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Yolanda Anniversary: The Beautiful Reminders and the Challenge to Help Rebuild Lives

Last Saturday, November 8 2014, we all looked back on the year when Typhoon Yolanda (also known as Haiyan) came and left the Philippines shattered. While Tacloban was the province seen to be gravely affected, the whole nation shared its grief. But as we look back, let us focus more on the hope and beauty… Continue reading Yolanda Anniversary: The Beautiful Reminders and the Challenge to Help Rebuild Lives

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It Is All About Saying Yes!

  How would you respond to a situation where you find yourself being stripped of the thing you prayed for just when everything seemed to be all set? During a retreat I had with friends last May 25 to 26, I felt the Holy Spirit reveal my new season. Things I have prayed for that… Continue reading It Is All About Saying Yes!

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Lessons Taught by Haiyan: Being Selfless, Humble and Wise

The past few weeks after Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) hit the Philippines has been both challenging and humbling. Every day, my FB newsfeed was filled with either updates on relief operations or fund raising activities to help the typhoon-hit areas. Weeks before it, it was filled with news on wars and politics… and while politics remains… Continue reading Lessons Taught by Haiyan: Being Selfless, Humble and Wise