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Monday, March 28, 2011


Then Jesus asked them, “Would anyone light a lamp and then put it under a basket or under a bed? Of course not! A lamp is placed on a stand, where its light will shine. Mark 4:21

Took time to read and meditate this verse earlier this morning before I started with my first day at work. Indeed, God has His ways in making things happen. I don't understand it but there's excitement if you don't know everything (I'm talking about my job hunting experience, but that's a different story). 

I was praying for the past few days how can my life be a blessing to other people, especially to the people at our office. This verse says it all. 
    Light - Jesus 
    Lamp - Me/You/Us
    Stand - Community (school, office, neighborhood, organisation)

    Make sure you get the Light from the light Himself, Jesus. How? Through His word, His Church and His people. The lamp symbolized our life. Make yourself available to get some light. You can't shine if you are not connected to the source. Very basic yet neglected. Have a regular quiet time. Pray. Enjoy  the company of fellow believers. Apply what you learned.

    Next question is, where can I shine? Where you are right now is the very place where God wants you to shine. Everything happens for a reason. It's no accident you are in that school or in that company. God knows and He has a plan. A perfect plan. Better listen and do our part.

    When I shine, you shine, We all shine bright. There's too much darkness going on. Spread some light. 

    Will leave you with this verse.

    In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16

    Saturday, March 19, 2011


    Hi. I have a gift for you tonight. 

    "Under the thin, crisp air
    It was white everywhere
    droplets of rain are being throwed
    By heaven, on us they were throwed
    You looked....I stumble
    It was love at 48th sight
    It was 'my' love, again
    and for more."

    ~Cha (23rd of July, 2010)

    Sunday, March 13, 2011

    Panliligaw: Pinoy Style

    Hope of all Hearts

    Last Saturday, March 12 I am honored to be a part of the volunteer team for Planetshakers Live in Manila. Thanks to Ms Anne, Kuya Gel, Ms Jen, Sir Stan and everyone in the Becca family for bringing them here. Everyone had a great night. Met some old and new friends. New Life Music and Jodi King were part of the front act and both of them did a great job.

    Planetshakers have been to Manila for the 3rd time and they just keep bringing more songs that make us close to God's heart. Some of my favorites were sang last Saturday including: Like A Fire, Jump Around, Free, You Are Good and Hope of all Hearts.

    The best thing for me was we were able to pray for our brothers and sisters and all the people in Japan. We did that when we were singing Hope of all Hearts and that song is just right to extend our prayers comfort and protection to those people. There is hope. Jesus is the hope of all hearts.

    Great night to worship with fellow believers. Till next time.

    Hope of All Hearts

    The world may fade
    You will remain
    In the midst of the trial                                    
    You will always be the same                            
    Our God never fails                            
    Our God never fails

    With hope and light
    You reign over all                
    Though my heart may fail                                      
    You will always be the same                            
    Our God never fails                          
    Our God never fails
    Praise in the morning
    Praise in the evening
    Praise when I’m laughing
    Praise when I’m grieving
    There will be dancing
    There will be singing    
    Upon injustice we will tell of our God

    The hope of all hearts
    The hope of all hearts is you
    Your love never fails                        
    Your love never fails

    With hope and light
    You reign over all
    Though my heart may fail
    You will always be all the same
    Our God never fails
    Our God never fails

    In darkness,
    In triumph, my soul shall sing        
    Of his mercy, and kindness                        
    Our offering of praise                        
    Our God never fails
    Our God never fails

    Friday, March 11, 2011

    Where our safety lies

    From Gary V.

    You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. All these are the beginning of birth pains. - Matt 24:6-8 (NIV)

    The “birth pains” have now become quite frequent, and we know that with more birth pains at shorter intervals, the inevitable isn’t far off.
    It is not meant to threaten anyone but to encourage everyone that while there still is time…make that decision and move to safe ground.

    “Safety is not in the absence of danger but being in the presence of the Almighty God.” - Ptr Ray-An Fuentes

    Monday, March 7, 2011

    SWITCHFOOT Live In Manila 2011

    That's right, the multiaward-winning American band is coming to Manila this April 30, 2011! This is your chance to watch Switchfoot live for their second visit to the Philippines. 
    Venue: Phil-Sports Arena (Formerly Ultra)
    Date:     April 30, 2011 (Saturday)
    Time:    7:30PM

                    VIP:                        P3500
                    COURTSEAT:       P2500
                    RINGSIDE:           P1800
                    LOWER LEVEL:   P1500
                    RINGSIDE 2:        P 800 (free seating)
                    GEN AD                 P 500 (free seating)



    Ito siguro yung isa sa mga bagay na alam kong mahina ako. Ayokong pinaghihintay ako, lalo na yung sa pila at sa mga laging na-lalate na tao. Kahapon, alam kong kailangan kong baguhin ang perspective ko sa patience kaya nakinig ako sa podcast ni Pastor Joey Bonifacio. Isa siya sa taong talagang hinahangaan ko at tuwing nakikinig ako sa kanya imposible na wala akong matutunan. Bilib ako sa wisdom nat humility niya. Dahil siya mismo ang umamin na mahina din ang pasensya niya. 

    If I want to understand patience, I MUST understand time. He quoted a verse from Ecclesiastes that 'There's a time for everything.". This verse is simple yet profound. No need to rush things because everything will happen at a certain time. No pressure. 

    If I want to understand patience, I MUST understand that there are seasons in life. There will be times when all you do is fruitful and that's SPRING. But, there will be times when even you do everything you can to see a fruit it will not happen, that's WINTER. There's a time to rest and a time to work again.

    If I want to understand patience, I MUST understand love. Love is patient. He goes with a saying that God is patient with us. People, including myself wants to rush things and if it didn't happen in our time frame we tend to blame others and get frustrated. God sees the big picture.

    One concrete example of patience is how the farmer is looking forward to his harvest. The seed is there and what's between the seed and harvest is time....PATIENCE. He know that as time passes by, time will come and he'll see that the harvest is worth waiting.

    Whether you're waiting for a call for your dream job....
    or waiting for your future partner....
    or waiting in a line for those documents...
    or waiting to get out of traffic

    We all need to be patient. And in that time of waiting, believe, hope and be excited for the future knowing that the best is yet to come. Be a better you.