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Sunday, November 25, 2007

Never lost, always found (7): Serendipity... maybe not

As I was watching SERENDIPITY on the Lifestyle Network, I turned a bit wistful as it featured Christmas vistas of New York City. Hmmm Then again- wistful is neither the correct word nor feeling...

Maybe it's the movie's holiday scenery. Or me missing my family in the U.S. Or it's about my class tomorrow and the presentations we need to prepare for the UP Manila Chancellor and Bhutanese health officials on Tuesday. Or maybe it's due to this person-who-shall-remain-unnamed. But who or whatever the reason is- I'm crazy anxious as I type...

In a moment of sheer escapism, I rummaged through my computer's folders and got into pics from our 2006 U.S. trip. New York City is in my top five places I want to see before I die so it's an absolute thrill to have visited there twice. As I swam through the dozens of photos, I chanced upon a picture I took from St. Patrick's Cathedral. It's a prayer posted alongside the giant guestbook near the main entrance of the cathedral.

What a happy, timely reminder for my anxiety-wrapped being. Serendipity? I don't think so. His reassuring love He has shown faithfully, consistently, and without fail for at least 2,000 years. I just had to acknowledge it...

A blessed week to us all, Typhoon Mina notwithstanding-

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Anonymous tita vicky said...

You can always come back & stay longer so u will be able to feel what a real new yorker is...visit the museums with much gusto...and Todai...deli by the pound..or walk in Central park...see other boroughs just be so sure to bring your comfortable shoes and appetite ..hmm the later i dont need to remind you at all ha ha ha

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 4:31:00 AM  
Blogger ian said...

hi tita! hope to be back april-may, schedules permitting =] thinking of all those new york goodies is enough for me to pack my big appetite and fly off to nyc hehe

Thursday, December 06, 2007 11:10:00 AM  

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