During my 13th birthday years ago, I made a wish to have the first ever released “Air Jordan” shoes. In those days in the Philippines, when you wished to own an “Air Jordans”, you might as well wish for the moon. (This is where the Filipino phrase “Suntok sa buwan” comes from.) In the first … Continue reading Wishes and Dreams
I clasped my 4 year old Franco in my arms at the break of dawn today. He woke up ahead of his siblings and went up to our third floor study where I was having my prayer time. Seeing him up so early, I decided to spend some time with him. I lifted him in … Continue reading In the Moment
Satan doesn’t tell you a blatant lie. You are too smart for that. Instead, he tells you a half-truth and then exaggerates it. To exaggerate your pain, he tells you there is no relief. To exaggerate your challenge, he tells you it is hopeless. To exaggerate your weaknesses, he tells you that you have no … Continue reading The Devil’s Tail
Every little thing, when done with God, can produce big results… A little pebble struck down a giant in Goliath. A little staff parted the Red Sea. A little faith in Abraham produced descendants as numerous as the stars. A little conviction led Nehemiah to rebuild the mighty walls of Jerusalem. A little bread and … Continue reading The Little That We Do
God can use the worst in us to bring out the best in every situation. God used Moses, a murderer, to bring life to a dying race. God used Jonah, a stubborn prophet, to bring a whole town to obedience. God used Gideon, an insecure leader, to bring security to His people. God used David, … Continue reading Let God Use You Today!
Back in elementary, I remember what some of my classmates wrote in the “ambition” portion of their slum books. One said he wanted to be an astronaut. Another said he wanted to be a professional wrestler. Then another one dreamed of becoming a body builder. What became of them? Well, if I am not mistaken, … Continue reading Your Dream Job Today
“…learn from me for I am gentle and humble of heart…” (Matthew 11:29) Have you ever committed a big blunder and were forgiven so graciously for it? We love to dream. For that new car. For that career breakthrough. For that prosperous business. For that ideal partner. But in our desire to get our “tomorrow”, … Continue reading Living For Now
A person traveling from the Philippines to the Himalayas cannot possibly compare his journey with the person traveling from Singapore to the Caribbean. They have two different origins as well as destinations, and so naturally, they will have different experiences in the journey. In a similar way, you cannot compare your life with that of … Continue reading Life Maps