True Repentance Leaves NO Regrets 

“For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret…” – 2 Corinthians 7:10  “Repentance is turning away from sin and turning to God. It means we stop trusting in our own good deeds and religious activity and start trusting in Christ alone. We were going in the wrong direction; now we are…

Running and Life 

  After almost six solid months of NO exercise, yes! I’ve DECIDED to go back to running. Although, I did only a slow 5k pace today which is not much (I know!) but it’s a good start and I’m happy. Why? Because I beat myself today! Ha! I beat my big fat lazy self telling…

Love, Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23, ESV As I was driving to work this morning while listening to one of John Piper’s youtube preaching about “Outpouring of God’s Love”, I began to ponder about one of the fruits…

You Will Keep Him in Perfect Peace 

“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You” Isaiah 26:3, NKJV. “Just as you’ve prayed, I will be high and lifted up. I will be glorified in you and I will be glorified through you, says the LORD. I will do what you have not…

Asking God

“You have not because you ask not.” – James 4:2b, NIV  “So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” – Luke 11:9, NIV  There are so many verses in the bible that tell us to ask…

Every Season of Life Has Purpose

This spoke to my heart today. I hope it does to you too. Let’s allow each season in our life to fulfill its purpose – including the pain and all the life lessons that come along with it. Each season brings a reward if we don’t give up. 🙂 So, just hang in there. “for behold, the…

How to Guard Your Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” – Proverbs 4:23 “Guard your heart…” Yes, we’ve heard this phrase a lot of times and I have heard this misquoted by a lot of Christians especially in the area of relationships wherein people would connotate it to something that makes it…

Return to You 

Oh God, please take me back to that same place where the only thing I ever wanted was to be right with you and be forgiven of all my sins. Take me back to that moment when everything else that I’ve been praying for meant nothing to me after I found you – after I…

The Gift of My Self

Let me be the first to honor God in the name of Jesus and by the power of the Holy Spirit for the gift of MY SELF! Happy Birthday, Pia!  Know that God has made you in your uniqueness to live for Him. You have been created in His image and likeness and that you…

Almost

About two years ago, I almost walked out on my faith in God. I didn’t wanna serve Him anymore. I didn’t wanna have anything to do with church anymore. Almost wasn’t even not the right word to describe it, because in my heart and in my mind I already did. I am not happy where…

Breakthrough Thinking

I just want to share this notes which have been very helpful to me as I went through my own struggles in life to achieve the breakthrough that I am enjoying right now. I hope this helps you as well.  Always remember, just like what the Bible says in Proverbs 23:7, “As a man thinks…

Sowing Seeds in Time of Tears

“He who goes our weeping carrying seeds to sow, will return with songs of joy carrying sheaves with him.” Psalm 126:6 There is nothing like the season of sorrow as it is nothing like a time of being alone with God. You’ll never know Christ until He has brought you through something all by yourself and you chose…