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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Friday Fill-ins

FFI

So...here we go!

1. While the cat's away we will all play.

2. Free vacation grande is fabuloso!

3. Children are God's treasure shared to us parents.

4. Hello my friend, here's a small gift for you, when I get home from work or shopping or what have you.

5. This may seem odd, but I love to do bathroom cleaning, hahhahahaha!

6. Eating out and shopping for free? and that seems like a fine idea to me!

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to helping my son prepare for his serom for children, his the speaker, tomorrow my plans include travelling with the family for free to Baguio City, the summer capital of the Philippines, courtesy of Dr. & Mrs. Caluyan and Sunday, I want to visit the sites, the sounds, the people, the culture of Baguio City with family and friends!

Thankful Thursday: My Favorite Thank You Song

To God Be the Glory
by Andrae Crouch

How can I say thanks
for the things you have done for me
Things so undeserved
Yet you give to prove your love for me
The voices of a million angels
Cannot express my gratitude
All that I am or ever hope to be
I owe it all to Thee

(Chorus)
To God be the glory
To God be the glory
To God be the glory
For the things He has done
With His blood, He has saved me
By His power, He has raised me.
To God be the glory
For the things he has done

(Bridge)
Just let me live my life
And let it be pleasing, Lord to Thee
And should I gain any praise,
Let it go to Calvary.

With His blood, He has saved me
By His power, He has raised me.
To God be the glory
For the things he has done.

A friend of my husband has invited us to spend the semestral break starting tomorrow up to Tuesday to Baguio City, the summer capital of the Philippines for FREE!....for free! and for the whole family. Everything will be paid for by them......God is good all the time, and I am expressing my heartfelt thanks to the Lord through the lyrics above! To my friends on the bloggersphere, let us thank the Lord for the things He has done although at time these are undeserved blessings to me a sinner.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Word Filled Wednesday

My WFW would focus on John 3:16 express in different languages which connect us all in one whole big circle, not withstanding, race, religion, color, age, status or belief.

For all of us out there. JOHN 3:16 says:

John 3:16 - English
"For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life."

John 3:16 - French
Car Dieu a tant aimé le monde qu'il a donné son Fils unique, afin que quiconque croit en lui ne périsse point, mais qu'il ait la vie éternelle.

John 3:16 - Spanish
Porque tanto amó Dios al mundo, que dio a su Hijo unigénito, para que todo el que cree en él no se pierda, sino que tenga vida eterna.

John 3:16 - Latin
Sic enim dilexit Deus mundum ut Filium suum unigenitum daret ut omnis qui credit in eum non pereat sed habeat vitam aeternam.

John 3:16 - German
Denn so hat Gott die Welt geliebt, daß er seinen eingeborenen Sohn gab, damit jeder, der an ihn glaubt, nicht verloren gehe, sondern ewiges Leben habe.

John 3:16 - Chinese

John 3:16 - Japanese


Juan 3:16 - Philippines

    Ito ay sapagkat sa ganitong paraan inibig ng Diyos ang sanlibutan kaya ipinagkaloob niya ang kaniyang bugtong na Anak upang ang sinumang sumampalataya sa kaniya ay hindi mapahamak kundi magkaroon ng buhay na walang hanggan.

In any translation or any language, the message from God is simple and clear. May you discover God's boundless love for your life today!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Foodie Movie: TCP

MY FAVORITE FOODIE MOVIE SO FAR!

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down

Monday, October 25, 2010

Joke #2

An old preacher was dying. He sent a message for his doctor and his lawyer to come to his home. When they arrived, they were ushered up to his bedroom.

As they entered the room the preacher held out his hands and motioned for them to sit, one on each side of his bed. The preacher grasped their hands, sighed contentedly, smiled and stared at the ceiling.

For a time, no one said anything. Both the doctor and lawyer were touched and flattered that the preacher would ask them to be with him during his final moments. They were also puzzled; the preacher had never given them any indication that he particularly liked either of them.

They both remembered his many long, uncomfortable sermons about greed, covetousness and avaricious behavior that made them squirm in their seats.

Finally, the doctor said, "Preacher, why did you ask us to come?

The old preacher mustered up his strength, then said weakly, "Jesus died between two thieves.. and that's how I want to go."

Jokes For Today

Enjoy this everyday entry starting today! #J1

Too Sexy

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Mellow Yellow Monday
















My two beautiful treasures in MYM. Both actually love yellows, and look at the toys they also collected, Poohs and Sponge Bob are always present in their lives. Hahhahahahaha, maybe we can have family photo of MYM next time! Got to go........

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Vegetarian Lasagna, Anyone?

My family is health conscious, we have been trying to eat healthy for years now. As a mom I do scout around for recipes that's healthy, affordable and yummy. Here's one Vegetarian Lasagna recipe you have to try and enjoy! Hmmmmm....so yummy delicious!

Vegetarian Lasagna


Lasagna with Mushroom and Spinach

Serves 6

Ingredients

250g 'instant' lasagna sheets

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1 onion, chopped

800g fresh or canned tomatoes, chopped

1/2 cup vegetable stock

1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano

250g ricotta cheese

1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

salt and freshly ground black pepper

250g bag fresh baby spinach leaves

300g button mushrooms, sliced

200g mozzarella cheese, grated

Preheat oven to 180 C. Heat oil in a frying pan, add onion and fry for several minutes then add garlic. Saute for a further 5 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock and oregano. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes.

Put ricotta in a bowl with the basil and nutmeg. Season generously with salt and pepper and mix.

Put the spinach in a pot with a lid then wilt the leaves in 2 tablespoons of boiling water. Remove from heat and drain.

Oil a large, shallow baking dish. Place a single layer of lasagna sheets over the base of the dish. Spread half of the ricotta mix over the sheets then make another layer on top with the spinach. Add another layer of lasagna sheets on top and spoon on some tomato sauce. Spread the remaining ricotta mixture on top, then add another layer with the sliced mushrooms. Finish with another layer of pasta sheets and then cover the top with the remaining tomato sauce. Bake for 30 minutes.

Remove from oven and sprinkle with the grated mozzarella. Return to oven and bake for a further 15 minutes or until the top is browned and pasta is cooked.

Serve with a green salad.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Friday Fill-ins!


FFI

So...here we go!

1. One of my strongest beliefs is honesty, please pass it on.

2. My love is really huge!

3. The sky is cloudy with a threat of rain and wind and cold, so I have to do Friday Fill-Ins, yeheey.

4. A cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows is comforting to me.

5. I always thought I'd be a writer for children's books.

6. Last night I was tired and then I went outside to look at the full moon.

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to resting, tomorrow my plans include visiting friends and Sunday, I want to go shopping with my daughter!

Best of the Best!


I am gearing towards going home after three years of fulltime study. By the time we go home we have to shift through things we packed away for the three years we are away from home. Our plan would include purchase of new furniture because we have sold most of our furniture when we came here in the big city. My sister referred me to rustic furniture she discovered because she said she has purchased some of their product line and she felt satisfied. Well, I have to do the same because I could be picky when it comes to home furniture. I just want to have the best and most comfortable of them all. I have to start saving right now so I can purchase the ones I place a check from the brochure I have seen from their furniture store. I kind of reserved some designs I like so when money is ready I could really purchase the ones that would suit my style, the lighting at home, the color scheme of the receiving area, the dining area and of course the best room in the house.....our bedroom....I want my new furniture just to fit in everything. I want a nice, undisturbed sleep, so part of that comfortability level I always long for would be furniture that says....I could be sleeping tight because everything is just right. Wish me luck and hope you will follow my lead.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KSHA, OUR BELOVED DAUGHTER


HAPPY BIRTHDAY KSHA, OUR DAUGHTER WITH OUR SON....

KSHA IS IN THIRD YEAR HIGH SCHOOL. SHE IS VERY ACTIVE IN HER SCHOOL AND CHURCH ACTIVITIES. WE ARE SO PROUD OF HER.

MAY THE GOOD LORD BE WITH YOU OUR DEAR DAUGHTER. BE STRONG IN THE LORD ALWAYS!

GOD BLESS YOU. Dad, mom gemini and bro. Tedd. We Love you, remember that always.


PINK RIBBON MONTH: BREAST CANCER AWARENESS!


Am so excited with what is going on with the blog site of "Things We Share" and I salute what she has done so far. It's about the PINK RIBBON DAY! More of it and am supporting you AND THE PINK RIBBON ADVOCACY GROUP!
Here's what the founders have to say:

October breast cancer month.

The pink that is coloring our lifes during the month of October. whether commercial or sincere, shouldn’t cover the reality of breast cancer itself. Worldwide, millions of people, women and men are suffering from breast cancer every day. And each and everyone of them feels the pain, the fear, the guilt, the uncertainty, the responsibility, the loss, being thrown back to the core essence of life. And let us not forget our loved ones we lost. May all of this being represented by this vulnerable appearing color.

However, the brightness of pink at the same time stands for hope and strength of each individual to fight its personal fight. It stands for the community making this personal fight a community responsibility. It stands for all the efforts of people; fund raisers, medical staff, researchers, students, and volunteers worldwide, working together to find the cure. It stands for the industry proving its mature responsibility towards manufacturing processes, ingredients and products. It stands for equal fundamental rights for all breast cancer survivors whether born in richness or in poverty anywhere on mother earth.

Pink Ribbon stands in my view for one thing that makes Pink Ribbon unique, a world wide solidarity of people and breast cancer organisations to stand together. We therefore dedicate October 2010 to the solidarity of all people. Let’s fight together!

mr drs Walter Scheffrahn MBA MBI
Founder & Secretary Pink Ribbon Inc.



WFW Answers to Bible Quiz


I posted a Bible Quiz for WFW and E-MOM said....she answered 16 of them...CONGRATULATIONS E-MOM......flowers for you!

FOR E-MOM


The answers are here:

1. Egypt
2. Locusts & honey
3. Anna
4. 30
5. Zechariah
6. John the Baptists
7. fisherman
8. John
9. Gift of God
10. John
11. 30
12. Zebedee
13. blind
14. Annas
15. Bethany
16. half
17. pharisee
18. Jairus
19. Cana
20. They will inherit the earth

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

WFW Knowing God today!


My entry today WFW is a Bible Quiz, feel free to enjoy God's word through a quiz! Come one and all and know GOD's love letter today.


1: To which country did Mary and Joseph escape to when Herod killed all the babies in Bethlehem?

Ammon
Moab
Egypt
Edom

2: John the Baptist ate...?

Milk and honey
Locusts and honey
Unleavened bread
Figs and pomegranates

3: The elderly widowed prophetess in Jerusalem, who saw Jesus as a baby was?

Anna
Rachel
Tabitha
Salome

4: Jesus was what age when he was baptised?

25
30
33
35

5: Who said to Mary, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!"?

Joseph
Elisabeth
Zechariah
Simeon

6: What gift did Salome ask for, after she danced for Herod?

Half the kingdom
John the Baptists dead body
John the Baptist's head
Money

7: What was Peter's profession?

Fisherman
Carpenter
Tax collector
Tentmaker

8: Which disciple looked after Mary, after the death of Jesus?

James
Peter
Simon
John

9: What does the name "Matthew" mean?

The Lord is here
Gift of the Lord
Treasures of the Lord
The Lord is merciful

10: In which Gospel does Jesus state that he is the "Bread of Life?"

Matthew
Mark
Luke
John

11: How many silver pieces did Judas Iscariot betray Jesus for?

20
25
30
40

12: What was the name of James and John's father?

Zebedee
Alphaeus
Zecharias
Philip

13: What was the affliction of Bartimaeus?

Deaf
Dumb
Blind
Lame

14: Who was the father in law of Caiaphas, the high priest at the time of Jesus death?

Pontius Pilate
Justus
Julius
Annas

15: In what town did Martha and Mary live?

Bethlehem
Bethel
Bethany
Bethsaida

16: What proportion of his goods did Zaccheus give away to the poor?

Quarter
Third
Half
All

17: Who was Nicodemus?

A Pharisee
A Saduccee
A Scribe
A Zealot

18: Which ruler of the synagogue asked Jesus to heal his sick daughter?

James
Jairus
Nicodemus
Joseph

19: In what town did Jesus turn water into wine?

Bethany
Jerusalem
Cana
Capernaum

20: In the Sermon on the Mount, what did Jesus say would happen to the meek?

They will obtain mercy
They will be lifted up on high
They shall see God
They will inherit the earth

Monday, October 11, 2010

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Mellow Yellow: Durian galore!

My son wearing his favorite yellow shirt with friends on a Sunday's picnic at my friends Durian farm. Look he has one for himself too.










MellowYellowBadge

Thursday, October 7, 2010

So...here we go!

1. My favorite month is May because it's my birth month.

2.
Wind beneath my feet is a fresh breeze.

3. I love to sniff lavender.

4.
A bug hug from hubby and kids is what I like to have as a treat for breakfast.

5. The hobby I enjoy most is playing two of my favorite instruments: piano and violin.

6.
You are beautiful... oh my!

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to preparing food for a big potluck with missionary friends, tomorrow my plans include attending an Manila Symphony Orchestra Concert at Philamlife, Philippines and Sunday, I want to
go to Sonia's Garden to relax and enjoy nature at it's awesomeness and come everyone with me!

Love you all and happy weekend!

Gemini

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Thankful Thursday


Thankful Thursday is here today.
For all the blessings that came my way,
Dear Lord Thank you for Thankful Thursday!
For amazing good health for my family,
For weight loss success and and muscles gained,
For children's ability to serve You Lord,
This I say, a million thanks to you today.
I've been away from blogging for days,
But thank you Lord again for making this day!
Thankful Thursday is here to stay, so we won't forget,
Dear Lord your love each day!
For dear friends around the world, their words of encouragement,
Dear Lord, made my day!
So today, here's my special thought.........
Yes, yes, Lord an armful of thanks for all, this my final say!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Blag!.....meow! blag!......What's coming?

Blag!....screeccchhhh...blag!....blag!..........
"Hey! what's the emergency all about?" My kids just arrived from school and all of a sudden the house erupted into chaos, simultaneously doors began banging. I was stunned on the event that just happened in front of me. Traffic in the house yesterday noon was so unusually uneventful until my two kids came barging in the front door. One shouted back...."Mom, where is my Halloween costume last year, I need it badly"? " What, you need it now"? I said, not understanding what's going on. My son, suddenly jumped in front of me and said in a rumble....."Mommy, I need mine too, we are going to practice our parts for the Halloween drama and we have three weeks more to go to memorized our lines." "Come on, mom, hurry, help me find the Halloween costume and the rest of the Halloween props that goes with it....come on...hurry up."
Oh my, that was yesterday, but I still have to look for the other pieces of some lost props. I have to go buy some of the needed Awesome Halloween Costumes paraphernalia today. Good day to I only have to call my friend who owns just a shop for these needs. I have five minutes more, got to go now and find those props. I don't want to be in another house traffic come five o'clock this afternoon.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Business in a Card


To be a pastor’s wife always have an opportunity for me to meet new acquaintances. It is such a privilege to have new friends every time we attend conferences, seminars and special gatherings my husband and me have to be invited. Occasions like these would always remind me to bring a stack of business cards. Yes, those small pieces of paper can make many things in the ministry of my husband.

Not only that, my friend whose working in an accounting firm also have her own accounting business cards ready every time she goes on an assignment or business travel. It broadens her connections and accountability to her work and other people too!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

The Prodigal Daughter has Come Back


HELLO, hi! TO ALL BLOGGIN FRIENDS!

It seems years...I got lost somewhere...what with all the class requirements I have to do...but the prodigal daughter has come back in the blogging world. I did not say goodbye to all friends 'coz I know i will be back....I miss all you of guys....from a distance I can hear you talking to me. Finally my sis-in-law was so good in reminding me to come back soon. Am resurrected now..... a new lease of enthusiasm to be here is gnawing in my soul. So here I come again. HELLO FRIENDS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD!

With all my enthusiasm right now!

Gemini