Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Learning to Laugh

I find the following article very inspiring. I am grateful to know that I belong to a family who loves to laugh, and for having found real friends who enjoy laughter more than anything. May we all learn to smile, laugh and bring lightness into our lives, no matter how busy or troubled we may be.


A relaxed attitude lengthens a man’s life. Proverbs 14:30 (LB)

Did you know that people who laugh live longer? It’s true. Proverbs 14:30 says, “A relaxed attitude lengthens a man’s life.” (LB)

Humor is an amazing thing. It’s a tension dissolver. It’s an antidote to anxiety. It’s just like a tranquilizer, but without any troublesome side-effects. And it’s free! You don’t even need a prescription.

Laughter is life’s shock absorber. If you want to have less stress in your life, learn to laugh at your circumstances.

Someone once asked U.S. President Abraham Lincoln how he handled all the stresses of the Civil War. He said, “If it hadn’t been for laughter, I could not have made it.”

Many famous comedians grew up in poor neighborhoods with lots of problems. They coped with their troubles by learning to laugh and making others laugh.

So learn to laugh. If you can laugh at it, you can live with it. And besides, if you learn to laugh at your troubles, you’ll never run out of anything to laugh at! Life is full of funny situations. The cowboy comedian Will Rogers once said, “I don’t know any jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.”

One of my favorite verses in the Bible is Psalm 2:4, “The One enthroned in heaven laughs.” (NIV) Isn’t that a great verse? God has a sense of humor. God laughs!

Have you ever seen the face of an orangutan? God thought that one up! That proves he has a sense of humor. Do you want to be more like God? Learn to laugh.

Article adapted from Purpose Drive Life -- Daily Devotional dated 29 April 2008

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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Footprints in the Sand: A New Version

Imagine you and the Lord Jesus are walking down the road together. For much of the way, the Lord's footprints go along steadily, consistently, rarely varying the pace.

But your footprints are a disorganized stream of zigzags, starts, stops, turnarounds, circles, departures, and returns.

For much of the way, it seems to go like this, but gradually your footprints come more in line with the Lord's, soon paralleling His consistently.

You and Jesus are walking as true friends!

This seems perfect, but then an interesting thing happens: Your footprints that once etched the sand next to Jesus' are now walking precisely in His steps.

Inside His larger footprints are your smaller ones, you and Jesus are becoming one.

This goes on for many miles, but gradually you notice another change. The footprints inside the large footprints seem to grow larger.

Eventually they disappear altogether. There is only one set of footprints. They have become one.

This goes on for a long time, but suddenly the second set of footprints is back. This time it seems even worse! Zigzags all over the place. Stops. Starts. Gashes in the sand. A variable mess of prints.

You are amazed and shocked.

Your dream ends. Now you pray:

"Lord, I understand the first scene, with zigzags and fits. I was a new Christian; I was just learning. But You walked on through the storm and helped me learn to walk with You."

"That is correct."

"And when the smaller footprints were inside of Yours, I was actually learning to walk in Your steps, following You very closely."

"Very good.. You have understood everything so far."

When the smaller footprints grew and filled in Yours, I suppose that I was becoming like You in every way."


"So, Lord, was there a regression or something? The footprints separated, and this time it was worse than at first."

There is a pause as the Lord answers, with a smile in His voice.

"You didn't know? It was then that we danced!"

To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven: A time to weep, a time to laugh, a time to mourn, and a time to dance. -- Ecclesiastes 3:1,4

"I asked for a flower, He gave me a garden.
I asked for a tree, He gave me a forest.
I asked for a river, He gave me an ocean.
I asked for a friend, He gave me "YOU."

God Bless! :D

Author Unknown


Thursday, April 24, 2008

The Act of Writing

I just read this article written by Paulo Coelho in his Warrior of Light website. He has yet again expressed his tremendous wisdom and talent through his words. God bless you, Paulo Coelho! May you continue to inspire people around the world.


“There are two types of writers: those who make you think and those who make you dream” says Brian Aldiss, who made me dream for such a long time with his science-fiction books. Thinking about his sentence and my work, I decided to write some columns on the subject. In principle I believe that every human being on this planet has at least one good story to tell his neighbor. What follows are my reflections on some important items in the process of creating a text.

The reader

Above all else, the writer has to be a good reader. The kind that sticks to academic texts and does not read what others write (and here I’m not just talking about books but also blogs, newspaper columns and so on) will never know his own qualities and defects.

So, before starting anything, look for people who are interested in sharing their experience through words. I’m not saying: “look for other writers”. What I say is: find people with different skills, because writing is no different from any other activity that is done with enthusiasm.

Your allies will not necessarily be those that everyone looks on with admiration and says: “there’s nobody better”. It’s very much the opposite: it’s people who are not afraid of making mistakes, and yet they do make mistakes. That is why their work is not always recognized. But that’s the type of people who change the world, and after many a mistake they manage to get something right that will make all the difference in their community.

These are people who cannot sit around waiting for things to happen before they decide on the best way to narrate them: they decide as they act, even knowing that this can be very risky.

Living close to these people is important for writers, because they need to understand that before putting anything down on paper, they should be free enough to change direction as their imagination wanders. When a sentence comes to an end, the writer should tell himself: “while I was writing I traveled a long road. Now I can finish this paragraph in the full awareness that I have risked enough and given the best of myself.”

The best allies are those who don’t think like the others. That’s why, while you are looking for your companions (not always visible, because meetings between the reader and the writer are rare), trust your intuition and don’t pay any attention to others’ remarks. People always judge others using the model of their own limitations – and at times the opinion of the community is full of prejudices and fears.

Join those who have never said: “it’s finished, I have to stop here”. Because just as winter is followed by spring, nothing comes to an end: after reaching your objective, you have to start again, always using all that you have learnt on the way.

Join those who sing, tell stories, enjoy life and have happiness in their eyes. Because happiness is contagious and always manages to keep people from being paralyzed by depression, loneliness and troubles.

And tell your story, even if it’s only for your family to read.

The pen

All the energy of thinking is eventually shown in the nib of a pen. Of course, here we can substitute nib by ballpoint, computer keyboard, or pencil, but the nib of a pen is more romantic, don’t you think?

To get back to the theme: words eventually condense an idea. Paper is just a support for this idea. But the pen will always remain with you, and you must know how to use it.

Periods of inactivity are necessary – a pen that is always writing ends up losing the awareness of what it is doing. So let it rest whenever possible, and concern yourself with living and meeting your friends. When you return to the business of writing, you will find a happy pen with all its strength intact.

Pens have no conscience: they are an extension of the writer’s hand and desire. They serve to destroy reputations, make us dream, send news, trace pretty words of love. So always be clear about your intentions.

The hand is where all the muscles of the body, all the intentions of the person writing, all the effort to share what he feels, are concentrated. It is not just a part of his arm but an extension of his thought. Hold your pen with the same respect that a violinist has for his instrument.

The word

The word is the final intention of someone who wishes to share something with his neighbor.

William Blake said: all that we write is the fruit of memory or the unknown. If I can make a suggestion, respect the unknown and look there for your source of inspiration. The stories and facts remain the same, but when you open a door in your unconscious and let yourself be led by inspiration you will see that the way to describe what you have lived or dreamt is always far richer when your unconscious is guiding the pen.

Every word leaves a memory in your heart – and it the sum of these memories that form sentences, paragraphs, books.

Words are as flexible as the tip of your pen, and they understand the signs on the road. Sentences do not hesitate in changing course when they make a discovery, when they spot a better opportunity.

Words have the same quality as water: they go around rocks and adapt to the river bed, sometimes turning into a lake until the depression has filled up and they can continue their journey.

Because when words are written with feelings and the soul, they do not forget that their destination is the ocean of a text, and that sooner or later they have to arrive there.


Releasing Your Regrets

People who cover over their sins will not prosper. But if they confess and forsake them, they will receive mercy -- Proverbs 28:13

How often do you play the “if only” game?

· If only I had it to do over.

· If only I had listened sooner.

· If only I could erase the past.

· If only I could forgive myself.

Because no one is perfect, we all have regrets. We’ve all made bad choices, said foolish things, wasted time, and hurt ourselves and others.

How do you release those regrets?

Here are some strategies that don’t work:

1. WE BURY THEM. Burying the past doesn’t work. Like creatures from a horror movie, unresolved regrets come back to haunt us over and over. Minimizing (“It wasn’t a big deal”), rationalizing (“Everyone does it”), and compromising (lowering your standards) are ways we try to bury our regrets.

2. WE BLAME OTHERS. This tactic is as old as Adam and Eve. When Adam sinned, he took it like a man – he blamed his wife! We use blame to balance out our guilt.

3. WE BEAT OURSELVES. We try to pay for our guilt unconsciously through illness, depression, setting ourselves up for failure, and other forms of self-punishment. The problem with beating up on yourself is this: your conscience never knows when to stop! Many spend their entire lives in self-condemnation.

What does God want me to do with my regrets?

· Admit my guilt – Own up to it.Don’t make excuses. The Bible says, “People who cover over their sins will not prosper. But if they confess and forsake them, they will receive mercy” (Proverbs 28:13 NLT).

· Accept Christ’s forgiveness – He’s waiting to clean your slate.Ask him to clear your conscience, and then remember “there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus” (Romans 8:1 NLT).

· Forgive yourself and focus on the future – “Do not remember the past events, pay no attention to things of old. Look, I am about to do something new; even now it is coming. Do you not see it? Indeed, I will make a way in the wilderness, rivers in the desert” (Isaiah 43:18-19 HCSB).

Adapted from Purpose Driven Life - Daily Devotional, dated 23 Arpil 2008.


Monday, April 21, 2008

Life's Adventures

Let our lives always have these kinds of adventure...

the kind where we get to figure out who we are apart from the lines that keep us tied up otherwise...

the kind that allows us to see the common thread that connects us to the strangers we meet and the roads we take...

the kind that gives us time away from the computer, and the tv, and the phone, and the chatter that always seems to be streaming...

the kind that lets our wild and free spirits have no leash, no collar, and no fences...

free to be you and me....

adapted from Jen Gray's blog, dated March 18, 2008.


Going to Koh Phangan?

My best friend and I went to Koh Phangan for the Songkran holiday (April 11-15). We had the best view of the sunset at the beach we were at. We checked in at Asia Bungalows, a new resort at the middle of Haad Salad, directly facing west. We chose Haad Salad because it's very ideal if one seeks for peace and quiet. Most people we met were families, couples (young and old) and friends. It's also a diving/snorkeling site. Click here to see more pictures.

Where is Koh Phangan? Koh Phangan is an island southeast of Thailand. It is situated just north of Koh Samui, and southeast of Koh Tao. It is best known for its Full Moon and Half Moon parties. For more information about the island, click here.

How to get there? Hmmm... there are many ways to get there.

By plane: For about 45 minutes straight to Koh Samui. Koh Phangan does not have an airport, so the closest ones are in Koh Samui (Bangkok Air) and Suratthani (Air Asia). From Koh Samui, you still need to take a 20 to 30-min, or 1-hour boat ride to Koh Phangan, depending on the pier. The pier north of Koh Samui (I forgot the name of the pier) has the shortest distance to Phangan. The nearest beach there would be Haad Rin, where all the party beaches are. From Suratthani, you need to take a bus to Donsak pier(40-min ride), then the ferry (Songserm or Seatran -- we boarded Songserm and it was ok) would take 3.5 hours to reach Koh Phangan (Thongsala pier). It also stops at Koh Samui for 15 mins to drop off and pick up passengers heading for Koh Phangan and Koh Tao... Anyway, due to limited budget and the hassle of getting off the plane and still traveling by bus and boat made us decide to cross this option out.

By train: Our first choice was actually to take the train from Hua Lumpong station (Bangkok) to Suratthani because it's convenient (for overnight trips, trains have beds). The trip normally takes 10-12 hours to get to the province. But since it was the peak season, we didn't get tickets. The lady from the ticket sales suggested to buy tickets at least 2 months before Songkran. She also informed us that all seats were booked in February, so I guess it's much safer to book tickets 3 months in advance. Then upon arriving Suratthani, the same directions apply, as stated above (bus to Donsak, ferry, etc).

By bus: This was the option we took. There are VIP buses at the Southern Bus Terminal. Luckily for us, there was a travel agency at Hua Lumpong arranging roundtrips to Koh Samui/Phangan/Tao. Their office is located at the left mezzanine, from the station entrance facing the ticket booths. They arranged our bus-to-ferry transpo, which saved us energy and time. Transportation costs totaled 2,100 THB, except the transfers within the island which could be arranged by your beach resort agents.

Problems one should be prepared for? Hmmm... for our case, only the long waits. If you're traveling with family and/or friends, then you could keep each other company. If alone, make sure you have a book or ipod/mp4 with you. A lot of people there are traveling alone, so it's a great time to meet new folks as well (heyhey, René!) Oh, by the way, the bus driver on our way back to Bangkok wasn't very friendly (he didn't smile or speak kindly, as many Thais always do... maybe he has issues with foreigners hehehe), and he dropped us off at Khao San, when we were expecting to stop at Hua Lumpong or the Southern Bus Terminal. And there's also VIP treatment for Thais (and people who look and/or speak Thai, so southeast Asian people can enjoy the same benefit hehe) like first priority in waiting lines, bus pickup, etc. Otherwise, wait like everybody else. Patience is always a virtue.

Okay, if you're planning to go there, don't hesitate to ask. Just post a comment here ;-)


Daily Digest #48

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights. —James 1:17

May we all take time to reflect on the passage above. Sometimes we fail to recognize blessings in disguise. May we learn to be more attentive to what God is trying to make us realize or learn. May we always be grateful for everything that we receive, no matter how vague or hard to accept. May we always bear in mind that God has a reason for everything, and that His love will never fail. Let us pray to the Lord, hope and trust in Him, and believe that we are always in good hands. May we learn to cast away our worries and focus more on doing good and loving one another. Pray always.

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Thursday, April 17, 2008

Paging, Ren‚‚é L from Germany!!!

Okay, I just met an interesting person on our way to Bangkok from Koh Phangan and failed to say goodbye, or exchange business cards, after 6 hours of conversation. So right now, we know about each other's interests and history except for our complete names and contact details. Those who wish to offer a good slap, forget it, my best friend's done enough.

Some info....
Name: René L------nen (about 5 to 6 syllables all together)
Gender: Male
Nationality: German
Race: German-South African (dad is German, mom is South African)
Religion: Catholic
Age: 29 (turning 30, born October 1978)
Height: 5'10" or 5'10.5"
Hair: brown, long and curly
Eye Color: hazel, beautiful...
Skin Complexion: natural tan
Recent Whereabouts: Traveling around southeast Asia (Laos-Cambodia-Thailand) for 3 months, arrived in Bangkok 16th of April (yesterday) from Koh Phangan; going back to Germany on the 20th (Sunday)

I still have until Saturday to try my luck. He mentioned about going to the weekend market on Saturday to buy some shirts and stuff, and then leaving for Germany on Sunday. Should I miss that chance, I will be needing your help, readers from Germany (or readers with German friends), if there's any.... Kindly refer him to this blog, say Joanne is looking for him. Thanks!

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Daily Digest #47

That the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. —2 Corinthians 4:7

We are all used to seeing and treating ourselves lowly or highly, often contrary to who we are or what we are actually capable of. And who's better to know us other than God, but our own selves. It is important to accept and understand that God made us exactly who we are. We often set low or high standards for ourselves, which is usually influenced by the norms of society. Sometimes, we forget that we can not do everything at once, or on our own. Other times, we take people's criticisms and comments badly or too personally. We forget that each of us is entitled to his/her own opinions, and it is not who or what the other said or did to us but how we take them. God equips us, and blesses us with talents and skills, to do what He intends for us to do. And He always makes sure that we learn the virtues He wants to instill in us.

For this, may we ask God to guide us in everything we do, to bless us with unfaltering faith to truly believe in Him so that we may also take courage to believe in ourselves. May we never fail to thank Him for all His blessings and teachings. May we learn to trust in Him, and surrender ourselves to Him so that we may effectively serve to whatever purpose He has set for us. Pray always.

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Daily Digest #46

Give me understanding, that I may know Your testimonies. —Psalm 119:125

Integrity is defined as 1 : firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values : incorruptibility 2 : an unimpaired condition : soundness 3 : the quality or state of being complete or undivided : completeness. From these definitions alone, we ought to assess ourselves, are my values and ways incorruptible and sound? Do I weigh my thoughts before I deliver my words and actions so as to instill justice and righteousness?

As servants of the Lord, may we spread the good news humbly and responsibly, always basing our words and actions on the Word of God, and at the same time acknowledging Him for our good works. The Scriptures can explain more than any person can ever do. May our opinions be blessed by Him so we may show others of His glory and not ours. We are mere instruments. As listeners and readers, may we focus alone on God's message to us so we may judge ourselves first before we even start judging others. May God bless us with a clean heart so that anything that comes from within us is sound and pure. "Wise words" alone is never better than "values in action" to back them up. May we all learn to develop integrity in our hearts. Pray always.

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Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Be Still

Be still and know that He is God
Be still and know that He is holy
Be still oh restless soul of mine
Bow before the Prince of Peace
Let the noise and clamor cease

Be still and know that He is God
Be still and know that He is faithful
Consider all that He has done
Stand in awe and be amazed
And know that He will never change
Be still

Be still and know that He is God
Be still
Be speechless

Be still and know that He is God
Be still and know He is our Father
Come rest your head upon His breast
Listen to the rhythm of
His unfailing heart of love
Beating for His little ones
Calling each of us to come
Be still
Be still

Word and music by Steven Curtis Chapman.

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How Do You Honor Your Parents?

Listen, my child, to what your father teaches you. Don't neglect your mother's teaching. What you learn from them will crown you with grace and clothe you with honor.--Proverbs 1:8-9 NLT

Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother.--Proverbs 15:20 NLT

Honor Your Parents

Once upon a time, there was a young family — a father, mother, and their young son. Living with them was the father's dad. Grandpa was old and shaky and very feeble. He dripped everything, especially when he ate. He slobbered everything and made a terrible mess. It was embarrassing to the family, especially when company came over. So put the old man off to one side, away from the table. They gave him an earthen bowl to eat out of. But he broke that. In fact, he continued to slobber and make a mess. Finally, his daughter-in-law spoke out harshly to him and moved him to a far corner of the room, far from the dinner table. He was given a wooden trough to eat out of. At mealtime he would look wistfully at the family, wishing that he could eat with them. But that was not to be.

One day the daughter-in-law found her son fiddling with some pieces of wood as he tried to put them together. She asked him what he was doing. His answer: "I'm making a trough for you and Daddy that I can give you when I grow up." With these words, judgment was brought to the daughter-in-law, and she shared it with her husband. They brought their dad back to the table. He didn't stop slobbering or shaking, but it didn't matter anymore. They were finally honoring their father.

adapted from 1001 Great Stories and Quotes by R. Kent Hughes, Tyndale House Publishers (1998), p 160


Saturday, April 05, 2008

Daily Digest #45

The Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding. —Proverbs 2:6

Financial decisions can be tough to make. Billy Graham even says, "If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life."

Here are a few ideas to consider about wisdom in money matters:

Do a checkup to be sure you're following God's priorities. Are you giving to Him and to others? (1 Cor. 16:2). Taking care of family needs? (1 Tim. 5:8). Not letting money control you? (Luke 16:13).

The writer of Ecclesiastes paints a depressing picture of a man who strives to gain the whole world alone, then asks himself, "Who am I working for? Why am I giving up so much pleasure now?" The writer concludes, "It is all so meaningless and depressing" (Ecclesiastes 4:8). How much better it is to go through life with a strong network of support. When you share your trials and triumphs with others, you soon realize that you're not alone. And somehow, when we stand together, life's challenges don't seem so daunting anymore.

Research the topic. Consider all the options and the pros and cons of each one.

Ask God for wisdom. Pray, pray, and pray some more. He will direct you (Prov. 2:6).

Trust God and make the decision. Use the knowledge and wisdom you've gained, and commit your decision to Him.

Obedience to God nurtures a growing love-and-trust relationship with Him. What's most important is that we see each decision as an opportunity to draw closer to Him. — Anne Cetas

When you're facing a decision
And it seems a daunting task,
Trust the Lord for true discernment—
He'll give wisdom if you ask. —Hess

The closer we walk with God, the clearer we see His guidance.


I guess the reflection above says it all and is worth sharing so I decided to include it here in my blog.... We are living in a material world, and it is just right to remind ourselves of the dangers of pride and love for money. May life's challenges bring us closer to God. May we see Him more and more as we learn to consult and trust Him in each decision that we make. May we learn to utilize our resources, skills and talents unselfishly and responsibly. Pray always.

Exerpts taken from Our Daily Bread and God's Daily Promises

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Daily Digest #44

A man's heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps. —Proverbs 16:9

We are used to planning things. The plans we set motivate us to move on and make something of ourselves. And some of us are very much focused on our plans that we do not make room for unexpected changes. When this happens, we start to expect, which when unmet, we end up getting frustrated or upset. However, in moments when we are stirred to a different direction, we find ourselves in company of people or circumstances that teach us something. Isn't it amazing how God works in our lives?

That's why it is important that we keep in touch with the Lord. He is the one we need to consult for the things we plan for so we may know if they are according to His will, and that He may bless our every decision. Thus, we leave the outcome in His hands. He wants us to develop our trust, our faith in Him because He knows everything. No matter which way we go, He is there to show us the way.

For this, let us pray... May He give us a trusting and faithful heart. May we be given wisdom, to understand the lessons He wants us to learn, see what He wants us to see, hear what He wants us to hear, and feel what He wants us to feel. May we learn to look up to Him as we strive our very best in everything that we do. Pray always.

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Daily Digest #43

Look at the birds of the air . . . . — Matthew 6:25-34

The passage above is one of my favorites, especially "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. -- Matthew 6:34". I hope we all get to reflect on it today.

We are always reminded by the Scriptures not to worry. Most of us might say, "but how is that possible??? there's too many issues in this world, in this life" etc, etc... I guess the core reason why people worry is because we tend to control EVERYTHING around us. We forget that we can only control ourselves, our reactions to situations that come our way. We cannot control others' words or opinions, it's their right to blurt out anything they want, as much as it is our right, which we are always responsible for anyway. We worry about our next decision, the outcome of our decisions, the response of an enemy, a loved one or a friend. We even worry about what we would become in 5 or 10 years! We worry so much that we ignore what we have NOW, what blessings life is giving us at this moment. I guess it's natural to have goals and ambitions, we are all made that way. But to focus on that alone and ignore one's character and relationships with other people for the sake of the things we want is just plain wrong. We ought to remember that everything is temporary in this world, and that anytime all this will be taken away. If we focus our hearts and mind to what's to come after this life, we would treat life differently everyday. It's like living a new life, doing the most out of every moment given to us. We learn to value the blessings that we get, realizing that we have more than we ever dreamed of or asked for. Our God is great that He knows each of our needs, even when we do not know them yet. God provides. If we remember these things always, worry will be scrapped out of our lives.

I once told a friend how I learned to deal with my worries. First thing I ask myself is, "do i have control over the situation?". If so, what can i do about it? If none, then there's nothing left for me to do but pray, sit back and wait, then let go. We often fail to lift up our worries and concerns to the Lord that we burden ourselves with unnecessary loads. We waste our time and energy when we should have used them on things that value most.

For this, may we pray that we learn to lift up our worries to Him. May we develop a grateful heart, giving value to every blessing we receive, for we already have more than what we need. May we remember that God is always in control. May we also be given wisdom, courage, patience and faith every time we encounter difficult situations. May we remember that every trial is a test of character. May we always consult and trust the Lord, for He knows everything. You all have a great day. Pray always.

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Daily Digest #42

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven. —Matthew 5:16

It rings true to most of us. We stand boldly, proclaiming Christianity, but acting, speaking and thinking un-Christian-ly. This might be an awakening for us who have been unclear about our intension. Do we do good just so others may see and praise us? Or do we humbly follow Jesus' steps, with the purest intension so that others may see Jesus in us, and Him in them? Let us examine ourselves.

For this, let's pray that He may cleanse our hearts, and open our eyes. May we be a light to others, just us how others ignited the light for us. May we learn to serve Him humbly with all our hearts, and live for the glory of His name, and not ours. May we be reminded to keep in touch with God for the rest of our lives. Pray always.

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Daily Digest #41

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. —Rev. 3:20

May we acknowledge Jesus Christ as our Savior. May we welcome Him in our lives. He is just waiting for us to respond to His calls. May we always remember what He did for us, and how He taught us about love. Truly, He is the only Way, the Truth and the Life. May we reflect on our lives and live the purpose God has instilled in us. May we always look up to Him. Pray always.

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