Remember last week when I spotlighted Patsy's card (from Smookiedo) and she had been so surprised that her card had been chosen for a top three placing? Then, remember what I said in my response:
I know I am not supposed to covet anything (sorry God) but in my heart of hearts, I so wish for the day when I make a top three or top five. Heck I'd even be thrilled to make a top ten! As I told Patsy in the comment I left congratulating her, anyone can win through a random generator but to have your card singled out and chosen to be part of the top tier? Well, to me that is the cherry on top of the sundae. Sure, there might not be a prize associated with top three but the sense of pride and accomplishment is such an enormous reward all in its own.Remember last Monday, in the Motivational Monday post when I talked about the concept of Think*Believe*Achieve.
Well the universe received the message because the cherry has been delivered--with extra sprinkles on top.
While skimming through the winners list over at Feline Playful on Saturday, I came across the name Lisa as a top five achiever over at Eclectic Ellapu. I thought to myself, "Self, that couldn't possibly be us could it?". So
So, I figured I'd better scroll through and see who the winners were of the challenge I did enter. After checking out the winning cards I glanced at the top five listing and lo and behold, the name Lisa D. was listed there in the second spot (order of entry) with a little number 15 sitting beside it. So I thought to my self, "self, could that possibly be us they are talking about?". In all
So, after that was done I decided I better check on the other 26 challenges I entered that particular card into. Would you believe I found my name in another top tier list? This time it was over at Glitter 'n Sparkle and I made top three! Top three! Top three, hee hee! This time it was even more of a surprise because it only listed my first name and not my initial so I really didn't get my hopes up when looking for entry number 51 but sure enough it was actually me. Now have you noticed that the first number I placed with was 15 and now the second is 51. Do, do, do, do--do, do, do, do (and if you don't know what that reference is to, check out Saturday's post).
I would like to thank the following people for making this happen...
First thanks to Joann who chose me to be the GDT for Love to Create's challenge # 47--winter wonderland. Thanks to the sponsor QKR Stampede for the adorable image I got to use. Thanks to the twins for needing a birthday card. Thanks to Blair and Nicole for having the twins! Especially thanks to my husband for all the love and support he is providing me in my new adventure. Thanks to....oh, apparently I've run out of time for the rest of my thank you speech...moving on...
So, call me gobsmacked and covered in little red gemstones. I got me that cherry on the top of the sundae. You have no idea how THRILLED I am and of course I had to share my good news with all my bloggy friends.
See, some dreams do come true? It's all about having the right attitude. So, what are you dreaming of this week and what goals are you setting to achieve them?
Until next time,
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