Short hiatus

Current mood:

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I love Fridays! It’s my favorite day of the week because when the sun sets it’s time to keep the Sabbath holy:

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. (Exodus 20:8)

Hello, wonderful readers! I’ve been dreading this, but I need to take a break from blogging. I am battling with anemia and lately, I’ve been really exhausted and although I am trying to troop on, I’m currently like…

This morning, I was listening to ‘My Little Universe’ by Depeche Mode:

My little universe is expanding… slowly
Those who know me say I’m growing every day
Beautiful emptiness surrounds me
I take small steps
I’m making progress in an unspecific way

Here I am king
I decide everything
I let no one in
No one
No one
No one

And I was like, ‘Yes! That is exactly what I need. I need to be in my own universe for a while’, so I’ve decided to announce a hiatus.

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I would not be blogging or engaging in social media from Saturday to Monday God’s willing. I plan to come back on Tuesday and catch up with all the blogs. I may schedule a few posts for the time that I’ll be offline. So, I’m going to take my jacket off…

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…and just relax for those few days. I’m going to miss you guys, but I must do this.

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Take care, stay safe, walk with God and have a great weekend.

15 Films Tag

Angela of lifeofanangela recently did a post about the 15 Films Tag. I thought it was fun and decide to give it a try. Angela blogs a little bit of everything and I suggest that you check out her amazing blog.

Let’s do this!… now if I can find a film that does not feature Bae. 😛

1. Favorite Film 

I have a few favorites, but at the moment, I am LIVING Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.

2. Favorite Scene in Favorite Film

Where Ethan Hunt climbs the Burj Khalifa. This is probably the most iconic scene of all the Missions. ❤

I wish I could do this:

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3. Favorite Actor

We might be on the verge of a break-up, but Tom Cruise is Bae and will always be Bae. He’s committed to his craft, has a great smile and dresses great. He gives 110% and he’s generally nice to his co-stars and even nicer to his fans. Which actor shows up at their premier an hour or two before just to mix and mingle with the fans? He is the King of the Meet & Greet. 

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4. Favorite Director

I used to like Karan Johar, but Christopher McQuarrie is now my all-time favorite director/writer. As a director, he did a fantastic job with  Jack Reacher and MI: Rogue Nation, but he has also inspired me as a writer with movies such as Valkyrie, The Tourist, and Edge of Tomorrow.

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5. Film that makes you cry the most

Hahaha! I always say that if you want to cry, watch a Bollywood film. And Shah Rukh Khan is the King of Crying! However, the last movie I sort of cried for was Sanam Teri Kasam. Man! That movie had every emotion I could ask for. I’ll do a review for it soon. 

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6. Film Saga you have given up & why

Harry Potter. I simply got bored of witches and wizards and chanting.

7. Favorite cinematographic genre

I joke about Tom being his own cinematographic genre, but really, whatever movie he is in because most of his movies are shot gorgeously! 

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8. Least favorite cinematographic genre

Oh, the horror!

9. Childhood film

Man! I loved Matilda!

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10. What film you would like to star in?

Something New just because Simon Baker would be my landscaper. I loved him in this movie! And Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol to do stunts with TC.

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11. Films you want to watch

At the moment, I don’t care for movies, but if I can watch Tom Cruise’s film catalog, I’ll do it for I’ve not seen all of his films.

12. In what film you would like to live

Thank you for asking! I’ve always wanted to live The Three Musketeers! The one from 1993 with Chris O’Donnell and Charlie Sheen. I could already picture the Parisian adventures we’ll have! I won’t accept the others after it.

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13. What’s your favorite cartoon film?

I LIVED Aladdin and still do. ❤

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14. Films you would recommend

I honestly don’t like recommending films, but if you’re looking for a good interracial love story, Something New. This movie deals with race issues, why black women are afraid to be with white men and why love always wins in the end. The Three Musketeers from 1993 for a good old French adventure! If you’re into action, then I recommend you watch Hollywood’s greatest action star in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.

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15. Films that made you laugh

The last film that made me laugh like a lunatic was Housefull. That was a gold comedy! And all my darlings was in this one: Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, and Riteish Deshmukh.

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This was fun to do. 🙂

Share Your World for June 19th

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It’s been a while since I’ve done Cee’s Share Your World Challenge! I’ll do the latest one now.

What is something that people are obsessed with but you just don’t get the point of?

Hating. People think that it’s cool to hate someone or something for no apparent reason because the media or their friend or their neighbor say it’s okay to hate.

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What quirky things do people do where you are from?

Where I live, the people are pretty normal.

What are some things you wish you could unlearn? 

Hmmm… nothing.

Who is someone that you miss having in your life?

No one. I contend with the people in my life. 

Optional Bonus question:  What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?

My sister in Christ and partner in writing spent the day with me at work last Friday and I couldn’t ask for more. We have a slow period so having her presence here was a blessing. As for next week, God, surprise me. 🙂

June 23rd: Island of misfit posts

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We all have something we’d like to write about, but that doesn’t really “fit” our blog. Write it anyway.

Hmm… isn’t that right? My blog revolves around my spiritual walk with God, the books that I read, writing, the movies that I watch, a little bit of fashion & style, and humanity. If there is anything else that I’ll like to rant about even if it doesn’t fit, I’ll write it.

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Let’s talk… God!

Hello, everyone! As I’ve mentioned in an earlier post this month, I’ve been working on an interactive series for the blog. We’re not going to get into personal details about our lives. We’ll be chatting about various topics as the weeks go by, but today, I want to welcome you to ‘The Brew’. 🙂

Today, I just want to express how thankful I am to God. He has provided me with shelter, a family (although we have our ‘moments’), loving friends, a job, and life. I am thankful for waking up this morning and I am also thankful for the writing passion that He has blessed me with. He has been a driving force in my life and I love feeling His presence as I go about the day’s work.

Thank you, God. ❤

What are you guys thankful to God for?