Twenteen

March 2, 2014: My “Twenteenth” Birthday!

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According to Urban Dictionary, Twenteen is the new age for a person who doesn’t want to lose being a teenager once they hit the age of twenty!  :peace:

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Birthdays are special times. When we are young, we look forward to our birthdays. It’s exciting for us to be another year older and have birthday parties and celebrate with our friends. As we get older, we of course don’t look forward to our physical birthdays as much. I guess because we are getting older and our bodies are not quite like they used to be.

This year I turned 20 and I opened up Psalm 139. As I read, I was reminded that my Birthday isn’t really about me.

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mothers womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you in the secret place. When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me are written in your book before one of them came to be. (Psalm 139:13-16)

Psalm 139 reminds us that it is God who created us, and as a result we should praise Him. Our birthday should be a day of thanking God that He created and protected our life so we can have another birthday.

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Midriff: Bazaar // Wristwatch: Casio Vintage

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Sunglasses from Charlie Sunnies / Hepburn Sunnies by Charlie (Thank you Zalora Philippines)

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My Twenteen something Birthday List

This list is good for the whole year.

  1. Daisy by Marc Jacobs - For the sake of my Daisy Obsession. I miss the scent.
  2. Daisy + Mason Jar
  3. Benefit Cosmetics First Class Flirts
  4. iPhone5S – I’m a loyal-die-hard HTC lover but I wanna use iPhone again.
  5. Instax Mini 90 – I want a vintage double exposure photo.
  6. Canon EOS 60D – I need this in my life please. I really need a decent camera. My current dslr is not functioning well anymore and I’ve been using it for almost 2 years. My Canon 400D is begging for a retirement.  :boo:
    Before we proceed to number 7…
    :caution: CAUTION: Fangirl Alert! 
  7. One Direction Midnight Memories Album – Can I have a signed album, please?
  8. One Direction “One Moment” Fragrance
  9. One Direction “That Moment” Fragrance – Whatever moment it is, I still want all of it.
  10. Harry Styles – Hahaha, I really want/like Harry Styles but I guess I’ll just stick with a cardboard cutout instead.  :((

That’s all for now. I really have a long list and these are just the material things that I want, the rest are things that money can’t buy. I’m surprised because I had a hard time making this list, I used to be so hyper when doing posts like this especially when it involves wish list. To be honest, there are only 2 things that I want in this list, #s 2 and 6 (#10 also hahaha).

Again I was reminded that my Birthday isn’t really about me, but God and His work. So really my birthday shouldn’t be a day of selfishness. But a day of thanking and praising God for all that He has done and  also, thanking all those people whom God has used in my life.

I am forever grateful for all the Blessings that God has given me. Thank you Lord for another wonderful year with you.


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17 Comments to “Twenteen”

  1. Penda says:

    Sis! Happy birthday! And hohoho I’m joining the twenteen club this 8th. UGHHH i hate being old >_<
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  2. Ileana says:

    Love ur sunnies! happy bday ^^
    xoxo

    Novelstyle

  3. Aegeane Brioso says:

    Youre so pretty! :) <3 I love your ootd! Suits your complexion, lalo kang pumuti! Ang ganda ganda mo! :)) What's ur secret? Di ka mukhang twenteen Ms. Shekinah, you look 17 or 18, somewhat on that age. :) Happy Birthday! I enjoyed your list! Im a big fan of benefit – make ups and 1d. Hihi. <3

  4. Sheryl An Mungcal says:

    belated Happy birthday,.
    woooow,. everytime na may #OOTD lagi kang sexy,.
    ang puti mo kasi kaya bagay lahat ng sinusuot mo,.
    mukha kang highschool student,.
    im also a fan of One Direction,.

  5. Rhea Juaton says:

    Belated Happy Birthday Ms. Shekinah! <3 Being twenteen? I feel you haha. But it's just the age that changes. We'll be teens forever! Haha. BTW, what a very inspiring post. You're right, we should thank God for the gift of life and all the blessings we received.. On our birthdays and everyday! Hope you enjoyed your day and many many more birthdays to come and blessings for you. Nice birthday list. I love most on it! I wish you can get them all. He he. Stay pretty and take care :*

  6. Roch says:

    Belated happy birthday! It’s nice to be in the 20s. This decade can be the prime of your life. Hey, I have the same skirt bought from 168 for only PHp 150. :D

  7. laarnie says:

    happy birthday love the outfit :)
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  8. michelle says:

    Lovely sunglasses,Just love that.
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  9. Franc Ramon says:

    Happy Birthday Shekinah! Well, you look like a teenager even on your 20th birthday and looked really pretty in your outfit.
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  10. Yen says:

    Hi siiiis!!! Super love the look! Gosh, parang kelan lang tweenteen din ako! Hahaha Let’s see each other again soon, yes? God bless you always! :*
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  11. andrew says:

    happy birthday!! hope you had a blast!! nice outfit too!
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  12. Franc Ramon says:

    I hope you get all of your birthday wishes and have another great year ahead before your next birthday.
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  13. ahine says:

    happy birthday pretty!!! I love your sunnies!! *sob can i have it?? hahaha kiddin’

  14. happy 20th again sis!!! Hope you get everything in your wishlist hoho. Why not sell your old dlsr so you can get a new one! Sell it to me! LOL! Haha. God bless you and more blessings ^_^

  15. Hi belated happy birthday…
    Sorry for the delay greetings…
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  16. Roselle says:

    Belated happy birthday, dear. :) I guess the more we get older, the less we care of the birthday parties and go for the intimate celebration with our families and close friends.
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