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2020 in Perspective

2020 in Perspective

“What was Your story this year, Lord?” If there’s one thing I learned from crafting personal stories, it’s that there are so many layers. There’s the layer of story that unfolds before the writer’s eyes; and then the layer we don’t see—the one spun inwardly and...

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Obeying God’s Call to China — PART 2

Obeying God’s Call to China — PART 2

By Bham and Wamie As told to Amber Salud PART 2 Preparing for the Great Move Wammie resigned from her job despite the clear restraint from her manager. Together, Bham and Wamie sold all their belongings. While the news about the move did not sit well with Wamie’s...

Obeying God’s Call to China — PART 2

Obeying God’s Call to China — PART 1

By Bham and Wamie As told to Amber Salud PART 1 Life Before China Bham and Wamie lived a pretty stable life in Cavite. Bham worked in a huge export zone while Wamie worked in a bank. Both of them were involved and serving in church. Bham was also a part of the worship...

Another Chance to Live

Another Chance to Live

A Supernatural Encounter After Heartbreak When I was 17 years old, God called me to be a pastor. But I didn’t want that calling; I was afraid of the difficulties a calling like that could have.  Even though I grew up in a Christian family, I tried to run away from...

Something Changed

Something Changed

Editor: This article has been adapted from the chapter, “Something Changed” by Sara G. Willougby in her book for teenagers, He’s Making Diamonds: A Teen’s Thoughts on Chronic Illness. At 14 years old, Sara experienced Lyme Disease¹, which is an illness caused by...

Thank You, 2020

Thank You, 2020

To say that the year 2020 was tough is an understatement. To describe it as disheartening and devastating does not even come close, yet amidst the misery and desolation, there is still hope. Here are some things I learned this year that I hope to bring with me in...

Living in the Palm of His Hands

Living in the Palm of His Hands

Living in the Palm of His Hands: a Glimpse into the Story & Music of Felson Palad and Sheena Palad Soaring. If there is one word to describe In the Palm of His Hands, it is that. The amazing vocals of the brother-sister duo, Felson Palad and Sheena Palad, lift...

From Fisherman to Presidential Portrait Artist

From Fisherman to Presidential Portrait Artist

I grew up familiarizing myself with the types of fish I had seen in the ocean of Jolo, Sulu. At a young age, I would join the “hulbot hulbot” (fishing boat) with the adults to fish in the sea for weeks. I was raised near the shores of Sangali, Zamboanga City. My late...

Tao Rin Ang Anino

Tao Rin Ang Anino

“…at darating ang araw na s’ya rin ay mamumukadkad, sisilay sa nakakubling liwanag– titingala-maipipinta ang saya...magniningning at masasaksihan ng mundo ang sarili n’yang  ganda.” Kapirasong linya mula sa sulating pinaglipasan na ng panahon. Sa higit na 300 salitang...

The Conqueror Student Survival Guide

The Conqueror Student Survival Guide

Editor’s Note: This was first published in The Conqueror Magazine, and then in the LOVE issue of One Voice Magazine in 2013. Although the pandemic is shifting the way we do education, there are still good, practical tips and advice you can glean from this survival...

Partner’s Corner

A Spoonful of Manna

Visiting the Poquiz Aeta Tribe (outreach ocular)

OV at Singapore