God led me to spend time in the book of Psalms lately. And even though this is not the first time I am reading it, there are still new insights, new observations and even new questions. While washing the dishes, bothered by a certain chapter in Psalms, I asked God, “Lord, why does David pray like that? Why is he so bold in telling You … Continue reading Pray Boldly. Pray Bravely.
First, Martin and I would like to thank our friends and loved ones who sent their kind congratulations and well wishes. Thank you for letting us share this joy of answered prayers with you. Yes, we are about to get married! Praise the Lord! After I wrote “Why We Stopped Saying ‘I Love You’ To Each Other” years ago, Martin and I decided to honor … Continue reading Why Waiting (for God’s Will, Process & Timing) Had To Hurt
Uncertainties are a part of life, but they still make me uncomfortable. Many times, they make me worry and sometimes, even sleepless. And yes, when I worry, I would find myself struggling to lay it all down before the Lord. And when worries turn to restlessness, I would also find myself struggling to see things in the perspective of a grateful and assured heart in … Continue reading The Certainty in Uncertainties
After a month-long leadership training in 2017, I gradually gained weight. I stopped working out, and I just ate what I wanted to eat and when I wanted to eat it. I justified my actions with lack of time but in reality, it was lack of discipline. I could not see self-indulgence and laziness as problems because I did not want to acknowledge them for … Continue reading My Struggle Against Overindulgence and Laziness
I have been doing my Master’s thesis for the past 16 months. I usually do it in the wee hours of the night since I have my corporate job and ministry schedules. When there is a deadline, I would only get around 2 to 3 hours of sleep in preparation for another day’s grind. So I would be lying if I told you that doing … Continue reading When You Feel Like Giving Up, Don’t Put Your Faith on Your Feelings