Soulful Thoughts of Rachel

This is my life. It is my one time to be me. I want to experience every good thing. ~ Maya Angelou

Archive for the 'Gratitude and Blessings' Category

Year of the Fire Rooster

Happy Year of the Fire Rooster! Let us welcome this year with a positive mind and grateful heart.  May 2017 be a wonderful and exciting year. God bless everyone.

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Facebook’s Lookback Video

It’s Facebook’s 10th Anniversary! I’ve been on Facebook for six years now.I appreciate the personalized video created by Facebook for all its users. The short video is a wonderful journey that allows users like me to remember happy moments in the past. You can watch your own video by going to https://www.facebook.com/lookback while you’re logged […]

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Start a Gratitude Journal

Start the year by embracing gratitude in your life.  Life has its share of ups and downs.  Avoid letting negative things weigh you down by focusing on the positive things of life.  Take time to count your blessings. Remember that every good thing, small or big, contributes to your well-being.   Learn to appreciate the wonderful […]

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Ten Wonderful Years

Yohan just turned ten years old.  He is such a great blessing to our lives. He never fails to make us proud.  Happy Birthday Yohan! May you have countless more wonderful birthdays to come. We love you very much.

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First Recollection

It’s my son’s first recollection today in preparation for his First Communion.  I asked some people close to his heart to write him letters. My husband and I also wrote him a letter.   Yohan told me this morning that he is looking forward to reading each one. I hope that this recollection will give him […]

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KimmiDoll

I found something I really want to collect. My husband recently gave me this cute KimmiDoll. Her name is Naoko. It means “Honest Child”.  Each box comes with a cute doll and a collectors card.  According to the card, Naoko’s spirit is true and pure.  She has an innocent truthfulness in her. Her honesty can […]

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My Le Pliage Longchamp bags

Christmas came early this year. My dad and mom sent me two Longchamp bags. She bought me two medium Le Pliage: one Red and one Chocolate. The Red one has a short handle while the Chocolate has a long handle. I love my new bags. I’m very lucky to have such sweet and thoughtful parents.

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Hapy New Year!

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” ~Hal Borland Hope everyone had a memorable Christmas and New year celebration. I’m grateful for all the blessings in 2008 and I look forward to a wonderful 2009. My family and I […]

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Weekly Question #28 & #29

Q: What frugal or practical Christmas tips (does your family practice) that you can share to cut down on Christmas-related expenses but not necessarily sacrificing on quality? Instead of buying expensive gifts, we give out baked goodies (personally baked by hubby) to family and friends.  Last year, we gave out Pineapple Carrot Cake in Christmas […]

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Birthday Roses

My hubby and son surprised me with a dozen roses yesterday. It was a sweet gesture that I really appreciated. I’m thankful to everyone who greeted me on my special day. “Live your life while you have it. Life is a splendid gift – there is nothing small about it.” ~Florence Nightingale ~

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