Written by Hannah P. Ranollo, my beloved niece, who loves to sing for the Lord Jesus. Our salvation by faith in Jesus Christ is the greatest Christmas gift we received. During Christmas here in the Philippines, it’s not complete without family gatherings, carolings and the “pamasko” (gifts in kind or cash) from our godparents and… Continue reading My Funniest Christmas Experience
Overflowing with Thankfulness
“So, then just a you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness” (Colossians 2:6-7 NIV). A girl screamed, “Are you absolutely positive?” I sheepishly smiled at her and the other girl as they were… Continue reading Overflowing with Thankfulness
Losing and Finding
Friend who loves at all times!
Dad Models Best
Dad talked to me from the hospital he was confined thousand miles away, “Lilian, where did I go wrong in raising you and your siblings? I praise God for you and your three sisters with good education and stability but I worry about your brothers’ future. If I have shortcomings please forgive me.” “Dad you… Continue reading Dad Models Best
"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
Joyful, Prayerful, and Thankful
How can you be joyful, prayerful, and thankful in the midst of adversities?
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