You. Are. Loved.

Kapatid, Kaibigan, Kabayan, YOU❤️ARE❤️LOVED. Unconditionally. Completely. Eternally. Lavishly. Here. Now. Always. . “for God so lo*V*ed….V YOU that he g*A*ve…..A his one and on*L*y…….L begott*E*n………………..E so*N*………………………..N tha*T*……………………….T if you believe *I*n him,..I you shall *N*ot perish…N but have *E*ternal life…E John 3:16 NIV. . . You are His Valentine! Happy Valentine’s Day! . . #happy…

Waiting for God’s Answer : Felichi Buizon

Felichi Buizon is wife to Dr. Jojo Buizon and they are blessed with four children (Talitha, Josh, Kathlyn and Ryan). She is a television host for CBN Asia’s 700 Club, a homeschooling mom, gospel songwriter, and seminar speaker on parenting and early childcare. She is involved in the ministry of teaching at Christ’s Commission Fellowship. Here is Felichi’s…

Family Healing by Roni Gutierrez

How would you rate your family life right now? Are your relationships rife with drama? Conflict? Pride? Or just the cold, bitter, silence of indifference? Our families can cause us much pain. Yet at the same time, when we are blinded by pride and focus our lens on other people’s shortcomings instead of our own demons – we become…

#metoo: Josh McDowell

“I can laugh outside but cry on the inside.” Josh McDowell somberly revealed. “My father was the town drunk .When my dad wasn’t hurting my mother, I was busy trying to kill my dad. Every week for seven years I was homosexually raped by Wayne Bailey.” The man was hired as cook and housekeeper when the…

If You Are Sad This Christmas

There was a news wave of deaths in the last week (suicide, accidental falling off a condo balcony, murder, transport accident, suicide bomber) which reminded me that Christmas  with its global reputation for being the most wonderful time of the year could be the saddest for some people… precisely because it is supposed to be…

Lillian Wong: Facing Grief

After our dancercise, I thanked Dr. Lillian Tabrani for sharing about Joe Holcombe and asked her if she could share about grief. Here, with her blessing, I share her answer with you: Besides being my parent, my mom is also my closest friend so when she passed away, it was like losing two persons at the same…

Grief 101 with Cathy Babao

Good grief! Have you suffered a loss lately? Cathy Sanchez-Babao may be able to help. Mother; storyteller; newspaper columnist; author, corporate communications consultant; sometime teacher; mental health, women, and children’s health advocate, Cathy is also a Grief Coach who journeys with the grieving person through the method called “companioning.” After her son, Migi, died in 1998, Cathy went…

Pisay Homecoming

When I was in Grade 6, my classmates Florence, Corinne, and I were the day’s cleaners at our classroom in St. Theresa’s College, Cebu.  While we wiped the blackboard, swept and scrubbed the cement floors, a lady from Admin came looking for the honor students of our class. Curious, we asked why.  Oh, they had…

Repairing the Past – Rev. Ann Chan

The title appealed to me.  I requested my friend,  Ann, to get me a ticket while I left the Global Discipleship Congress session to go to work so that after lunch service, I could attend the 3pm session of Rev. Ann Chan entitled “Inner Life of the Disciple— Repairing the Past.” Right after lunch, I Ubered…

The Good News That Outweighs Your Bad News

Has bad news discouraged you? Today’s YouVersion verse:  This passage declares that there is a future glorious thing Jesus will do that we won’t be able keep ourselves from praising Him about in a grand scale. We will be so compelled to enjoin others in praising Him. “In that day”… when that time comes…when that day…

You’re Not on Chapter 42 Yet

The verse from the previous post reminded me of what my friend, Betta, shared with me earlier this month when we had an unplanned bonding time.  One of the things she mentioned was that Job went through much trial yet God blessed him more in the end of his life than in the beginning when he…

Paul de Vera: Psychological Trauma to Spiritual Triumph

He was a scholar at a Science High School, one of the Ten Outstanding Students in Mandaluyong, a recipient of the PGMA Leadership Award, President of the Central Mandaluyong Student Council, consistent honor student and graduated Summa Cum Laude in Multi-media Arts (also as a scholar) with a recognition on Community Service at the  Asia…

Alternative to Suicide

News update: http://www.philstar.com/health-and-family/2014/09/09/1367141/who-someone-commits-suicide-every-40-seconds http://www.philstar.com/health-and-family/2015/07/08/1474681/look-suicide-rates-around-world-one-map Robin Williams’s suicide on the news was a shock. What a deep and tragic loss.  It seemed he had everything to live for… It’s hard to say from the outside who is okay and who isn’t. A few years ago, I had a fellow parent. She looked fine; no reason to think…

Fight For Your Families

Beloved, there may come opposition to your rebuilding your family. We are not unaware of Satan’s tricks to give you feelings of discouragement or defeat  or a new offence as a bait for unforgiveness; his ultimate goal is to steal your peace and joy, to kill your hopes, to destroy your family. There might be…

God Is Greater Than Whatever Difficulty You Are Going Through

Would like to encourage you with last Sunday’s message by Pastor Vince Burke at CCF Main entitled (God Is) “Greater Than” ___________________ (and then fill in the blank with whatever difficulty or problem you are going through) To go directly to the video that Pastor Vince played at the end of his message: