Every single year, I am torn between wanting to hear/read messages from people on my birthday and not wanting people to know about it. I’m torn between wanting to be seen and celebrated and wanting to remain hidden.
There is more to your “now” if you only look beyond the obstructions and see that there is a God who loves you and who is after your heart.
It is because of God’s unending faithful love that you have made it this far.
Have you ever missed someone or something so terribly that it hurt so much just thinking about it?
This quarantine season made me feel that my intimate encounters with God have been taken away from me.
Kahit na wala ka ng maintindihan.
O pakiramdam mo wala nang nakakaintindi.
Kahit na pakiramdam nag-iisa ka.
Mahal pa rin kita.
I remembered how hopeful people were on the last day of 2019. 2020 came and we were all caught off-guard when we experienced several life-changing events.
It’s disappointing when you want to be perfect, but can’t be. It’s disappointing when you want to do things perfectly but you can’t succeed. It’s disappointing when you didn’t get that perfect grade, didn’t get to perfectly pull-off a project, didn’t properly execute a plan, or didn’t have the chance to keep a friendship.
Each season is different and each season has its demands. Regardless, God’s wisdom, strength, provision, and grace are sufficient to help you go through them.
In celebration of Victory’s 35th year, I wanted to share and immortalize my Victory story here in the blog.
God has orchestrated things in our lives that will cause us to stay or leave a certain place at a certain season.
What made shepherds qualified to slay giants, lead armies, and rule nations? What made fishermen qualified to plant churches and face kings? What could possibly make an ordinary student, homemaker, office worker, like you, qualified to fulfill God’s purpose for the world?
Hope is elusive and you feel like giving up on your prayers now. Or maybe… you are thinking of giving up praying altogether? Should you?