blessed event

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Synonyms for blessed event

the live birth of a child

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Speaking at the ceremony,, Sheikh Faisal said, "It is a great honour for me to sponsor this blessed event during which we celebrate together the graduation of the Class of 2013 from Stenden University Qatar, which is committed to comply with the highest standards of quality.
While it may come as a shock to family and friends, Linda and I would like to share a Christmas miracle of our own, a blessed event if you will.
That blessed event 6 which is a distinct possibility given Kate's age (30) and her acute morning sickness [hyperemesis gravidarum] 6 would raise some intriguing possibilities.
Some have been written from the perspective of the animals present at the Birth while others have been in the voice of people of the time who were touched by the Blessed Event. However, never before have I read a Nativity story where the central character is God and the Nativity scene the 'raison detre' of creation.
Genetic testing found that these babies' maternal and what would be paternal DNA was identical at multiple locations, making the chances that a daddy snake actually was involved in the blessed event vanishingly small.
Mark your calendars, spread the word and join us in prayer each day for a truly anointed and blessed event."
So a populist revolt in Bahrain for full civil rights is a crisis that must be crushed by force, but a revolt in Syria is a blessed event that deserves support.
Mothers danced incessantly in circles to express their happiness over the blessed event.
Although normally considered a "blessed event," sometimes childbearing triggers preexisting or unknown conditions that are life-threatening to the mother or child, or occur as a response to childbearing itself.
NEW YORK -- While their doctor used to break the news of a "blessed event" to most women, now it is usually delivered by a home pregnancy test kit.
Danehurst (Danehill - Miswaki Belle, by Miswaki) is a multiple Group-winning sprinter who was second in the Group 1 Golden Jubilee Stakes, while Testament (Darshaan - Blessed Event, by King's Lake) and Choirgirl (Unfuwain - Choir Mistress, by Chief Singer) are both from the family of Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes winner Chorist.
I ran into the house and called my sister, who had mentioned she would take off work to witness the blessed event if Daisy really was pregnant.
All four of the other productions of the play I have seen recently drew sharp distinctions between Leontes' wintry kingdom of Sicilia, where events keep going from bad to worse and even the blessed event of childbirth is viewed with hostility by the king, and the joyous, albeit fleeting, green-world festivity of Bohemians on holiday.
Grampa added that if our father, Tom Loftus, M.D., who was in the Navy, was ordered to the Pacific before the blessed event: I shall try to substitute as well as my age and enfeebled condition will permit.
Let's say that unlike the rest of the country, you did not stay home and watch the "one-hour blessed event" where Jennifer Aniston's character Rachel gave "fake-o" birth on the TV show "Friends." Let's say that's because you were not born between 1970 and 1985, and you are not part of the consumer groups known as Gen X or Gen Y, you have never personally eaten a Happy Meal, you don't say "bummer, dude," you're not in dating hell, you don't live in threat of the electricity being turned off again and you have never bought into that Yuppie boomer nonsense about juggling a career and a family, because, well, you've never had to.