God does everything for a reason…


               Sometimes people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there to serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson or help figure out who you are or who you want to become. You never know who these people may be but when you look deep with them, you know that every moment that you are with them, they will affect your life in some profound way. And sometimes things happen to you at the time that may seem horrible, painful and unfair, but in reflection you realize that without overcoming those obstacles you would have never realized your potential, strength, will power or heart. Everything happens for a reason! Nothing happens by chance or by means of good luck. Illness, injury, love, lost moments of true greatness and sheer stupidity all occur to test the limits of your soul. Without these small tests, life would be like a smoothly paved, straight, flat road to nowhere, safe and comfortable but dull and utterly pointless.
The people you meet affect your life! The successes and downfalls that you experience can create who you are, and the bad experiences can be learned from. In fact, they are probably the most poignant and important ones. If someone hurts you, betrays you or breaks your heart, forgive them because they have helped you learn about trust and the importance of being cautious to whom you open your heart. If someone loves you, love them back unconditionally not only because they love you, but also because they are teaching you to love and open your heart and eyes to little things.
Make everyday count! Appreciate every moment and take from it everything that you possibly can, for you may never be able to experience it again. Talk to people who you have never talked to before, and actually listen. Let yourself fall in love, even if it doesn’t seem right because you are too young or too far, just follow your heart. Surround yourself with those who make you smile, laugh, and make you happy. Break free and set your sights high. Hold your head up because you have every right to. Tell yourself you are a great individual and believe in yourself, for if you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will believe in you. Create your own life then let go and live it!  ”Live-Laugh-Love-Pray-Life is Great-Forget Your Problems-God is Good”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming



Throughout my childhood and well into my teenage years, I would fantasize and dream about being a famous singer.  I could be Lea Salonga or Celine Dion.  I have such an intense connection and love for music. I wanted so badly for that to be my destiny.  Yet  last night, I was dreaming of myself singing in front of many people, singing a duet with an International singer  Charice Pempengco. In my dream we sang her song ‘’One Day’’ and that was one of my dream to have a duet with Charice.  When I woke up this morning, these questions appeared in my mind. What does my dream mean? At my age of 27, will it still be possible for me to pursue that dream? Hahaha!  sounds funny though but who knows? Hahaha again, slap me! pinch me! I might still dreaming again! 

Someone That Makes Me Feel So Special


 
 


Yes, I am feeling happy and contentedly attached to the one who created me. Early this morning I meditated on His word  to  tell Him that I need His infinite compassion to awaken me from my slumbering life. I know my heart‘s cry will reach His palace,  My  prayer will knock at His heavenly door, He will open it and ask me what I need. When I meditate on His word, I empty my heart. When my heart is empty, my eternal father/friend comes in and sits on His throne inside the very depths of my heart. In the innermost recesses of my heart His life of infinite concern, compassion, love and blessings abide. My Eternal father/friend listens and fulfills my prayer. When I meditate, He comes in and fulfills my inner need. When I pray, I talk and He listens to me. When I meditate, He talks and I listen to Him. This is how we converse. My prayer and my meditation are of paramount importance in my life of aspiration, dedication and I surrender to the will of my Heavenly Father.

I need myself this moment to fulfill my countless, teeming desires. But when my desires are not fulfilled and when I realise that I do not have the capacity to fulfill them, I feel that I do not need this earthly existence. I want to discard this body-consciousness, for this body consciousness does not give me an iota of satisfaction. We work, we serve, we pray, we meditate each moment in conscious dedication, and the result of this dedication takes the outer form of either success or failure. But when we go deep within, we feel that there is no such thing as success or failure. We see everything as an experience that has come to us in the march of expansion. Finally, we realise that even this experience is not our dominion. It is actually God‘s aquaintance, for He is the doer, He is the action and He is the fruit thereof.

Regardless of our inability to remain faithful His love never lessens or waivers. I often take for granted God who is responsible for all good and great things. There have been people in my life that I have impacted in a positive way and ones that I have not. To the latter, I’m sorry. I find peace in God’s forgiveness of me even though I can’t always forgive myself. I am grateful that I strive to serve an understanding God.  I love and am thankful for the friends He has placed in my life. I can truly say that I have the world’s largest family. I know that in every Christian’s walk there are times we fall. Don’t get down on yourself. We all do it. Just know that God understands and can’t wait for you to get back up.

I am a sinner just like you. In God’s eyes I can only be described as a beautiful mess. I am not perfect or in any grand fashion do I resemble Christ, throughout my time as a Christian I wasn’t always one. Many time my actions, thoughts, words, and emotions have not represented the God that I proclaim to serve or love with every ounce of my being.  Many times I have forgotten what God has done for us. But  every time I am having a conversation with Him, I feel that He loves me infinitely more than I love myself. When sometimes fear, doubt, and anxiety assail my life of aspiration, when I cherish and treasure limitation, bondage, ignorance and death, My Heavenly Father, loves me still. I feel that I am great in His eyes. Either way, every time I turn around, God is still there watching over me as He watches over you.

My Favorite Book in the Bible


I have often been asked which book of the Bible is my favorite. Ok in all
seriousness, my favorite  book in the Bible is the book of Psalms. Why the book of Psalms? Because I believe there’s probably not a single issue that our hearts struggle with that is not addressed, in some way, in the Psalms. In my adulthood  life I have read through the entire bible multiple times for many years, for my personal Bible reading. I would simply begin in Genesis and read straight through. And when I finished at the book of Revelation, I’d just start all over again. But time and time again, when I would be going through a particularly difficult season in my life, the Holy Spirit would prompt me to delve into the book of Psalms. And without fail, I would be comforted and strengthened. So, firstly, if you have never read this book, do yourself a favour and read it. Secondly, if you have read this book, I would love to hear your thoughts on it.


                                     How about you, What is your favorite book in the Bible and why?