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 →



"Summer romances end for all kinds of reasons, but when all is said and done, they have one thing in common. They're shooting stars... a spectacular moment of light in the heavens, a fleeting glimpse of eternity. And in a flash they're gone." ~Noah Calhoun, The Notebook


Minsa’y sumubok tumula Sa ating sariling wika Ngunit sarili nga bang maituturing Ang linggwaheng kinagisnan Ngunit ‘di alam gamitin Mabuti pa ang wikang banyaga Nauutal man kung gamitin pasalita Ngunit sa pagbasa’t pagsulat S’yang nakakapukaw ng isip at damdamin Mas tiyak na naipaparating Ang ibig kong sabihin Higit na nauunawaan ang kaibahan Ng mga salitang... Continue Reading →


The Novice

I have nothing to say I have too much to say I don't have enough to say Will it ever turn out right?   Should I leave this behind? Should I leave this for now? Do I wait or contend? Do I struggle or let go?   Is this for me? Or did I buy... Continue Reading →



I ran despite the weather I ran despite the rain I ran despite reason I ran despite myself.



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 →


Freedom is

finding one's true self. becoming comfortable in one's own skin - with flaws, imperfections and all. dreaming big and not being swallowed by these very dreams. freedom is submission to the dream Giver. a decluttered heart. freedom is fully experiencing an abundant life, knowing more, not merely knowing about, the very Giver of this life.... Continue Reading →


Poignancy of a Blank Slate

I chewed on that thought while going home from work today. It's how my life looks like right now. A blank canvass. Nothing to look forward to. Nothing set to achieve. For some time now this truth keeps slamming into me. Disappointing. Discouraging. At an age when I thought I’d already be doing well in... Continue Reading →



The world keeps on moving on. I feel left behind. I still don't know what to do with life.


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