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Can the Philippines Be Healed?

Can the Philippines Be Healed?

When Our Political Expectations Are Crushed The recent elections made me reflect on Israel’s expectations of Jesus when Jesus walked the earth. Israel expected a Messiah who would free the nation from the clutches of Rome. After all, wasn’t this Messiah from the line...

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God Waits With You (PART 1)

God Waits With You (PART 1)

My Life as a Single Woman When I was in my 20s, I was the pianist in the wedding of many of my friends. However, I honestly could not fully rejoice with them because, well, I was single, an NBSB – No Boyfriend Since Birth. Hence, I would go to the weddings alone....

Ito Ang Digmaan

Ito Ang Digmaan

Ang daming beses ko nang sinabi sa langit na susuko na ako. Hindi ko na kaya. Hindi ko na magagawang kunin ang responsibilidad na binigay ng Diyos sa’kin. Masyadong mabigat. Masyadong mahirap. Ito ang digmaang minsang ko nang tinakasan at ngayo’y muling sinusuong. --...

The Second Time Around

The Second Time Around

A Prodigal Daughter I was nurtured by a loving Christian Family. I was raised with the conscious knowledge of who God is and trained to live right in my younger years. Although I was blessed with so much love and care and was fed by concepts about the Lord, still, I...

Generosity as a Powerful Witness

Generosity as a Powerful Witness

An excerpt from the E-book, Global Transmission, Global Mission Taken from the chapter, “Christian Testimony in a Time of Pandemic” First published in One Voice Magazine on May 20, 2020 Christian generosity is a powerful witness. Whether in the local shopfront church...

Paraclete Hands

Paraclete Hands

How Painting Began for Me I am a painter who loves creating textured abstracts.  Through my art, I process with the Lord thoughts that can sometimes seem overwhelming, and I  invite Him to heal my heart. “IT IS FINISHED (A tribute to my mom) I do not have formal...

When God Shows You a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

When God Shows You a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

A rotund man walked wobblingly past me, each of his oversized hands clasping a clearly undernourished one—a little girl on the left, and a tiny boy on the right. There was a jolly procession behind them, too: other equally young children from the slums. As this guy...

Finding My Truest Self

Finding My Truest Self

When you do not know who you are and whose you are, you will succumb to almost anything. You are an open book to everyone, with no reservations and prudence. You do not have firm ground to stand on. You just go with the flow. Que sera sera as they call it. When you...

You Are Not An Orphan

You Are Not An Orphan

“Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God” – John 1:12 Have you ever lost a father? I did. They say fathers play a significant role in our lives. Researchers have found that those who grow up...

BEAUTY FROM BROKENNESS: RESTORING A SECOND-HAND WEDDING GOWN

BEAUTY FROM BROKENNESS: RESTORING A SECOND-HAND WEDDING GOWN

Finding My Dream Wedding Dress Damaged with missing beads. A ripped inner skirt. Lace that’s old fashioned. She’s not as beautiful as the others. She’s used. And she only cost me Php3,000.  Because I was growing  emotionally attached to a cheap gown, I started calling...

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In Christ, We Are Made New

In Christ, We Are Made New

Jesus as Tradition Growing up, I knew Jesus and his ways as just part of tradition. I knew there was God whom I could pray to and ask for what I needed. But I didn’t recognize Him as the God I had to obey. Growing up in a broken family, I was perceived by my extended...

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