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Bright Lights in this World

Bright Lights in this World

“I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work. As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” John 9:4-57 We have entered the last trimester of 2020. And what a year it’s been so far! For many, 2020...

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Trusting God Beyond My Comfort Zone (PART 2)

Trusting God Beyond My Comfort Zone (PART 2)

Trying to Make Ends Meet I was unemployed in the Philippines for six months while waiting for my job in Qatar to become a reality. I asked a friend who owned a company to give me work as I waited. I thank God for this because the monthly pay I earned from this short...

Trusting God Beyond My Comfort Zone – PART 1

Trusting God Beyond My Comfort Zone – PART 1

A Difficult Beginning It has been four years since I followed God to our place of obedience. It was not easy building my spiritual muscles to become strong in the Lord. There were a lot of people asking and even forcing me to tell them why I left Singapore even though...

A God-Ordained Dream of a Husband

A God-Ordained Dream of a Husband

Clara speaks: Sometimes dreams come in the form of an unwritten message that tells you things you're destined for. For three nights in a row, I had a futuristic dream. It was somewhat like those romantic movies you see where a guy proposes to a girl and they live...

A Job, Please—But Not on Sundays, Lord! (PART 2)

A Job, Please—But Not on Sundays, Lord! (PART 2)

The Story of Isabel Villegas As told to Janina Marie Rivera The next day, I took care to dress well, fix my hair, and apply make-up on my face. I went to my job interview. My potential employer looked so simple. She had no make-up on and no jewelry. She bluntly asked,...

A Job, Please—But Not on Sundays, Lord! (PART 1)

A Job, Please—But Not on Sundays, Lord! (PART 1)

The Story of Isabel Grace Villegas As told to Janina Marie Rivera A House Maid in Europe I knelt on the bathroom floor, tears flowing from my eyes. "Lord, hindi ako tamad na estudyante. Nag-aral po ako ng mabuti. Do I deserve this?" I didn't know I was being watched...

God Waits With You (PART 2)

God Waits With You (PART 2)

When I was 49 years old, I started to pray, “Lord, next year I’ll be 50. Maybe there’s no one who’ll be interested in me anymore because of my age. But it’s okay, Lord, You’ve made me happy anyway.” In all those years of anxiously waiting for someone, I had been...

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A Spoonful of Manna

Visiting the Poquiz Aeta Tribe (outreach ocular)

OV at Singapore