NOT A FAILURE

Having time off work due to having fractures in my hand gave me the chance to think about last year’s events. I know that I had the tendencies to over analyzing things or become overly critical about what I do or say. It only caused me lost sleep, stress and bitterness. Negative thoughts seemed to […]

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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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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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Try just one more time

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”― Thomas Edison ❤️🤗

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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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Beyond the Jokes

“You’re just fat.” I was embarrassed about other people’s comments when I was younger, especially from those whom I have just met for the first time. There was rarely a social gathering I attended without being subjected to others calling me chubby, fat, or overweight. But what honestly pained me were the responses of laughter […]

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His Last Goodbye

“Are you Filipino? You should go back home and bring back a dozen more nurses like you to this country,” Mr. Bob never failed to make me smile whenever I checked how he was. Even if he was experiencing severe discomfort due to having cancer, he managed to light up the situation with a joke […]

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