Oh yea, part of the reason I write this entry is for promotion purpose. For those who haven’t heard of this name, it’s the first Chinese Catholic TV program to be aired in Canada in early 2006: http://www.saltandlighttv.org/chinese
It was funny how I became part of this amazing team… I happened to contact Bonny & Paul for getting insurance around Feb… And they mentioned to me there’s this project which needs volunteers for almost every aspect… And I was sorta free at that time, so sure… that’s how I joined… Later, they started looking for people to write scripts… It sounded fun, so then I ended up joining the production crew as well… Like many other people in production, I had no experience and background whatsoever. I started to realize the effort spent in a 20-min 實況節目like星期二檔案was enormous… As we started interviewing people, I started thanking God for letting me get involved. There are so many people who had so much experience to share, so many stories to tell. Getting to know these people and hearing their experiences first hand is already a blessing
Then we had our countless meetings for script writing… At first we tried to look "ying", trying to create more "special" visual images (without really thinking whether those are doable or not)… Then having our ideas banned again and again… Then we learned our lessons When we were stuck, we prayed and we joked and we mo liu… Then we tried writing again…
Filming was another cool experience… Although I didn’t do much, being there and watch the process is fun… Sometimes I felt bad for forcing the interviewees to say what exactly we wanted the to say… Then we learned that even if it’s not the way we wanted it to be, letting the interviewees express their feelings freely would produce better results…
Finally, there’s the premiere tonight… seeing so many preparation work done by the promotion team, the core team… everyone… I once again realize every tiny bit that we put in can really make a difference… It doesn’t matter how we think ourselves are "useless". As "useless" as we can be, if we’re willing to, God would give us chances to serve Him and others… which would only help us grow and realize how great He really is. Seeing how others (esp the core team) are energized despite difficulties, inspire us that all we need to do is to place our trust in the hands of our great Father… and things will turn out fine.
May God bless 生命恩泉, and all the people who work/struggle to evangelize.