Perhaps, this will be the very first blog post that you'll be seeing here. It has certainly been a while since I've updated my blog; recently, I've posted the poem I very proudly wrote. I know that it's nothing compared to the rest and it's quite sloppy and all, but as I said, I'm still in the process of learning and no matter how much I've learned, it eventually won't stop, because learning is a continuous, tedious and exciting stage where you get both excited, hurt, and sometimes tired at the same time.
Monotonous. At first, when I was brainstorming, coming up with various page titles, I searched for every word I could think of that matches the 'lightbulb' that instantly came up. I wanted things to be arranged alphabetically or if not, I wanted all of my pages with the same groupings and other creative stuff I could think of. I went off reading some blogs online and checked what they had or if I could use theirs as a model for my own. Thankfully, I bumped into one of my favorite blogs which eventually gave me the idea as to what title I could use for a page meant to be all about my steady-paced life. It's not that my life is boring, there are no thrills and excitement, less adventures and so on, No. Actually, all of our lives have different aspects on which we consider an adventure or something that gives us a reason to be excited about. I know and I'm sure that you have your own little adventures and challenges in life and so do I. My thing could not be like yours in the sense of travelling for example or it may be different in the way I do things from how you do things. You know, we all have our little things in life that we could always write about. May it be small like getting to eat in your favorite restaurant or getting to travel abroad -- it's always something worth writing and probably, this is the reason why I put up this page. Although the word 'monotonous' speaks for itself, I sort of wanted to test myself and give it a little meaning seeing things in a wider range of view.
And yes -- sometimes it's weird that even when life is a little bit boring, there is always something to write about. This life may not be good all the time but it does offer time to view one's thoughts and reflect upon something no matter what it is. This page may be the least updated but I do hope you get something from it too. If you wanna write, don't stop and think. Do it now and start writing for it is never too late to chase after your dreams.
For a quick write - up, I just want to give a little update about what's happening in my monotonous life.
First, I am so glad that God has brought some kind - hearted people who helped me and my sisters atleast continue studying. Both my sisters are homeschooling together with this family we know at church and as for me --another family from church also provided a review book and I'm on the step towards taking my GED test to get my highschool equivalency diploma since I haven't really finished it yet because of some changes especially in the Philippine Curriculum (K to 12) which is a bit tricky too. (And I'm getting old!) I've missed out on a lot of things in regular school which made it harder for me to catch up but thankfully, I've been lent some books and resources to continue and gain more insights about the lessons and everything. For a while, I thought that every dream I had has come to an end and that there is no way out but I always come out wrong. I always follow the negative and end up missing on the big part -- that is seeing the positive side of every single thing.
To sum it up, this year may have started out badly but after all, it's just March and after the rain, it's getting calm now and I hope and pray that it will last forever. Erm, I don't want to be emotional? haha!
Second, I'm just thankful for how God is working in my life even if it took a long time, I can see God's hand making a clear path for my family to take. We may have been through a lot and still going through it but after the storm God always send us a rainbow reminding us that there is a light to all of these. I just want to let go of all the things that are useless. All those thoughts focused on what people will think or how to gain favor from men because I will never get to please people even if I had tried my best. I will only fail because it's nothing compared to the favor of God.
Third and last, I'm so happy of how this blog has turned out. I still don't have internet at home so I use it at our friends' house or at the internet cafe so you might understand the struggle of editing a blog in different places. But in the end, finally, the only thing I need to do is write since everything is already set -- the theme, embeds, social icons and every complicated thing in making a website. So please, stay tuned and continue supporting my blog. Follow me on social media and let's get connected!
If you want to read my poem, click here.
I live an ordinary life; striving and making it work in the giant sandpit aka Dubai. My life isn't perfect (I wish it was!) But I guess there's something about the imperfection in my journey that makes it worth the write and share. I believe that we don't have to have everything figured out because if we do, a lifetime won't be enough...
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