Reflections of a Year

Published January 12, 2015 by Zamora

2014 was an interesting year that made me grow as a person, model, dancer, designer and friend.
Firstly let me thank God for his grace and patience with me and for letting me see another year. Unfortunately a few people I knew don’t have that privilege and would like to mention two of them who was closest to me. Candice Alexander-Samuel who died after complications from minor surgery and Marilyn McClean who died from stomach cancer. These two beautiful people who we where not expecting us to leave us so suddenly because it was a minor surgery with Candice and stomach cancer is an aggressive cancer and you only know that you when it has infected most of body. Lord knows how much I miss them.

I was name by Coco Velvet International one of the top models of Trinidad and Tobago for 2014. That was an exciting process. I learnt a lot about myself and the modeling world in Trinidad and Tobago. It is very competitive like anything else and you need to keep pushing yourself in the lime light to always be seen and be relevant.

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I didn’t win but I had a lot of self growth that came from it.

Mostly for me 2014 was about striving for your goals no matter what the obstacles that life would place before you. 2015 will be a great year. Thank you God in advance for giving me the strength for this new year.
Keep being a blessing and Continue Fighting Temptations.

Birthday 2014

Published December 26, 2014 by Zamora

Today is my birthday ūüôā this year has had a lot of changes from being named one of the top models of Trinidad and Tobago 2014, growing as a makeup artist and expanding my range as a lighting and scenic designer. God has seen me through it all. The friends and family loss and my God give me strength to continue and help my loved ones be strong. Tears still come to me at times but I know God’s plan is bigger. I want to thank everyone I met , people who challenged me and most importantly my family and friends. This is a new year, new beginnings and new growth.

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Happy Birthday to Me!!!!

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UPDATE
So my boyfriend did the most wonderful thing. He organized a surprise party for me with my close friends and brothers.. He is so sweet. Thank you hunni ūüôā
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I will miss you

Published December 25, 2014 by Zamora

Now this year would have been the second Christmas I would have celebrated with you and your family… I was happy that you embraced me as a daughter and I embraced you as a mother….your son would say you spoiled me more than him…and I know he will miss you more than I since your passing was so sudden…wow stomach cancer is a serious creeper we only saw it when it was too late which is the case with this type of cancer….you will be missed for years to come but most at Christmas time…

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I love what i do

Published December 23, 2014 by Zamora

I wrote this post last year and i forgot to publish it…my love for the dance style has increased this is when it started….
This weekend was amazing . I performed in my School showcase . where i was in 4 pieces out of the 10 that was done . My favourite of all the pieces i was in although i enjoyed performing all the pieces, ¬†would have to “Ganesh” choreographed by my wonderful teacher Susan Mohip. Kathak is so dear to my heart didn’t think i would have fallen in love with the style so much.¬†484772_10151817596693800_312680224_n

Not forgotten

Published November 2, 2013 by Zamora

It has been awhile since i posted anything….My life has been a real roller coaster ride. I have had up and downs and in betweens but i am still living day to day with the strength i have and even more as i go through this test we call life.

I Love You…

Published January 2, 2012 by Zamora

Many people say these three words without ¬†understanding…I LOVE YOU!!

I think about the love my parents have for me,

I think about the love they have for each other,

I think about the love I have for them ,

I think about the love I have for my brothers,

I think about the love I have for my friends,

I think about the love I have for my (ahem) Friend …(Lord knows my brothers don’t want to know about this one …B, I love you and appreciate you…)

Do you say it? Do you show it? Do I say it? or Do I Show it?

Let us Look at what is said about love according to the bible

1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.

Wow..That makes me think ..I am I this way to ALL the people I Love???

 

Let’s examine this text by definitions

Love is patient. Patience (or forbearing) is the state of endurance under difficult circumstances, which can mean persevering in the face of delay or provocation without acting on annoyance/anger in a negative way; or exhibiting forbearance when under strain, especially when faced with longer-term difficulties.

wow food for thought

Love is kind.  Kind is  showing tenderness or goodness; inclined to do good and bestow happiness; it is opposite to hurting or paining;

Love is NOT jealous. Jealousy  typically refers to the negative thoughts and feelings of insecurity, fear, and anxiety over an anticipated loss of something that the person values, particularly in reference to a human connection. Jealousy often consists of a combination of presenting emotions such as anger, sadness, resentment, and disgust. So LOVE is NOT THIS!!

Love is NOT boastful. Boast: To glorify oneself in speech; talk in a self-admiring way.

Love is NOT proud. Proud (or pride) with a negative¬†connotation, pride refers to an inflated sense of one’s personal status or accomplishments. ie ‘I am the¬†hottest¬†since slice bread and¬†don’t¬†cater about nobody but me’

Love is NOT rude.¬†Rudeness¬†(also called¬†impudence¬†or¬†effrontery) is a display of disrespect by not complying with the social “laws” or¬†etiquette¬†of a group or culture. These laws have been established as the essential boundaries of normally accepted behavior. To be unable or unwilling to align one’s behavior with these laws known to the general population of what is socially acceptable is to be rude. So LOVE is NOT THIS either!!

Love does not demand(claim¬†as¬†a¬†right to) its own way…this one is an eye opener to me

Love is not irritable. Irritate: To provoke impatience, anger, or displeasure.

Love keeps no record of being wronged. ..hmmm

Love does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out.

Love never gives up. Give up : to abandon ; to quit

Love never loses faith. Faith is confidence or trust in a person or entity

Love is always hopeful. Hope¬†¬†is the¬†emotional¬†state, the opposite of which is¬†despair, which promotes the belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in one’s life.

Love endures through every circumstance. Endure: to hold out against; sustain without impairment or yielding; to bear without resistance or with patience;  to tolerate

Now looking at each part of this text by just definition I and all for us have fallen short in some way with our love for God, for others and to ourselves. Let us , yes with myself included, be sure of those 3 little words with big meaning when phrased together… and act according to those you love.

Be Blessed and Keep Smiling ūüôā