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The three best days of my life – so far. – Acts 17:27

October 19, 2013 Acts 17:27 - Living Bible (TLB) “His purpose in all of this is that they should seek after God, and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him—though he is not far from any one of us. Since I read a wonderful post on Maria Shriver’s blog, this post has been swirling in my brain. While cleaning treasures from my closet this morning, I found one of my many journals.  At that time, I had experienced the second happiest day of my life. Before I write about those days, I must tell you what I know for sure now. May 2, 2006 is the best day of my life. Period. There will be no other better day while I am living on Earth because on that day, I saw the hand of God and my life changed forever.  It was an unexpected supernatural occurrence. God wanted to get my attention. He did. Life has never been more exciting, joyful, painful and meaningful. I can blog about the milestones of my life, but there is no more significant milestone for me than t

The year that death bit

Ephesians 5:17 Don’t act thoughtlessly, but try to find out and do whatever the Lord wants you to.  Death has taken too many people who have been part of my life during the last year.  All were young except for my Mother.  This week another childhood family friend took his last breath after a long illness. I had wished him a blessed new year of life in mid-September.   I want to yell, "God, please stop!"   But I know better.  Instead,  it occurs to me that I should be living each and everyday with that last breath in mind.   One day, I will close my eyes and breathe a last Blanca breath.  And I will move into eternity with my ancestors.  While I'm here, I resolve to:  Not keep grudges Smile at strangers Be friendly to all Care about my neighbors Love helpless animals, and  Listen compassionately   Because I know... this earthly life is not all that there is... I must make each new year that God gives me