To say that this global pandemic is a deal breaker is an understatement. Moment by moment, the world is adjusting its systems around it — to surpass it and to solve it. Words will not be enough to comfort those who are grieving or struggling at this point in time. I can only imagine what it is like to suddenly lose someone you love because … Continue reading When Coronavirus Does Not Make Sense
The most common year-ender reflection is to think of the things that went well and did not go well the entire year. This is to basically think of things or circumstances that we should be thankful to God for, and think of how we can change or improve for the better next year. These reflections have become the backbone for most of our new year’s … Continue reading The Highlight of My 2019: God’s Grace
“After weeks of praying, I have decided to transfer to another church because I can get more financial help and support there than here. I know that staying here will challenge and help me grow more in my relationship with God but that is not what I need at the moment.” That statement is indeed a hard pill to swallow. This is not the first … Continue reading Churching to Gain Favor or Churching to Serve in Faith?
[Month 2 (Week 6&7): This post is part of the “6 Month Discipleship Plan” series] I am typing this freshly out of a personal encounter and heart-changing conversation with God on August 5, 2019 (Monday) 6:15 A.M. This morning, while I was on my way to work, I looked up at the sky and told God how I am feeling towards what I am going … Continue reading Realizing the Hindrance to God’s Vindication
Studies show that repressed anger or unresolved conflicts with your biological parent/s result to displacement of anger or redirection of emotional damages (like hurts, fear, frustration, rejection, abandonment) onto targets who are not responsible for it. Therefore, “Hurt people hurt people” isn’t just a saying; it is a scientific theory, even a Biblical truth. Our direct authorities (i.e., our parents) are God-given. We didn’t choose … Continue reading Resolve Hurt Before It Hurts Others