.A LITTLE BIT OF THIS AND THAT.

– mish mash of psychedelic ideals

DECEMBER DRAWS NEAR. October 21, 2009

Filed under: .All THINGS LOVELY. — twentyonepurplehorses @ 01:31
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I love December! it is my favorite of months and it’s drawing near. as i told a close friend recently, in my opinion, it is the BESTEST MONTH EVER.

how time flies. seems like yesterday when pastor declared this the DEKTOS year. wow. what a year this has been. i cannot believe that i am already counting down to Christmas.

5 reasons why i love December:

1. Christmas! i love shopping for & buying gifts but not wrapping them. because i am simply not very good at wrapping them nicely! my friends know this. i know gd places to get really pretty pre-made wrappers, you can ask me :)

2. Birthdays! i know a number of people born in this very blessed month and majority of them are really close friends :)

3. Holidays! it’s an awesome time to catch up with family & friends as the year winds down and a new one prepares to open itself to a whole new journey of opportunities & fantasies.

4. Jesus! yes, though Jesus wasn’t really born in December but anytime/everytime is a great time to celebrate Jesus. His life and death. His end brought us hope for a new beginning. I love Jesus and am so glad He loved (loves!) me first :)

5. My friend’s baby girl. yes, M. this is for you. wooohoooo!! isn’t it exciting? a whole new chapter awaits to unfold, in your favorite month too, just for you :) i am so happy/excited for you. so happy/excited that i decided to dedicate this post to you :)

some fab clothing you can consider getting for your little princess…

my personal favorite is number 3 – born to shop (ofcourse!) but i decided to be practical and give you other more ideal choices to choose from :) there’s one that says “i get my good looks from my daddy” that i don’t think you’d choose…then again, maybe you would. hah! ;) “little miracle” is really beautiful too.

so many reasons and more, to love December. *smiles

xoxo

p.s. these pretty adorable onesies as they call em’ can be found @https://www.babymallonline.com/

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.SAYING vs BELIEVING WHAT YOU SAY. May 21, 2009

Filed under: .All THINGS LOVELY. — twentyonepurplehorses @ 23:00
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i looked at her and she looked back.

her expression lighting up – slowly, albeit surely.

she was i believe, digesting my words – realising the truth behind it and then she responded. in kind.

i was in one of my favorite boutiques waiting for my sister to emerge (with spoils in hand/s) from the dressing room.

happy (should be extremely happy – hah!) that i didn’t buy anything, i decided to head to the cashier to top up the points into my card from my previous two purchases.

the cashier takes a look at my card and two receipts and this converstion ensued.

“oh…hmmm…actually the points can only be added within a week of your purchase. so, this one (she points to one of the receipts) cannot add.”

“the lady at the other outlet didn’t inform me about this…” i prayed for favor.

“hmmm…okay, normally we don’t do this…but i’ll do it for you – just this time.”

“thanks!” favor is undeserved.  

*she swipes the card once. and then twice. and then once more.

“hmmmm…i think your card is faulty…got scratch. i can make a new one for you. you fill this form…”

i proceeded to fill the form.

*meanwhile, she fumbles around the drawer looking for something.*

i hand the form over to her.

“errr…err…we ran out of new cards so…err…i think you have to go to another outlet to get a new one.”

“uhm…you want me to go to another outlet to apply for a new card because you do not have anymore here and when i go there you want me to refill the form because you need to keep this one i’ve just filled?” 

if she met someone else, she would prolly get a dressing down. 

my words began to sink in and her eyes told me that she too thought that it was nothing short of being incredulous. 

“uhmmm…u wait ah.” a few seconds later, she came out. 

“okay, you come back here next week. we will do it for you.”  

“next thursday? “

“errr….maybe more than one week lah…cause we also not sure when they’ll come..”

i think i’ll call before i come (:

i learned a precious real-life lesson today.  

there is a difference between saying something you are supposed to say and actually believing what you say.

saying something you believe in, makes sense.

it makes room for feelings, for flexibility, for thought.

it puts things in perspective. and people matter.

saying something just cause you’re supposed to – does not.

what a reminder this was (:

xoxo