December 24, 2008

Glad Tidings

" Let the poor say I am rich because of what the Lord has done for us...give thanks! "

I never realized the truth to these words until...

I went to work as usual on Wednesday morning, feeling uninspired and a little sentimental when I saw the cookie gift bags that everyone else got but not me! Talk about freakin' self-pity! I frackin' hated it!

In an attempt to dismiss the surge of yukky emotions, I blindly went straight to my little corner in the office to find this :

Ever get that sensation that brings tingles to the rest of your body when your senses are piqued with excitement and apprehension of something you know is wonderful ?

So freakin' good! My whole body was awashed with that when I saw this little white envelope sitting on top of my pile of crap {so-called work} on my desk. I was trembling when I opened it. It can't be! Oh but yes it was! It was from OUR MYSTERY SANTA giving us OUR CHRISTMAS GIFT! That's all it took, I crumbled into sobs and tears! Whoever this person is, "I thank God for you with all my heart!" - You have been very good to me and my family... That gift was way beyond better than any home-baked cookies put together that day!

Here are more blessings that I got from generous people I'll call GOOD SAMARITANS :

The prize I won from FIFI Flowers - now hanging prettily on my kitchen wall.

The Prize I won from Twinkling Tees - A Personalized Pink Shirt for my daughter.

The Prize I won from Kandi Wraps - Crossword Puzzles Galore!
one of my best addictions...

Truth be told:
I've never had any luck winning anything in my life until I won all these in successions :
The Lord does provide... especially when you have nothing!

I am Poor but yes I am Rich and I'm giving thanks with all my heart!

{now, if He'll just provide my uber-hubby with a new job soon, then that will be the best Christmas present ever this year}

I wish everyone a
Thank you... I appreciate each and one of you...
Your Presence and visits here means a lot...
Enjoy your Holiday!


  1. Hi There.

    Wishing you and your happy a very Happy Christmas. :)


  2. Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year to you and your family!

  3. With best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. :)

  4. Have a wonderful Christmas!!!

  5. Congratulations, what cool prizes! have a wonderful Christmas!

  6. Awwww. I had that happen to me, too! I won a bunch of stuff when I was really down in the dumps. I have definitely felt a lot better. And now I have the opportunity to do my first giveaway soon. Yeah!

    Have a Merry Christmas!

  7. Oh, I hope your Christmas wish does come true and soon! Have a wonderful and blessed Christmas!

  8. Oh wow, you were showered with lots of blessings. That's why we should always be thankful for every little things including problems because that is makes us strong..

    I am following your blog Mom Cris...

  9. Hi there, got here from Umma's blog..

    Lots of blessings to thank about eh...

    By the way, I have a post about momhood vid song, if you have free time, pls drop by and feel free to post your opinion about it.. thanks a lot!

  10. Merry Christmas to you and your family.!

  11. Thanks for dropping by my blog. You stumbled on my Dutch blog!

    Running mommy

  12. A blessed Christmas indeed! Where can I find those good Samaritans? Hehee!

    I'm sorry about your PC. I've read the posts in the forum and it seemed no one helped. Now I'm convinced I must install that anti-virus software hubby insisted me to before.

  13. What a great and wonderful surprise! God bless you and Merry Christmas!

  14. nice...
    sta claus loves you hehe

  15. Hi, Maricris!

    Thanks for visiting my blog. I just stumbled upon that video of Anita Renfroe at YouTube. I'm glad you liked it.


    Merry Christmas!

  16. Thanks for stopping by to visit - glad you're having such a blessed Christmas!

  17. Merry Christmas Maricris!
    You have certainly been blessed this Christmas and I am sure more blessings are coming your way in the new year.

  18. Merry Chirstmas! What a wonderful season and full of blessings. Enjoy and God bless.

  19. I hope your Christmas brought you great joy!

    peace and love,

  20. What awesome prizes, Maricris! I hope you and your family are having a wonderful Christmas. :)

  21. Merry Christmas to you! You deserved each and everyone of these prizes.

    I hope we can reconnect after the new year. The end of 2008 has not been the best but you are a shining example of keeping things going....regardless.

    (I have tried to post this comment and it will only go anonymous)

    my new web address is

  22. I am SO glad that God is blessing you. You deserve it.

  23. Maricris, so happy that your Twinkling Tee has brightened your Christmas season - having customers like you has certainly brightened mine! Hope she wears it in good health in the coming year, all the best to you and yours!

  24. Looks like you had a great Christmas -- and a nice birthday! It must be hard to have your birthday so close to grandmother did and she said everyone always ignored her birthday! You seem to have a great attitude about life, I hope it carries you on into the NEW YEAR!! peace&joy

  25. Glad your Christmas was blessed! Mine was, as well.

    Happy New Year!


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