Sunday, June 28, 2009

at the edge of my cliff

And just when I needed to hear from GOD..this is what HE said

When God leads you to the edge of the cliff , trust Him fully and let go , only 1 of 2 things will happen , either He'll catch you when you fall , or He'll teach you how to fly! 'The power of one sentence! God is going to shift things around for you today and let things work in your favor. . God closes doors no man can open & God opens doors no man can close.

Rev. 3.8

Monday, June 22, 2009

Do not complain!!

Just want to make a quick post here before I get to do all my pending task here in the office and do that research about life insurance quote.

I was absent from work yesterday, I have to accompany our two missionaries in an out of town trip. Liz is going home on Friday which is sad because I will surely miss her and we specifically did that trip for her to see a bit of our countryside. She had fun I guess. We all had fun.

And I am supposed to be working now so I just want to leave you with this devotion I have read form our daily bread which I think is very timely for me and for the ministry team i worked with.

“ we need to avoid a complaining spirit when serving Christ. Instead, rejoice and thank God for all He has done! – Bill Crowder

Phil. 2:14 says;

“Do all things without complaining and disputing”

Have a nice day!!

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Thankful Thursday

Laurie talked about Family today especially about Fathers. I've got my father looks and yes, when people see me they see the family resemblance and I hope It's the same thing with my spiritual family.

I thank God for my "tatay" (dad), he may not be the best dad in the world but there is no question on how much he loves us, I often hear him telling his friends how good we are ( he's so proud of us all) and I love it. I mean we're not also perfect children but to hear your dad bragging about you that's something. He is quite old now and yet he is still in perfect health, my only prayer is for him to completely receive Jesus and be the Lord of his life.

For this week I am also thankful for the two young missionaries that are serving here in Manila particularly helping us (fishnets) in our ministry.

Liz is from North Carolina and just arrived last Friday and she's so lovely! She will be here for two weeks (praying she'll come back again for a long term) . I can see the Lord in her life, she's a sweet sweet blessing.

Rachel is from UK and is here for the second time. She's working with us in the children and youth ministry. She will be staying for one year here. She has a very generous heart. Beautiful soul. She has a kind heart.

May the Lord bless these young ladies as they continue to serve the Lord!!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

more about our dream home

And about the kitchen? I would surely love to have this beautiful kitchen cabinet and this kitchen accessories. I would love to put some girlie colors like pink and yellow.
I would also love to have a big space in my kitchen because I know there will always be people in my house. I have a friend who love to cook so I'm sure she'll be invited often.

It's quite funny because while looking at kitchen accessories I came to learn about Kettlebell. No it is not something you use in the kitchen but it is something you use to lose weight.

Well, gotta go now. Still have to finish some work so I can have this dream house someday.

Will feature our dream bedroom next.

Dreaming- Our Home

I can’t have these beautiful patio furniture now but I will someday when I have my own house. I dream of having a home at the country side where I can have gardens and a small swimming
I would invite friends to have fellowship, have barbecue or just swim. The kids would love it! My nieces and nephews will surely love to be in my home then.

I'll have that dream someday.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Are you insured?

Most people buy all kinds of insurance, health insurance, educational plan, pension plan and many more plans. We always want to be secure, we want our kids to have the best schools when they grow up, we want to have the best hospital care if ever we get sick and we want to make sure our loved ones won’t have hard time when we left this world thus we buy insurance.

But let me tell you, when you have Jesus in your heart, you’re pretty much secure of everything not only of your needs here while living but the most beautiful part is that you are secure of the place you’re going to when you die.

I love that kind of life insurance no exam needed, no interviews for approval, no requirements. Just give your life to HIM and He will take care of it.

I know I am insured of heaven. Life maybe difficult here at present but I look forward to a life of princess in my Father's house.

Stress-Wishful thinking

I'm super stressed. It's only Tuesday.

I have loads of work to do, so many documents to prepare.

Can you please help me pray for JOY while doing all these stuff? Sometimes office work can really drain your energy out but I need the job.

How I wish it's already Friday.

How I wish I don't go to work anymore.

How I wish I am doing something different now, like taking photography lessons with my husband.

How I wish I am shopping on line now looking at the best DSLR and digital cameras I can but someday.

How I wish I am going home now.

Bad employee..tsk..stsk..

Monday, June 15, 2009

Lovely Blog Awards!

Nancy of Just the way it is gave me these awards and I thought of putting it here since I have never posted any awards here yet. Thanks sister!!
Now, I am passing it all to the ladies of Thankful Thursday meme, your blogs are inspiration, encouragement and so you deserve these awards!

The Wii sport and my lazy weekend

Contrary to what I had plan for our long weekend. See my old post below. I didn’t go anywhere but stayed home for the last three days. And I admit it feels great!! It’s very seldom that you can see me laze around the house because I am usually occupied with work and ministries and a lot more things to do.

I did not go to the ministry site last Saturday so obviously I did not teach also. I did not join the rest of our church mates either to cheer our basketball team last Friday which wasn’t really in my schedule. I did not attend the worship team practice which means I did not sing also in the worship service last Sunday.

So I really had my rest time, lazy time actually. All I did was played games in the computer, watched several movies and no I did not pick a book to read. If I am not doing anything I am thinking of a lot of things, planning, meditating, praying silently.

So I’m guessing I put up a lot of unneeded weight for that three day holiday.

Oh well, I actually did a bit of exercise, like a 30 – 45 minute play time with the Wii sports in our friends house. That was great!! Hubby loved the boxing and ended up with sore muscles the morning after. If I have that gadget I’m sure I won’t need the best diet pills anymore.

I asked how much the Wii sport is and they said in the US it is like $200 and here probably that would cost less than $400. Not cheap so I’ll just go to my friends house and play there once a week if it’s possible.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Weekend plans

It's a long weekend here. June 12 is our Independence day and is always a non-working holiday.
I am so happy to take a break from work!!

I'll be teaching the kids this Saturday. It's been a long time since I actually taught the kids. Somehow, I miss being the teacher and some part of me don't. I miss the connection I have with the kids in our former feeding area.

I was supposed to upload tons of pictures this week but keep on forgetting to copy the pictures from our PC at home. Summer is officially over and I have collected tons of photos from different activities. I need a new compact flash memory to store all those pictures. I am still looking for more ways to save them somewhere else because they are occupying a big chunk of space in the PC. I should not forget that that PC has given up on us so many times. Hubby thinks we really need a memory upgrade.

Too bad the Internet connection at home was cut. I have plenty of times to blog tomorrow but have no connection. Hope they reconnect it soon!

The music team will have practice on Saturday afternoon. I hope something new will happen to the team. It has been a tough time month for all of us. Hubby was down and disheartened but is not quitting. I hope you remember us all in your prayers.

Anyways, hoping you all have a good weekend!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Thankful Thursday-True Beauty

Words & Music by Jared Anderson

Jesus Your love
Has come one step closer
I will trust
That You will never let me go
Jesus Your love
Has won me over
All my trust
Has found no other
I will declare the beauty of the Lord
Nothing compares to the beauty of the Lord
Jesus Your love takes my breath away
I'm living everyday for the beauty of the Lord
Jesus Your love takes my breath away

Nothing indeed can compare to the beauty of our LORD, the beauty of His love, the beauty of His heart that loved us even when we are unlovable. Shoudn't we all be thankful for that?

I am thankful that He completely understand me. I know he is not pleased with me on how I reacted to things lately but He is still there. I love you Lord!!

For more thankful souls head on to Laurie's site.

Monday, June 8, 2009

But God is good!!

It's so hard to say this but I'll blog it anyway..

We are down to our last penny. I do not know what and how it happened but one more week before payday and we are out of money. And though we do not belong to those who live in a comfortable life (How I wish we are though) this seldom happens because I always always make sure I have money left to pull us through between paydays.

Maybe, God who is our ultimate provider decided it's time for me to learn a lesson in TRUSTING HIM.

And I on the other hand is a reluctant student but would be happy to learn anyway.

So I said in my prayer last night,

"Lord you know we don't have money and it's not yet payday, I TRUST you will provide for us"

Guess what? no, we don't have money yet but we are going out for a dinner tonight!
And I'm smiling..why? because it's as if God is telling me, "you don't have money..well then, I'm going to treat you out on a dinner tonight..that's for TRUSTING ME"


( a friend will treat us to dinner tonight in celebration of their first wedding anniversary, here's her blog post about it :)

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Thankful Thursday

Happy Thankful Thursday Everyone!

Here's my list for this week :

* Last night Hubby and I had a misunderstanding, it was painful when you are in the middle of the arguments but I am thankful we didn't sleep without settling the issue. And I am most thankful that we do learn something new in every arguments we had. That's a big thing for me.

* For the healing - I had an upset stomach last Tuesday, I stayed at home and rested. Praise God I am ok now.

* Thank God for my niece's 7th birthday party last Sunday, It rained hard but she still was very happy specially with the barbie cake I gave her.

* lastly, Thank God for direction- for showing us what to do. I mean we all need direction and guidance on our everyday life don't we? like should we do this or not? should I buy this or not? Our Pastor and hubby had a serious talk on hubby's situation in the church. Hubby will now concentrate on the music ministry which is his prayer. Praise God for he do make all things beautiful in HIS time!!

Laurie of women taking a stand is hosting this month so if you want to read more of thankful souls. Visit her site and be blessed!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

outdoor lights

Looking for some outdoor lights? Try visiting and you’ll see a vast array of outdoor lights. From chandeliers to wall lanterns to landscape lighting. They are all beautiful. I myself would love to have one someday when I have my own house and yard already.

I imagine my self and hubby and our children to be sitting at the porch playing board games illuminated by this kinds of lamps. That would be so nice!!!

Well, I pray that would be soon!