Surviving COVID

Surviving COVID

Going to the Hospital It was July 18 when my husband, Mon, was infected with COVID-19. A few days after, on July 25, I also started showing signs and symptoms. We tried to rest and recover from home, but by Sunday, August 2, my sister Joy, a pediatrician, went to our...
The Runaway Pastor PART 2

The Runaway Pastor PART 2

Instead of following God’s call for me to be a pastor, I went to Taiwan to work as a machine operator. In doing so, a huge void invaded my heart. While abroad, the Holy Spirit reminded me of my joyful experiences with God. As I thought about them, I also reflected on...
The Runaway Pastor

The Runaway Pastor

Brokenness at a Young Age A very young Rodrigo I was an illegitimate son. We were my father’s second family. He was a good provider, but he died when I was 5 years old. I grew up with a very loving mother and siblings, but the environment around us was very abusive...
Heroes Have Dreams

Heroes Have Dreams

We ended August by commemorating National Heroes’ Day; remembering the likes of Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Jose Rizal, and other great men and women who fought for our nation’s sovereignty and freedom, unafraid of death. Rightly do we regard them as...
Ang Pangarap Ay Para Kay Kristo (Part 2)

Ang Pangarap Ay Para Kay Kristo (Part 2)

…“Bakit po Panginoon? Ginawa ko ba ito dahil gusto ng aking mga magulangAno po ang gusto Mong gawin ko? Panginoon, kailangan ko po ng inyong gabay.” Mangiyak ngiyak ako habang lulan ng pampasaherong dyip pauwi sa aming tahanan. Hindi ko alam kung paano ko sasabihin...
ANG MANGARAP AY PARA KAY KRISTO

ANG MANGARAP AY PARA KAY KRISTO

“Pagputok pa lamang ng liwanag, dali dali na akong umalis upang makita ang resulta ng aming pagsusulit.” “Sinalubong ko ang listahan nang may malaking ngiti sa aking mga labi na unti-unting pinatatamlay ng katotohanang hindi pa nadaraanan ng aking mga mata ang aking...