For the first time in history,
presidential, parliament and regional elections in Indonesia
were taking place on the same day: on 17 April 2019.
About 190 million Indonesian were eligible to vote.
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About 245,000 candidates were be running
for more than 20,000 national and local legislative seats
across a country made up of around 18,000 islands.
It’s a massive complex democratic undertaking.
I wrote this on the passenger seat while driving to Frankfurt airport. My aunt is going home to Jakarta after spent a wonderful week here in Germany.
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This season of my life,
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and many young children
suffering and dying from DIPG,
cause me struggling,
cause my faith wavering.
My heart is asking and questioning,
wondering and pondering,
where’s Your healing hand, LORD?
If You are the good Father?
If You are the merciful God?
Are You really who You say You are?
A little conversation at the Maiers, before sleeping but already in bed.
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Me: You’re so hot!
(Tobi blushing from my compliment)
Tobi: No, I’m not… you must be so in love with me.
On Saturday afternoon, we were walking back home from the shopping centre with a new pair of jeans and T-shirts in my bag. Suddenly I stopped and started crying. Tobias was worried and we sat on a bench at the sidewalk, he hugged me close.
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