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Saturday, July 4, 2009

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My burritos are not in school yet so for this week's theme for Mommy Moments, I decided to feature my two nieces who lost their father just two days ago. My brother's eldest daughter Bhim is only 10 years old and she is in her fourth grade in elementary. The second one, Yami is 9 years old, she is in third grade. My brother was so proud of them because they are both talented and smart. Both of his daughters are honor students, its so sad that he won't be able to see them grow up anymore.
Here's Mama with Yami and my brother with Bhim pinning the ribbons for this year's Graduation. Both of them were first honors.

This picture was taken before we left last March. My brother is holding his new born.Putting my self in my sister-in-laws shoes, I don't think I would be able to handle the situation. Especially that she has a small baby to take care of. This will be very hard for us, we have to support them because they do not have anything. My sister in law is very dependent to my brother so I don't know how she is going to cope up with this.

I would like to thank Mads Fe and Malou, Ate Beth, and Seiko for giving some financial support to the family. May God bless you guys for your generous hearts.

Thank you all so much for your comforting words, deep sympathy, and prayers for our family. Those encouraging words is lifting my spirit up, lighten up the burden we are experiencing right now.

29 comments:

  1. All the best to your orphaned nieces. (I'm teary-eyed here and I'm not the crying type) May your SIL find the strength to face life's storms.

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  2. wow! first, condolence to you and to your family. I cannot imagine the agony of your SIL, and now thinking about your nieces,it's really really sad, I lost my dad two years ago and although I'm already this old, I still feel the pain, how much more with their young age.
    My Mommy Moments

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  3. my condolences to the bereaved family of ur bro. may your SIL brave through this ordeal and face the future challenges of raising kids alone courageously.

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  4. Condolence to the family of your brother. I pray for the comfort and peace in the hearts of all his survivors. May the peace of the Lord remain in your hearts and may His divine blessings be showered upon you all. God bless you all.

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  5. I don't know why but seeing your brother's pictures with his children made me cry. maybe because of the thought that he will never see them grow especially his new born. I'm so sorry for your loss. I know God has His purpose and He'll guide your brother's family. Again, our prayers are with you.

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  6. Condolence again rose, I know you are still grieving for your brother, its really not easy if you lost someone special. I cannot imagine how your SIL handle this situation. Tuloy ba uwi ninyo sa inyo rose? Sana bigyan pa ng lakas ang SIL mo at mama mo para matanggap ang pagkawala ng brother mo, at ikaw rin lakasan mo pa sarili mo rose, I know it will take a while to accept all that.

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  7. id like to once again extend my condolences to you and your family.. its really tough... God will make a way..

    and thanks for sharing with us your pictures of your nieces too..

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  8. Condolence & prayers to your brother.Wherever he is now,may he rest in peace now & feel sorry for your nieces & to your SIL.

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  9. Again condolence to your family.Be strong.

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  10. That's nothing,my heart aches for your SIL & for your nieces.Please Be strong.

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  11. oh my..kakaawa naman talaga ang mga bata....Am sure God will help them survive..wag lang mawalan ng pag-asa.

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  12. This is so sad, I send my prayers to your brothers family and for your family also. It is never easy to loose someone you love. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us and hope you have a nice weekend. I wish your sister-in-law Gods grace in her time of sorrow.

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  13. take care on your trip back to the philippines. dnt worry God is with you.

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  14. sis i have just donated thru paypal. pls accept the meager amount i can put up. may others who read this also give something to the bereaved family of the deceased.

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  15. Your nieces are so smart and talented. It's only now that I learned about your brother's early demise. Condolence! My prayers are with you.

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  16. Rose, sya ba yung may motorcycle? You posted before when you visited Philippines. Nakakaiyak naman ang pangyayaring to. Condolence talaga Rose. I hope your travel is safe. Update your blog ha if you can, babalik ako.

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  17. Oh my, im sorry to hear that, now lang ako naka-visit. Na-sad naman ako. I'll pray for you and the family of your brother. My condolences. I know there's always hope. God will always be there in times of need.

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  18. hello chubkulit hows your trip?
    hope your doing well
    btw
    If there would be one song that remind you of Michael Jackson ...what would it be and why? Its time to break the boundaries ... share your thoughts and let your voice be heard. http://breaking-the-boundaries.blogspot.com/2009/06/lossing-icon.html

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  19. sending me condolences again and i read your message on my comment box. God bless on your trip back here.

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  20. Mareng Rose deepest Sympathy from my family to yours. This is truly a tragedy . May the Lord provide and continually comfort you all.so sorry ngayon ko lang nalaman :c

    by the way Josh is out of the hospital. thanx for the constant visits you are a blessing to me c:

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  21. My heart breaks for your entire family. I hope that God sends His strength and guidance to you all.

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  22. Oh I am so very sorry to learn about your brother's passing away. And how tragic that he passed away in an accident at such a young age. I can understand how difficult it must be for your sister-in-law and her children. Sending many prayers and well wishes your way in this difficult time. Take care and all the best :)

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  23. Let's give another meaning to the word death...

    If you are a Christian, you must rather think death as a gateway or a key to God's unemnding embrace... where there's no more pains, sufferings and nothing but joys!!

    Do not be astounded...
    for I believe that your departed ones are very happy now to the place where they belonged, Heaven! :)

    If you have some time, I invite you to please also visit my site

    http://www.filipinoliterature.blogspot.com

    Well... see you there! Take care and god bless! :)

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  24. My condolences for u and for the whole family. May the good Lord bless you more as u face the new chapter of ur lives. Good health and always be safe.

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  25. May God grant him peace in the here after and may he give you and your family to cope up with the sad news.My heartfelt condolense.

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  26. hope you can drop by
    http://chrisamador.blogspot.com/2009/07/join-you-are-inspirational.html

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  27. The kids are adorable. Sending them the best wishes for today and their future. Hoping for the best for you and your family. Take very good care of yourselves.

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  28. It's really sad to know about your brother's death---kawawa naman ang mga bata lalo na yung bunso nya.I hope your SIL will be brave enough to face the challenges that will come to her life.Our condolences again,Ate Rose...

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