Hello everyone! I hope you are all doing good. It's been such a busy week for me as we have shifted into another place. Another blog post for that! I was so tired and emotionally stressed that I really could not find the time to post about the best thing that's happened this week, which is the Hillsong Concert that took place in Dubai last April 28 and 29. When Hillsong coming to Dubai was announced at church last Christmas, I couldn't help but to be so excited about it. Actually, excitement would be an understatement. I was more of ecstatic and joyful at the same time knowing that one of the few bands I wanna see live was to perform in Dubai.
Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. ~ Proverbs 16:3
When life gets too busy, things go uncontrolled, and a bunch of thoughts are running at the back of our minds, I honestly think there's one sure way to find that peace and break that we all yearn for, and that is to listen. Let Him speak. Sometimes we fill our minds with all the to-do-lists and the bucket lists that we don't get to stop for a moment and hear what God has to say.
As you may all know, I have recently teamed up with fOOfOO slippers in bringing you a sense of uniqueness and elegance wherever you are. These bespoke slippers which are made from organic sheepskin and handcrafted by Portuguese artisans are so much more than just slippers. For you all to know more about the beginnings of fOOfOO, here's a little Q&A with its dedicated creators, Rob and Will.
I woke up with a terrible mood today. I felt like I wanted to go back to sleep again just so I could escape all the complications in life. Read my post yesterday to know why and have a clue about what I'm actually talking about. Yesterday was a day like not other. It's like all the enemy's tactics to get you out of everyone's sight is suddenly working and you realize that your world has shattered just because of how sharp the tongue can be.
I grew up having trust issues. To begin with, I hated putting myself out in the public to be mentally scrutinized by people I don't even know — people I don't even give a damn about. I was afraid of talking to people and letting them know what I or my family is going through because I know that in one way or another, they wouldn't really understand us. It's tough to say but destructive stories about you can rapidly spread as if it were ice cream being given for free from Baskin Robbins. Once you become a little too comfortable, trust me, someone out of the hundreds will eventually dislike you, what you do and won't be that comfortable with you and so they decide to gossip...about you. You're on shaky ground, my friend.
Hello lovely people! It has seriously taken such a long time before I can come up with another blog post for today. I have felt super uninspired the past few days and I just wasn't into blogging. For whatever reason. I know that I just lacked the motivation to get up and start writing. So...here's my Sunday Currently entry.
Hi there! I hope you're having a great week so far. As promised, here's some of the snaps taken when we visited the Heritage House in Bur Dubai. We were given a treat by one of my dad's friend not so long ago in one of the café inside the heritage itself, which gave us the chance to take photos of the amazing art that surrounded the culture of the older Arabs. I have been living in the UAE for God knows how long, but I haven't really indulged that much on its culture that I really treasured the time we had. I hope you enjoy this photo tour. I would like to apologize, however, if there had to be a lot of faces in the photos. I didn't realize that I wanted to put it in the blog earlier, so please bear with me! My bad.
Hello, everyone! It's been a while since I've written here. 35 days to be exact. A lot has happened like losing our internet connection for two weeks and all the busy stuff I've gotten into lately. In 35 days, I've been able to visit Heritage House Dubai, witness the spectacular lights festival in different areas of Sharjah, spend some time at the beach in Palm Jumeirah area (it was pretty stormy which made the view even more beautiful), and we were also blessed to be able to watch the women's grand finals of Dubai Tennis Open for free. So many blessings, yet so many trials that continue to test my maturity and character. Also, the most recent thing I've been a part of was the KidsGames 2017 Winter Edition that took place on 2 Saturdays (Feb 25, Mar 4).
I just wanted to let you know what's been happening in my life as I've been so silent the past month so here goes the Sunday Currently Volume 08!
In life we’re often placed in circumstances where the struggle to accept our defeat and move further becomes really hard. Even when all the facts are already lying right before our eyes, we can’t seem to let go of all the things, people or problems that’s hindering us from being okay. But that’s life, we’ve had to deal with the hard times, we’ve had to battle all those fears, we’ve had to keep on fighting. But there’s one begrudging truth amongst all of these though– that no matter how much we try to keep going, when we don’t learn how to let go of the relationships and the opportunities that could’ve been, I’m afraid to say but we might just be making ourselves a subject to not just pain but failure as well.
Before you start reading, I just want to let you know that I'm writing this post without an idea of what it's going to be about. It sounds ridiculous but how do I start expressing my thoughts about this blog turning two today?! I honestly don't know how I have gotten this far with blogging but I'm aware that there have been backlogs the entire time. I wasn't able to write all the stuff I wanted to write etc. But the blog kept going, and more than that, YOU kept reading.
A mixture of life, love, faith, and everything in between. Welcome to my space!
latest on instagram