Exactly a year ago.. someone totally won over my heart. It’s funny how that even happened.. but I’m glad, I’ve come to like a person like him. I get to know him for a while.. but that’s all there is. Nothing “us”, just friendship that bounds to be just like that forever(?). But I truly believe that everything happens for a reason. God allowed me to know him, to like him, and to be crush-ed by him. My heart was totally torn apart into a million tiny pieces whenever reality kicks in that “He doesn’t like me” or “He’s not just into me”. And question like “What is wrong with me?” creeps in. But in the middle of grieving, God reminds me that I am wonderfully made, He is the finisher of my faith and He is not finished with me yet. And if there’s one thing I know to be true more than anything else I have ever known is that, God keeps His promises. 
I was thankful that my heart got broken, because I get to know my Jesus more. I get to know how powerless I am without him, and how powerful He is in any and every situation. 
I remember crying almost every night, begging God to answer me on this one particular prayer. I learned to bend my knees and poured out to God what’s in my heart. The thirst, the need, the longing.. the pain.. And when I almost thought that God is deaf when it comes to my prayers.. He told me.. “I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; Surely, I will heal you.” (2 King 20:5) And my heart found peace and relief. My God is totally in control of everything. 
The pain is still here, yes. But God heals all wounds and He is close to the broken hearted. If God intended for us to be together, then it would happen in His perfect time. God is God and He knows what He is doing. All I need is to trust Him more that everything will work out for my own good. But if He has another plan for me.. then I know, it’s far greater than I thought what’s best for myself. Because He is God who will never disappoint His child. My story is authored by a miracle maker. And I will patiently wait for my miracle to come. :)

Exactly a year ago.. someone totally won over my heart. It’s funny how that even happened.. but I’m glad, I’ve come to like a person like him. I get to know him for a while.. but that’s all there is. Nothing “us”, just friendship that bounds to be just like that forever(?). But I truly believe that everything happens for a reason. God allowed me to know him, to like him, and to be crush-ed by him. My heart was totally torn apart into a million tiny pieces whenever reality kicks in that “He doesn’t like me” or “He’s not just into me”. And question like “What is wrong with me?” creeps in. But in the middle of grieving, God reminds me that I am wonderfully made, He is the finisher of my faith and He is not finished with me yet. And if there’s one thing I know to be true more than anything else I have ever known is that, God keeps His promises. 

I was thankful that my heart got broken, because I get to know my Jesus more. I get to know how powerless I am without him, and how powerful He is in any and every situation. 

I remember crying almost every night, begging God to answer me on this one particular prayer. I learned to bend my knees and poured out to God what’s in my heart. The thirst, the need, the longing.. the pain.. And when I almost thought that God is deaf when it comes to my prayers.. He told me.. “I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; Surely, I will heal you.” (2 King 20:5) And my heart found peace and relief. My God is totally in control of everything. 

The pain is still here, yes. But God heals all wounds and He is close to the broken hearted. If God intended for us to be together, then it would happen in His perfect time. God is God and He knows what He is doing. All I need is to trust Him more that everything will work out for my own good. But if He has another plan for me.. then I know, it’s far greater than I thought what’s best for myself. Because He is God who will never disappoint His child. My story is authored by a miracle maker. And I will patiently wait for my miracle to come. :)

Without God, your life has no meaning. Without God, your happiness is just fleeting. Without God, you will always be frustrated, because in reality, you will never be in control. Let go and let God.

Without God, your life has no meaning. Without God, your happiness is just fleeting. Without God, you will always be frustrated, because in reality, you will never be in control. Let go and let God.

Heavenly Father, thank You so much for the grace you’ve given me. Honestly, I’ve fallen into those thoughts of despair, after being confronted with my sin and shame. But in today’s psalm, you’ve reminded me again that Your favor lasts a lifetime, that you find no gain, no delight in seeing me destroyed by my sin. Rather, You desire to turn my mourning into joyful dancing, to peel away my clothes of mourning to clothe me with joy. Thank You for Your incredible mercy, the high cost You’ve paid on the cross to bring me out of the depths, to save me from the grave. Lord, I commit to living a life that is in constant praise of You, telling of Your mercy and faithfulness in my life. I know that though my sin grieves and angers You, Your anger does not last forever. What a good and forgiving God You are. I am so undeserving of the grace I’ve received already and continue to receive. I pray that I will continue to hope in You alone, that there is no greater security than resting in Your love and favor upon my life. Amen!

Heavenly Father, thank You so much for the grace you’ve given me. Honestly, I’ve fallen into those thoughts of despair, after being confronted with my sin and shame. But in today’s psalm, you’ve reminded me again that Your favor lasts a lifetime, that you find no gain, no delight in seeing me destroyed by my sin. Rather, You desire to turn my mourning into joyful dancing, to peel away my clothes of mourning to clothe me with joy. Thank You for Your incredible mercy, the high cost You’ve paid on the cross to bring me out of the depths, to save me from the grave. Lord, I commit to living a life that is in constant praise of You, telling of Your mercy and faithfulness in my life. I know that though my sin grieves and angers You, Your anger does not last forever. What a good and forgiving God You are. I am so undeserving of the grace I’ve received already and continue to receive. I pray that I will continue to hope in You alone, that there is no greater security than resting in Your love and favor upon my life. Amen!

"Trust in the Lord with all Your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your path straight." —Proverbs 3:5-6 

You’ll be my guide for life, I’ll walk by your side with Your hand in mine, I’ll go where You lead me.. 
My eyes can only see the ground beneath my feet. Your dreams are greater, your ways are higher Oh Lord, please show me.. 

Bless my thoughts, my dreams, my imaginations.. Step by step, Your delight, Your creation.. 

#FavoriteSong #FavoriteVerse #TrustInTheLord #Faith

"Trust in the Lord with all Your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your path straight." —Proverbs 3:5-6 

You’ll be my guide for life, I’ll walk by your side with Your hand in mine, I’ll go where You lead me..
My eyes can only see the ground beneath my feet. Your dreams are greater, your ways are higher Oh Lord, please show me..

Bless my thoughts, my dreams, my imaginations.. Step by step, Your delight, Your creation..

#FavoriteSong #FavoriteVerse #TrustInTheLord #Faith

Love is unconditional. — But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8)
The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional.  The truth is this:  love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love. The Bible refers to this kind of love by using the Greek word agape (pronounced uh-GOP-ay). Agape love is “in sickness and health” love, “for richer or poorer” love, “for better or worse” love.  It is the only kind of love that is true love.
That’s because this is God’s kind of love.  He doesn’t love us because we are lovable but because He is so loving.  The Bible says, “In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins” (1 John 4:10).  If He insisted that we prove ourselves worthy of His love, we would fail miserably.  But God’s love is a choice He makes completely on His own.  It’s something we receive from Him and then share with others.  “We love, because He first loved us” (1 John 4:19). Unconditional love, agape love, will not be swayed by time or circumstance. Allow God to begin growing His love within you.  Love that “bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things” (1 Corinthians 13:7) does not come from within.  It can only come from God. Scriptures say that “neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:38-39).  This is God’s kind of love..  And thankfully – by your choice – it can become your kind of love.  But first you must receive it and share it.

Love is unconditional.But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8)

The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional.  The truth is this:  love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love. The Bible refers to this kind of love by using the Greek word agape (pronounced uh-GOP-ay). Agape love is “in sickness and health” love, “for richer or poorer” love, “for better or worse” love.  It is the only kind of love that is true love.

That’s because this is God’s kind of love.  He doesn’t love us because we are lovable but because He is so loving.  The Bible says, “In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins” (1 John 4:10).  If He insisted that we prove ourselves worthy of His love, we would fail miserably.  But God’s love is a choice He makes completely on His own.  It’s something we receive from Him and then share with others.  “We love, because He first loved us” (1 John 4:19). Unconditional love, agape love, will not be swayed by time or circumstance. Allow God to begin growing His love within you.  Love that “bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things” (1 Corinthians 13:7) does not come from within.  It can only come from God. Scriptures say that “neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:38-39).  This is God’s kind of love..  And thankfully – by your choice – it can become your kind of love.  But first you must receive it and share it.

From today’s photoshoot. Hi there Ginger! XD

A woman’s heart should be so lost in God, that a man must seek Him first in order to find her. :)

A woman’s heart should be so lost in God, that a man must seek Him first in order to find her. :)

Love is not selfish. — Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor. (Romans 12:10)
We live in a world that is enamored with self. The culture around us teaches us to focus on our appearance, feelings and personal desires as priority. The goal it seems is to chase the highest level of happiness possible. If there were ever a word that basically means the opposite of love, it is selfish. Unfortunately it is something that is ingrained into every person from birth. You can see it in the way young children act and often in the way adults mistreat one another. Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.
But love “does not seek its own” ( 1 Corinthians 13:5). Love is never satisfied except in the welfare of others. You can’t be acting out of real love and selfishness at the same time. Love also leads to inner joy. When you prioritize  the well being of other people, there is resulting fulfillment that can not be duplicated by selfish actions. This is a benefit that God created and reserved for those who genuinely demonstrate love. So determine to be the first to demonstrate real love to them, with your eyes wide open. 
“Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves..” (Philippians 2:3)

Love is not selfish. — Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor. (Romans 12:10)

We live in a world that is enamored with self. The culture around us teaches us to focus on our appearance, feelings and personal desires as priority. The goal it seems is to chase the highest level of happiness possible. If there were ever a word that basically means the opposite of love, it is selfish. Unfortunately it is something that is ingrained into every person from birth. You can see it in the way young children act and often in the way adults mistreat one another. Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.

But love “does not seek its own” ( 1 Corinthians 13:5). Love is never satisfied except in the welfare of others. You can’t be acting out of real love and selfishness at the same time. Love also leads to inner joy. When you prioritize  the well being of other people, there is resulting fulfillment that can not be duplicated by selfish actions. This is a benefit that God created and reserved for those who genuinely demonstrate love. So determine to be the first to demonstrate real love to them, with your eyes wide open. 

“Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves..” (Philippians 2:3)

Love is patient. — Be completely humble and gentle; be patient,bearing with one another in love. (Ephesians 4:2)
Love works.  It is life’s most powerful motivator and has far greater depth and meaning than most people realize.  It always does what is best for others and can empower us to face the greatest of problems.  We are born with a lifelong thirst for love.  Our hearts desperately need it like our lungs need oxygen.
Love will inspire you to become a patient person.  When you choose to be patient, you respond in a positive way to a negative situation.  You are slow to anger.  You choose to have a long fuse instead of a quick temper.  Rather than being restless and demanding, love helps you settle down and begin extending mercy to those around you.  Patience brings an internal calm during an external storm.
Patience, makes us wise; it doesn’t rush to judgment but listens to what the other person is saying.  Patience stands in the doorway where anger is clawing to burst in, but waits to see the whole picture before passing judgment.  The Bible says, “He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who is quick-tempered exalts folly..” (Proverbs 14:29).
Few of us do patience very well, and none of us do it naturally.  But wise men and women will pursue it as an essential ingredient to their marriage relationships.  That’s a good starting point to demonstrate true love.

Love is patient. — Be completely humble and gentle; be patient,bearing with one another in love. (Ephesians 4:2)

Love works.  It is life’s most powerful motivator and has far greater depth and meaning than most people realize.  It always does what is best for others and can empower us to face the greatest of problems.  We are born with a lifelong thirst for love.  Our hearts desperately need it like our lungs need oxygen.

Love will inspire you to become a patient person.  When you choose to be patient, you respond in a positive way to a negative situation.  You are slow to anger.  You choose to have a long fuse instead of a quick temper.  Rather than being restless and demanding, love helps you settle down and begin extending mercy to those around you.  Patience brings an internal calm during an external storm.

Patience, makes us wise; it doesn’t rush to judgment but listens to what the other person is saying.  Patience stands in the doorway where anger is clawing to burst in, but waits to see the whole picture before passing judgment.  The Bible says, “He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who is quick-tempered exalts folly..” (Proverbs 14:29).

Few of us do patience very well, and none of us do it naturally.  But wise men and women will pursue it as an essential ingredient to their marriage relationships.  That’s a good starting point to demonstrate true love.

Love is kind. — Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other,just as God in Christ also has forgiven you . (Ephesians 4:32)
It is difficult to demonstrate love when you feel little to no motivation. But love in it’s truest form is not based on feelings. Rather, love determines to show thoughtful actions even when there seems to be no reward. You will never learn to love until you learn to demonstrate kindness. 

Love is kind.Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other,just as God in Christ also has forgiven you . (Ephesians 4:32)

It is difficult to demonstrate love when you feel little to no motivation. But love in it’s truest form is not based on feelings. Rather, love determines to show thoughtful actions even when there seems to be no reward. You will never learn to love until you learn to demonstrate kindness. 

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I don’t really want to let him go but, good things have to be used one way or another right? 

When seemingly the enemy is winning, just trust God rules over all. When seemingly God is silent and inattentive, just trust God answers our prayers. When seemingly God has forgotten the promises in the bible, and the promises for you, just bear in mind that God keeps His promises. Never doubt. Just trust God! 

When seemingly the enemy is winning, just trust God rules over all. When seemingly God is silent and inattentive, just trust God answers our prayers. When seemingly God has forgotten the promises in the bible, and the promises for you, just bear in mind that God keeps His promises. Never doubt. Just trust God! 

A message from jerichoespin


I really love your blog and how your faith is well represented by it! Keep it up! :) God bless! :)

Hi! I love your blog as well. Continue to glorify the Lord through whatever you do. God bless you too! :)

A message from lessonfromtheleaf


hi. i just discovered your blog today. it was so beautiful. i love it. <3

Hello! Thank you.. You have a nice blog too. <3 God Bless! :)

A message from Anonymous


Why people are selfish? :(

That’s human tendency. People care about theirselves more than they do to others though the bible tells us otherwise. If you are surrounded by selfish people, then show them love unselfishly. Selfish people became selfish because no one showed them how to become unselfish. Be a good example of Christ’s love. Giving without asking anything in return. Praying for those who hurt you. And lastly, remember this verse, “Love your enemies! Do good to them! Then your reward from heaven will be very great, and you will truly be acting as children of the Most High, for He is kind to the unthankful and to those who are wicked. You must be compassionate, just as your Father is compassionate.” (Luke 6:35-36 NLT)

God Bless! :)