Category Archives: Love

Father, I Wanted a Car, Not a Bible.

So a friend sent me this touching little story today. I almost cried. It is funny, how we expect what we want or ask for in a certain way, and when it’s not done as such, we freak out and often become angry. This really made me think…

FATHER, I WANTED A CAR, NOT A BIBLE

  

  A young man was getting ready to graduate from college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealers showroom,  and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted.   As Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that his  father had purchased the car. Finally, on the morning of his  graduation, his father called him into his private study, told him how proud he was to have such a fine son, and how much he loved him. He handed him a beautifully wrapped gift box.
Curious, but somewhat disappointed, the young man opened the box and
found a lovely, leather-bound Bible, with his name embossed in gold.

Angrily, he raised his voice to his father and said, “With all your money you give me a Bible?” He stormed out of the house, leaving the Bible behind.

Many years passed and the young man was very successful in business. He had a beautiful home and wonderful family, but realized his father was very old. He thought perhaps he should go to him. He had not seen him since that graduation day. But before he could make arrangements, he received a telegram telling him his father had passed away, and willed all of his possessions to him. He needed to come home immediately and take care of things.

When he arrived at his father ‘ s house, sadness and regret filled his heart. He began to search through his father ‘ s important documents and saw the Bible, new, just as he had left it years ago.  With tears, he opened the Bible and began to turn the pages. His father had carefully underlined a verse, Matt 7:11, “And if ye, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Heavenly Father which is in Heaven, give to those who ask Him?”
As he read those words, a car key dropped from the back of the Bible. It had a tag with the dealers name, the same dealer who had the sports car he had desired.  On the tag was the date of his graduation, and the words…
PAID IN FULL.

How many times do we miss God ‘ s blessings because they are not packaged as we expected?

It’s all a part of Being Pretty

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Spring Fashion: Florals!

Very pretty and feminine. Spring and flowers always go together!

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Photos: Pinterest 

Have a good afternoon!

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Valentine’s Day Look #3: Roses Are Red…

Shiny red lips… sound Valentine’s Day-ish to me!

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It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Beautiful Rose Arrangements

Roses are so beautiful and make such breathtaking decorations. And hey! They’re perfect for Valentine’s Day!

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Roses in tea cups… isn’t that just the cutest thing ever?

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Roses are gorgeous. So is pink. The end.

Photos: Pinterest

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

Valentine’s Day Look #2: Pinky-Promise

 

Pink pink pink!

I have to say, recently I’m loving the color pink. Fine timing, eh? I mean, with Valentine’s Day coming up and all…..

So here’s a very pink look you can try this year! A black, gray, or white sweater with a matching pink scarf would go nicely with this look.

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It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Blush It Up!

There’s nothing like a fresh rosy cheek to brighten one’s face up.

Most women are afraid to use a lot of blush, but if applied properly, it can make a stunning and beautiful difference!

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Photos: Pinterest

Pink blush is a great idea for Valentine’s Day!

It’s all a part of Being Pretty.

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100+ Followers! YAY!

I now have 101 followers on my blog, Being Pretty, and 80 likes on my FB page! Thank you all so much! It’s been such a pleasure blogging and sharing with you! God bless you all!

I feel HAPPY:      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM

 

It’s all a part of Being Pretty! xox

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Beauty Inspiration: Women of the Family

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My Mom, is beautiful, artistic, kind, funny, and very fashionable. She inspires me everyday.

Thankfully we share the same size in shoes and most clothing, so her amazing style can pass down to me!

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I love her so much,  am so grateful for her, and everything about her.

Some of my favorite stuff is passed down from her!

I guess she got her sense of style from her mom , grandmother:

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Wow. She was so beautiful. I was almost two years old when she passed away.

I thank God everyday for my wonderful family. For my beautiful Mother. God bless her.

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Feeling Feminine & Classy

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Photo: http://www.buzzsugar.com/American-Hustle-Pictures-31058186

I am so in love with this look I cannot even explain. I am already a big fan of Jennifer Lawrence, and this photo just took my breath away.

(To get: Smokey eyes, heavy contour/blush, and neutral lips. The hair? Photo says it all.)

I am a big fan the good old-fashioned feminine beauty. I feel like it’s something that we’ve been losing these days. But….. it’s slowly coming back!

As a woman, I love dressing up! The red lipstick, jewelry, flowing skirts, fancy up-dos, etc. There’s no better time than fall/winter to bring out the bling!

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Photos: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/19703317090376317/

What’s wrong with looking feminine? Absolutly nothing! Have fun, be pretty,   …. naw, be glamorous!

Baby get your shine on!

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Furry n’ Soft

There’s nothing that says “cozy autumn” like fur!

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(^photo: http://www.realstylenetwork.com/blogs/fashion-and-style/tag/large-fur-coat/ )

This is my impression:

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Thanks for the coat Mom! I think some of the best stuff is passed down from our mothers!

It’s all a part of being pretty!

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