Affirmation, Direction, Godly direction, Harmony, Love, Prayer

Can You Hear Me

"But I thought he/she said...........,"  "I'm sure he/she meant........," It is clear to me that you should..............,"   "I disagree. I think you must............." Effective communication is difficult; often the message you sent is not the message received in the home, marketplace, neighborhood, or church. Even when clearly stated or written, your words can be misinterpreted… Continue reading Can You Hear Me

Affirmation, Challenges, Christian Living, Direction, Godly direction, Joy, Prayer, Serve, Serving

Serving Jesus

"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

Affirmation, Challenges, Christian Living, Direction, Godly direction, Joy

Grandpa’s Princess on His Shoulders

“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

Affirmation, Challenges, Christian Living, Direction, Friendship, Godly direction, Living by faith, Penpal, Serve, Trusting

Adventure of Obedience

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