Dear Pastor, I’ve seen how you stood your ground against back-stabbers and gossipers who tried to undermine your integrity, fighting them with prayers soaked in tears. I watched as you weathered every storm that comes your way. You are pillar of unwavering faith, a beacon of hope, a model of perseverance.
Joy. Love. Sacrifice. Christmas. Christmas is about giving; God gave his Son Jesus as a gift hindi dahil He is expecting anything in exchange but because He wants to show His love. Christmas is about love in the form of sacrifice from the Giver of all things. I have always believed that faith has to…
When I started blogging, I wrestled with thoughts of self-doubt, inadequacy and ineligibility. Self-deprecating thoughts like, “I’m not an expert in this.” or “What if there are experts reading it and they don’t agree with what I say, and they find my statements amusing instead of convincing?” Madami akong blog posts na hindi ko na-publish…
How He ruthlessly perfects, Whom He royally elects!
How He hammers him and hurts him,
And with mighty blows converts him.
I discovered something empowering. Inspired by “Days of Future Past”, naisipan kong sulatan ang aking “younger-self” as I celebrated my birthday. In that letter, I sort of did a “time travel” and encouraged the younger me about the days that are yet to come.
Kung ikaw ay isang anak na malapit nang ikasal, namumuhay na independent, o gusto nang maging independent, para sa’yo ito.
In this 2nd and final part, I share the remaining 4 ways that God can speak to us — which can help us in our decision making. Be blessed.
The formula that works for me is this: God speaks in 7 different ways; and when I have to make decision, at least 4 of them need to align.
When I started applying that, my decision-making have been easier, and I never had any regrets about of the choices I made since then.
It’s me saying “its Ok, I too am struggling about that, and more than that. So you see, you’re still better off than me.”
Siguro, my kind of faith is like that of Peter: “this-is-crazy-don’t-try-this-at-home” kind of faith.
And I understand not everyone will agree with it.
Do you know what are Spiritual Temper Tantrums? Let me give you my own example, from my own experience: