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To agree to disagree on red velvet cake

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“Life’s all about moments of impact and how they change our lives forever. But what if one day you could no longer remember any of them?”

I guess this is my first movie in this year. And I am very lucky to have this movie played in my country. I watched it with my friend and I did not have any expectation. In fact, I was not expecting a good movie. I kinda recognize the actress, but I cannot grab it from my memory.

It was The Vow. Have you watch it?

It was actually a true life inspired movie. A type of movie that I always avoid. Why? well, simply because my life is complicated enough without trying to understand other people’s lives. But this time I spare my own illogical reasons for the sake of  my friend who was asking for movie. And as I recall, I had not been in a theater for quite some time. And between other movies played, it seemed a good movie to watch.

And it was.

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Written by Vallaura

February 16, 2012 at 10:59 PM

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He is busy.

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It is not a secret that I am a fan of Mr. John Doe. Who’s John Doe? Well, you might not know him. He is no Whitney Houston, by the way, may she rests in peace. amen. he is just a speaker in my church. I address him as the church’s pastor. But he always introduces himself as a Bible Teacher.

As far as I know, and that is not further than the sanctuary, he is somewhat like spiritual superintendent, if there’s such term, in an international school in Indonesia. He comes from the city of a thousand church. I promise myself, one day I will visit that city to do headcount of the churches there. In one fine day, so they called, he stepped in to the church teaching and started to share the Bible insights.

Let’s just skip the part on how I became a regular attendee of this church. And forget that I call myself as regular attendee and not a church member. ….skipping….  Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Vallaura

February 12, 2012 at 9:48 PM

a zest of life.

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They said there are three stages in life; when you are about to enter trial, when you just get out of trial or when you are in trial. Boy, that really made life easy. *smirk*

I don’t know in what stage of life I’m now. What I know, in whichever stage I’m in, I should just snip everything and  take a zap to live. And in one of those occasions, you can always find me nesting in my favorite hideouts.

This January, or most precisely this year, I intend to start it right. Years back have shown that life can be ugly sometimes–most of the time. And realizing that I have no single clue about what lies ahead I start this year by having a feast of soul quenching holiday.

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Written by Vallaura

February 4, 2012 at 10:42 AM

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