The Lord meets you where we are

I could hear the ambulance sirens approaching.   “Finally.”   I stood up from my seat, clenching to my chest and making my way to the front door. The wait was an hour, and I could feel the dull ache intensifying from the left side of my chest going towards my left shoulder with numbness […]

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Being Kind to oneself

I am one who spent nights thinking about the words others said; I was one who was frustrated, feeling no matter what I did, I could never be the other person- the pretty one, the smart one, the popular one. My internal struggle ate away my consistencies, I did try to hide them. Lord, I […]

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A flower bloomed tonight

🌼 🤗I just picked these from the beach days ago and wondered if it can survive inside my apartment. I wasn’t expecting it to grow flowers and it did! This made me think about how God uses situations to show me that he can transform what appears to be an unfortunate event to something beautiful- […]

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Walk by faith

It’s becoming blurry as the days go by,as daunting fear arises worldwide.In my thoughts, I cannot deny-of the wavering positivity I have inside. God, help me listen and be still-to chose to hear Your words that heal.May I rely on you, and not in my might;and live my days in faith and not by sight. […]

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Love came

“So how did you meet your wife?” I asked the 94-year old gentleman sitting beside me on the bus. “It’s a very long story, you know,” he said with a wide grin. “We have four more hours until our destination, and I think we have time,” I responded. Little did I know that I was […]

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“I still rejoiced behind prison bars”

I did not know why I booked my bus ticket twice, and I was supposed to have the last seat on the bus. To hopefully avail of a refund, I went to the bus station earlier before our scheduled departure, and gratefully, the receptionist was able to fix that concern and also transfer me from […]

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Facing Adversity

“Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved, another one soon followed. Her father, a chef, took her […]

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Searching for Answers

Little girl you’ve now grown up living alone; it took a while, but you made it on your own. Away from the comforts of what has been, towards life you wanted to begin. The little girl thought that she could keep hiding, and try to keep moving on and fighting. As she thought it was […]

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Reach out before you break

“Think about it, like a runner; you also need to rest. You may continue to force yourself to run, not allowing yourself to take a break; and without knowing it, your body will just give in. You’ll end up broken and not capable of running anymore.” The counsellor’s words pierced right through, exposing the things […]

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