But far be it from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong;God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are, 29so(AS) that no human being might boast in the presence of God. And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption, so that, as it is written,"Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord."
(1 Cor 1:27)
It's hard for me to talk about myself without mentioning God so I'll just start with that. Life's full and good as it should be - not filled with the quicksilver fruitless pursuit of happiness, but solidly rooted in the promises and unchanging nature of God.
The God who is there is the God who is eternal, who is just, holy, compassionate and whose love endures forever.
Under the shadow of that I kneel, knowing that without Him I am nothing; there is nothing I have that I did not first receive - and by His grace I have my life, my family, my intellect and imagination, my dreams.
I'm (to quote Anne Frank), a bundle of contradictions. I have my daydreams of worlds unknown, stars and suns wheeling about but on most days, you'll find me wandering about my office, trailing fantasies of what to have for lunch/dinner. I work in room with big glass windows, love the sun pouring in and wish I could star gaze in Singapore the way I used to when I lived in Australia.
I lived in Melbourne, Australia for 4.5 years :) It's a gracious, bustly city filled with people who love food and life. It has its pretty side, its bohemian quarters and is never the same from one minutes to the next. Just look here.
Melange of favourite things (in no particular order):
chocolate*fat thick novels* short stories*poems poems poems* writing* ice cream* warm showers* autumn leaves* sparkly things* fat and haughty cats* big gentle eyed dogs* pretty little earrings* roses* road trips*daisies* wine* tea* coffee - oh but trying to give this up* almonds* the feel of silk against skin* hugs* friends* candlelight* running* funny rhymes* bach*beethoven* norah jones* jazz jazz and more jazz* lindy hop* scarlatti* keith jarrett* cherry blossoms * my friends - the loves of my life* soup * my family* fun blogs with interesting nuggets of information* trawling wikipedia* a tale of two cities* shakespeare* hot chocolate* baking and cooking* cupcakes* mendelssohn*chopin
Stuff you won't find me talking about -
Work. I work in Singapore now. That's all I'm willing to say.
Trash talking about anyone/smut. My sister reads this blog. My church mates read this blog. Plus. I don't even want to think like that let alone talk/blog like that.