Animating Adventures

Some stop motion animation fun that I picked up at my JMC Academy time! Those people are soooo talented! =) Had so much playing with my colouring pencils and my toys on my parents colourful rug which doubled as a nice backdrop!

If you want to have a go yourself, download Stop Motion Studio app today available both on iOS and Android for some creative fun!  =).

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Extremely Loud But Incredibly Close

Extremely Loud but incredibly close

Based off the book by Jonathan Safran Foer

Hey Unibookwormers!

Sorry for the radio silence for the last month and a half XD as the title suggests it’s been an extremely loud (busy) but incredibly close (to the finish line)! This weekend actually is my last ever official uni exam that I will have to study for life ^^ so so excited! I’ve been at uni for 6 years now and finishing at my 7th next year =)

Hehe already started googling which Harry Potter graduation gown (or robe I should say) that I want to keep. Purple of course 😉

So plans for celebration after this Tuesday?

Other than the usual Huxtaburger burger and chips celebratory dinner =D eeee can’t wait, blogging =D hehe seeing as my partner is away for the next 2 weeks, thought it would be awesome to finish posting my belated April A-Z challenge posts 😉 Plus it gives me bragging rights when he returns hehe.

While he was off holidaying, I was writing =)

#1. Always be kind

Always be kind

Cause in life you will come across some people for no rational reason is taking out their negativity on you even when it has absolutely nothing to do with you.

One of my guy colleagues asked me recently; how do I manage to work in a male dominated industry as a female and cope with all the incoming demands being in the customer service centred project role? And still remain smiley and optimistic? 😉

My answer. ❤ & Grace.

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101 Questions… Book Launch Challenge #2

Today’s thought provoking question…

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Challenge #2! And it’s an epic one ^^ Reading this reminded me of Secret #26 in @paulangone 101 Secrets for your Twenties, ‘Our imperfections, doubts and questions about faith don’t make us unfaithful freaks- they make us human.’ Stand out quote from the secret? ‘Why waste time with church if we all share a collective perfection?’ In true Paul Angone style, he also added the fact that it honestly felt like a problem-free parallel universe where everyone was so hyped up… [on coffee, donuts, light shows and Jesus] where there wasn’t a cloud, drop of rain or speck of pollution in the sky!’ Haha. In all seriousness though, he has a point. If church can’t be a place where we don’t have to act like we have it all together, where else can we go? After all, we all have issues, problems and questions- so maybe instead of hiding them, we should be intentional in sharing them 😉 And that’s what I decided to do ever since last year ^^. Sure it can be scary to be vulnerable. But people are not mind readers, if you don’t tell them you are struggling, they cannot help you 🙃 so I made the leap and couldn’t have moved out without my Youth Pastor and partners help! And now? As a church leader, I’m super intentional in sharing my struggles cause that builds a sense of trust, relability and authenticity. That I’m just like my group members, still learning and growing and looking for answers. There’s nothing like authenticity and transparency that gets even the most introverted members to share their struggles as they realise they’re not alone in this.😉 So be intentional in sharing your struggles, it builds relationships. It’s time to ditch the facade of perfection. 😎

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