Several minutes into our squashing around I decided that I had never seen such an evening of warm clear lights. The brightness was similar to a beach mid afternoon lights. The lights were extremely bright and truly held out for my point and shoot camera. I did not have to pray hard for God was indeed with the congregation of believers and looking down from Heaven.
Here are some of the
He must be Gabriel the Archangel (St.Joseph Church) He has the best wings made from feathers I have ever seen. And of course - a great Colgate smile.
A Little Melanau Christian girl (above) This must be the smallest and cutest Santarina .
Ladies sitting in a row looking pretty... Baptist Church ladies with hearts of gold. Hii Bai Yen of Curtin University.
Laughter shared and helping hands extended...all for the Glory of God.
A brilliant lantern made from leaves......
Father Christmas? Behind the mask is only a teenager....
A glimpse of Iban Culture - The back is as nice as the front!Believe me.(This reminds me we must always keep our backyards looking good.....we need to go to the backwaters where the harvest is waiting....)
God created these beautiful demure Iban maidens! (They have to walk more than 3 km in these heavy and rather burdensome costumes..some of the silver is real too...Hope their shoes are meant for walking.)
St. Joseph's Cathedral team of Mary and Joseph and the cute little shepherds.
Kenyah chiefs coming to celebrate the Birth of Christ.
A young Catholic Kenyah sporting a traditional hairstyle.Hope to see him grow in stature and wisdom.
This is how to have the hair cut and styled.
this is the Melanau Catholic Prayer Group Ladies in their lovely traditional costumes. These sarongs are handmade in Mukah.
A very cheerful Roman Centurion flanked by Mary and Joseph and two Wise Men
Is this the missing Wise Man? None other than Larry Edwin (Curtin University)
A closeup of a Kenyah Headgear...note the intricate designs.
Happiness is bringing you the great news of peace and everlasting life.(Pei Hung from Life Methodist Church)
It was a cold starry night when a child was born in a manger in Bethlehem.....
Youths proclaiming their faith!
Come and join us! Eternal life is yours! There is a free seat in Heaven for you.
I say Amen to that!
And Angels will proclaim His Coming!A multitude of angels sang..."Glory to the new born king...."