Monday, February 27, 2012

Not Bright, But Not Muted Either

Mix n matching old clothes with some old and new accessories is so much fun! I usually wear this paisley chiffon top with just the basic black blazer, or if I want to be a bit more adventurous, with my tan jacket. So blah! I never thought of combining navy jacket with black pants, but the combination works just fine, don't you think?

How does an adult explain politics to a three-year-old?
How does a primary student solve non-linear programming problems of a PhD candidate?
How does a CEO explain merger and acquisition to a Labrador Retriever?
How do you explain the difference between Zen and Buddhism to an ant?

Folly, if might so myself.
If so, then how can I, a mere mortal, a human being, being as sophisticated and advance as modern technology makes possible, insist to know God’s plan?
Or even more amazing, insist that I know better than The Creator?
How can one claim that he or she understands the mind of God?

Folly? Ignorance? Arrogance?

Maybe all three.

Yet I do that over and over again.
My own foolishness always took me by surprise.
I doubt, though, that it took Him by surprise.

"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways, My ways, says The Lord.
As high as the heavens are above the earth,
so high are My ways above your ways and My thoughts above your thoughts."
(Isaiah 55:8-9)

Black slacks: LOFT. Paisley top: unbranded, old. Navy blue jacket: Anne Klein. Bag: Les Catino. Shoes: Voir (Malaysia). Earrings: old. Necklace with turquoise pendant: gift from Bangkok. Turquoise bead nacklace: DIY project. Silver charm bracelets: old collection, during the period when I liked to collect them.

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Lisa said...

Very pretty top and it looks great with the navy blazer.

Girlie Blogger said...

Jacket is cute. I like your quote.
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Jessi said...

This is such a cute outfit, I love the light blue turquoise accents, especially the necklace and the top. Great look!

Mongs said...

that's one of my favorite verses. You put it so rightly, there are so many things and questions that we cannot answer and won't understand. Our human understanding is limited. God is omnipotent and infinite!

On a lighter note, I like the navy jacket. The white stitching looks nice against the navy color. You look feminine and pretty, I like the turquoise necklace, great DIY!


michie said...

you are so fab and fashionable. you love accessories?

Karlajz said...

Nice outfit. Maybe we can follow each other?

Ivana said...

This is such a lovely outfit! Love the paisley top and all the bright and beautiful accessories! You look amazing!

xx Ivana
Macarons and Pearls

Bonnie said...

I need your jacket in my closet. It's perfect!
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Patti @ NotDeadYet Style said...

I love your jacket with black pants, and your accessories really polish the look! Thanks so much for linking up to Visible Monday.

Nicole Feliciano said...

Love the touch of turquoise and the handbag is so pretty! This week, I'm looking to break a black habit and shed some light on my wardrobe! Here's my post:

Kristin said...

That bag is gorgeous...Love the color!

Emm said...

I love the necklaces and the bag:)

and I think a Labrador might just understand M&A :P

Megan, The Frugalista Diaries said...

loving that bag!

Stephanie Lin said...

That's such a good verse. I fall into the trap of thinking I can navigate my way through life by my own will, and often need a kick in the pants to remember I'm not here according to my own schedule!

Bravoe Runway said...

This is quite the post...and I love that jacket and mixing the old with the new is always a great idea :)

Lindsay said...

Very cute bag!!

AndréiaFSalim said...

Thanks for visiting and commenting!
I loved this post!;)

Have a beautiful day!

Sanghamitra said...

You are looking elegant ! Nice choice of accesories !

Denise said...

You are very stylish, and lovely.

Sandy a la Mode said...

loving your necklace girl!!

Mindie Hilton said...

You look beautiful. Love the top and the fun necklaces. I would love for you to join my weekly anything goes linky every Friday-Monday at Bacon Time.

Sherri said...

Love the blouse and it looks great with your choice of jewelry! You are so chic. Love the bag too.

Kathleen said...

I love that scripture - It is so true. We can't out think or imagine God by any measure of the imagination.

And you look beautiful. I LOVE that top and how you have perfectly accessorized everything.

Have a fabulous day!

Shabbychicdiva said...

Very lovely. Looks so pretty! Love your scripture at the end of the post! Happy Weekend. Winona

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jane said...

love the bright blue jewlery

Shana said...

I LOVE that purse sweetie!!! Ughh so pretty and the turquoise jewelry is awesome!


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