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Blessed Sunday :)

Fr. Abel shared, "Don't pray for luck, pray for God's blessings!" 

So I'm not going to say I'm lucky today, rather, I declare I AM BLESSED! :) 

I just came from a three-day weekend conference at St. Michael Retreat House in Antipolo. Yes, I am blessed to have attended the 3rd Regional Training Conference of Heartbeat Asia. Thanks to CFC Global Mission Center for sponsoring the registration fee for 20 employees/missionaries including me. :)

I learned a lot, ate a lot, prayed a lot, laughed a lot, and definitely even more affirmed my vocation and my role as a woman. I may have been bruised, hurt, and in a way, abused before, but as Catherine Wood repeatedly declared, "you can always start again." And as I start this journey towards the protection and preservation of life, I pray for God's grace that I may remain strong, principled, and courageous enough to proclaim and live God's truth. 

I don't intend to share in this post everything I've learned from the conference. It's just a lot! And honestly speaking, I'm already getting sleepy. :D 

So, before I retire tonight, let me just share some of the (personal) highlights of the conference. :)

My conference companions. :)

Helpful stuff given for free at the conference. :)

The book I won! Yey! :D

Certified! :D

When I got home, I was so excited to share with Mama how blessed I was at the conference. We exchanged stories about our respective weekends. The best thing that she shared? Papa is scheduled to report to LTO tomorrow and he is armed with the following documents: 

If you have been following my posts, you would have remembered that MMDA recommended the revocation of Papa's license due to three cases of reckless driving which he was never guilty of. I wrote a letter to MMDA Chairman Atty. Francis Tolentino trying to explain Papa's side, but we never got a positive response. After two months of waiting and following up, we were finally notified that Papa's papers were already forwarded to LTO. We are just so blessed that his company did not leave him in this battle. The above documents came from them. :) 

Tomorrow will be a big day for Papa, for us. I ask for your prayers for Papa as he reports to LTO and submits the documents that prove his quality of driving. Please pray with us that Papa's license may finally be released and that he may be vindicated from the false accusations of MMDA. In Jesus' Name. Amen. :)

Happy, blessed, first Sunday of February! :) 

Have a good night and a restful sleep! ♥


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