Tag Archives: Grace

Thursday, December 15: Approved to God

three years ago, humbled yet overflowing with gratitude for the Lord’s saving power and grace,  i felt called to share my life story.   i was told by a couple of priests back in australia that i should write a book about my experience so others could hear about … Continue reading

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Sunday, December 11: Individuality

“our individuality must be yielded to God so that our spiritual life may be brought forth into fellowship with Him.  we hinder our spiritual growth more than any other way by continually asserting our individuality.”  — My Utmost For His Highest … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 10: The Offering of the Natural

i can only begin to offer spiritual commitments to the Lord when i have made up mind about my natural commitments.  the choice is simple:  either deny myself or deny Him because talking about Christ is meaningless if i don’t … Continue reading

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Friday, December 9: The Opposition of the Natural

repulsed by the obvious evilness of  sin,  i find that it is no longer a matter of  avoiding sin per se,  “but of giving up my right to myself, my natural independence, and self-will.  this is where the battle has … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 8: The Impartial Power of God

i used to not understand it.  from a young age, i was taught to pray hard.  when my father died at 42 and i was 10, my grandparents (mother side) moved into our house for a year to keep us company and lend us … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 7: Repentance

when i came back from a two-year hiatus in melbourne,  one of the first privileges i had was a chance encounter with the mother of my ex-husband at a birthday dinner for my eldest son who also happened to be … Continue reading

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Friday, December 2: Christian Perfection

trophies are there to accumulate dust.  they serve nothing but bring back memories of an achievement or victory.  but why dwell on the past?  we should always be making news, scoring victories every day. what matters are the triumphs we … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 1: The Law and the Gospel

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.”  – Matthew 7:21 – 23 i started this blog eight months ago for … Continue reading

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Monday, November 28: The Riches of the Destitute

the second time i went to portland, oregon to visit my childhood friend, rhea, back in 1993, i forgot to leave behind a peculiar filipino nature that would do me no good in a country like america. i was ecstatic to be met by rhea … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 16: Still Human

God created the universe yet we act like we own everything. He gave us a kingdom of  abundance yet we live abusing it. Out of His abundance we give a little yet we want the world to know. He put … Continue reading

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