When God Says Stay, He Even Seals it With His Ways

Few weeks ago, while being demotivated at work because of personal thoughts of stagnation, I received two job offers (that I did not apply for). It all happened in a span of three weeks. The first one was from another department in the company I am at (for more than three years now). The second one was from an engineering firm somewhere north of Metro … Continue reading When God Says Stay, He Even Seals it With His Ways

Praising God Even in The Operating Room

For the past six days, I have been living in the hospital. Saturday 9 P.M., because of stomach aches which frequented with fever and nausea, I decided to bring myself to the ER of the nearest hospital from our home. I knew there was something strange but I thought I should just get a doctor’s prescription for a pain reliever so I could go back … Continue reading Praising God Even in The Operating Room

God’s ‘No’ is a Beautiful Redirection

Between my college graduation in 2011 and the re-beginning of my pursuit for a master’s degree in 2016 was a post-baccalaureate degree from 2014 to 2016. This however is not how I planned it to be. This is far from the journey I wanted to take. I was redirected. Many are the plans in a person’s heart but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.  – … Continue reading God’s ‘No’ is a Beautiful Redirection

The Story Behind My Tattoo

I have a tattoo on my right wrist, and people won’t notice it unless I don’t wear a watch. But people who notice would usually respond with, “Is that real?!”, “What does your tattoo say?”, “What does it mean?”, “Does your mom know about this?”, “Why are you trying to hide it?”, “Did it hurt?”, and all those other whens and whys and whats. It may sound … Continue reading The Story Behind My Tattoo

Why We Stopped Saying “I Love You” to Each Other

“Hi. Alright. I’m on my way. Take care. Ok. Bye.” Right after I pressed the ‘end call’ icon on my phone, one of my good friends who overheard me asked, “No ‘I love yous’?!” Confused, I looked at her and said, “Why not?” With furrowed brows, she said, “Your relationship with Martin is really weird”. This is actually not the first time that a good friend would comment … Continue reading Why We Stopped Saying “I Love You” to Each Other