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Bacolod/ Iloilo Portrait Services: Step by Step Colored Portrait


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Bacolod/ Iloilo Portrait Services: Step by Step Colored Portrait

“With courage and joy, I pursue my life with celebration and creativity.”

This above Declaration wouldn’t be made possible without God’s guidance in my year of 2017 Jubilee and this girl’s timely intro into my life. 🙂 She and God just released so much grace and celebration into my life.

This is my second colored portrait. The first one is a pastel and colored pencil on felt. It is a self portrait back in 1996. There’s so much heaviness in making art so much that this is the next one and so much grace flows I easily finished it! I believe God has really provided so much healing and restoration in my heart. Of course wht made it easier is I’m inspired hehehe.

Ian Jay Bantilan Self Portrait - Iloilo - Bacolod

Ian Jay Bantilan Self Portrait – Iloilo – Bacolod

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The Path to Freedom is Love


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Life Begins Here

For many times in my life, I don’t want to go through the process. I just want the results. I want the intimacy, not the spending time. I want the faith, I don’t want the desperation. I want healthy boundaries; I don’t want the mistakes to find it. I want the hope, not the falling and standing up. I want the girl, not the challenge. Well, life is about taking the journey to get to your destination. 😀

A little child of faith on a long impossible journey

A little child of faith on a long impossible journey

For some reason the journey gets heavier because of “culture” and “Christian tradition”. At other times, we put it on ourselves. I am a perfectionist, and though I talk about the Grace and Love of God, in practice I am blind and continue to work for God to accept me. There are some practices that hurt our journey by putting heavy rocks onto our already heavy load. Then we burden Continue reading


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The “Being” of Experiencing God


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The “being” of Experiencing God

This morning, now my 6th day in my room, as I was looking for my Oil Pastel set (still looking for it) I found these.

the Gift of nice shoes

the Gift of nice shoes

Looks like a nice new pair of shoes. But nothing unusual you would say. But in fact what’s unusual is it’s been there beside my bed since December when I received it. Sorry Tita Leny. Sounds like my experience with God.

I have been too familiar with my life, but He’s always ‘game’ for a puzzle of hide n’ seek all the time. There are promises waiting for us in the background screaming in my face, yet all I could see is my sin, my job, my stuff, my business, my ministry. Have you taken time to smell the flowers lately?

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180228 Vision: the Curse of Cain


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180228 Vision: the Curse of Cain

As I was worshiping, a thick presence of the Lord fell upon me and His love surrounded like a cloud. And then the voice started.

“I know you since you were born, I knit you together in your mothers womb.” Then all my concerns came back to me as the declaration of the worship song flooded my mind. “I am no longer a slave to fear.” Then God reminded me of so many situations that fear is overpowering in my life.

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Evaluation of Physical Changes of 5 Day Fasting


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Evaluation of Physical Changes of 5 Day Fasting

This is not a scientific journal, it is a personal blog.

It has been a tradition in our church to start the year seeking God (I’m apologizing to my secular readers) The action we accomplish this is through corporate prayer and fasting. For those expecting a spiritual article I would like to state that this will not be one. Instead I will discuss how actions and expectations affect our results. Continue reading


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Fruits of Fasting 2018 Part 1


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Fruits of Fasting 2018 Part 1

I had started this fast full of doubt and so much unsure. In my world, I feel like I’m aging and not making progress the way I want to. For those friends who have subscribed to my blog I want to thank you for being with me all this time in my journey. I wish I could personally take the time to hug you and hold your hand and tell you thank you for supporting me through journey.

Tropical Fruits of Fasting

Tropical Fruits of Fasting

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Live Die Repeat: What to do when you’re Stuck


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Live Die Repeat: Courage to Move Forward

 

I was looking to re-watch the films that made an impression on me this year. I could remember that “Edge of Tomorrow” was one of them. The films stars Tom Cruise and the beautiful Emily Blunt. The story is about an alien invasion of earth. Continue reading