Thursday, June 30, 2011

Mommy Moments- Home

I would like to share with you our second home~ we've been missing this home which is a 20 km away from Dai-Ichi Nuclear Plant in Fukushima and is inside the danger zone. My PIL has to leave this home because of the radiation level ( I can't hold my tears as I was writing this ) that could harm their health and sad to say that my husband's hometown now seems like a 'ghost town'. Everybody has evacuated the area including their livelihood...

I guess you're wondering why I preferred to write about my PIL's home~ my kids spend their first few years at their Grannies home and they grew up with them. They played with their cousins and tend to their favorite dog, Shiro. Wakaba blurted out one day that she wants some corn and I told her that I would buy her some at the market but she told me that 'she wants the corn from their Grannies farm' and it's kind-a hurting me knowing that it would take awhile for us to come back. And I'm sure that the one's hurting the most is my PIL, BIL, SIL and hubby~ he grew up there and has so many memories. It was hard for them to leave their home and their livelihood but there was nothing else that they could do but HOPE and PRAY. I'm praying for the day that we could all be together again at our home in Namie.
Peace - that was the other name for home.

~ Kathleen Norris ~
It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.
~ Author Unkown ~

Where thou art- that- is Home.
~ Emily Dickinson ~

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
~ Jane Austen ~

Home is a shelter from storms- all sorts of storms.
~ William J. Bennett ~

Every house where love abides
And friendship is a guest,
Is surely home, and home sweet home
For there the heart can rest.
~ Henry Van Dyke ~

Home, the spot of earth supremely blest,
A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.
~ Robert Montgomery ~

A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless.

~ May Sarton ~

He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

The light is what guides you home, the warmth is what keeps you there.
~Ellie Rodriguez ~


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Pink MagaLine said...

Beautiful photos of unforgettable memories! Love the quotes too. Happy weekend pala sis! :)

niko said...

oh so sad tlga to leave a home full of loving and happy memories. i hope sooooner than soon mkabalik sila PIL mo dun. that would be one happy day for sure!!

Pinx said...

happy photos and like your kids, i too grew up with my grandparents! visiting your "home" via MM!

janakidiary said...

hi there. I miss reading your blog.
hoping and praying that your family will always be safe and strong in times of trials :)

Tintin.Tetay said...

Visiting from Mommy Moments. Thank you for giving us a preview of your home.

Mine is up here.

"It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home." ~Author Unknown

Chubskulit Rose said...

Pati ako nalungkot reading your post mami clang, sana maayos na or mawala na yung radiation para makabalik na sa dati ang mga evacuees.

Enjoy your weekend Clang. Ms. Burrito wants me to tell you "Thank you very much" for the surprise postcard she received! Thanks for making m6y baby's day clang.

vaneneng said...

beautiful and memorable photos, hope you can all move on and be strengthen by the help of our Lord!

visiting from MM, always be safe and Godbless!

Tetcha said...

That was a hertwarming post about your second home, Mommy! In God's time, I pray that you're going to enjoy being in that place again. Happy MM! Here's my entry:

Witchy Crazy Mommy said...

Naiyak naman ako dun. Your kids sure looks happy, sana makabalik na sila dun. Praying for better days ahead.

Dropping by from MM, here's my entry

Willa said...

Sana naman maresolbahan na yang radiation na yan, I know that your IL's are so itching to go "home" not bec of the materials that they lost bec it can be replace anytime, but the memories that lives there. Happy Weekend sis!

imriz said...

where there is love, there is home...i guess, it's really hard to be away from home, but, for our necessitates the sentimentalism.

kimmyschemy said...

that's just so sad.. hope everything turns out fine..

MY ENTRY is here!

Dhemz said...

ganda nang place nyo mamiClang....pati yung kay the yard...very colorful!

Chris said...

naiiyak ako sa post mo mommy clang. i pray that may God grant you and your family peace and joy even with what has happened to Japan..

thanks for taking time to join us today at mommy moments.

J.Rylie.C said...

Hi Tita, I just want to Thank You for the wonderful gifts, thank you for being so generous and thoughtful!

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