The greatest preparations we can make, as we enter 2014, is walking in faith with God, knowing Him and experiencing Him in a greater measure. No paper planner can make that happen. Only a relationship with God can. Trust the Ultimate Planner!
(I wrote and posted this Note on my FB page, and since I’m resuscitating this blog and have not started writing entries, I thought of reposting this here) “Happy wife, happy life,” said my husband last night, as he agreed to watch with me a Tagalog movie I wanted to see. I was smiling from ear… Continue reading Happy Wife, Happy Life
It’s exam week, officially starting tomorrow. My girls (Meggy and Maddie) have been busy preparing for the past few days and tonight is the last night for review. After dinner, I decided to take them out at our favorite hang-out place (Poco Deli) and let them finish the last few parts of their review material. I… Continue reading The Goal is not Perfection
Meg has been attending ballet class without ballet shoes for the past three weeks now. This is the third time she lost another pair of ballet shoes. Well, second time to miss a pair, because the other time, she lost only one of the pair. She either forgot or misplaced, or left somewhere. Maegan has not… Continue reading Lessons from ballet shoes
Today, I learned about asking boldly, and having the faith to receive what I ask for. I opened my mailbox this morning and was surprised to get this email from my 9-year old daughter, Meg, who is turning 10 next month. I am shocked at her audacity to ask for a 41-item 2-page wishlist for… Continue reading Ask and you shall receive
Despite having a helper at home, we teach our children to take on responsibility by assuming chores at home. We assign them tasks that are reasonable and appropriate their ages (6, 9). Meg can set the table, clear it up, and wash the dishes. Maddie can sweep the floor, arrange her closet, give her little… Continue reading Working Girls
There are days I pause and wonder, “Who am I? What was I made to do? What is my purpose?” Some days, I see clear answers; other days, the vision is hazy with a cloud of doubt and a lot of insecurities. Many will agree with me that we all struggle with this basic question.… Continue reading What do you love the most about life?