Life, Lately

The past two months were unusually busy, thus the silence in this blog. It is summer in the Philippines and the kids are out of school but April and May are the busiest months for my job. I work from home and I spent lots of time analyzing data, writing reports, and answering queries. Summer…

A Tour to Our Small Garden

We are growing some plants on the lot adjacent to the house that we are renting. For mommies like me, gardening can be rewarding. Hours spent in the garden are literally productive. 🙂 I find that tending plants is therapeutic after a hard day’s work. Growing our own food helps minimize our expense on vegetables.…

The Squid and the Gospel

I don’t really like squids. It’s not that I don’t find squid delicious. But as my professor in college puts it, we are better off not knowing how our food is prepared. I think it certainly is different when you are just eating your calamari than when you are assigned in cleaning, de-gutting, and removing…

33 and Thankful!

***I celebrated my birthday last month and this is how I want to remember that special day. 🙂 Today I am thankful for… the dawning of this day with the freshness of God’s mercy the feast of His promises laid before me through His word the reminder that suffering for His sake is a privilege…

A Timely Reminder

This was shared by a fellow pilgrim in FB and it just echoes what God has been teaching me these past months. Be blessed by this reminder! “Worrying and fretting and obsessing about the future, even if it is a pseudo-holy worry that attempts to discern the will of God, will not add one single…