Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Life is Like a Vapor

I' m still sick of thinking that our niece (the daughter of my younger sister) is already with the Lord. We were shocked last Saturday when we heard the news from the Phil. She's been sick before but she was healed amazingly by the Lord. Last Saturday I wrote it in my other blog about what had happened.

We felt sad and grieved the first time we heard but we are assured that she is now in heaven with the Lord. I had sleepless nights thinking of the happenings. Life is like a vapor, it will just pass away, we didn't know our future but we know who holds the future...

We need to go back to the Phil and be with our family during this time. Because of this happening, we were reminded to be on guard and take time to do His will and follow His commands. That life is nothing without the Lord.

Friday, July 24, 2009

My Favorites

Since I started making designs I had my own favorites. I mean, there were designs that I like most. It's quite easy and cheaper than swarovski crystals. These are rice pearls. I have friends who were working abroad and they bought some of my designs to sell for their friends and others who wanted to buy. At least it's cheaper and attractive, lol! for my eyes only...

Although other friends like swarovski crystals but these are some of my favorites. I'm still praying for a market either around our place or beyond the corners. It's my prayer that the Lord will just send someone to help me just at the right time. It's not so easy these days to have a good market, people will buy what they need first then later if there is extra they can buy what they want. I do hope that the Lord will just bless this little business of mine. I also wanted to bless others through this gift...

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Word - Filled Wednesday

Through the blood that was shed we were cleansed and forgiven...
Blessed be His Name!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Blue Crystal Pearls

Last week I started making this blue with white pearls bracelet. Supposedly, I can finish it for few hours but because I was sick, I stopped making it and started to finish it this week. When I was still young, I was madly in love with the green color - when I get married I was attached to blue because my hubby loves blue.

While I was making this bracelet, I was thinking of having one for my myself because it looks so cool and cute as well, though it's simple but it looks nice when I started to wear it. As what I was mentioning, this is one of my outlets every time I felt bored of doing something, I immediately think of making a bracelet or a necklace if I have extra amount to buy for the materials. I need to save some amount for the materials alone - so I can't do it always.

I'm always excited when my friends will ask for the price and the more excited if they will order, lol! At least I can earn something even for small amount. I'm still on my way to make the prices online. I'm just trying some techniques in order to post the list of prices. Of course it's not so cheap but not also expensive. I was using quality materials like swarovski crystals, rice pearls and crystal pearls. I really enjoy making it.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

To be Sick is Dangerous

I was sick just recently, I was afraid of swine flu so I decided to visit the doctor for check up. To be freed from sickness is what we wanted to, we felt bad if we're sick.

Yesterday, as I was checking my friend's blog at Genuine Cuisine I discovered that swine flu is already around us. And I was quite anxious, but I kept praying for protection upon all of us, God is really our shield.

I never thought that swine flu is already between our reach. Swine flu is very dangerous these days. It's already a pandemic. Few weeks ago a friend of mine told me that there was a one-year old baby from Korea who was brought by his parents to America just to celebrate his first birthday. And went back to Korea after few weeks. Few days later, the baby became weak and was terribly sick. It was found out later that the baby had swine flu and had no chance to live longer. That's why swine flu is very dangerous now adays.

We need to be careful wherever we go, and pray for protection.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Healthful Fruit

I missed this tree in the Phil. I love to eat this kind of fruit. For me, it's very delicious and yummy. It can also use to make buko salad, to mix with maja blanca or other delicasies that is so yummy.

When I was in high school, I used to go up to this tree, of course not the tallest one, but the one that is not so tall. It has a nutrition facts. I come across a Filipino site who wrote about coconut water. She shared about an American Nutritionist who wrote a book entitled " Coconut Water for Health and Healing".

There was a discovery that coconut water contains antioxidants as well as magnesium, potassium and other minerals and enzymes which may relax the lens proteins of the eyes, allowing them to realign and become transparent again. Fresh coconut water is needed.
“Coconut water may be an ideal eyewash or eye drop solution. If it can heal the damage caused by cataract, it may have other beneficial effects on eye health as well. Using it regularly may be an excellent way to prevent cataract, glaucoma, and perhaps other eye problems.”

I guess, this discovery is true, coconut has many proofs and is good for eating, cooking and healing. It has a lot of wonders when taken into the body. From the root to the last leaf, this tree can be very useful.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

A Special Gift

Giving is a blessing. We had been blessed because we chose to give. Everytime I have friends leaving, usually I will make a ring, or a bracelet for a remembrance. I had been giving to some of our friends. And another friend is leaving so I decided to make another bracelet with a pair of earrings.

I like it although it's simple, but it looks great. It has a gold lock with a small pearl in the earrings. It's a gold bracelets because I use gold crystals.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Mellow Yellow Monday # 4

This fruit is quite interesting. I'm not sure if I had tried this but I like all kinds of fruits except durian. This is my Mellow Yellow Monday post for this week.
There are some more posts, try to click the meme above and enjoy the fun.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Special Gift

I enjoy giving as what I have shared last time in my post. It's my way of saying thank you for being a good friend. This is a set of pearl that I gave to a friend last Sunday. I use a silver lock in the bracelet and silver earrings. These are called rice pearls. I like this design. I just discovered this design lately while I was thinking of another new design to make. I am also making another one for sale. It's quite cheap, I guess, and looks great.

My friend is leaving for a while so I decided to make one for her. And I was glad that she liked it. I will post another one tomorrow. It's all gold and nice too.
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