Friday, September 23, 2011

Happy Birthday Femia

On Wednesday the 20th September my eldest daughter Femia celebrated her 45th birthday.
Her hubby was working so I invited her to lunch with us at Gunabul Homestead.
I love the serenity of this place.

Built to withstand the strong Queensland heat the ceilings are 17 ft high.

Femia, Shiarni, Ray, Daniella and I.
There were only five of us. 

Shiarn wanted to show Aunty Femia how long she could handstand.

 Daughter Femia granddaughter Shiarn with mother, my daughter Daniella. 

 Yes she is really a blond..
As a teenager Femia, known as Mia, was a top fashion Sydney model working for Chadwick's Model Management.
She appeared on the catwalk, in magazines, on television and in a movie.
She could have gone on and on.
However, she choose as a Christian to follow Jesus and what he ordered for her life.
Today she is a wife to David, 
a mother of three 
a photographer to many Christian leaders.
And a Christian Counsellor.
God loves you Femia and so do all who know you.
You are a blessing to all.

"Many women do noble things,
   but you surpass them all.”
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting;
   but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.
Honor her for all that her hands have done,
   and let her works bring her praise at the city gate."
Proverbs 31:29-31


  1. Happy birthday to Femia, happy birthday to Femia, happy birthday dear Femia, happy birthday to you.

    Great daughter you have there.


  2. Tell her happy belated birthday from me, if you'd like.

    That place sure does look like a very serene place to be, and the pictures are magnificent!

    The choice she made is great!

  3. Happy birthday, and I like the place that you chose to celebrate at. Jesus is a better choice than the fashion god!

  4. Lookin' good at 45 Femia! You're still a model...just showing off other things on God's runway.

    Glad you all had a nice birthday celebration. :)

  5. This verse is just perfect for your daughter's story! My, she is very beautiful, but she did not let the temptations of the world pull her away from God!!! The modeling pictures at first I thought she was Madonna!

  6. I'm sure that she enjoyed her day with you folks as much as you enjoyed her company. May the Lord bless and keep each of you.

  7. Hi good to see you up and about and at Femia's birthday outing! Looks like a beautiful day there and everyone looks happy. Have a great weekend!

  8. What a beautiful tribute to your birthday girl. You have such beautiful daughters :-)

  9. What a lovely posting! You have a wonderfully talented and beautiful family. God Bless you all and belated Happy Birthdays.
    Hugs xx

  10. Happy Birthday Femia! What a wonderful choice you made when you chose Jesus.


  11. Great posting. Happy birthday Femia. I like it to read Jesus chose her and she chose Jesus! Beautiful pictures ans an interesting building on the first one!

  12. I can tell you are one proud Mom and your Daughter is such a blessing to you! Happy Birthday to your Daughter! God bless you all.
    Blessings, Joanne

    p.s. thank you for your sweet comment on my blog!

  13. Thanks for blessings me. Love from Fem xo

  14. Happy Birthday to your beautiful girl. I like her as a brunette!!

  15. Happy birthday Femia and congratulations to proud mum, Crystal Mary. And most of all, praises to God for a wonderful family. :)

  16. You are blessed with a beautiful family. How wonderul that your daughter gave up modeling to serve the Lord.

  17. Best wishes to Femia and to your whole family.

    God bless.

  18. Hello Crystal,
    Happy birthday to your beautiful daughter! Thank you for your comment on my blog today. It has been a very stressful time for us. I pray the Lord intervenes somehow and deals with my sister who has caused so much trouble among us all. Enjoy your weekend.


  19. Hi Crystal Mary! It sure was great to see you all together! Hope this finds you doing better each day and regaining your strength. Your family is beautiful, I enjoyed seeing Femia's modeling photos ... she is still as beautiful as ever. Take care and keep us posted on here! Enjoy your weekend!


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  21. Such a lovely tribute to Femia. Happy birthday!

  22. Your family is beautiful! I love that she chose to follow Christ and what He had in store for her life :) I hope she had a fantastic birthday.

  23. I find no greater joy than my children walk in truth. Your post is a beautiful example of that Biblical truth. Beautiful tribute.


  24. Hi sweet dear friend, Crystal,
    I am sorry to post late, for I was away from the computer. Now, I see your lovely pictures. Femia is a real superb model even nowadays. You all had a wonderful day at the restaurant celebrating your daughter's birthday. You have a great beautiful family, Crystal Mary. I am glad that you are recovering well from your surgery, sweetheart. Thank you so much for all your warm birthday wishes on my way!!
    I guess, the month of September is a month of many birthdays. My granddaughter, Crystal Marie turns 14 in September 28th, as well as many other friends of mine. Woooowwww!!! We all have so much fun in September. Praise the Lord for His many blessings on us.
    God may bless you, Crystal, and all your beloved wonderful family!!
    Io ti voglio benne, bella donna amici.
    Much Love Always,
    Poet Starry Dawn.

  25. Hi Crystal,
    I hope this comment will go through.
    Great posts you shared, sweetheart.
    Thank you for visiting my blogs!!
    I love you in Christ, my friend.
    Poet Starry Dawn.


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