When God calls you, it’s not automatically a smooth-sailing journey. There are challenges, and challenges are not necessarily indicators that you’re not where God is asking you to be. Here’s how Esther responded to her challenges.
The Underground Club
After more than a year from the time we lost our first child, I had a conversation with someone who has gone through a similar heart-shattering moment. I did meet some who had similar experiences and I greatly appreciate their wisdom, but theirs happened way back. It has only been around two months since our dear Berea…
Experience is Not Always the Best Teacher
“Experience is the best teacher,” people say. I beg to differ. A lot of people have gone before me in this race called life. Yup, “papunta pa lang ako, pabalik na sila.”
I’ve been reading about the life of Joseph again recently. There’s always so much to learn, from parenting to leadership to forgiveness to how God moved in Joseph’s life, and so many other stuff in between! I just noticed that there’s one portion that I may have seemed to overlook in the previous times that…
Unwrapping The Gift Of Feedback
I’ve recently wrote on why sharing problems about a person with a friend is selfish, and now I want to digest this old adage: feedback is a gift. Like gifts, there are three important factors beyond what’s given: the giver, the timing, and the reason.
Why Sharing Problems With Friends Can Be Selfish
I don’t have a problem (wo)manning up to confronting others. It feels awkward, but I will fight against awkwardness anytime, if it meant I can call out a person to his face because I am concerned with him. Sometimes we stay within our comfort zones to just gripe our concerns with our peers. That’s just plain…
Magic Mirror And Foolishness
One morning as I drove to work, I kept on adjusting my rear view mirror to tilt it up. It kept on tilting down as I drove through the rough roads, probably the screw was loose or it’s broken — or so I thought.