Changes


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In life, changes do occur whether we like it or not.  Whether we want to change or not.

One thing I know is that our God is faithful.  No matter what you are going through, no matter the situation. 

I still do struggle with the fact that I know God knows what I am going through, He knows my desires and it His time is the best.

I am promising myself to sit still and know that He is God.  My sitting still doesn’t mean that I will literally sit… It means that I will keep knocking more doors, keep asking God for Grace, keep trusting Him because I know he is faithful and will grant me my wishes according to His will. 

  I will move with the tide.  Trust the process. Ask God to give you the Grace always.

 

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Love Like God.


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God is our Father and thus, loves us just as we are and where we’re at, without conditions. He simply loves us. Of course He trains us in the way we should go and He will correct us when we go astray but it all comes from a place of love and maybe that’s why we respond to Him like we do. Because love does things to us.

Parents simply fall in love with their babies as soon as they lay eyes on them. The baby has just showed up. It hasn’t done anything yet it receives overwhelming and unconditional love. A parent does not give their child conditions for them to love it. They just love and out of that love, want the best for them and so they will train them in a way that is right. The child does not always obey, but even when they disobey…

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26


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I can’t believe I am 26 today. Just the other day I was being wheeled in KNH theater for an open-heart surgery (I was 8 then)

Fast forward to today… 26…

 I had so much planned for myself to achieve when I was younger. So much time has passed. Some of these things have been achieved. Others haven’t.

Do I regret? No. Am I sad? No. Actually I am very happy.

Along the way I learned lessons. Along the way I came to know that God’s plans are always the best.

 So that has been my mantra.

 I have been through bad and good situations. The bad ones have served as lessons. The good ones give me joy and peace.

Makes me able to face the next day even if things get tough.

 I am surrounded by so much love from my folks! My mama though!! This woman is phenomenal. Gosh! If I had to choose another mom, she will still be the one.

 My siblings!! They rock. They hold me together when all is lost. When I feel sad I just think of them and smile 🙂

 My friends. And I mean true friends. People who will tell me as it is… People who I know I can rely on them and they will never disappoint me. Those are the ones I am talking about. THANK YOU.

 You’ve made my life beautiful. I am blessed because of you. I know you are blessed because of me 🙂

 Thank you for all the million reasons to smile.

 Mumbi… Thank you :-). These birthday shenanigans should continue through out the month :-P.

 

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26 is beautiful. I have learnt so much. I will keep on learning everyday with God by my side. I will travel more. Take more risk . Lean on God.

 He is the author of my life. My sustainer. My friend. My father. My Rock.

 

Happy 26th Birthday to Me 🙂 🙂

 

Love 🙂

Julie

Unsaid Things…


As I am typing this on this bright Friday the 26th of June I am listening to TI’s Dead and Gone….  Truth is the old me is dead and gone. Each and everyday I discover new things about me.. Each day I push back the old me (especially the negatives) and embrace the new me.. Positivity and all… Hence the old me is dead and gone…  

I feel free, I feel happy I feel great.. 

There are things that I need to  let out though… 

Love makes the world go round. Love brings happiness,. It brings a new lease in life. At the same time love brings PAIN.. So much pain… 

Today’s unsaid things are dedicate to le ex….. I  will summarize them in one picture…

N/B: This is what I felt before.. This is what I felt during that time. I went down on spiral road to self pity and  bitterness….

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As I said earlier this was in the past… Fast forward to now.. I feel great,… I feel happy.. I feel at peace…  There are still the small un said things but… yea… I really don’t mind at the moment…  

Actually am glad we went separate ways. Did I want to meet a version of you again? Nope

But hey, we had our good days.. Those are cherished…  We had our bad days.. Ummhh..  I will forgot those. I know there are times you will try to reach out… Go right ahead. The only thing that you should remember is that nothing will be the same…  It will not be the same. I am not the same… 

I have no hard feelings..  The only thing that is the same is I am that happy soul….  The ever smiling lady that you used and still know… 

But then again achieving all this hasn’t been easy… Its God who has made it possible… Today in the morning I stumbled across this verse : 

“‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.

Leviticus 19:18

You are a great person…  Continue being great!!! 

Adios!! 

Jewel 🙂

Appreciation


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Today I want to appreciate each and every person in my life. ‘Sharing facts in life’ hasn’t been easy bearing in mind the things i have gone through.. I am still going strong though, each day.. Everyday

 The support has  been overwhelming… It has been encouraging.. I feel at peace. I feel happy. I thank God for always holding my hand. I thank God for those whom have been always by my side no matter what…  For those who left, I am grateful too. I appreciate all the situations that have come my way.. They have made me stronger and wiser

My favorite Verse Isaiah 41:10  

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.’

has kept me strong too.. 

As we go through this journey called life, we will stumble, we will fall, we will give up, we will cry, a whole lot of things will happen to us… But always remember one thing, “God did not bring you this far to leave you!”

Always remember to be grateful no matter the circumstances..

Love***

Jewel 🙂 

First Comes Commitment Then Comes Love


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Before I entered my relationship, I had been on journey of intense search and understanding of this thing called relationships. I had read, googled listened to sermons and experts, and observed people in relationships; both dating and married, constantly trying to figure out what makes them work and survive the test of time.

One thing that stood out in my research was friendship is key, and with friendship, commitment to the friendship.

Commit to love

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Our society nowadays teaches us that before we commit, we must develop a feeling of attraction or chemistry before we can commit to a person. If there is no feeling or chemistry, then there is no commitment. We need to feel someone’s “vibe before we can agree to date them. My fellow friend and blogger/writer Ernest Wamboye wrote a similar post on the same here, which I absolutely concur with.

Over the last couple…

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4 WAYS TO HAVE A CHRIST-CENTERED RELATIONSHIP


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Another amazing post from Jarid about Christ – Centered Relationships. Nice read from

4 Ways To Have A Christ-Centered Relationship

And the 4 ways are:

PRAY TOGETHER

I believe that those who pray together will stay together. And while prayer might be one of those things some view as a private act, I’d encourage you to open up and start praying with whoever you try to deepen your relationship with. Take the opportunity to not only pray for your relationship with each other, but that God himself will guide both of you to personally reflect an example of His love.

“Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.” -Mother Teresa

SERVE TOGETHER

Whether it be in a local church, food-pantry or homeless shelter, I’d recommend you and your significant other serve…

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