What pleasant surprises are in store for us today? Will it be a romantic dinner or an extreme adventure? Will there be mint chocolates or mushy notes? Will there be a creative blend of the 5 Love Languages? Excitement is mounting! Continue reading
It’s the day before Valentine’s Day but instead of a mushy love song, this one from Jaci Velasquez is on top of my playlist. This song is a reminder for us to be conduits of God’s love to an aching world. Continue reading
Who would have thought that our cat-and-dog-relationship
would turn out to be an intricate love story?
You were like a tiger to a chihuahua,
although at times it was the other way around.
But look at how love has transformed us! Continue reading
Today, we can work with optimum strength without being exhausted. The tasks and responsibilities may get quite complex and convoluted but we can take courage and comfort in the presence of our Lord and Savior. In His presence, fears will not be cultivated, worries will not be entertained. With Him, we can go “placidly amid the noise and haste” and experience serenity in the midst of troubles. Continue reading
“For the word of the LORD is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. The LORD loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love.” ~Psalm 33:4-5
I come before Your presence just as I am. Continue reading
Thirty nine years ago today, my father and mother got married despite the odds. My maternal grandmother’s strong opposition posed a lot of obstacles to the romance between the handsome Kapampangan and the lovely Ilongga, but the trials only made their love stronger. Continue reading
“You’re familiar with the old written law, ‘Love your friend,’ and its unwritten companion, ‘Hate your enemy.’ I’m challenging that. I’m telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer, for then you are working out of your true selves, your God-created selves. Continue reading