“5 Life lessons from 5 books”

I lost count of the number of books I’ve read in 2019. I do remember that it wasn’t as much as I wanted it to be. But since it was the first year since I started reading books regularly, I consider it to be a success. I’ve learned some amazing things through them, things I…

Healing from my abusieve past

I have been putting off writing this post for almost 2 months now, simply because I didn’t really know how to. But I have decided to give it a try. For almost two months now, I have been going through some rough times, to be more accurate, it has been one of the worst times…

Travel: Paris (France)

Going to Paris has been our most spontaneous trip ever. But it was as great as always. Sevran Livry, the place we stayed at, was nothing like Paris in the movies. For some reason, the inhabitants (the ones we saw) seem like a ticking bomb. The streets and stations we’re filled with people going up…

Travel: The Netherlands, Leeuwarden

When I came from Africa at the age of seven, my innocent mind was filled with all kinds of fantasies about what Europe looked like. Some of them were from the movies I use to watch at my neighbors, and some were created by the stories that were going around in a small town called…

Travel: Venice, Italy

Christmas 2019, my fiancé and I spend this beautiful time with his family in Italy. But not without taking a small detour to Venice. The last time I visited Italy, I only stayed in Rome. Venice was breathtaking! I love water, vintage, and history, this place was the perfect embodiment of these things. I couldn’t…

Relationships

The physical life of Adam and Eve does not stop in the instant they taste the fruit: this isn’t the poison apple of the fairy tale. But something in them and between them does die. Their sense of themselves and their relationship with each other is shatterd. And (what is even far worse) their relationship…

The Gospel

IntroductionToday’s post is by a guest writer, Zeke Nelson. One of the things that have helped me live-out my Christian faith is by reading the Bible (if you are having an issue with getting through the bible, I have a post on that as well). As I was reading the bible on an everyday basis,…

“My first experience with Lent”

Lent is a season of repentance and humility, a time where we are called to consider our human sin and frailty in light of the splendor and perfection of God our King. The staff of Redeemer Presbyterian Church In February my fiancé booked a trip to London for my birthday. We both love books, so…