Christian Living

Keys to Developing Willpower

Trials being hard is given, but it is a Christian’s lot to overcome. And the way to do so is by learning to rule our spirit through self-control and willpower. As a review for the Spring Holy Days, I am sharing five keys to develop willpower, summarized from the inspiring and insightful article of Mr. Rod McNair: 1. Flee temptation.… Continue reading Keys to Developing Willpower

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Kiddie Arts and Crafts

There is little doubt that technology’s impact today is fracturing young minds and causing a meltdown of core values that were once the fabric that held families together. With the amount of gadgets being used in this digital age, kids tend to heavily rely on technology for the majority of their play time, thereby limiting the opportunities… Continue reading Kiddie Arts and Crafts

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Valuable Lessons From ‘Old Fashioned’

“I thought I’d always be alone.” Clay’s voice is heard while a dreamy clip of him and Amber is seen in sepia, as if nostalgic of a distant past. “Why?” she asked. “It’s what I deserve,” was his reply. “Oh, that’s a bunch of hooey,” she said, as she reaches out for his hand. Movies headlining the importance of… Continue reading Valuable Lessons From ‘Old Fashioned’


On Uncertainty

My decade-long college best friend and I had our usual mulling-over-life conversation last night over cheesecake doughnuts in a cold Krispy Kreme cafe. As usual, we took turns in venting out and listening to each other’s dreams and frustrations. Our four-hour heart-to-heart talk covered topics on family trials, financial challenges, career dilemmas, midlife crisis, ikigai, and whatnot. You see,… Continue reading On Uncertainty

Arts Music Culture · Christian Living · Reflections

Good Old Vintage

Peasant blouses, prairie skirts, gingham dresses, denim overalls, crocheted bolero, laces, calico, loafers, oxford shoes, and everything f-l-o-r-a-l. These are just some of the elements under the vintage umbrella and staple pieces in any vintage wardrobe. As much as it is in art and photography, a retrieval of the past in fashion is currently garnering… Continue reading Good Old Vintage

Christian Living · Reflections

Lessons on Prayer from Dr. Roderick Meredith

Prayer is our lifeline to God. And since our relationship with the Lord is the most essential relationship we can ever cultivate, prayer serves as the most powerful tool we are immensely fortunate to have. In Dr. Roderick C. Meredith’s 2006 message, Break Through Prayers, he shared some valuable keys to making the most of our prayer life:

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Making the Most Out of Social Media

We have lived to see the day when social media is an irreplaceable conduit of communication, and source of information and entertainment. Facebook, for example, has become an immensely powerful platform that, sometimes, it even serves as a deciding factor on whether two people are in good terms or not. More than just a fad,… Continue reading Making the Most Out of Social Media