Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Your House as Your Larger Body

My husband invited me to come over at his old neighborhood and wanted my opinion. He warned me that we’re not moving or anything, lol! Every time he does it, I’m not really interested. I love our house and the neighborhood. I just wanted to set my roots first. What I’m really interested in going to open houses is the arrangement of furniture. Sure, it makes a lot of difference if the house is well-decorated.

He said that he’s very curious about this house that’s for sale. It’s surrounded by walls and all you can see is the garden when the gate is opened. All the neighbors are wondering what’s inside. They used to call it “The Fort”. The old lady that owned it has just passed away and so she left the house to her caregiver. It’s an old house- built in the 1940’s where the lady had lived all her life. You can see really old appliances and the rusted steel in the kitchen. She’s a painter and so all her paintings were all over the place. The owner didn’t do anything to the house and it looked horrible to me. However, it has a million-dollar ocean view. The realtor is trying to sell it for 1.8M. Basically, you’re just buying the panoramic ocean view.

I liked the place- it has magnificent view and overlooking Ritz Carlton. I just don’t really like to live near the beach. I don’t like the smell of the sea breeze at night and the heat of the sun will be coming in the house during summer. Most of the time, the skies are boring- only when there’s a storm and that clouds will appear that can make it prettier. There’s one house though that has a lot of different views in different rooms- hills, street lights at night and the ocean view and the house is not that old to remodel but it’s worth a million more than our house. Well, it’s better to keep the money:)
Shawie

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Raphnix said...

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Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Shawie,
I made this special prayer for you and my other friends at my Random Thoughts blog. Hope you like it.


Gold and silver I do not have and I cannot give any material gifts to my beloved friends but what I have I give to you all with all my heart and soul. These are my power prayers that I lift up to heaven that the Lord will shower you with His mighty blessings for your healing, upliftment and prosperity. I pray to God, who has been so good to me, and who has kept me alive after all these years although medical science could have pronounced me already dead a long time ago; who has shielded and protected me from all the trials and persecutions spawned by the arch enemy of faith; and who has provided me and my loved ones with all the best and most wonderful blessings of heaven; to Him who sits on the throne and unto the Lamb, these are my prayer petitions for my beloved friends, in the name of Jesus. Amen.

1. Shiela (Bluebirdy) - That she be completely healed of lupus, fibromyalgia and all the diseases that has wrecked her fragile body; that she be reunited with her husband; for financial blessings; complete healing for her very sick mother and brother; that they get a God fearing helper to assist them in their daily needs.

2. Krystyna - Divine healing for her grandson Kevin; deliverance from all her trials in life; strengthening of her faith; financial blessings for her and her family.

3. Sylvia (Heiresschild) - Spiritual and financial blessings for her and her family and more success in her chosen career in life.

4. Sis Pia - For her reunion with her husband Jec and for the strengthening of their family ties; spiritual and financial blessings and success in her chosen career.

5. Sameera - Blessings for her and her relationship with her fiance; blessings for her work and her chosen career; blessings for her family and loved ones; that her planned marriage in November 2009 will push through and that she will have a blissful and successful marriage.

6. Sis Emmyrose - For her complete healing and deliverance from lupus, fibromyalgia and other diseases; that she finally find the man of her dreams and she becomes completely happy and fulfilled in life; for spiritual and financial blessings for her and her family.

7. Bingkee (Viviene) - Blessings for her family and her work and that she finally bear a child of her own; more success for her chosen career; spiritual and financial blessings for her and her family.

8. Tey (Ester) - Blessings for her and her family; blessings for the success of her chosen career in life; blessings for good health and long life for her and her family.

9. Bluedreamer27 - Blessings for his schooling and financial success in life; blessings that she finds the girl of her dreams; blessings for God's divine providence for him and his family.

10. Fingertalks (Des) - Blessings for her and her husband in a foreign land; blessings for her family and loved ones; blessings for the child in her womb; blessings for her chosen career in life.

11. Wendy Lopez-Redaon - Blessings for her and her family; blessings for Nigel- her son in her womb; that she will have a safe and normal delivery; blessings for divine providence for her and her family; blessings for the success of her chosen career in life.

12. Caca - Blessings for her and her family; blessings for her schooling and love life; blessings for financial freedom and success in her chosen career in life; that she finally find the love of her life.

13. Gagay - Blessings for her chosen career in life; that she finds a stable and perfect job; blessings for divine providence for her and her family; blessings for her lovelife.

14. Eel Wind (Elween) - Blessings for his chosen career in life; blessings for his financial stability and success in his work.

15. Amrita - Blessings for her and her family for God's provisions for all their needs; blessings for her spiritual growth.

16. Mississippi Songbird- Blessings for her and her family; blessings for divine providence for her and her family.

17. Jennifer (Dust Bunny Hostage) - Blessings for her and her family; blessings for God's divine providence for all their needs.

18. Shawie - Blessings for her and her family; that love prevail in their family always; blessings for God's divine providence for her and her family.

19. Feripula - Blessings for her and her teaching career; blessings for God's divine providence for her and her family; blessings for her successful career and lovelife.

20. Tin-tin - Blessings for her in her chosen career; blessings for God's divine providence for her and her family; blessings that she finally find the man of her dreams.

21. Priya Joyce - Blessings for her schooling; blessings for her chosen career in life; blessings for God's provisions for her and her family.

22. Pennylane - Blessings for her health that she be healed of her disease; blessings for the success of her chosen career; blessings for her lovelife with her boyfriend; blessings for God's divine providence for her and her family.

23. Chubskulit -Blessings for her and her family: that their closely knit family will be always filled with love and loving relationship; blessings for God's divine providence for her and her family and loved ones.

24. Steven and Aisha - Blessings for them both and their families; that they should always be in love with each other until death; blessings for God's divine providence for them and their families.


And for all my other friends and readers whom I can no longer place here for lack of space, I utter the same prayers for them. This I pray heavenly Father, in the mighty name of Jesus, though the ministry of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen and amen.

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Paul said...

It can be surprising how much of serenity depends on material well being and, really, by world standards, the great material wealth that Americans often enjoy. When all that's blown away, it cracks you or in the end brings you face to face with, I suppose, "the peace that passes understanding."

But I do believe that there's a way of joy to that place, as well as a way of pain. Seems like I was headed that way myself before I had to take the other path...

Shawie said...

thanks for dropping by guys:)
@ Mel: that's very thoughtful of you...a prayer for a friend is enough to show that you care for his spiritual well-being:)
@Paul: You're right, the place offers sweet haven and a secret paradise specially if you want to retire:)