“But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God's unfailing love for ever and ever”. Psalm 52:8


One year of Vitoria!

I will give you praise, O Lord my God, with all my heart; I will give glory to your name for ever. For your mercy to me is great; you have taken my soul up from the deep places of the underworld.
Psalm 86:12-13

Psalm 68:20  
Our God is for us a God of salvation; his are the ways out of death.

You are the Lord, even you only; you have made heaven, the heaven of heavens with all their armies, the earth and all things in it, the seas and everything in them; and you keep them from destruction: and the armies of heaven are your worshippers.
 Neemiah 9:6 

Lord my God, I sent up my cry to you, and you have made me well.
O Lord, you have made my soul come again from the underworld: you have given me life and kept me from going down among the dead.

For his wrath is only for a minute; in his grace there is life; weeping may be for a night, but joy comes in the morning. By you my sorrow is turned into dancing; you have taken away my clothing of grief, and given me robes of joy; So that my glory may make songs of praise to you and not be quiet. O Lord my God, I will give you praise for ever.
Psalm 30

Psalm 148

Let everything which has breath give praise to the Lord. Let the Lord be praised.
Psalm 150

Last January 13th, our precious daughter completed one year of life!
In this so amazing day, what we can say is that we praise and thank entirely God for her life.
We glorify our God who sustained her since the pregnancy up to here. She faced so many challenges, but God protected her always. And we believe He will keep on protecting her and sustaining her, to the glory of the name of Jesus, who died to give us real life. We hope that many people can glorify the Maker of life, and can learn that He is close, powerful and faithful.
Thank you so much, Lord, for Vitoria´s life. We glorify you for her life!

Dear Vitoria, our little, beloved princess, congratulations! We love you so much! We are so proud of you, you are so brave and fighter, so sweet and calm, so strong and lovely.
May the Lord bless you with many and many years of life and health, that you may be very, very happy, that you overcome all your challenges and keep on glorifying God and helping so many people to know His love and His Power.

Happy Birthday!!!
With so much love,
Mom and Daddy

Give praise to the Lord. Let the Lord be praised from the heavens: give him praise in the skies. Let them give praise to the name of the Lord: for he gave the order, and they were made. Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth: Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children: Let them give glory to the name of the Lord: for his name only is to be praised: his kingdom is over the earth and the heaven. He has put on high the horn of his people, for the praise of all his saints; even the children of Israel, a people which is near to him. Let the Lord be praised.


  1. Happy Birthday to Victoria!!!

  2. Happy Birthday Vitoria!! I am so happy for you and your husband and your miracle child. What an amazing milestone to reach.

  3. Happy Happy Birthday Victoria! May God continue to bless you and move in the right direction! Can't wait to watch you grow up !

  4. Happy Birthday Vitoria!!! I'm so happy you have been blessed to celebrate this 1st Birthday. I pray the good Lord will bless you and your family with many, many more!

  5. Dear Vitoria!
    It is so difficult to really write what I feel, reading about your birthday this Morning. I am writing to you from Germany, it is a cold and beautiful Winter Morning with a first idea of spring.
    I have followed your steps and inhaled your pictures and videos since a few months and you have been a constant source of joy and encouragement for me. But I could not Know, that we would be connected forever by a date.
    Our little daughter Valentina was born on Tuesday, January 11 2011, Not yet a week ago. We had 35 blessed and Beautiful hours together bevor She had her Birthday in heaven... The Day you turned one Year!
    I want to tell you and your parents, that seeing your little Beautiful face fills me with joy once more, even now. You are wonderful and I would Love to celebrate a Big party for you praying that you will Be happy and you will continue winning and showing the world god's endless Love!
    As a Mother to a deeply loved and missed little girl with Anencephaly you make me happy and proud!
    I send you a sweet Little Kiss
    And a ton of blessings,


  6. Happy 1st birthday Vitoria!!! What an AMAZING blessing you are! Such a miracle! You're so strong and beautiful, I look forward to seeing you grow and learn new things!!!

  7. Happy birthday precious little Vitoria! You are a priceless gift.

  8. A heartfelt happy birthday, Precious! Coming over from Iko`s blog and reading your posts, very curious about your story. You have a great family. It`s a blessing you`re there - I do wish you a lot more birthday parties!

  9. happy birthday little vitoria!!!!!!!

    all the bet wishes from switzerland.


  10. I am the sister in law o Ikomami:-) and the proud ant off our beloved Valentina...Iko wrote to me about you little sweetheart! I feel very touched by you and your power!
    Happy Birthday little girl! You and your parents will be in our preyers tonight and forever!
    Kiss Alice

  11. Little Vitoria de Cristo!!!
    I'm crying while reading and getting you to know!
    I'm a cousin of iko, and that let's me cry even more!
    Oh Yes You are a princess!
    Princess of Crist!
    How great, that we all are these princes and princesses, and our king, our great God loves everyone endlessly!!!
    He shows it to us specially through YOU and the life of Valentina,
    actually through every life!
    Thank You for teaching us a lot!
    God bless You and Your family!
    And if You want - pray for me, that I learn to praise the Lord, love the life and live every second of it joyfully, the life which is HIM!
    I would like to dance it with Him...
    Thank You!

    little aunti jojo

  12. Happy birthday!!!
    Prove all scientists wrong and stick around for years and years to come!

  13. Happy happy happy birthday sweet, strong Vitoria from Valentinas aunt

  14. Haaaaaaappyyyyy birthday sweet, strong Vitoria!
    From Valentinas aunt

  15. Your story has inspired me and my brother and his expecting girlfirend. Today they found out that their baby has acrania and their doctor said that they should consider terminating the pregnancy. Your story helps fill us with hope and the miracles that god can perform! Please help us pray for my unborn niece or nephew... They have to see a specialist to find out more but we are all praying that God will see to it that this baby will be an amazing miracle just like Victoria is!!! Thank you for you inspiration!!


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