Books that I Have Enjoyed Recently

I suck at book reviews so don’t expect fancy reviews here. Though, please go to Amazon to read actual real reviews if anything sparked your interest, that’s what I usually do.

 

2011, The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

I loved this book and how the writing really make the characters come to life. Definitely a book where you could still hear the characters’ voice visit you in your head months later or even years. Captivating story about Hemingway and his first marriage. About love, careers, France, Spain, babies. Highly recommend!!!!

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2015, Circling the Sun: A Novel by Paula McLain

Just as colorful, Paula Mccain never fails to deliver memorable characters that will live with you for years. Our heroine is simple fierce and unstoppable just like the African tigers and horses.

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2015, The Improbability of Love by  Hannah Rothschild

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If you like over the top wittiness, then this book is for you. Simply amusing and irresistible book that will teach you a lot about the Art world.

1999, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding

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This book is funny and describes perfectly what it’s like to be a woman caught in the world of dating and self help books and zero size supermodels magazines. A must read if you enjoy chick flicks.

 

Start the Day on a Good Note

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What do you guys do first thing in the morning to start the day on a good note?

 

Today, I found myself clung to my phone browsing the internet and forgetting my priorities. The dangerous thing wasn’t the aimless browsing but it was embarking on the “negative” websites that one tend to find spontaneously on the web. I researched problems instead of solutions, illness instead of healing and I felt like I am not setting a good tone for the day.

 

How do you guys spend your first hour of waking? How should I spend my morning?

The Acquisition of Faith

leap-of-faith_724_482_80I didn’t know that this moment would be carved in my memory until today, but it is. One time my brother and I were driving home after attempting to Christmas shop at an expensive mall (South Coast Plaza, CA). The drive home was traffic-filled and we got to talking about random stuff then somehow the conversation shifted as it always does after being trapped in a car long enough with someone close to you to Life and The Big Picture.

He told that he thought that Faith was truly the greatest virtue. Heck, he said it was the greatest word. It was the vehicle to everything and through everything. It was the vehicle to God.

I never understood then that this moment would stay with me so much but here it is echoing in my brain every second in this trying time in my life.

Some people seem to be gifted with this virtue. Or maybe I just don’t know the arduous journey they had to go through to acquire it. I find myself thinking that I have faith, only to find it how little I have it when I experience trials.

I am facing a great trial right now. I NEED to have faith. I need faith. I need you guys to tell me anything that would help me. I need to learn about your life experiences and how you have the faith that you have.

I need to see God through your experiences.

Please share your thoughts and pay for me.

Urgent: I found an injured bird, what should I do to save it?

URGENT: My mom saved a bird from a bigger bird that was trying to kill her. The bird is still alive but it’s has an open, big wound in her neck and one underneath her wing. I preformed some mediocre first aid on her but I am pretty sure I did a lousy job and the nearest wildlife rehabilitation center is closed. Does any body know what I should do? A bird vet? Or anyone that could perform first aid? Please help!!!!

Help me Save a Life


Good morning Wonderful Reader,

This angel’s name is Snow White, she’s a ten year old mini poodle. she’s avaliable for adoption at the Downey Animal Care Center (California, USA). If you’re looking to add joy and happiness to your life Snow White is your girl. Also if you can’t adopt please network this sweet lady by sharing this video with your friends on this blog or Facebook . Also if you know of a rescue group for poodles in California please leave me a comment and I will contact them. It’s one of my goals to rescue this angel but I can’t do it alone. Let’s save Snow White people and give her the love she deserves!!! 😍 (before it’s too late!!!!!) Snow White is an owner surrender 😡😡😡 (heartless people who are undeserved of Snow White) and she is spayed. I called the shelter and it turns out she’s a staff’s favorite!!!

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Downey Animal Care Center

11258 S Garfield Ave

Southgate, CA 90242

(562) 940-6898

What can I do to help?

Unfortunately, there is a Yulin everyday in China or any other region. This video is relevant every second and sadly it’s happening now for all we know. To think that humans think that beating, boiling, burning, stabbing a vulnerable, voiceless creature prior to ending its life would make it taste better is a thought that frankly I can’t live with. Its enough that we’re ending their lives for such trivial thing as a meal. Please do anything however small to help give animals their rights that they can’t fight for. Also does anybody what I could do to help who has experience in the field of animal rights?

That Angora Sweater Is Made With Horrifying Pain, Just For YOU.

Dear Wonderful Reader,
I present this to you with a sad heart and though it is more comfortable to turn a blind eye to all the animal cruelty that is around us, we owe it to those vulnerable and voiceless creatures to be their voice and stand up for them. Please do so by raising awareness and making kind choices about your diet, and clothes (why do we STILL use animal products in CLOTHES… seriously, I may get the nutrition part but clothes!!! Jesus!)

One Person, One World.

Christmas is coming up and people flock to the stores for gifts to loved ones and maybe yourself. Or maybe you are out to find a warm hat, scarf or a new pair of gloves for the cold weather?

Maybe you are, (just like I was) unaware of what these Angora rabbits go through in their short life? Maybe you didn’t either know the cruelty involved? I found out and will share what I now know.

UntitledNinety percent of angora fur comes from China, where there are no penalties for the abuse of animals on farms and no standards to regulate the treatment of the animals. When you buy a sweater, hat, or other product that contains angora, the angora fur most likely originated in China, even if the finished product was assembled elsewhere. Rabbits are extremely clean by nature and in these farms they are kept in tiny, filthy cages…

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