Talks with My Parents

“Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.” Proverbs 17:2 During this lockdown, some of the things we do for entertainment are play games The other is talk to my parents. The conversations are usually quite uplifting. “Hi, Dad,” I said to him recently . “What are…

Service: Pray for Others

“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.” Ephesians  6:18 I believe in prayer. Once, when I was in high school, I lost one of my contacts. Because my eyesight (plus astigmatism)…

The New Normal

“Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as His children. For what children are not disciplined by their Father?” Hebrews 12:7 Recently, the Philippines extended its lockdown, from April 14 (15 or 16, depending on what sources you read) to April 30. Sigh. I didn’t really think the lockdown would lift by April 14,…

Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Last week for our Mini Ministry project, Journie and I decided to show some gratitude to the people who work in our building. They keep us informed about the latest barangay news, maintain…

When Taal erupted…

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4: 6-7  I’ve lived through earthquakes in California, nuclear threats in South Korea, but no…