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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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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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Tuesday, November 29: The Supremacy of Jesus Christ

a pious atmosphere, prayer, and devotion don’t make us holy.   devotion and holiness comes only from our need for the death of Christ which alone can transform us from sinner to saint.  which, in turn,  “causes people to exclaim … 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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Sunday, November 27: The Consecration of Spiritual Power

men and women of God are not prohibited from attending parties and social events.  there is certainly nothing wrong with socializing.  in fact, Jesus was an avid party goer.  He was always eating and drinking,  labeled in His time as … Continue reading

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Saturday, November 26: The Focal Point of Spiritual Power

i have stopped worrying about my spiritual condition. i have ceased to rush to church everyday to attend mass  all because it is expected of a spiritual person. i have walked out of an uncomfortably crowded church on a sunday … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 23: The Distraction of Contempt

many things distract me from faith in God.  topping the list are pride and fear. last sunday, i came down to the sound of something frying on high fire and an empty kitchen.  on my way down i had seen … 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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