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WHO are we if we don’t have friends and family?
WHERE will we be if love is conditional?
WHAT will our life be if we don’t have faith?

Today I woke up sad deep inside ..
Why you might ask?

Four years ago on this day, my life and the lives of my family have been changed forever!
Four years ago on this day, I thought the sun will never rise again;
Four years ago on this day, I thought there’s no light at the end of the tunnel;
Four years ago on this day, I thought G-d has abandoned us…

Years have passed and that day - October 27, 2005,

That day is just a reminder of how strong my family’s love for one another is;
That day is just a reminder of how faith in G-d will help you get through any challenges;
That day is just a reminder that every day we make choices;
That day is just a reminder that our attitude in life takes us to where we want to be;
That day is just a reminder that maybe things do happen for a reason.

Just like how SEASONS do change, our lives do change so we can be better...
So remember, obstacles are just opportunities waiting to be unraveled.

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I have been busy completing the first draft of my book.
I’m way past the deadline because “Life happens…”

I’m almost there and would love to thank all of you for being so supportive and so patient with me.
Thank you for being on my side even when I’m not around...

I would like to take this moment, drop whatever it was that was on my to-do list,
to say THANK YOU to a few friends here in the blog-world for their continued support:

Tanya of the THE GRAB BAG
for sharing the BEST BLOG AWARD and the LOVELY BLOG AWARD.

for presenting me with the HONEST SCRAP AWARD:

AND for

for sharing the Superior Scribbler Award and the I GIVE GOOD BLOG award.

Yes, I'm guilty for breaking some rules and I'm sorry about that.
I truly want to thank these ladies for constantly reminding me what life is all about: LOVE and FAITH.
So please do take time to visit them and share them your love.

These awards I do share with all of you.
(Grab them, post them to your site if you wish and share if you can)

Have a great week ,
make a difference
and keep smiling :)


  1. I don't know what happened to you four years ago, but there was a time in my life that I could not believe that the sun just kept coming up day after day. I thought the world would surely stop because I was hurting so badly.

    I'm glad you have made it to today :o)

    I want a copy of your book--autographed! ♥ I will even host you on my blog when you have it finished, so stay in touch.

  2. @Redhead Riter - that was awesome offer. Thanks.

  3. Jen, I'm always so touched by your writing!!!!!

    It's so open, honest, and raw!!!

  4. Jenjen, I ♥ your writing too!

    WOW, that's really awesome - to be the author of a book!!

    ((hugs and prayers))

  5. That's awesome to have a goal fulfilled:write your own book! God bless you and guide you.

  6. beautiful pictures!!!!
    If you would like come check out my blog and enter my current giveaway at
    I hope you decided to follow me because I try to bring my readers a new and AMAZING giveaway every Monday!

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  8. I felt the same way as you not too long ago and everything you say is true!
    Looking forward to your book and sending lots of hugs from Ohio <3 (:


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