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Granted Wishes :)

I turned 26 last Monday and though it was an overwhelming day at work, it was also a day full of love and surprises. :) 

Last week, I posted this on Facebook and Twitter: This week I'm grateful for all the birthday wishes coming true. :) Looking forward for more surprises from my great God! :) 

Before that, I posted a blog entry on my birthday wishes. And yes, most of them have already been granted. :) As of today, here's an update on my wish list:

1. Financial resources - for me to pay my bills, contribute to our monthly expenses (food, rent, and utilities), buy my medicines, and pay for the tests and consultation fees :)
*As a birthday gift, Papa shouldered my ultrasound. And I was able to reimburse my medicine and consultation fees, thanks to company benefits. :)

2. Good health for me and the members of my family - negative results, please :)
*I'm well now, and yes, I'm negative of kidney stones. :)

3. Daily inspiration, motivation and strength - God knows I need this. :)
*God never fails to amaze and inspire me. Just this month, He had been sending me these beautiful inspirations and affirmations: 


4. Good (sunny) weather especially this weekend (October 11-15) - You know why, Lord. :)
*I went to bed on October 8 at around 2AM. It was raining so hard and before I slept, I whispered a prayer and tweeted this: Looking forward to waking up to a bright, sunny day. When I woke up that morning, lo and behold, the sun was shining so bright and it was indeed a beautiful day. As for that weekend, it was also bright and beautiful. :) Here's a proof:

5. Tickets to The Phantom of the Opera! :)
*I've been wanting to watch this musicale. But God said, "You've already seen that on the big screen. I'll let you watch a better musicale, something you have never seen before but will surely leave a mark in your heart." Thus, Teen Saint Pedro! :)

Makisig Morales as Pedro

As members of the Mission Core of Couples for Christ, we were able to watch this last Tuesday. And because it's part of our MC Teaching Night, we didn't pay for anything! :) The perks of being a servant leader. :)

6. Ace Water Spa!
*I'm still looking forward to this. But here's a pre-treat: I won an Ace Water Spa tumbler during the BDJ Fair last Sunday. And it's now being used by my father. :)

7. Belle De Jour Power Planner :)
*I got that: 

And these: 

8. Chocolate or Mango Cake :)
*I wished for this: 

The perfect cake. :)

But I got these: 

Thanks, Ate Amor for this earliest birthday gift. :)
"Surprise" from the family ministries FTWs. Thanks for the photo, Ate An. :)

9. North Face Backpack - because my backpacks are already worn out
*I got that too! :) And some more useful stuffs. :)

Your generosity means a lot. Thank you! :)

10. New pair of eyeglasses - haven't changed my glasses since 2010
*Next in line. :)

11. Pink Rubber Shoes :)
*I got sandals from Mama but I know God will still give me this: 

12. Badminton Racket :)
*I'll have this soon. :)

13. Mogu Mogu! :)
*Tasted the Mogu Mogu from Boracay and got some extra treats too. :)

All the way from Boracay. :)
Free Ice Cream from Kuya Lawrence Q. :)
Cheetos from Ron. :)

See how great and generous my God is? :) And the blessings don't stop. More surprises and greater things await. I know because God said so. No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love Him. (1 Corinthians 2:9)

Thank You for everything, dear Lord! Words are not enough but please hear the praises and worship from this grateful heart of mine. Thank You and I love You too! :) ♥

Got wishes? Pray. God is the most powerful genie. :) 

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