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…

Gina Alajar: God Is Ready to Restore You Anytime

Regina Alatiit, better known for her screen name, Gina Alajar, received her first FAMAS (Film Academy of the Movie Arts and Sciences) Best Child Actress Award when she was eight years old for the film, Kaibigan Ko’ng Sto. Niño.  This was followed by a Citizens’ Council for Mass Media (CCMM) Award for Wanted: Perfect Mother. She has…

When a Child or Loved One Seems To Have Gone Off-Course: Manel Diwa

Have you ever been discouraged in your parenthood journey? Do you have a loved one who seems to have gone away from the Lord? Manel Diwa, wife of Dr. Russell “Butch” Diwa, talks of a time when the results of her earnest  effort to raise her daughters right still left her “spinning with disappointment.”  Years…

When Godly Parenting Looks Fruitless -Dr. Russell “Butch” Diwa

I could be president of Nika Diwa’s Fan Club.  Well, okay maybe with all the things I have to juggle, at least an avid member! I love what she’s doing and how she’s empowering women through fashion. Her mention of a time of rebellion and this post below caught my attention: I thought it would…

Becca Sy: Saved Radio, Savings, and Salvation

Rebecca “Becca” Sy is a driven, smart, able, accomplished woman who has a humble, gentle heart committed to the Lord.   After graduating with an Accounting degree at George Washington University, she worked as a Financial Controller managing twenty-four branches of a company in Maryland, USA. In 1980, she was asked to come home to manage Accounting and Finance for the businesses of her family of origin, SYSU…

3 Tips for Fathers Who Started on the Wrong Foot

June being the month for Father’s Day, I’ve asked some dads to give some encouragement for other fathers. Ptr. Albit Rodriguez went to La Salle Greenhills, Vancouver College, and University of San Francisco. He is the President of Strongtower Energy Services Corp as well as the Pastor of Christ’s Commission Fellowship (CCF) Makati (at A-Venue). Butterflyinthespring featured Pastor…

Redecorating Project

Sometimes God does not hand cash out but blesses financially nevertheless!  Not having to get medicine or specific foods to make our bodies function properly, not getting run over, a friend sending some food, an unexpected discount or gift.  The list goes on endlessly.  The blessing I want to thank God for is enabling me to…

Martin Wong: Taking Care of Business

  Martin Wong is Chairman of  GFX Creative Imaging, a twenty-five year old “one-stop shop” creative design development, full digital imaging service, and digital print production company.  Six times, GFX received from the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of the Philippines the Print Production House of the Year Award, an award given by the association to honor their…

Mai Kaufman: Tackling Homeschooling and Cancer

It comes as no surprise that the beautiful and stylish Interior Designer, Mai Kaufman, would find herself on the country’s most fashionable lists. She was one of Philippine Star‘s 10 Femmes of Fashion for Culte Femme and Women of Style, ABS-CBN’s Us Girls‘ Best Dressed Celebrities,  Preview Magazine‘s Best Dressed, one of Mega Magazine‘s Most Stylish Ladies, Pond’s and Plains and Prints‘ Fashion’s Finest and Beauty’s Best, Highly…