And He has given us this command: Whoever loves God must also love his brother. 1 John 4:21 NIV "You are not helping me," a male Veteran was yelling against the receptionist at the Veteran's Hospital Clinic that Monday morning. The receptionist with tears said, "I am looking for your file.… Continue reading Love and Prayers
"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus" (Philippians 4:6-7, NIV). "Lord, what is the is the greatest gift I could offer to my precious… Continue reading A Great Valentine’s Gift
"Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart" (Psalm 37:4 NIV). In 1999 before I resigned at the Cebu Bible seminary in the Philippines while preparing for my wedding with my precious hubby, during my morning prayer time, a deep longing to know what and where to serve.… Continue reading Serving Jesus
I hope you don't settle for anything less. Focus on Christ.
How can you be joyful, prayerful, and thankful in the midst of adversities?
“Tilyambong (name of endearment) you are special and smart,” grandpa Anselmo always complimented me. Only Grandpa gave me a nickname and addressed me with it. I do not know what and why he used such name instead of Lilian. Whenever he shouted, “Tilymabong bring your basket here.” I ran because I knew that he had… Continue reading Grandpa’s Princess on His Shoulders
An Indian volunteer pastor challenged us, “You Filipinos are enjoying your good life in this country (restricted to Christian missionaries). Did you realize that many of your countrymen are dying without Christ?” I prayed for a week after being convicted so deeply because of my longtime dream to serve in the ministry. As I tendered… Continue reading Adventure of Obedience
I trust the Lord Jesus' leading when I was single and my husband arrived to my life when I was forty one. Is it More than Coincident?
My prayer revolved on discussing with the Lord Jesus Christ what He had in store for me, my precious husband, my family (biological and church family), and all the people that the Lord brought to my life for prayer and encouragement. It resulted to more changed lives and healing in physical and spiritual being. I… Continue reading Trust in the Lord
My hubby, a Former Special Forces, approached me after mowing our lawn, “I remember when I was in Virgin Islands, St. Thomas. One time there was a blackout due to a hurricane. They used a generator but after a while black out happened again. It took a while to figure out that the bad guys had turned on… Continue reading Identifying and Overcoming