Heiress of His Promise, Personal

Pasasalamat

Pasasalamat, n. gratitude or indulgence

In the past few weeks, including the closing weeks of 2017, I had a lot of fleeting moments of immense gratitude.

Noticing something I bought months ago that’s propped up on the bookshelf, or remembering an experience that was once a prayer, or seeing faces of people I have come to love all over facebook. Each time — flashes of joy spreading through my body accompanied by humbling gratitude from the overwhelming realisation of the love from my ever-faithful God.

Here are some things that have made me feel that simple but powerful gratitude.

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Creative Writing, Personal

Fifteen Things About Me

Prompt #6: A recent picture of you and 15 interesting facts about yourself.

The first part is easy, here’s a recent photo of myself:

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Sony a5100 16.0 mm F4.0 1/60 s ISO 160

The second part, not so much. I thought it would be easy to name some facts, but it turns out to be the opposite. How do I know which ones are really interesting if I’ve been so used to these things being part of my identity and my life?

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