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    Boast in Integrity

    André and I have decided that Monday night was our devo-date night. We took pleasure in (albeit only three verses) 2 Corinthians 1: 12-14 which spoke thorougly about character.  Although boasting connotes negativity when used to gloat about one’s own merits, Paul referred to it as proud confidence of what God has done in his life. “Let him who boasts, boast in the Lord.” (1 Co 1:31) In the light of today, when humanity heavily relies on accomplishments to define success, it is easy to get distracted about our purpose (who we are and whose we are). The system of this world often disguises itself as the one true path to righteousness…

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    A Concept of Freedom

    I know this will be a hard entry to swallow, but I just want to get it out there. Today we celebrate Independence Day! For a country that has been colonized three times, it is a big deal to commemorate the very moment we liberated ourselves from foreign captivity. We are physically free as a nation – free to think, speak, feel – but are we internally free as individual beings? Or are we in bondage to our own human flesh? These carnal desires control our innermost thoughts and emotions that other people will never know; but God knows. We can try so hard to exhibit a perfect life on…

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    Burgers + Random Banter

    I love my husband more than burgers! But burgers vyed for my attention as well and so today they got it. Chooomp! The thing that I was most grateful for tonight was that André took me out for dinner! There was a time when weekend dates ranged from highly unlikely to non-existent because of church festivities. So when an opportunity came that we got to spend time together, I took it with arms wide open! I threw a question at him at random, I asked if we were not doing any church activity (say we were not even committed Christians serving the Lord at all) what would we be doing? where…

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    Of Eggs and Marriage

    “You’re so lost, you do not even know what eggs you like!” said a very furious Richard Gere as he paced to and fro in front of a very confused Julia Roberts. “That’s called, changing your mind,” she explained. “No, that’s called not having a mind of your own!” Have you seen this movie? Runaway Bride? I am a self-confessed Julia Roberts fan! I watched a lot of her movies when I was younger – Notting Hill, Pretty Woman, including the film I just mentioned. AAAH those were the days when Hugh Grant was a passable celebrity crush of our generation. Fast-forward to the point – the ending. Her last…

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    Throwback Thursday: A Proposal

                 The date was August 4, 2016 and the one thing that I will not forget about that fateful evening was how my date went the extra mile of donning a suit before asking me to be his girlfriend.  Our courtship stage was not a walk in the park; before I witnessed Andre mouthing those words, “will you be my girlfriend?” there have been a series of doubts, moments of me wanting to end our friendship and asking God whether our encounter was yet another test of His faithfulness to each of our lives.

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    Photo Diary One: Java Jazz

    “Stay here; the LORD has sent me to Bethel.” But Elisha said, “As surely as the LORD lives and as you live, I will not leave you.” So they went down to Bethel. 2 Kings 2:2 How fitting this verse is!  I truly know how it is to be in the Lord, with you girls!! Grateful to be part of your group, Bethel.