Why write? I tend to just want to rant when I write, and “love keeps no record of wrongs.” So for years I avoided writing, my heart’s greatest expression. The equal of singing. But You told me to write. A book, You said. You’re kidding, I said. For eight years. I knew You wanted me … More Why Write?
On September 11, 2016, Gabe and Katie Orr mentioned the storms in the Gospels, how You rebuked the winds but spoke peace to the water. Rebuke the winds but speak peace to the waters. Just as the winds stir up the waters that cause then to churn up deadly waves, so it is the unseen … More The Wind and the Waves
The main reason I struggle with maintaining a blog is because I’m afraid of ending up ranting, and I don’t want to sound preachy either. It’s the same reason I rarely confide, except in a precious few trusted friends – not that I don’t trust my new friends, but I’ve learned to respect levels of … More Record-Keeping God
http://bible.com/314/php.1.20.TLV Second Sunday of 2016. I have finally received my go-signal to get back into the Praise and Worship Ministry. As confident as I look today, I’m actually shaking inside. I am both excited and scared. Yes, not just nervous, I am afraid. I am afraid of how big this is, and in spite of … More Ready To Launch
On January 3, 2016, our church, New Life The Fort celebrated its 10th anniversary. We first started visiting in March 2012, intermittently, because at that time we were still members of another local church in Metro Manila. Although at that time, we had begun to sense a disquiet in our hearts that was confusing for … More Two Princesses and a Pastor
Where I live, 2015 ended with grey morning skies that led to a drizzly afternoon before bowing out with a gentle rain amidst fireworks. If I were the superstitious type, I could think of this as a bad omen. From bad to worse, in a manner of speaking. And yet, as our family gathered to … More A New Thing
It’s all a matter of perspective. When something that everyone else is saying is dead is suddenly being pursued passionately by someone else (so much that they keep increasing their offer), then maybe, just maybe, you’ve never been wrong in believing it can still be restored. In a span of 8 days, I have had … More The Truth About The Darkness