Truth Tuesday [#35]: A miracle of Angels

Truth is, yesterday was full of Angels. In the morning, my mum, husband and I went to visit my grandma where her body was laid to rest, three years ago. I remember November 4th, 2009 like it was yesterday; the heartache, the tears, the frustration and her peace. I remember holding her hand, kissing her goodbye and whispering that she will always be on my mind, and present in my heart, no matter the distance. And it’s true, not a day goes by that I don’t think of her. I love to close my eyes, take a deep breath and feel her presence around me, especially when I am outside. Yesterday, November 4, 2012 marked three years since her passing. While visiting her we talked about how much we all used to laugh and dance together and how much we missed her… it’s always tough saying Adios to her when it’s time to depart.

Yesterday was a beautiful day, besides visiting my grandma, I received a text message from my God-sister saying she was in labour! So after a late lunch, the three of us headed over to the hospital to check in. While we hung out with my God-parents in the “delivery room” waiting room, a nurse rushed in asking for Carolina…and I quickly followed her into my God-sister’s delivery room.

Wow. My God-sister gave me one of the greatest gifts that can be experienced, the privilege to witness birth. I was, and quite frankly, still am in awe of the whole experience. It is so surreal to see a precious little Angel come into this big, beautiful world. It is surely an experience I will remember forever. Thank you Sis+Mi+Li for letting me be a part of your family night.
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  • Reply allergic to vanilla

    Beautiful story, Nina, I loved hearing about the special connection you had with your grandma, and the newest member of your familia! It must have been quite the experience!

    xo Carlina

    November 6, 2012 at 5:56 pm
  • Reply Just Another Shopaholic

    What a wonderful story thank you for sharing.

    November 6, 2012 at 5:58 pm
  • Reply lasophia

    It’s the circle of life. Nov 4th is also the anniversary of my dad’s death. We all gathered on Sunday and ate his favorite things. And Sochi was there, she never got to meet him but I’m sure she knows him. How beautiful that you got to see the birth of that precious baby.

    November 6, 2012 at 6:21 pm
  • Reply Betzy's Makeup

    Beautiful story

    November 6, 2012 at 7:05 pm
  • Reply ThirdWorldFabi

    Que bonita experiencia, ver nacer a tu sobrinito!!
    Yo perdí a mi abuelito querido hace varios años y siento como que fue ayer, SIEMPRE pienso en él…así que te comprendo Nina!

    Abrazos xo

    November 7, 2012 at 5:13 am
  • Reply Briseidy

    cute baby! what a nice story! thanks for visiting my blog!

    November 7, 2012 at 4:12 pm
  • Reply febrina utami putri

    i’m so sorry for your lost 🙁 have a great week, dear!

    November 9, 2012 at 10:04 am
  • Reply Bohemian Babushka

    How blessed you are to have such wonderful memories. May the newest member of your family bring more cherished memories for many years to come.


    November 10, 2012 at 1:43 pm
  • Reply LipstickFables

    Loving the new layout!

    November 10, 2012 at 6:48 pm
  • Reply Maria

    Great story! thank you for sharing!

    November 10, 2012 at 10:27 pm
  • Reply Isabel Garcia

    I am so sorry to hear the loss of your dear grandma. I also share the same feelings for my grandma. There is not one day that I don’t think about her. Thank you for sharing your experience of witnessing birth! Sending you a big hug, amiga!

    November 11, 2012 at 3:14 am
  • Reply Artologist's Studio

    We lost my mom 8 years ago. Still hurts but I know she is in peace. Congratulations on the new member of the family. What a precious memory.

    November 11, 2012 at 5:15 pm
  • Reply Helen Troncoso

    Beautiful post. My heart still aches for my grandmother too sometimes. I am comforted in knowing she is always with me though. Have a wonderful Sunday Nina xoxo

    November 11, 2012 at 5:32 pm
  • Reply bravegrrl

    wow, such an amazing day! life’s gifts can be sooooo wonderful! thanks for sharing!

    November 15, 2012 at 6:49 pm
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