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Angels here and there, angels everywhere...

CHEERS TO THE BELOVED SISTERS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD!
THIS FORWARDED MESSAGE GREETED ME WITH A SMILE TODAY AS I OPENED MY INBOX. ONE NICE SISTER SHARED THIS WITH ME AND I'M PASSING THIS ON TO AS MANY SISTERS AS I CAN .... BECAUSE I KNOW IN THE DEEPEST SENSITIVITY OF OUR BEINGS THIS MESSAGE ARE THE VERY LYRICS OF A SONG ALL WOMEN ARE SINGING, ALONE OR TOGETHER .... HERE IT GOES ... AND WHOEVER EXPRESSED HER HEARTBEATS TO BRING OUR VOICES OUT INTO THIS WONDERFUL MESSAGE, BLESS HER - SHE'S TRULY AN ANGEL - A WOMAN!!!!

A young wife sat on a sofa on a hot humid day, drinking iced tea and visiting with her mother. As they talked about life, about marriage, about the responsibilities of life and the obligations of adulthood, the mother clinked the ice cubes in her
glass thoughtfully and turned a clear, sober glance upon her daughter..

'Don't forget your sisters,' she advised, swirling the tea leaves to the bottom of her glass. 'They'll be more important as you get older. No matter how much you love your husband, no matter how much you love the children you may have, you are still going to need sisters. Remember to go places with them now and then; do things with them..'

'Remember that 'sisters' means ALL the women... your girlfriends, your daughters, and all your other women relatives too. 'You'll need other women. Women always do.'

What a funny piece of advice!' the young woman thought.. Haven't I just gotten married? Haven't I just joined the couple-world? I'm now a married woman, for goodness sake! A grownup! Surely my husband and the family we may start will be all I need to make my life worthwhile!'

But she listened to her mother. She kept contact with her sisters and made more women friends each year. As the years tumbled by, one after another, she gradually came to understand that her mother really knew what she was talking about. As time and nature work their changes and their mysteries upon a woman, sisters are the mainstays of her life..

After more than 50 years of living in this world, here is what I've learned:

THIS SAYS IT ALL:

Time passes.
Life happens.
Distance separates.
Children grow up.
Jobs come and go.
Love waxes and wanes.
Men don't do what they're supposed to do.
Hearts break.
Parents die.
Colleagues forget favors.
Careers end.

BUT...........
Sisters are there, no matter how much time and how many miles are between you. A girl friend is never farther away
than needing her can reach.

When you have to walk that lonesome valley and you have to walk it by yourself, the women in your life will be on the valley's rim, cheering you on, praying for you, pulling for you, intervening on your behalf, and waiting with open arms at the valley's end..

Sometimes, they will even break the rules and walk beside you...Or come in and carry you out.

Girlfriends, daughters, granddaughters, daughters-in-law, sisters, sisters-in-law, Mothers, Grandmothers, aunties, nieces, cousins, and extended family: all bless our life!

The world wouldn't be the same without women, and neither would I. When we began this adventure called womanhood, we had no idea of the incredible joys or sorrows that lay ahead. Nor did we know how much we would need each other..

Angels are here, there and everywhere. Some are working, some are playing, some are resting ... and one is reading this message at this moment.

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"There is one in the world who feels for him who is sad keener pang than he who feels for himself; there is one to whom reflected joy is better than that which comes direct; there is one who rejoices in another's honor, more than any which is one's own; there is one on another's transcendent excellence sheds no beam but that of delight; there is one who loses all sense of self in the sentiment of kindness, tenderness and devotion to another; that one is WOMAN."
- Washington Irving

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Comments

Sarvina's picture

Wonderful!

Dear Emie,

Thank so much for sharing this wonderful message to us! It is really meaningful........until the last line is written that "and one is reading this message" it is so funny cos i'm reading it and I feel so happy to read this passage too.

Thanks & Regards,
Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Emie Zozobrado's picture

Cheers!

Yeah right, sister, we are angels ... so we must choose to live like we are! You see, a very amazing woman wrote this and did not even identify herself as an individual, knowing fully well she expresses the voice of womanhood or angelhood ... we belong to the same specie! Isn't that real amazing?

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

Sarvina's picture

Let's cheer together to be

Let's cheer together to be angels! Sure we belong to the same special and we can see it is really amazing...........!

Kind Regards,
Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Sampaguita Flores's picture

Dear Emie, Women are there

Dear Emie,

Women are there for each other just like angels. I am touched by your article. Thank you for sharing this.

God bless,
Sampy

Emie Zozobrado's picture

Cheers!

The article is not mine ... it was just forwarded to me by another angel who got it from another angel! Angels, whether nameless or faceless or formless in our lives, are always there for us! You're right, Sampy, we are here for each other as sisters! Angels belong together!

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

olutosin's picture

This is truly beautiful

I always love your contribution and this one, I admire it....

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town
Lagos-Nigeria

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Emie Zozobrado's picture

Cheers!

Wow! We're getting into a much closer knit! It's really nice to know we share the same feelings and sentiments, despite distance, color and creed .... a nameless and faceless angel/sister shared it with me and all I really did is share it with you guys ... real amazing!

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

Dear Emie,

We,Woman, are really Angels-na may malalaking pek-pek ! ! ! ha-ha-ha! ! ! Imagine I come to know you via 2010 VOF program! As if, we are so close,so close and yet so far with each other in the same country.Thanks for posting shared thoughts of a woman which is very inspirational to read. I hope a lot of Woman enkindled by this.

Emie Zozobrado's picture

Cheers!

Hi Adel!
It's my pleasure, of course! This piece has been sent through so many women before it reached me! It's real amazing how angels come together in thought and spirit! And now we're here, sharing this one as if it is our own ...

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

Dear Emie,

What a co-incident ! Imagine last October 2 is the feast of guardian angel and so timing that I saw your article/sharing.Because we,women are angels, and we need help,then by all means,let us get the all the help we need,and invoke angels,saints and martyrs,to help us in our journey on this earth,and help us in our mission.

Emie Zozobrado's picture

You're right, sister!

Adel, that's true, of course ... angels need each other! And we are here ...

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

Dear Emie,

We should ask our Co-Sister Angels here in Pulse Wire to pray for the protection of all the policemen of the world especially for our policemen here in the Philippines,that they might be safeguarded from wickedness and protected from the snares of the devil.May they be guided by the interest to serve the people and not the interests of the influential politicos' are the onces' they are serving.

Emie Zozobrado's picture

Oh Yes!

Hi Adel! I didn't know that St. Michael The Archangel is the patron saints of the police officers!!! How naive of me! Is that worldwide or only in the Philippines? Anyway, yes, our law enforcers should be true to form and spirit. It's really sad that we have to listen to their excuses every time they fail us... and I do agree with you, sister ... they need our prayers very badly!!!!

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

Emie Zozobrado's picture

Cheers!

Hi Adel!
It's my pleasure, of course! This piece has been sent through so many women before it reached me! It's real amazing how angels come together in thought and spirit! And now we're here, sharing this one as if it is our own ...

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

Hi,Emie,

So sorry that now only I give my reply to you.Since Oct.9,there's a hard time for me connecting to internet maybe it's because affected by always change of weather.Luckily,I was able to submit my week four assignment.Oct.13 & 14 are also hard time for me to have an access to internet connection.Anyway,I got the information about St. Michael Archangel from a calendar release by Catholic Church Extension Society in Rome Italy.Maybe it's for all the catholics in the whole world.

I know that it's working,because last Wednesday,I've attended the burial of my sister-in-law done in Holy Cross Memorial in Baesa,Quezon City.I was assigned to have a ride to my kababayan from Malvar Lipa City,who are having a rented van.After the burial and looking for a place where I can go down and get a ride to Cubao,at the Balintawak market when the van is about to stop,we saw the highway patrol policeman waving his hand ordering the van to stop,of course,I got worried,I alighted into the van and gracefully approach the policeman asking"what should be the violation? and I can't remember what he said,and I just said we have attended the burial of our dead relatives and we're from Batangas,and not so much aware of the alighting area,he even tease me "Ala eh ! !.Thanks God,he allow us to go and didn't request us penalty.I memorize his face and mark it on my mind. You see,sisters,our Extra Sensory Power is already working,is it! ! !

Emie Zozobrado's picture

Cheers!

The world is full of angels .... because it is full of women! All the best, sister!

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

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