"I suppose I needed this weekend to remember that it was God who gave me this relationship in the first place, and it should be used for His glory, and not for our pleasure... It's like everything else we are blessed with."- Brent, Lesson Learned From A DistanceGlobe is still fixing their lines, thus the... Continue Reading →

Feeling Faith

"This body is not big enough for both me and God, and I would rather let God take over"- Brent, 'The Calm After The Storm'In the process of doing this, it came to my attention that my feelings drive me in general, and faith is only secondary to what gets me to do something. If... Continue Reading →

Talking to Myself – Addendum

I just remembered another beautiful thing, mentioned by a certain brother named Rey, who prayed for me and Pao over a church a while back - If you have a specific person in your head, regardless of if you feel bitter or better at the thought of that person, remember that God is the God... Continue Reading →

Talking To Myself

Well, it seems like it anyway. Since they went ahead and blocked Blogger over at work, I've been looking for other means to post, just in case the need arises. With everything that's happening, I have to admit that it is pretty hard to hold on to a thought worth blogging nowadays. That, or I'm... Continue Reading →

The Calm After The Storm

The deafening sound of silence feels so familiar, and once again I am challenged to go beyond my own anxiety and worry, to go beyond all assumptions I can make out of the silence and the people I expect to break it... I go beyond the silence - no, I use the silence. In the... Continue Reading →

Something to make when I have the time and the place.

Poppy Seed Breadsubmitted by reader Marsha Baker of Pioneer, OHOriginal Link HereIngredients For the Bread1 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil3 eggs1¾ cups sugar1½ cups milk1½ teaspoons almond extract1½ teaspoons vanilla extract3 cups all-purpose flour1½ teaspoons poppy seeds1½ teaspoons baking powder1½ teaspoons saltFor the Glaze2 teaspoons butter or margarine¾ cup sugar¼ cup orange juice½ teaspoon... Continue Reading →

The Shield

"Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath. For the wrath of man does not work out the righteousness of God. Therefore putting aside all filthiness and overflowing of evil, receive in meekness the implanted Word, which is able to save your souls."- James 1:19-21Patience is... Continue Reading →

Performance Anxiety

(From the movie Office Space)BOB SLYDELL - "You see, what we're trying to do here, we're just trying to get a feel for how people spend their day. So, if you would, would you just walk us through a typical day for you?"PETER - "Yeah."BOB SLYDELL - "Great."PETER - "Well, I generally come in at... Continue Reading →

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