When I was first thinking about writing a blog I first thought about all the negative things of what people would think and or say. I would like to say that I didn’t think about this for very long but I did. All the negative thoughts have gone around my head but I am doing this journey and if you would like to stick with me then please do. It would be a lie if I said that I knew what to write and how to write it, I simple didn’t. So today I am going to start at the very beginning of who I am, what I believe and where I have been for the last 20 odd years. I feel like I touched on some of this a little in my very first blog but on this one I want to be able to go into more depth.
I am Rebecca Singarajah, married in July 2020, aged 20 odd, from London and am a freelance photographer. I suppose when I say it like that it all sounds so formal! My name Rebecca is biblical and means to tie or to bind and I would hope that this is something that I have done to my family. I can’t go into details but the first few years of my life was tricky to say the least. I was moved from home to home, school to school and never really had a family apart from my siblings. When a family chose me they changed my name and I suppose this is where the meaning comes in. I hope that over the years I have bonded many people together and I have been a blessing to so many.
I was born in February, so some people say I am a amethyst, violet or aquarius according to my month or star sign but I beg to differ. I’ve never understood those signs and I’m not going to start to try and get my head around them now. Some people think that we were born that way and that is how we are for the rest of our lives-what happens if we don’t act by them do our birth dates change? I was born up in the midlands and came down south when I was around 4 years of age. I say I am from London but I am actually from the south west of London. It is a beautiful part of the country as I am surrounded by woodlands, birds and walking tracks. I try and spend majority of my time outside cycling or taking photos and that is where I am happy really-I get into my happy place.
Whatever star sign we have or month we were born in what I do know is that I was made in the image of God, to bless and teach others about him. I’m not writing these blogs to convert you, to preach to you, or even tell you that you will be damned if you don’t believe but to rather let you know how I am a christian of faith and not by sight living in this very hard and different society than it was about 2000 years ago. Hebrews 8:12 says ‘For I will forgive their wickedness and remember their sins no more.’ I wholly believe that Christ was the one who died for me and I wouldn’t be here without his grace. G.R.A.C.E-God’s Riches At Christ’s Expense. Each day I want to remember that God bought me onto this earth, He has saved me and one day I will be with Him in glory.
I don’t want to always be writing about my faith (even though it is one of the most important things to me) but more about my life, my tops tips, my views and a snapshot of my life as a young adult living life whether that be the good or hard times, the laughter’s or the tears, the hopes and regrets and the growing pains. I will be writing these blogs as a normal 20 something year old and in that my faith will come and go depending on the blog and the subject I am writing about. My hope is that these blogs will encourage and bless you to be your own person regardless of how people treat you and judge you. I hope that through reading each blog you will be encouraged to get out their and do what you want to do without taking notice of the negative things that people say and do.
Tip: do what you want to do and be a fighter but most importantly lean on God, he will help you through many things.