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.
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!
Finally, it's 2017! All the fireworks, the noise and the happy faces all around — all marked the coming of this brand new year. I really do not have much to post but I wouldn't want to miss the chance of writing an entry for The Sunday Currently on a New Year. Well, I hope you had a wonderful new year's eve celebration last night. My family however, we didn't do much of a celebration. We just stayed at home and watched movies from drama, comedy to action. My sister Tina and I also got to watch the livestream of the all-famous lights / water / fireworks show at Dubai Downtown. Someday, I'll get to watch it live in front of my eyes. Anyway, here's my Sunday Currently.
Hello everyone! I would like to greet y'all a very Merry Christmas. Hope you enjoyed Christmas Eve and Christmas day today as well. Last night we attended the Christmas Eve service of our church at the Dubai World Trade Center. It was a blast! The singing, the venue — everything! The only enemy, I'd say, is the parking lot and the time we spent walking just to reach the main hall. Even then, everything went well (except some personal issues) that we headed right after to Burjuman just to take pictures and straight home to eat the yummy meals my mom had prepared in advanced. So... Here's a Sunday Currently entry from me.
Hello! The photo above was the flowers I got from a kid's mom in the last summer camp I've joined. Cool, right? There were problems that came up the past week that my family's really worried about things and how to solve them. We haven't attended church last Friday as we had no car so we just watched the service via live streaming. It was okay but it's still different to be at the actual place itself.
Anyway, here's my Sunday Currently entry for today..
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. It's the classic book that we're studying on now and I'm glad we came across it. Also, I'm done reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. I really fell in love with the story
The Sunday Currently Volume 5
to Sunday Pinasaya as my sisters are watching it while I'm writing this up
house clothes that are really comfy
this time I get to write this post and the new theme I chose for my blog. I got really afraid at first because it didn't seem to be responsive on phones but thankfully, I got to ask Weebly for help and they did!
a really happy life, free of stress and pressure
a good movie to watch!
a bit anxious as it's my birthday tomorrow. I don't know what to feel or am I just over-reacting and all. I just hope that there will be answers to my prayers asap
That's it! Hope you like it :) It's a bit boring but I love writing for this..
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Hello! The photo above was taken last January 2015 at the Miracle Garden, as we celebrated New Year with our family / relatives. Anyway, today has been pretty hectic for me. After home study, we went straight to Sharjah Public Diary to borrow some books and taught piano/guitar lessons to our friends also residing in Sharjah. I'm totally drained because I haven't had enough sleep last night for some unknown reasons. Nevertheless, I'm genuinely thankful that I got to borrow "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho from the library. I have always been wanting to read the book and so even if my eyes are bulging out because of sleepiness, here I am, done with a few pages; still managing to write this blog and read even more.
Here's my Sunday Currently entry to keep you updated..
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte and Emma by Jane Austen.
The first book is actually really easy to understand while I must say that the following two books are a bit of a challenge as they're all Classic novels. It certainly needs more effort to be able to decipher every word, but as I go on everyday, I become more interested in the plot and the superb writing as well.
A guest post about volunteering; Sunday Currently volume 04
to the noise that our AC is creating
shorts and a white t-shirt
the time we spent at the library earlier! Nothing beats the silence and the calm atmosphere while being surrounded with books.
a good night's sleep; I would absolutely want to get some uninterrupted slumber.
God's given wisdom to decide whether we (my family) keep fighting this battle or we just let it go and move on.
accomplished for being able to write this without the feeling of laziness even if my eyes are literally about to fall. I just don't want to sleep in the late afternoon as I won't be able to sleep right away tonight. So instead, I tire myself even more and get the much needed deep sleep that I desire! hahaha
There you go, guys! Have a nice day slash night. . .
Hey guys! I hope you all are doing good. It's Sunday — the busiest day of the week once again. ( In the UAE ) The photo above is a picture of Mamzar beach taken last 2014. I can't believe that in a few months' time, we'll soon be waking up to 2017. My life has been steady for some time; there are no up-highs or down-lows, however, it's safe to say that I'm not letting situations get the better of me. Not yet. Like I've written in my previous post here, I'm turning 20 in a few weeks' time and I'm trying to escape from the reality that I am going to be out of my teenage years, out there to see what life has for me. I've been quite busy teaching writing to homeschooling friends + sisters, and doing all my independent coursework, reviewing for my GED test while making sure that I don't miss out on posting here from time to time. Anyway, to cut the long story short, I'm okay for not being really okay. Here's my Sunday Currently Entry. . .
"Don't Waste Your Life" by John Piper. I have been searching for new books to read and I haven't realized that for the longest time, up on our bookshelves are some really good books in the, Christian category or not. This book has so far been so good. It encourages me as I read along its lines telling me that education is not the answer for everything. As long as I live this life for Jesus, nothing goes to or will go to waste. I have also been reading Wuthering Heights and Emma as part of the reading sessions we do.
Sunday Currently volume 3. I have also been writing some poems about feeling anxious and also, I've been working on a post about the essence of volunteering as a guest post in another blog. I will keep you posted!
to some of the songs sung during Passion Conference 2016. I figured out that attending a Passion conference would be so cool, so I'm putting it on my bucket list.
*sniff sniff* the leftover air particles of the burger I just ate awhile ago.
that life would just surprise me with good things as I turn 20. #ImStillYoung
a grey shirt and black jersey shorts. If I'm not mistaken, this are exactly the same clothes I wore when I wrote my second Sunday Currently entry.
the new course I have been working on. It's called Leaders of Learning under Harvard University, delivered by edX. It just gives me a whole lot of insight regarding the different methods of both learning and teaching. I've been quite interested in teaching lately and this course helps me a lot! Can't wait for the certificate!
to buy contact lenses; I've been wearing my eyeglasses for many years now and I'm deeply irritated by it. If only I could wear contacts to lessen my dark circles and evenly apply make up (as if I wear make up *smirks* ).
a good person to talk to; someone who would laugh with me and listen to my drama about all my insecurities and inferiority in life. If you're that person, come tweet me on Twitter and let's have a Twitter date.. #Shhhh
so ill and annoyed because of the allergy attacks I have been getting recently. I don't have any medical tests done yet, but thankfully, my mom's a nurse which technically means I can trust her about any health issues. Good thing I'm taking some anti-histamines that really help lessen the pain and occasional shortness of breath. However, our observation has led us to the thought that anything meat (chicken and beef) are the main causes of my allergy. But I love meat and beef, and burger (I just ate burger!), and steak, and nuggets, and hotdogs, and egg. Help me, God.
There we go, I hope you enjoy it!
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P.S. Happy Birthday to my youngest sister and frienemy, Angel. I hope you're eating, singing and dancing just fine. I love you. Insert *eyebrow wiggle*
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See you next time,
The photo above was taken during the celebration of Eid Al Adha, somewhere in JBR. Boy, it was cool seeing the skies lit up with different colors. I know, sorry Ozone Layer. I just got home after a long day teaching super basic piano lessons to one of my favorite kiddos in planet Earth <3
Anyway, here's what's happening currently. . .
Emma by Jane Austen — I'm going back to reading Classics after the summer break and I'm loving the story so far. Talk about Match-making.
or editing rather, some poems I have made in the past. Also, I've been working on a very special interview with a Christian band that consists of super talented young people. Hopefully, it will be published at the end of this week. Watch out for it!
to nothing so far . . . Any new music to recommend?
about all the books I have to read, the song I wanted to finish playing in the guitar using tabs, and the courses I still have to finish.
Also, about what's happening in the Philippines. Duterte, Delima, Matobato?
that I had a bigger house with less troublesome neighbors and a nice place where I can invite friends.
that life will get easier as the days go by. At least 10 per cent easier :)
A grey t-shirt and black jersey shorts — my favorite combination!
the upcoming interview that I'm sure you'll love!
that this allergy which has been irking me for these past few days will just be totally gone!
a stress -reliever; preferably some chocolates haha!
relieved, happy, sad, anxious, hyper... crazy maybe?
Finally, that's all for today! See you next Sunday Currently.
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Heyo, What's up? Welcome to my first ever Sunday Currently link up by Siddarthornton! Hope I get to post here every Sunday or anytime I am free on a Sunday. I've been wanting to write so many things and share with you so many random thoughts, but I'm so surprised that I have been running out of time these past few days. Some days I'm busy and some days, I am just so lazy. So here's my Sunday Currently entry to make it up to you!
Thinking fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman. I have been into the Science of thinking lately. I really find this book
so interesting and helpful when it comes to making decisions, learning how the brain works and how to get the most of it – getting better control of the situation. I just love how our brain works in ways that scientists will never be able to explain.
an article about Kidsgames but I haven't published it yet as I feel that it's not yet complete, which needs more editing plus interesting content. So many things in my mind that I have to let go of and put in this blog. Uggghh. When do I get the "appetite" to write?!
to Closer by The Chainsmokers. I have been hooked up to this song lately that I hear it whenever, wherever. I find it so catchy even though I'm honestly not a fan of songs like this. So baby pull me closer..
about how hectic my life has been lately and how working for this part time job will finally come to an end after a few days of typing,
typing... and typing. Can't wait to share with you about the experience!
The "remnants" of the meal our Ukrainian and Armenian neighbors have been cooking last night.
I think it smells like leaves which I am not so familiar about.
for a happy life. A life full of opportunities waiting to be opened and a life full of fulfilled expectations and dreams. Somehow,
I also wished I was a kid not worried about all the complications of life.
for more jobs to come; more time to study and finish all my online courses and finish reading the tons of books I still have to
a not-so-long but not-so-short shorts and a flowery top for my house clothes which are very comfy!
this time I get to update my blog. I think nothing really comes close to being able to accomplish my task in writing
and giving you random happenings about this life of mine.
a pack of Faber - castell fine tip pens for my journal as well as my blog planner. I wanna get into the 'real process of writing' once again, but first.. I need to find good pens. Also, for so long a time now, I have been wanting my own domain for my website!
some peace of mind and some joy to brighten up my day.
accomplished for being able to finish the typing stuff that I had to work on. I even brought some paperwork at home to
fully get in the business of typing! Haha!
That's it. So far, I have enjoyed writing this very first entry for this series. I really hope that I could regularly write up stuff
once again. One week of not writing anything is so bad for me!
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