If there was one thing about my garandfather that I'd remember most, it'd be his belief in the unity of the family. And over the years of growing up, I have witnessed the solidarity and unity of the Omar clan. Yes, they bicker and fight, like any other family. But at the end of the day, they remain as one. And it is this value passed on from my grandfather to my mom and to me, that I hope to pass on to my children one day.
I came aross this beautiful poem earlier on and I think it encapsulates the true essence of the family day we had last December.
© Ryan Guerrero
Not enough hours in the day, we often say
Let the games begin....
Tarik bangggg....jangan tak tarikkkk!!!
Eh! Doktor gigi tau tak anak dia tengah kutip gula-gula..
... I'm quite sure there was a baby whale just now...
wrestling atas titi
ohh...but he was doing so well just now...
the faris familia
and the cheering crowd
Aisyah's birthday cake
... and Safreedah's Hilton cakes... yum! yum!
David Copperfield wannabes
bacaan selawat oleh cucu tersayang
... and the best line of the nite..."Err atok... we are balanced".
the singing dentist...with his most unique rendition of Purple Rain
our very own Princess Hannan
the Omar family
yeayyyy! that was one successful family day!!
... the winner of the karoake nite...
Dr Purple Rain himself, accepting ( in absentia)his award at home.
A chance like now comes once in a lifetime it seems,
when the bright light of family is nurtured and beams,
there will be laughter and time to reminisce
we will all be proud this is a chance we did not miss.
... and happy I am that we did not miss, the times with our loved ones was surely bliss!