As I waited for my turn to XRAY, a receipt fell on the floor. I was busy tinkering my phone checking on the posted birthday greeting to a friend when I heard an elderly woman's voice beside me. "Sorry kaayo day kay nagduka gyud ko. Alas 5 sa buntag pako diri." She was apologetic. She… Continue reading Days Before A Miracle
And...as soon as the gates closed behind me, I whimpered. A cry of both relief and pain, of happiness and sadness, of triumph and failure - a mixture of opposing feelings. Happiness because unlike yesterday, Mama didn't insist on going out with me. Sadness because I feel like I have abandoned her. The Doctor advised… Continue reading The Silver Lining: Finding Purpose in the Struggle
The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem: “Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” What do people gain from all their labors at which they toil under the sun? Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever. The sun rises and the sun sets, and hurries… Continue reading All is Vanity
Those who trusts in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe. - Proverbs 28:26 Waking up to worship early in the morning is hard. I thank God for despite the scream of my lazy flesh today, I stood up. Happy to have accomplished below at the start of my day:… Continue reading Proverbs 28
I once asked a friend how she make time for the Lord. She shared that she would do it by going to a place where she is alone. Listen to Christian music and then talk to God. REWIND<< Sinusitis, a Visit and a Catchup on a Monday This week kicked off with me on a… Continue reading Worship Made Me Cry Today
Crazy is the woman who dreams of changing the world and started elsewhere but herself. - Kresia Julio The passing two days of my daily bible devotional is about change. Yesterday was titled "You Can Change". It was a timely message as I have been asking God lately to help me stir the direction of… Continue reading Change is COMING!
When we were young, many of us Filipinos may have thought that working abroad is lucrative. It is our only ticket to improve our standard of living. OFWs endured the pain of leaving their families behind for what they thought a greener pasture. While I still admire the brave OFWs who really made things happen… Continue reading The Cost of Staying and Not Working Abroad