It is our humanity that makes us human beings, when we lose that, we are no better than animals. I have tried to remain silent, to let the issue pass, to sit in my own bubble and stew in my opinions, but it's just not me. I was taught to stand up for what is right, therefore, I will.
See, if we start allowing these things, they soon become the norm. And the norm isn't always right. We are given the power to change the norm. We are given the choice to go against it.
It's been no secret to any of my former church leaders that it has been a struggle for me spiritually when we moved from the Philippines to Australia. It has been hard on me. It wasn't easy, it was quite difficult. And my relationship with the Lord did not come out of it unscathed, on the contrary, it [...]
This is a REBLOG of one of my posts before I had a WordPress account. I wrote this on July 2010.
Jane knew that her life was not a good one. She knew how many men had been on top of her, she knew that she had no family, and she knew that if she were to die today no one would really care. She knew the life she led.
Christopher Lao rose to fame when an incident of him driving his car through the flood was shot and televised by the GMA 7 night news, 24 Oras. (video is found here) As you can see in the video, he braved the flood without knowing that his car would float because of it's depth and current. He [...]
There's a saying inside our church, a reminder to everyone who is heavily involved in ministry, it goes something like this, "Do not neglect your vineyard". It's a stern reminder to all of us, workers, leaders, and ministry heads, our vineyard is our priority. The vineyard means our hearts, it usually refers to the state [...]