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The Old Songs

The old songs came blaring through from a neighbor’s radio while I was half-awake, reading a novel. Their music and words penetrating every door and window of houses nearby, as the sun’s ray of light invades our side of the earth. More significantly, they distracted me from the story I’m reading. These songs penetrate every…

So much is at stake with our silence because it can be misinterpreted.

Silence Can Make or Break Relationships

Most Filipinos are non-confrontational by nature. That’s why we beat around the bush in explaining things when we’re avoiding a heated conversation. We’re friendly and family-oriented by nature so we veer away from conflict as much as we can. But then “silent treatment” in relationships is our usual practice too. If only silence could kill,…

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The Answer to Unanswered Prayers

“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord.” – Isaiah 55:8 NIV My faith is yet again bombarded by plagues of doubt. Going through another hurdle has made me even more aware of my friends’ sufferings. I’m praying for them and they’re praying for me. But somehow,…

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Conquering That Big, Bad Change

Your back is against the wall. The weight of the world is upon your shoulders. Your great expectations turned into a harsh reality. These signal that you’re in for a big, bad change. Whether that’s a loss of a loved one, a terminal disease, or a relational issue, no doubt, we all go through rough…