Life Moves in Stages, so Don’t be in Such a Hurry!

What if things happened instantaneously? Let's say I wanted to make banana bread. What if, after preparing the correct measurements and portions of the ingredients and mixing it all up, the bread magically appeared before me? Or what if I arrived at a certain country, expecting to have a job, then after sending out resumes, … Continue reading Life Moves in Stages, so Don’t be in Such a Hurry!

The Struggle Is Real: Forgiving, but not Forgetting

We were watching our favorite television show in the living room. Wanting to relax, I put my legs up and sit in an Indian sit position. She immediately slapped my legs repeatedly and whispered: "Ibaba mo yang paa mo! Ayaw nila nakataas ang paa!" (Put your feet down, they don't like it when your feet … Continue reading The Struggle Is Real: Forgiving, but not Forgetting

Don’t Follow Your Heart; Guard It!

June 17, 2015. About 8 AM after I finished my daily quiet time and Bible meditation, I opened my planner and took out my pen. Instinctively, I began writing bullet points of the activities I planned on accomplishing that day.Β Cook lunch. Exercise. Cook dinner. Short prayer time. BLOG! Clean Mom's bathroom. And a bunch of … Continue reading Don’t Follow Your Heart; Guard It!

He’s Writing Your Story, and It Is Beautiful

Happy new year earthlings! This year, I commit to blogging more regularly. One of my mistakes last year was procrastinating and giving in to laziness. At times I really was busy and tired from finishing school requirements, but I knew deep in my heart that I could have updated my blog regularly. For that, I … Continue reading He’s Writing Your Story, and It Is Beautiful