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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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Morning Devotions: Coffee or the Cup on Easter


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Life Begins Here

Yesterday, while I was visiting a Christian bookstore, I saw this guy, probably a pastor, dressed well, ask for a King James Bible. But more than asking, he was babbling that Christians have been dabbling and changing the verses. That would have been okay but the message was, you mister bible sales guy have to agree with me. He was probably a conservative.

For most of my life, I have tried to change the world according to my world view. So when God reveals His plan for all mankind, Star Wars – Return of the Jedi style, I couldn’t help but imagine that when I share the gospel with people, they all look at me with eyes glazing and say “that’s awesome.” Continue reading


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The Princess and the Pea


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The Princess and the Pea

Fairytales. Can they exist in real life?

Once upon a time . . .

The story tells of a prince who wants to marry a princess, but is having difficulty finding a suitable wife.

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Dreams don’t come instantly, heres why


Dreams don’t come instantly. Here’s why.

It pays to let God. He’s never late.


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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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The Road to Healthy Boundaries


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The Road to Healthy Boundaries

Relaxing because you have Healthy Boundaries

Relaxing because you have Healthy Boundaries

Let me start with a self revelation. Exactly a decade back, there was a girl who I started to like and get drawn to. I started to show my intentions and her first question exploded like a nuclear bomb on the Pacific ocean, creating tremors in my life and shook the very foundations of my bones and my life (Si Jesuuus di ba?) I said I wanted to be more than friends with you. She asked me “What did you hear from God?” Boom! Continue reading