The moment the reality struck me that today was the D-day, an uneasy wave of emotions bundled up inside of me churning my stomach to the point of nausea. It was a bittersweet feeling. This best described the condition I found myself as I packed the set of dresses inside the black box.
Everything was now ready and in a few hours, I would embark on the adventure to a new world. The preceding days have moved so swiftly and I didn’t realize it. Indeed, time runs so fast during such intense moments when we want it to slow down. Those moments when we still wish to savour the enormous love of the familial spirit that surrounds us. We don’t want to miss the fond affection of family and friends who have gathered to bid us goodbye. But today has happened so fast and there is a flight to catch. Continue reading →
The month of November ushers us into the inevitable change in weather when it’s going to get colder, darker, rainy and wet, and probably with flurries of snow. Then boom comes winter in its full glare! The month of November is significant and it holds different meanings for different people. For some, it is a birth month and for the Americans, it’s a month of Thanksgiving. In the Christian religious calendar, different commemorations and celebrations are held in November. Continue reading →
Oh yes. It’s another October. Another fall season, when Halloween is celebrated in most countries of the world as more and more people are beginning to adopt the tradition.
So, it’s that period of the year again when people wear masks and dress in costumes that appear scary and spooky. Or simply sexy and fanciful outfits just so they can make a statement, all in the spirit of Halloween. Continue reading →
“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.” Psalms 51:10-12
Lord, I give you praise because, in your wrath, you remembered mercy. I bless you because you did not cast me away forever. Continue reading →
“Never forget that God is your friend. And like all friends, He longs to hear what’s been happening in your life. Good or bad, whether it’s been full of sorrow or anger, or even when you’re questioning why terrible things have to happen.” – Nicholas SparksContinue reading →