Blog Photo Challenge#29: Precious Christmas Blessings

This post is obviously long overdue, but like they say, it’s better late than never, right? Last Christmas Ria received gifts from her Ninong and Ninang (godparents) Mark and Vine Grossnickle who are based in Maryland, USA. Ria was so excited to open her package: a purple Bible and journal!

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Ria’s purple Bible
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Look! It has her name on the cover!


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Purple journal where she could write down her thoughts and prayers
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The gifts came with this card with a beautiful verse
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The message in the card is just precious!

We praise God for you, Mark and Vine who thought of blessing Ria with these precious gifts. We know that the Word of God would mold Ria into the woman God wants her to be– and you will always be a part of that journey.

Blog Photo Challenge#27: Tita Elvie in Bangkok!

It’s not everyday that we get to have relatives visiting so when we learned that our Tita Elvie (my papa’s younger sister) was visiting Thailand, we were excited. We did not expect to spend that much time with her as she was with a group and they had their itinerary. During her last day, though, she was on her own so we got to meet up.

The greatest blessing about it is that she was here in time for a 2-day Buddhist holiday so we were really able to spend one whole day with Tita Elvie before we took her to the airport.

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Tita Elvie spending an afternoon at our house
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At the airport

We were so happy we had a visitor and had a great time catching up!

…celebrating the joys of family life!