Hello, everyone! So many things have been happening in my life lately. Everyday, I am learning how to live with the intention of making every God-given day count. I purposely cut short the time I use social media and I'm so happy to say that when we step away from the so-called busyness in life, it's where we can draw closer to God and He to us.
My mom has started working on her temporary job two weeks ago making almost all of her tasks as a housewife fall into my arms. The adjustment's very difficult as my mom hasn't been working since '09. I do help whenever I can, but I never cooked for our family full time. I do ironing, but my mom used to do the laundry. I never thought of what to eat every meal and what went missing at home. What needs to be bought and what time do we feed the pets we have. I've never been used to trimming our cat's fur balls either. There are so many uncomfortable moments that leaves me so anxious every single day. With my dad busy on his business and my sisters on their daily activities, being a stay-at-home 20 year old can surely suck at times. I don't know if you can relate, but I've never found myself this busy like ever before. I honestly feel like a mother more than a sister or a daughter when mom's not around. And take note, I've had to also squeeze in time for studying. People think doing house chores are so easy, but think twice. With the extreme summer heat across the country, I doubt if you'll ever want to do something sweat-producing, haha! This Sunday, I am just feeling so lazy like the cat above. We just had our lunch & so I got this little time to write before I start to collect dry clothes, iron and/or cook for dinner tonight. *smirks* Here's another Sunday Currently entry...
I haven't been reading a specific book lately, but I surely have come across beautifully written articles online. I'm that type of person who'd always spend time reading articles after another whenever I'm on my phone. Right now, I love this write-up on Desiring God's website that's all about how Christ has leveled even the dating field. It truly is an eye-opener especially the fact that godliness attracts godliness. One person would have more than the other in terms of finances or experiences in life, but when Jesus came, all those became equally placed before God. Ladies, we may wish for that man who has the perfect jawline, the white- collar-job, or simply the one who we'd be proud of, but it isn't all that there is. Godliness is a must. How about someone who'd go through life with you? How about someone who'd help grow your relationship with our Creator? How about someone who'd portray God's love to you in the little ways that He can? You may give the article a read here.
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an orange t-shirt with a black jersey shorts. The comfier the better!
a mixture of everything; remnants of the fried chicken with onions we just had for lunch, and the rugby my dad used a while ago to tuck in the bicycle's wheels.
of new movies to watch, new books to read and many more. Also thinking of God's amazing work in our lives. I mean, how could He be so faithful when we're even faithless to Him at times? How could He be so generous, when it even is beyond our capacity to give to someone in need. How could He just be a good, good father to His sometimes-functional adopted children? Sigh.
God's hand holding me wherever I go. It's not easy to believe but God's love is the kind of love that doesn't need to be reciprocated. Not that we can ever repay Him! His is the kind of love that doesn't need something in return. We may even fail to remember that, but when I was washing the dishes earlier, I teared a bit because I realized how great God truly is. My family had plans of giving up on this very battle we have been facing for many years, but then He provided. I don't know if this is the way through it. All I know is that the hand who was with the Israelites thousand of years ago when they journeyed in the desert for 40 years is still the same, unchanging God who heals, provides and restores the lost and the broken.
Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed,
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Have a blessed Sunday, peeps!
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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