Speaking The Truth In Love Is How We Love Truly

Upon knowing the Truth, we may have the tendency to become self-righteous and condemning toward those who (we think) do not know and share this Truth. Some of us may have been correcting them harshly and accusingly rather than gently and lovingly. Ganito rin ako lalo na no'ng umpisa. I thought I just wanted people…

Confessions Of A “People Pleaser”

The first part of Katy Perry's song, "Roar" described so accurately how I used to be before it dawned on me that I've had enough. And I've got no one else to blame but myself. (If the following content will somehow resonate with you, I hope you will learn something here) I have just been…

What God Tells Me Through My Dad

Blessed. My brothers and I are blessed that our father is still with us up to this day. Although he is in mid-70’s and has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), he is still able to function well. Katulad ko, bunso rin ang tatay ko sa kanilang magkakapatid. Kaya siguro may mga pagkakapareho kami ng ugali…

My Tears Were Turned Into Dancing

Earlier this week, I lost my aunt. Before this week ended, I, myself became an aunt. A few days ago, I had been in a period of desolation. Now, it is time for consolation. One of my closest friends had said, whenever he receives a great blessing, he is grateful. But then, he can’t help…

To The Amazing And Beautiful Person That She Has Always Been

A mother may get tired and sick, but she never stops working and taking care of everybody. She may yell at times but her heart never stops whispering how much she loves her children. She may not always feel that she is appreciated, but I hope that today, she will. To this beautiful mother, may she be blessed with graces and love, strength and endurance, laughter and warmth in her heart.