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Home Is Where the Heart Is

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Home Is Where the Heart Is We’ve embraced a LOT of home due to the lockdowns. And I mean a lot—from doing more chores around the house, annoying our siblings, and adding inches around the waist! Lockdown after lockdown after lockdown, with the COVID-19 virus mutating...

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Remembering Venite PART 3

Remembering Venite PART 3

This is Part 3 in a 3-Part tribute to Venite Castillo, written by his friend, Inah Tolentino.  My Goodbye I already lost my father, mother, and sister, so I can say I am well-acquainted with grief. Still, I got blindsided by the grief over losing Ven. He was a best...

Remembering Venite Castillo PART 2

Remembering Venite Castillo PART 2

This is Part 2 in a 3-Part tribute to Venite Castillo, written by his friend, Inah Tolentino.  His Ministry Venite had been a believer of Christ since 1998. Members of our Christian organization, University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) Students of Destiny (now...

Remembering Venite Castillo PART 1

Remembering Venite Castillo PART 1

I was in quarantine aboard a cruise ship when a message popped on the screen of my phone. It was from our church group chat, and  it said, “Please pray for Kuya Venite. He passed out in the middle of a Zoom meeting. His family brought him to the hospital already....

LGBT – Love God, Be Transformed

LGBT – Love God, Be Transformed

The Life Testimony of Romeo J. Cabrera Written by: Sun Moon Star Maglajos A Man Struggling to Be Loved I am a man changed and redeemed by Jesus’ love and grace. Glory and honor belong to God alone forever. This is my story. I was once a part of the LGBT community....

Finding God in the Ruins of a Failed Business

Finding God in the Ruins of a Failed Business

Family Problems Despite a Good Business Our family went to church consistently. We seldom missed a Sunday mass. We often heard the words of God in church, but we didn’t remember what the priest taught. Going to church was merely a routine, an obligation to fulfil. But...

Weird? No, I’m Unique!

Weird? No, I’m Unique!

The Pain of an Artist Despite growing up in a home full of love and acceptance, I was a creative girl who was emotionally unstable. I was filled with insecurity, self-condemnation, and unhealthy perfectionism. I thank God for giving me a creative mind. As an artist, I...

Our Pandemic Dream Wedding

Our Pandemic Dream Wedding

The testimony of John and Debbie Limcangco As told to Nicole Gusto Wedding Dreams Weddings are joyous occasions. For a woman, it is the manifestation of her dreams and fairytale happy endings. Weddings celebrate the promise of love, setting it in a grand display with...

A Psalm in This World’s Pain

A Psalm in This World’s Pain

“Giving birth should be your greatest achievement, not your greatest fear”-- Jane Weideman.  An Anxious Pregnancy How can you set aside fear when you know that you will give birth in the midst of a pandemic—a time when you see death all around, and when cases of...

Biyayang Bitbit

Biyayang Bitbit

PRODIGAL, COME HOME. He is the forgotten face, the man without family, the man behind bars. Whatever he’s done, our Father’s heart longs for him, and so must ours. Family isn’t family unless we make room for the prodigals to come home. The custodial facilities for...

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Visiting the Poquiz Aeta Tribe (outreach ocular)

OV at Singapore