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Sunday, December 5: The Law of Opposition

“how much do you want it?   how far are you willing to sacrifice for it? are you ready to go the distance, setting aside emotions, to see it to its fulfillment?”  these were the probing questions  my entrepreneurial  son asked me last night. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 22: Shallow and Profound

“shallowness is not an indication that there is no depth to your life at all— even the ocean has a shore.”  — My Utmost For His Highest long ago and for a long time, i had someone campaigning vigorously to … Continue reading

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Saturday, November 5: Partakers of His Suffering

at church yesterday, i was kneeling at the foot of the Sacred Heart of Jesus intently dwelling on His presence when it suddenly occurred to me how i must be such a turn-off to Christ with the intensity of emotion i approach Him most of the time (more like an agonizing lover).  … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 1: You Are Not Your Own

it is natural for man to steer clear from tragedy and pain but somehow, God allows it on everyone, even on good people.  why? because we are meant to look beyond our loss and grief to find Him.  we find … Continue reading

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Friday, October 21: Impulsiveness or Discipleship?

okay, i am done being spoiled and i am not going to be impulsive but am i right in demanding at least some kindness and affection? should i hang around till God knows when because right after i debated with … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 13: Individual Discouragement and Personal Growth

God may have made us see a profound vision in the past which we exactly knew we were meant to do.   but just when we thought it was time, God takes us farthest away from the goal with a … Continue reading

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Saturday, October 8: Coming to Jesus

“Come to me…” last night i prayed a special prayer.  i asked God to hold me back so He can work my life about someone i dearly love. as simple as Christ’s invitation may sound, without divine grace, it is … Continue reading

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