Wednesday, April 6, 2011

I'm Late..I'm Late (thankfully, not too late)...for an Important Party!

Ultimate Blog Party 2011
"Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will." ~Jonathan Edwards

Welcome to my blog! Hope you are not too exhausted yet from party-hopping :) . My name is Urailak (aka "LivingforGod" in the blog world and "Fruit Bearer" on Facebook). Please make yourself at home looking around and enjoying music from my playlist. I'm so glad that you're stopping by to visit. This blog is my main blog. I also have two other blogs: My Father's World (my photo/creation-themed blog) and Fruitbearers (my homeschool-related blog). I am a Christ-follower, Bible-believer, daughter & servant of the King of kings, helpmeet/blessed wife of my beloved Godly husband (we'll celebrate our 20th anniversary in Sept.), blessed homeschool mom of three precious blessings (17 yo daughter, 12 yo son, & 9 yo son), sister in Christ, and friend to all.

If you're new here and wonder what this blog is all about, please check out My Favorite Posts on my sidebar. I also blog about product reviews and giveaways. Whatever I do including blogging, I desire to do it all for God's glory.

Just in case anybody is curious to know more about me :)...here are 12 random facts about moi:
1. My parents are Chinese; I was born and raised in Thailand. I married an American whose ancestors were Scandinavian.

2. I came to the U.S. on September 14, 1989 (to study for my master’s degree). More than half of my life, I've lived in America.
3. I take the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20) seriously and hope all other Christians do, too. If you're a Christian and you have not watched the video on top of my blog yet, please do so.
4. I am passionate about reaching the unreached with the Gospel (Romans 15:20) and about saving the unborn.
5. I desire to memorize more and more of God’s Word. (Psalm 119:11)
6. I wish I could adopt all the orphans in the world.
7. I knew/studied 5 languages (French, Japanese, Chinese, English, and Thai). "Knew" is the key word . Now I only speak the last two.
8. My Thai first name "Urailak" means golden appearance. Don't let the name fool you :)!
9. My nickname is "A" and my brother’s nickname is "B." Wish my parents had all the way to "Z" !
10. In Thailand, I was a contestant in a TV game show similar to Wipeout. I got through to the last challenge and lost.
11. In Thailand, I also appeared in two different music videos.
12. 12 is my favorite number :).

Note: I'm currently hosting 2 fantastic giveaways on this blog: Win a Magdalena: Through Her Eyes (the story of Jesus from Mary Magdalene's perspective) DVD package from Campus Crusade for Christ and Win a copy of Rebecca St. James's new CD, "I Will Praise You". My two other blogs are also having giveaways: here and here.

Thanks for stopping by. Really...I'm not expecting many visitors because I'm late in linking my party post. Please leave a comment here and come visit again when you recover from blog-hopping marathon. If you have no idea what I'm talking about and would like to join the Ultimate Blogging Party 2011, visit here.

15 comments:

Saint Shellie said...

Hey there! I visited your blog last year during the blog party, I do believe. I love your blog and will need to come back for more! How about visit me at www.createdtobringhimglory.blogspot.com

Blessings,
Shellie

I am the Princess said...

Hi
I am from the blog party.
I just love your blog and i am now following you.
karen
www.iamtheprincess.com

Trulie Scrumptious said...

Hey! just stoppin by for the blog party. LOVE your blog and are proud to say we are your newest followers and {blog} friends. We'd love for you to come check out our new blog and be our newest follower and {blog} friend as well..much love
trulie-scrumptious.blogspot.com
mitchandroz.blogspot.com (family blog)

Jennifer said...

Better late than never. Following now, come visit. :)

Michelle said...

Just get out there and party and you'll get more visitors.

I'm an expat in singapore. Can't wait to visit Thailand.

We homeschool.

Jessica said...

Howdy!

I am so happy to have found your blog. I am stopping in from the Ultimate Blog Party and this is my very first year participating and this is SO VERY exciting!! LOL

Anyhow...please stop by my blogs and follow whenever you get the opportunity:

So Stylilized is where I am currently offering FREE Custom Blog Designs at http://sostylilized.blogspot.com/2011/04/ultimate-blog-party.html

And...Jessica Lil Corner is where I am blogging about family and life at http://jessicaslilcorner.blogspot.com/2011/04/ultimate-blog-party.html

I welcome your visit at either or both of my blogs and hope to have you stop by and follow really soon!!

Have a very blessed day!! :0)

Jenn @ Beautiful Calling said...

Swinging in to say hello from the UBP. It's been a whirlwind, it's amazing to see how many blogs there are out there and how many people you have something in common with :) Feel free to swing by my UBP for an Amazon giveaway (worldwide) or if dresses are your thing, the Shabby Apple Giveaway (RV $92) (US only) is pretty awesome!

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

so pleased to meet you! UBP11 + tonite on the momtv show ~ thx for offering a giveaway - happy to participate. thank you :)
you're most welcome at FHC!
tea is always on...

quiverfull said...

hi! i happened to have some fernando ortega playing when i clicked over here, and for a moment couldn't figure out why i was hearing two songs at once. :) (duh, me) i love his music.
can't wait to explore your posts!
via facebook via the UBP, (whew, it's been a long trip!)
-shawnacy

quiverfull said...

oh, man, i always for get to paste my link. we're at http://quiverfullcreative.blogspot.com/

Rebagv said...

Hi Fruitbearer,

I loved reading the facts about yourself. You have quite an international background. I love that.

I'm following you now. Came in through the ubp11.

When you have time please visit my blog at:

http://bloggingwithgoodlyintentions.blogspot.com/

God bless you,

Rebecca G.

Cristan said...

Visiting from UBP11. Now a follower. Would love for you to visit me at http://coffeecupsandcrafts.blogspot.com

Anne said...

Hi! I’m belatedly stopping by from the UBP. Nice to meet you! I am a new follower : )
I have two blogs, and I’d love for you to stop by when you get a minute. Thanks!

http://giveawaycorner.blogspot.com/ (A free giveaway every weekday)
http://anne-somekindofwonderful.blogspot.com/ (Family blog)

Pamela said...

We had a family in our school who got to H--Adeliah, Benji, Christy, Destiny, Emily, Farrah, Gabriel, Haley. :-) I always wished they went to z, too.

I enjoyed learning more about you!

Joyfully,
Pamela

carma said...

A lot of impressive things - but what hit me was that you were on the Thai version of Wipeout! That is not an easy course to complete..very cool that you participated.

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