Category Spirituality

How Often Are We Present?

What goes on during your day? Often our minds may get consumed with what we must accomplish during the day and it is sometimes difficult to quiet ourselves. But allow me to ask a few questions (with some of my pictures from Instagram) that may be of some help. Have you found yourself savor a […]

What You Count Multiplies

Have you ever encountered children begging on the street? Has someone ever approached your table at a restaurant or a coffee shop and asked for a donation to support their foundation or religious organization? (We get it here in the Philippines often.) Has an old lady ever crossed your path and ask for help with […]

No Fear in Love + FREE E-BOOK

Candy Paull’s book, The Heart of Abundance: A Simple Guide to Appreciating and Enjoying Life, blessed my heart so much. I couldn’t help myself feel so loved, encouraged and refreshed reading through the pages. And because of that, I wanted to share an excerpt from her book and make it available here– FREE E-BOOK. An […]

Struggling With A Life Jacket

Strapped in and ready to go! I decided to overcome the waters that splashed against my feet. It was my first time to go snorkeling and I was excited. I walked slowly beyond the shore and began to go underneath the surface to discover what awaited me. As I began, I became fascinated by the […]

How BEING The Church Can Look Like

I’m all for the church—for who it is—a people…Us. I understand that the institutional church (IC) contains people. But an IC doesn’t make people the church. We, the Body of Christ, make up the church, whether we go to an IC or not. So when one leaves an IC, he or she is not necessarily […]

10 Things The Church is Not

There were mixed responses to the reasons why I don’t go to church (institutional church) anymore. Some identify. Some think I criticize. Know that my heart is never to attack the church but to be faithful to it’s true meaning. But there is much confusion with the way the word “church” is understood and used nowadays. […]

10 Reasons Why I Don’t Go to Church Anymore

This may shock some of you who know me well. In the past, many friends of mine knew the church as my “second home.” In fact, I was so “committed” to my local church that some people have even called me a “nun.” (I find that funny now.) What?! Why?! What happened?! These are the […]