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Ubi Caritas et Amor, Deus ibi Est

“Where Charity and Love are, God is there”.

This is what Ubi Caritas et Amor Deus ibi Est means in Latin. Indeed Latin is a beautiful language and I would love to learn it. Think of the Latin phrases that we commonly use in English, i.e. (id est),  carpe diem, per se, per capita, per diem, bona fide, vice versa, de facto, et cetera. I guess anything you say in Latin makes you look classy – Totus Tuus.

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The Introvert in Me

“He doesn’t talk much in class,” “He’s so quiet”.  That was what my high school teacher once told my mom during a parent-teacher conference. I knew what she meant but I don’t think my mom did. I had good grades that school term and so my mom had no reason to probe any further.  To her being “quiet” meant I wasn’t making noise or disturbing others in class. I knew exactly what she meant. That I wasn’t participating in class activities. Back then I hadn’t heard of the term “introvert”. To others my quietness was synonymous with shyness. I was […]

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Natamani Kutembea Nawe – Rebekah Dawn

I like this song so much. In fact, like is an understatement. I looove it. I heard it once but forgot about it.
I couldn’t find complete lyrics online so I wrote it down. Hope they are correct 🙂

Kutembea Nawe by Rebekah Dawn

Nikipoteza njia
Kwa safari Nimechagua
Nisipokuwa na nguvu
Niite

Niongoze kwa neema
Nifuze kwa upole wako
Hata nikikukosea nsaidie
Nisaidie

Sielewi Njia Hii
Ndio Maana Nakuhitaji
Nakutegemea Wewe
Enda Nami

Nashindwa Kukupa Yote
Hata Hivyo Nita Amini
Kwani Najua Mwisho ehh
Kuna Raha

Natamani kutembea nawe
Natamani kutembea nawe
Natamani kutembea nawe
Niongoze
Niongoze

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A Story Is Told // We’re No Longer Slaves to Fear

A story is told…

I love stories. They have a way of encouraging, uplifting, drawing us in and even simplifying complex matters. Jesus is a master storyteller. His is still The Greatest Story Ever Told.

We are No Longer slaves

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You are Loved – Happy Valentine

They say that love makes the world go around. One theme that has featured in countless songs, poems and TV shows is love. Love is the source of so much joy, happiness and ironically, so much pain and sadness. We can’t do sans love. We were created to love and be loved.

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You’re Beautiful – Creation Speaks of God

The bible speaks a lot about creation. It starts in Genesis when God spoke and the creation came into existence. This is especially true of the heavenly hosts – stars, planets, galaxies, sun & moon etc.

Sombrero Galaxy:
Sombrero-Galaxy-NASA

A couple of days ago a friend and I (after watching The Martian) were chatting about things in the heavens – about the beauty of the galaxies. She is fascinated by them.

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Audacity

I have often heard about the word intrepid but didn’t know what it meant. Now I do. It means via Google.

audacity1

in.trep.id: fearless; adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect). synonyms: fearless, unafraid, undaunted, unflinching, unshrinking, bold, daring, gallant, audacious, adventurous, heroic, dynamic, spirited, indomitable.

I liked the word audacity. I don’t often do this but I will use it as my one WORD of 2016.

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