Ever wonder what your calling is? One evening I discovered mine, when I helped a beautiful stranger find her way to her destination--despite my trust issues.
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!
As I write this, I am munching on my almost-midnight snack (appetizer for the actual midnight snack) and hearing only the clicking sound of my keyboard and the rumbling of the AC. I am all alone in our hotel room while my Mom is out partying with her friends. Yes, my Mom is partying. Not … Continue reading My Fruitful Jobless Season & the Fulfillment of my Introvert Dreams
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. 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!
"What is man that You take thought of him, and the son of man that You care for him?" (Psalm 8:4) Three weeks ago, I celebrated my 21st birthday in one of my favorite cities: New York City. My Dad, brothers, uncle, and I went to Liberty Island and paid Lady Liberty a visit. She … Continue reading You are Insignificant but Dearly Loved
The most thrilling part of my TALAMazing adventure happened exactly five weeks ago, when I went to Six Flags Magic Mountain--for the very first time! I first heard of Six Flags Magic Mountain through my childhood best friend, Deuel. He and I absolutely loved roller coasters! After he let me watch his DVD about Six … Continue reading Take The Plunge!
Sometimes things don't go according to "our time," because God's time is way better. And when God intervenes, ADVENTURE happens! 🙂 Find out how God worked His impeccable timing in my life, and the adventure He gave me and my family! 🙂
In my previous post, I talked about feeling quite depressed over my lack of inactivity and my feeling of uselessness, as I stayed home in most days. Turned out I was just bored and that I needed to change my perspective and attitude. God was preparing me for something bigger, better, and busier. Last week, … Continue reading Perfection-er
Earlier this evening, I browsed through my Facebook news feed and saw the various activities of my friends in church and blockmates in school: attending & witnessing a prestigious awards ceremony in the media industry; going to the beach with friends; volunteering in the freshmen orientation; attending youth group (ELEVATE) meetings. After a few minutes … Continue reading Missing Out On Life?
Ever since I was a little girl, I've always dreamt of driving my own car, or just driving a car, really. It was so cool being behind the wheel (or the manibela in Filipino), steering it whichever way you wish. That dream of becoming a non-professional driver should have been fulfilled summer last year if … Continue reading I’ve Got The Drive!