The mountains will sing
To the church as house of God
Where faith is revered
Posted for kates’s Friday fun -statue https://aroused.blog/2019/09/14/friday-fun-statues/
Standing at 42.7 m (140 ft) high, the world’s tallest statue of Murugan, a Hindu deity, is located outside Batu Caves. The statue, which cost approximately 24 million rupees, is made of 1550 cubic metres of concrete, 250 tonnes of steel bars and 300 litres of gold paint brought in from neighbouring Thailand.
Batu caves is located at Selangor, Malaysia
We may have different religious beliefs and practices but one thing is important we all believe in the power of a “higher being”. In this place people gather together as one community, one nation thanking that higher being for all that we have and all that we are.
“Coming home should be the safest thing we ever do in this life. Where we lay our heads at night should be where monsters will not reach us. And yet, so many find themselves making homes with monsters instead.”
The best things in life happen unexpectedly, and come from where and when you least expect it. Such is the story behind the birth of this book. It was a random trip to Ipoh that started it all. I was taking a stroll down Old Town Ipoh, along Concubine Lane, when a small shop with stars hanging all over caught my attention.
The PWW Shop is owned and managed by Perak Women for Women Society, an organization that is geared towards providing assistance to women in need. They sell new and pre-loved items that help fund the foundation’s various activities.
I was so inspired by their “One Million Stars to End Violence – Malaysia” advocacy that I wrote about it on my blog, and also encouraged my fellow bloggers to join me in helping the foundation hit their one millionth star.
The responses were really overwhelming. Many shared their own stories of abuse and violence and how they struggled to get help. The stories shared were so inspiring that it prompted me to send an email to the foundation, and, as they say, the rest is history.
May we all be inspired by these stories; as these are not only stories of abuse and violence, but stories too of love, hope, joy, forgiveness and healing.
****Initial copies of the book will be available for sale on September 21, 2019 (Saturday) at BALLROOM, SYEUN HOTEL, IPOH .
****If you are interested to buy please leave a comment below.
Kate of Calmkate is up with a new and fun challenge:
think of three swirdle words and put them into a poem
Here’s my three words:
Drum roll please………
Here’s my fun poem/verse using these words..
Lily, the shopaholic
feeling sad and melancholic
gone out and chillax, to say
so on with her lovely cosplay
went along the sidewalks and stroll
into the giant and massive mall
head, beaming with pride
walk fiercely and stride
as the brave and mighty
( Lily, could be out there somewhere…)
Join in the fun at https://aroused.blog/2019/09/09/swirdle-prompt/
I intend to make this a fun post as my way of saying Life is hard, but there are moments, sometimes hours – and, if you’re really lucky, full days – where everything feels just right. .and today could be just right..
We can be anything we wanted to be, like Lily cosplaying as Aphrodite, an ancient Greek goddess associated with love, beauty, pleasure, passion and procreation.
if crossing the longest bridge
is what it takes to get me
to where you are
then let me begin
my journey now
with the hope
meet me halfway.
Written for kate’s Friday fun- bridges https://aroused.blog/2019/09/07/friday-fun-bridges/