THE 31-DAY BLOG CHALLENGE Day 2: Favourite Quotes

So, it’s Day 2. Here are some of the quotes that I love and are very vital in my life:

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.” (Proverbs 3:5-6)

“Truly to sing, that is a different breath.” —Rainer Maria Rilke

“God has infinite attention to spare for each one of us. You are as much alone with Him as if you were the only being He had ever created.” —Clive Staples Lewis

“They that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31)

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11)

“A cat pours his body on the floor like water.” —William Lyon Phelps

“If God said it, then it doesn’t matter what people say.”



THE 31-DAY BLOG CHALLENGE Day 1: Self Portrait + 5 Random Facts



The first day asks for a self portrait and five random facts about myself. So, there you go:



You know I’m never a fan of selfie’s so I just sketched a random kid as my self portrait




1.  I love that Farmer’s Best Avocado and Bacon dip you can purchase from Woolies. For some weird reason, it tastes like Jolibee’s Pancit Palabok in creamy dip form. I know, it’s startling. Go try for yourself.




2.  I have a massive collection of eBooks stored in my computer. That huge collection includes: music stuff, music theory, singing, piano playing, self-development books, dummies books, brain science, psychological development, trivia books, popular Christian writers’ books, acting books, English proficiency books, contemporary literature, coffee, chocolate and many more. I could set up a virtual library! I wish I could have the time to read them all.




3.  I have Ailurophilia. Ailurophilia means a strong liking for cats. It’s self-explanatory. That’s my cat, Peping, just chilling with his best friend, the box.



4.  I love Adobo!!! My version of Adobo adds in potatoes, mixed herbs, a bit of honey, tbsp’s of brown sugar, and chicken salt (There are some ingredients that I did not intend to reveal and shall remain shrouded in secrecy within the confines of my kitchen kingdom). I call it an American-ised Adobo. Just cause of the inclusion of the ingredients foreign to the original recipe. Plus, it is always best served either with hard boiled eggs or quail eggs.



5.  I used to write Tagalog poetry when I was still in the Phils. I think I had lost the knack to do it because of the inescapable (although, not absolute) change of culture and environment. I doubt if I was able to keep some of my previous (very amateur but pretty promising) Tagalog writings I penned ages ago.






I am not quite sure where the original idea came from. But the search results on Google tell me that it was initiated last year by Tifanny of It sounds pretty nifty so I’m giving it a try.

Well, I’ve no definite idea why I’m doing this. Maybe I just really want to spend more time with my Artiste blog cause it’s so much fun sharing things every now and then.

I was also thinking that it might also help in fine-tuning my writing abilities. I’m very certain that this blog site will help me improve my sense of expression and articulation to some degree. I know I’m still in the process of learning effective writing and I know that with consistent practice and a good amount of inspiration every so often, I will be able to accomplish my goal.

And so let the 31-Day Blog Challenge begin!