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


27 comments:

  1. Hi There.

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

    Love,
    Jeanny

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

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

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  4. Have a wonderful Christmas!!!

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

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  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!

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

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  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...

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  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!

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  10. Merry Christmas to you and your family.!

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

    Running mommy

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  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.

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

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  14. nice...
    sta claus loves you hehe

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  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!

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

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  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.

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

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  19. I hope your Christmas brought you great joy!

    peace and love,
    Sandy

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

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  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 http://acricketinagarden.com

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

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  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!

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  24. Looks like you had a great Christmas -- and a nice birthday! It must be hard to have your birthday so close to Christmas...my 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

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

    Happy New Year!

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