The presence of my absence | Happy New Year!

Has the presence of my absence been noticeable? In life, in general, do we all get a kick from being absent and then well missed, or am I the only part of the 5% that has the nerve to admit it? Is there something to be ashamed of if we left and came back missed? When we know how things have been, they haven’t quite been the same in our absence. It’s been a journey.

At this stage in my life, I can honestly admit that I’m incomplete without blogging. It’s like something inside me is missing, and my only escape is if I write something down. My creative juices had been running for a while, and I’m fairly certain that they are about to become colorless from not being used. The time spent away from WordPress has been an emotional rollercoaster. I’m delighted I recovered and dug myself out of yet another hole. Even though I lost some of you due to technical problems, just accept me as you always have. Additionally, I’d like to thank everybody who recently found my blog and has continued to read it for their support. I sincerely hope you will find it in your heart to allow me to journey with you on this boat. I’m eager to read all of your blogs as well.

My heart is filled with nothing but gratitude, and I have welcomed this new year with joy. More than anything, I’ve grown softer and more obedient to God. I’ve realized that I am nothing without God’s amazing Love, so I am here completely surrendering myself to obeying every command He gives me. I would want to declare the Scriptures below as my way of kicking off the year with a bang and optimism. I’m excited about what lies ahead.


The hand of the diligent will rule, But the lazy man will be put to forced labor.

Proverbs 12:24

The soul of a lazy man desires, and has nothing;
But the soul of the diligent shall be made rich.

Proverbs 13:4

He who has a slack hand becomes poor,
But the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Proverbs 10:4

Praise and Worship

I will praise You forever,
Because You have done it;
And in the presence of Your saints
I will wait on Your name, for it [a]is good.

Psalms 52:9

He is your praise, and He is your God, who has done for you these great and awesome things which your eyes have seen.

Deuteronomy 10:21

Make a joyful shout to the Lord, [a]all you lands!
Serve the Lord with gladness;
Come before His presence with singing.
Know that the Lord, He is God;
It is He who has made us, and [b]not we;
We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.

Psalms 100:1-3


“Therefore you shall love the Lord your God, and keep His charge, His statutes, His judgments, and His commandments always.

Deuteronomy 11:1

Now, therefore, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be a special treasure to Me above all people; for all the earth is Mine.

Exodus 19:5

Here is the patience of the saints; here are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.

Revelation 14:12


Fear not, for I am with you;
Be not dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you,
Yes, I will help you,
I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

Isaiah 41:10

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Phillipians 4:6-7

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

Romans 8:28

If you felt stuck and hopeless last year, I encourage you to start this year off on the right foot. You did well, so be a little more forgiving of yourself. Sometimes the commotion, hustles, and bustles of this life prevent us from properly enjoying the small miracles we see every day. To make room for more, appreciate what you already have. The secret is to be content. Not that you don’t want more—you do—but the idea is to develop contentment while you wait and in pursuit of your goals.

Now that you are content, grateful, rejuvenated, restored, and less heavy-laden, sing these words with me from the book of Psalms.

Psalms 56:1-7
Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me!
For my soul trusts in You;
And in the shadow of Your wings I will make my refuge,
Until these calamities have passed by.
I will cry out to God Most High,
To God who performs all things for me.
He shall send from heaven and save me;
He reproaches the one who would swallow me up. 
God shall send forth His mercy and His truth.
My soul is among lions;
I lie among the sons of men
Who are set on fire,
Whose teeth are spears and arrows,
And their tongue a sharp sword.
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens;
Let Your glory be above all the earth.
They have prepared a net for my steps;
My soul is bowed down;
They have dug a pit before me;
Into the midst of it, they have fallen. 
 My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast;
I will sing and give praise.

First batch of many pics for the year🌸
I woke up feeling great. The first day of the year was on my favourite day of the week – SUNDAY.
I miss those days when I knew I would get everything new. From clothes, hair, and shoes to toys – on Christmas and New Year’s Day. Today I decided to at least get something new for myself – a NEW HAIRDO for the girl. Akfani yazi.
Adulting ain’t fun at all. I wish someone had warned me.
Hope everyone is doing well.

Happiest Blessed New Year!!

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From my heart to yours


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