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Last Night

Last night was a night of relief. I felt so much better. πŸ™‚ God sent people to comfort me. Even street names were used to speak to me. The feeling was liberating. Grabe, sobrang sarap. Ang gaan sa pakiramdam. Blogging about my feelings, internalizing everything, praying about it, and sharing it with people who truly listens and understands without judgment, and just expressing my emotions without holding back and without having any reservations– hayyy, ang sarap magpakatotoo! Sobrang gaan talaga sa pakiramdam. Hindi ko expected na magiging madali lang ang pagtanggap ko kagabi, siguro kasi nahanda na nga ako para sa moment na yun. Super thank you Lord for listening to my prayers. Super thank you for sending people to comfort me. Super thank you for everything. Huhu paano na lang ako without you, God? Super thank you po! ❀

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Thanks for the hug

It was my first day in graduate school and I had some questions: Will it be fun? Will it be difficult? Can I handle it?

I was sitting in the bus, with my sister, Ate Win. We talked about our new chapters in life–her new job as a lecturer and my new endeavor as a graduate student. We were both excited and nervous because we do not know what to expect.

Before going down the bus, my supportive sister hugged me tightly. That warm hug made me feel empowered and reminded me I am not alone. Thanks for that hug!

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Friday of Thanks

Thank You Lord for this day! Thank You for helping me finish my long overdue assignments. Thank You for my kwentuhan with Ate Mai. Thank You for TFP’s email, my heart really jumped for joy! Thank You because I am now one step closer to coming back to teaching. Thank You for friends who rejoiced with me as I update them with this good news. Thank You for their expressed support and for their willingness to be a part of my application journey! Thank You for their moral support, Lord. Thank You for opening this door to me. Thank You!

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Field Demo experience

Thank You Lord sa Field Demo. πŸ™‚

Salamat po sa grace niyo sa buong paghahanda namin, sa lakas at energy na binigay niyo sa walang katapusan naming practice, sa katapangan na binigay niyo nung first time kong contact-in ang parents hehe, sa mga taong inilapit niyo sa akin para makatulong sa paghahanap ko ng mananahi at tela para sa costumeΒ ng mga bata, at sa kasiyahang naidulot ng mismong pagsayaw nila ng Mazurka Boholana.

Grabe. Life-changing. Sabay ganun e no? Hehe. Pero honestly, Lord, ngayong field demo ko po pinakanaranasan ang pagiging adviser ko. Oo, nakakapagod mag-asikaso ng costumes, mag-oversee ng practice, mag-passify ng mga agitated na bata dahil sa kaka-practice, kumausap ng mga demotivated sumayaw, at magpangiti ng mga batang pagod at kinakabahan HAHA. Pero napagod man ako physically, ang gaan-gaan naman ng pakiramdam ko lalo pag nakikita kong unti-unti nang naayos yung sayaw namin, nagiging kalmado na yung mga kaninang iritable, at sumasayaw na rin yung mga nung una e ayaw talagang sumali. Nakakangiti na sila at nagiging confident. Nakakatuwa. Ang sarap maging titser. Ang sarap maging adviser. ❀

Maraming salamat po, Panginoon. Salamat po ng maraming-marami sa privilege na maging adviser ng Grade 6-Industry. πŸ™‚ Salamat po sa lahaaaat ng natutunan at naranasan ko dahil sa Field Demo na ito. πŸ™‚

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Salamat din po na naging 1st runner-up kami. Salamat po sa 6-Industry boys and girls na nagbigay ng oras at effort at lahat ng meron sila para maging maayos ang sayaw namin. Salamat po sa parents na pinayagan silang mag-practice nung Thursday kahit na walang pasok nun. Salamat po kay Irish na tumulong sa aming matapos ang sayaw. Salamat po sa Rondalla na sumama sa amin sa pagppractice. Salamat din po sa coteachers ko na tumulong sa pagmmake-up sa mga bata, lalo’t wala talaga akong alam dun. Hehe.

Salamat po sa experience na ito na naging dahilan para maging mas close kami ng mga estudyante ko. Ang sarap sa pakiramdam na makitang masaya sila sa mga ginagawa nila at talagang napapahalagahan nila ang pagkakaibigan nila. Nakakatuwa rin na naging bahagi na talaga ng kahit anong ginagawa namin ang pananalangin. Yehey! Nakakataba talaga ng puso. Lalo na kapag naaalala ko yung mga ngiti nila nung tinawag na yung section namin. Alam kong binigay nila ang best nila, ako rin, nabigay ko ang best ko. At lahat po ng ito ay para sa inyo at dahil sa inyo, Panginoon. Sa Diyos ang lahat ng papuri!

Salamat po sa lahat-lahat. Maraming salamat po, Panginoong Jesus. Amen. Amen. πŸ™‚

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Thank You, Jesus

Thank You, dear God, for Your Word, for Your love, for Your grace, for Your wisdom. You have given me so much, who I am not to be thankful? Here is my life, O God, use me in whatever way You please. Thank You for this past week full of Your presence. Thank You for Bible studies, for prayer times, for morning devotions, for sharing times. Thank You Lord because You are always in our midst whenever we gather. Thank You Lord for revealing Yourself to us through Your Word. Thank You for speaking to us in many different ways. Thank You for opening our eyes, ears, hearts, and minds to what You want to say to us. Thank You for letting us be obedient to Your Word. May we come to know You more and more each day. May our love for You grow deeper and deeper as we draw nearer to You. Thank You for Your love, Lord Jesus. Amen.

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Salamat Panginoon

Ikaw ay mabuti bawat sandali

Sa habang buhay ay mananatili

Hindi mapapawi o maikukubli

Maging sa dilim ng gabi

Sandigang matibay ang Iyong pangako

Lakas at pag-asa ng aking puso

Hindi na mabilang pagkakataon

Patunay ng katapatan Mo

salamat 2015

Sa dalamhati at sa kabiguan

Sa pagluha ng pusong nasugatan

Sa pagsubok na Iyong pinahihintulutan

Salamat Panginoon

Sa katugunan sa aking dalangin

Sa kalakasang sa’Yo nanggagaling

Sa pagtuturo at pagtutuwid Mo sa akin

Salamat Panginoon

Ikaw ay mabuti

Ikaw ay tapat

Sa’Yo ang papuri

At pasasalamat

Salamat Panginoon

Salamat

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Unconditional grace

Oh, thank You for Your grace, God.

I don’t deserve this.

I know I don’t deserve this.

But still thank You dear Jesus

Thank You for Your love

Which I do not have to earn.

(coz I really can’t earn it)

Thanks for gracious promises

Thanks for keeping them

Even at times I fail You.

Your unconditional gift

Is free, always free.

Give me faith to receive it.

Indeed, I don’t deserve all

Your love and Your grace.

Oh, thanks for loving me still.

Thank You, God. Thank You.

Amen.


Gracious God, give me the faith to receive Your promised gift of love, and free me from the belief that I have to earn that love. Amen.