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The Gift of Sisterhood ♥

Tonight, I just found out about a dear friend and sister's engagement. I was so excited that I sent her a message telling her how happy I am for this milestone in her life. She is my twin sister back in high school. We were classmates from first year to fourth year (and we call ourselves III-1 deportees, but I won't tell you why :D #PastIsPast), went to the same university (took different courses, though), fell in love, got our hearts broken, picked up the pieces together, and encouraged each other to be better. :) 

Years later, I invited her to attend the SFC International Conference in Bohol. She attended the Christian Life Program after that and eventually became an active member (and now, also a leader) of SFC Central B. There she met the man whom God has been preparing for her. Just last month, after two years of being in a (long-distance) relationship, he already asked her to be his wife. And she said yes! Hooray!!! ♥♥♥

Tonight, I also said yes to a proposal... be one of her bridesmaids. :) Because according to her, somehow I was instrumental to the writing of her love story (because I invited her to SFC... where she met her fiance ♥). Praise God! Who else wants to meet their future spouse? Mukhang may gift ako na maghanap ng lifetime partner ng iba e. Haha. 

Loboc River Cruise before the SFC ICON. She was single and I was in a relationship back then. And now she's getting married, and I'm still single. Not complaining. Sabi nga, kanya-kanyang panahon lang yan. :D

But seriously, I am so very happy and excited for my sister, Ron. I know this has been her lifelong dream (as it has been my lifelong dream, too). And honestly, every time a close friend of mine gets married, parang pangarap ko na rin ang natupad. :) 

This December, two of my college best friends are also getting married. On December 2016, it's my brother's and my high school sister's turn to tie the knot (at isang araw lang ang pagitan ng weddings nila :D). Looks like December has become the new June. Hehe. 

I'm just grateful to witness beautiful love stories and be part of my loved ones' "happily ever afters." ♥

The first proposal: to be the maid of honor of this beautiful lady ♥

I guess that's one of the greatest blessings of having sisters. You also get proposals. Haha. But more than that, you get to have a "feel" of what it's like to get married, be married, and stay married. :D Apart from the joy and the excitement that every wedding gives, the more important takeaway are the valuable lessons about life, love, relationships, and finances, too! :)

Thank God for sisters, for weddings, and for every beautiful thing that reminds me of His magnificent love! ♥

As for me, well, this has got to be my song: 

No matter how long it takes... but hopefully not that long. :D #InHisTime #SaTamangPanahon ♥

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