 44 inside the car ... and outside, less that 30 seconds, I stumble upon a fluffy white lil feather??? This is a pure white feather. An angel's feather. It's definitely Son reminding me that he's near ..."

"Can you imagine that? What are the chances? He must have whispered to me to call N back."

Call Uncle N, Ma ... Call Uncle N ... 

Omg ...

It was super amazing.

Mom was still going on and on, when we walked over to the food court to have something to eat before going to the hypermart.

We had briyani chicken.

The briyani was super yummy. At times like this, Mom wonders what sort of food You are having in heaven. Oh, would you listen to her ... what is she saying? With Mama Mary in the kitchen, your mother can imagine You would have put on some weight by now. 


So anyway, your mother went to this particular hypermart to get 21 square containers.

7 red. 7 blue. 7 yellow.

We bought 30 a year ago. We need about 20 more.

So after our delicious briyani, we went to the hypermart. Mom walked straight to the back where the containers are displayed.

To her dismay, she spotted only about 5 yellow containers. She picked them up, and found they were no good. The sides were damaged and scratched. She put them back, feeling very disappointed.

Dad came with the trolly.

Mom said, "Don't have ... only those few yellow ones, and they're all in bad condition ... Aiyah, what a waste of time ... I came here all the way is just to get those boxes ..."

Dad pointed upwards, "There ... There got ..."

Mom looked up.

Omg, yeah ... right at the very top of the shelf was a stack of red, blue and yellow container boxes ... the very ones that she was looking for. 

Mom spotted a ladder nearby and said to Dad, "There, ladder. Use the ladder ..."

She didn't want to risk anybody taking those boxes now that she's found them. 

Dad pulled the ladder to the shelf, climbed up and got the whole stack of boxes down.

Mom counted.

Ah, good. 

7 red.

8 blue.

12 yellow.

She took them all.

She only needed 7, 7, 7 but she decided to take them all.

Ah, Ladies & Gentlemen, this is what it means to be kia si, kia bo, kia liau.

At the point of writing this paragraph, Mom thinks You must have helped saved those remaining container boxes for her ... by making sure they are all stacked high up on the shelf so that no one can touch. 


No coinciDANS.

Only a miracle.

Oh gosh.

Thanks Son. Oh, by the way, Mom brought the white feather to your garden this Sunday morning.

We went to your garden this morning, as your 21st falls on a Wednesday. 

School day.

Your 5th Anniversary.

60 months away from us.

We miss You so very much, Daniel. 

Stay close, Son. Keep the zaps coming.

Thursday, January 1, 2015


Hello Son, 

This morning, Mom got up just before her alarm went off. 

Relief ... when she remembered that it was a public holiday today. 

January 1.

2015 ...



This would be like the longest time ever that Mom was not able to call You. She hopes all the little chats we have whilst she's in the car alone, is good to make up for the long absence. You understand, right? After the concert, we were preparing the new school, then your family went away for a week long vacation, and then the move to the new school, clearing up the old school, day and night, night and day, never ending tasks after tasks after tasks ...



Still, You were / are always right beside Mom.

Yeah, even on our trip overseas. On our flight there, we were given seats on the 15th row. 

For the 5 of us. 

Grandma, Aunty C, Dad, Justine and Mom.

Like hello??? 

Forever 15???

Then, on our flight back, our seats were on the 21st row. Omg. Not only that, but the steward announced on the speaker, twice mind you, that his name was DANIEL

Gosh. What are the chances???

The first time, Mom did not hear it. She was in the washroom. When she returned to her seat, Justine was like, "You just missed the steward's announcement. His name is Daniel." 

Mouth fell open.

A few minutes later, the steward repeated his name on the microphone.

That was for Mom, she knows. :D

It's so obvious.

Thank you, Son ... for being with us and watching over us all the time.

This morning, something awesome happened.

A ZAP ZAP ZAP connection left Mom sniffing and sobbing at the sofa.

It was early in the morning, as she said. 

Dad and Justine were still sleeping. Mom walked out of the room, to find that the television was still on. 


Justine had obviously forgotten to switch the TV off before she went to bed, whatever time that may be. 

CNN News was on. 

The 3rd plane tragedy.

Ponder ponder ponder.


Do You notice that all the 3 planes had the angel numbers?

MH370 (4)

MH17 (44)


She reached for the remote to change the channel.

Click click click ... and stopped at a movie that caught her attention.

You know, the non-violent family-kind of show.



Mom quickly hurried to the kitchen to make herself a cuppa coffee, before making herself comfortable on the sofa.

She soon found her focus fixed on the movie.

Scene after scene.

Line after line.

She felt a warmness in her heart, and a - knowing - that her son is near. :D 

It's hard to explain. She has no proof, but she knew beyond a reasonable doubt that her son is near. He's zapping her.

I'm here, Ma ... :D

She watched the movie intently.

She was alone before the TV.

She heard the words that emerged from the screen.

"Everything's going to be okay ..."

"There are no coincidances ... only miracles."

"Ah, David George, the man with 2 first names." 
(this line was repeated several times which she took no notice at first until towards the end).

Tree ... acres and acres of trees. 
(we remember how you picked up your broccoli floret when you were little and said "tree ..." which thrilled your parents to bits).

"When they die, and leave ... they're watching over you."

One million and two ... (That's 21 to your mom)

At the end of the movie, one character WRONGLY called David George, "DANIEL" ... which cause your mother to sit up right, and to which David George quickly responded, "It's David George ..."


Did You hear that? What are the chances of a character in the show mistakenly calls your name??? A million and two names and the scriptwriter chose your name??? 

Gosh. Seriously, what are the chances???

No chance.

Absolutely no chance.

No coincidances. Only miracles.

Then, it suddenly hit your mother - the man with 2 first names - Omg, seriously??? 

The man with 2 first names. 

The man with 2 first names.

The man with 2 first names, Ma ...



Is that not 2 first names?


Omg gosh.



The whole story was just so - inspiring - and moving for Mom. 

You were / are right beside her, she knows. :D

So anyway ...

Later that day, mom received a text from Aunty J in the USA. 

Your aunt said, "Watching Daniel-san Karate Kid 3 ..."

Mom replied, "Oh really? Over here, we're watching Karate Kid with jackie Chan and Will Smith's son, an hour ago. Told Bryan, en Karate Kid Daniel-Son ..." :D

Aunty J replied right back, "After this Karate Kid 1 ..."

Mom said, "That's the Daniel-Son ..."

Aunty J said, "Karate Kid 1, 2 and 3 all Daniel-son. Only 4 and the latest not him ...Must be Daniel-son New Year's count down ..."

Mom asked, "Karate Kid 3 is also Ralph Macchio?"


She suddenly recalled the little idle chat she had with the maid the day before in school. We were clearing up and cleaning up, and at one point, Mom asked the maid, "What's your son's name?"

The maid said, "Ralph."

Mom spelt it out, "R - A - L - P - H?"

Reflect. Yesterday, she said this name. Today, we're talking Ralph.

Gosh. What are the chances???

No chance.

No coinciDANS. Only miracles.

Christmas and New Year miracles for Mom. :D

Dec 24 ... Your birthday, Daniel. Yeah, we really missed You when we were celebrating Dad's birthday on Dec 24. 

Gotta go, Son. Talk to you in a bit.

Be good in heaven ... and keep the ZAPS coming. <3