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
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
"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?
Last Sunday (Easter Sunday) and today were amazing. God gave me the privilege of doing one of the things I love the most: hosting or emceeing. Last Saturday evening, I received a text message from my cousin, Miko, asking me if I can host an event on Easter Sunday, 4 pm. Immediately, I thought of … Continue reading The Host is Yet to Come