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2 People…2 Stories…1 New Beginning…

In 2001… 2 friends got married! Literally… Do you know that WE NEVER DATED ?? My friend aka my current hubby… just proposed in December 2000… 1 year later we got married…

My Dad owned a printing publishing company back then… So I designed the invitation!  Can’t you tell I LOVE flowers….and those were our pictures… when we were babies 🙂

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Our verses were Jeremiah 29:11….Ecclesistes 3: 1 and Genesis 2:24

The invitations were in the middle… 3 languages.. Chinese, Indonesian and English

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This was our program…. Today… I will marry my friend…

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Our Wedding favors were 2002 desk calendars… I designed it with my Dad. It has to be a stationary so it would be FREE right 🙂 You can change the picture on the left with your own… and the calendar sheet on the right can be changed as well 🙂

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At the church…

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My beloved Pastor Mastra officiated!  I couldn’t be more blessed!  I miss his church so much! That is a man who set a real example of humility, humor, wisdom and sound theology!

We sang at our wedding… Of course!

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The reception… My former students were blowing bubbles

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The dancers…

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The toast…

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The prayer…

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The kiss and the cake…

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The dress…

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Of course a picture with Santa afterwards 🙂

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As we build our home… this picture sits on our mantle…..

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I thank God and Praise GOD everyday… 12 years and 3 kids later…. HIS LOVE, GRACE, MERCIES and PROVISION has been faithfully presents  in the center of our home…

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Perhaps someday I will share how 2 friends who never DATED married each other 🙂  It is a love story matched by GOD alone 🙂

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Oh NO! no presents but notes from Santa

Well, my kids have been fighting and not listening to me these past few days…. I told them that Santa only bring gifts to those who are good….

So this morning, Mom and Dad got gifts in those bags…

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The kiddos got NOTES from Santa!!

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Were they upset??? J was a little bit upset!

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Then Sam said, ” I know where all the gift bags are… I found them and saw them inside your closet!”

So he ran up the stairs… with G and J ….. but did NOT find anything… Santa must have been really upset!

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Here are the letters! … I know I am mean to report bad behaviors to Santa… but they need to learn their lessons!  So far…. at least one of them has been making good choices! 🙂

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