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Count your many blessings, name them one by one,
And it will surprise you what the Lord hath done.

March 10, 2013 to March 10, 2014. One year, millions of surprises. Places I never thought I could ever go, people I never thought I would ever be friends with, things I never thought I would ever do. To mention and count everything is simply too many. So here are some big events and things I am thankful for:

1. March 10, 2013. Sweet jello for sweet 22 birthday! 🙂

photo (1) photo (2)*I miss you all girls! Gladys, Nia, Irene, Pingkan and Feli!*

2. April 1, 2013: Bachelor of Science.

2013-04-15 14.11.04After 4 years of study. More responsibility to take on.

3. May 8, 2013: Hearing and reading the word Palopo for the very first time.

All excited after opening the letter but bursting into tears the next five days knowing that having to go so far away for three years. But life went on.

4. June 2013: Lampung trip

First time stepping my feet in Sumatra island!!

lampung

first time riding on an elephant!

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new friends!

group photo istiqlal 2

sisters!

ok miss you!

5. June 2013: Proper goodbye for great people!

spv lama 2013-06-03 17.28.45 2013-06-03 17.25.22 2013-06-03 17.21.30 2013-06-03 17.40.06Ex-roommies: Priscilla & Gladys. Great mentors and friends from SPH Sentul City: Leanne, Mr. Scott, and Stephanie. Friendly bakso-seller couple at SPH Sentul City.

6. July 1, 2013: Ron’s birthday

with ronthe night when Ron, the birthday boy, kept us waiting for more than an hour for karaoke. He never showed up. Finally, ended up singing like crazy and taking silly pictures in our hotel room. At least he finally made it there.

2013-06-26 19.13.11Farewell dinner with the Metcalfes. Lovely couple who have been great mentors during my college life.

7. July 6, 2013 – now: Welcome to Sulawesi!

First time stepping my feet in Sulawesi island!

New places. New people. New experiences. New things.

GRADE 5SMILE! singingmy students 🙂 little beautiful faces who color my life now.

palopo new lovely friends that I have never imagined I could be friends with. 🙂

superriskaa Latuppa 2-001 Latuppa 4 2013-08-06 06.18.30DSCN0756 places I never thought I could ever be.

planting! reading Bible praying kids walking to class teaching them how to read. teaching them how to pray. Things I never thought I could ever do. Here. With these people.

In a year, God has been blowing my mind with what He’s done and I believe that there will be many more surprises coming in the coming years. Wherever this life may go, have Your way, Lord. Wherever this long road may end, have Your way, Lord. Whatever this life may bring, have your way, Lord. Nothing more I wish for this birthday than to enjoy the ride as I’m going this life through.

Because at the end of everything, You must become greater, I must become less. Because I am just an unworthy servant who has simply done my duty.

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