Daily Mission: Your Devotional Guide for 31 Days

Every Christian should know that the only way to increase our faith is to have an intimate relationship with the Lord. We should talk to God everyday, not only when we have something to be thankful for, and definitely not only when we are in trouble. Despite what we are going through and despite what…

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People Power: There is Power in Unity

Last Sunday, I was given the chance to speak at our church service. Since it was the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, I talked about how there is power in unity. I understand that there are people who, for a lot of reasons, don't believe in the EDSA Revolution anymore. As for…

By the Old Bridge

The water was so cold, it felt like Katie was bathing in ice. But she didn't mind. Her plans for the evening demanded that she be fresh and clean. Dressing up was another story though. Katie was the 5th of 7 children, so all of her clothes were hand-me-downs. She couldn't count on her parents…

Dead Men Tell No Tales

I haven't been following any TV series for the past years. I listen to my office mates talk about Game of Thrones -I'd google the characters afterwards. I listen to my relatives rant about The Walking Dead, while I imagine memes of the main character and his son. Here's one of my favorites: My 8-year…

What’s on your mind?

"What's on your mind?" asks Facebook A lot of things - big and small From the mundane and trivial To the profound and serious. But what should be on my mind? Do I ought to control it? Or just let my thoughts run free? No, lest I fall into sin. I think about truthful things,…

Anticipation of an Insomniac

Anticipation It was already dark outside - too dark for even the neighbor's cats to be out. Huge trees had formed a canopy around the neighborhood, blocking the moonlight. But it's never too dark for the bats. I can hear them, loud and clear. I can also hear my husband and my kids breathing. Slow, regular breathing  which…