Baguio for One

Rainy Baguio is perfect for someone who came not to see the sights but to savor the cool weather, good coffee, and solitude. I went there three weeks ago and got to stay at a beautiful, very homely place. It was my first time at the OMF guesthouse but it felt like coming home someplace I've... Continue Reading →

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Mo(u)rning Thoughts

Hey, how's it going? I try not to say Thus begins This infinite stretch of days Without you here

When You’re Ready to Rest…

You are most prepared and willing to receive. Overflow, this year's IGSL community retreat, is the one I've most enjoyed yet. Simply because I was prepared to rest. To pause and set aside the everyday grind. To come away and spend time with God and with the family I have at work. My main highlight... Continue Reading →

Unnecessary Pain

"Why would people do this to themselves?" That was the only thought running through my mind the whole time it was happening. I went there wishing I'd be relaxed and rejuvenated but the exact opposite thing happened. I wouldn't be exaggerating if I said it was a traumatic experience. Yesterday, my sister and I had... Continue Reading →

Languor

Planes and birds fly in confused circles on an orange-y pink sky at dusk. I try to breathe slow and calm my heart as I cool down from yet another afternoon run. I’m grateful to be back to running a few kilometers non-stop and I tell myself, “not bad” as I sit down on the... Continue Reading →

Grateful

My life so far, summarized in a thanksgiving list.. well-provided-for childhood having gone to the sea several times studied in the best schools restoration and healing each time I run away or get sick godly, loving and supportive parents sisters who are also friends intact family a job even before I graduated finishing my (undergrad)... Continue Reading →

Twenty Seven

You know that song which you've loved ever since you first heard it? Then you hear it several times after that just like any other song in your usual playlist. But there comes a moment when it's as if you are listening to it for the very first time and you realize it tells you... Continue Reading →

Panic

Last night, panic attacked big time. I was tossed about by big, mean waves of doubt and strong winds of unknowing. I was not getting anywhere with my final paper for the Bible Study Methods class. I tried to talk with God before going on to read resources for the overview and background portion. I... Continue Reading →

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