Category: inspiration

The Reason for the Season: God with Us

“Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means ‘God is with us.’” Matthew 1:23


Time to Listen to Christmas Worship Songs

It’s 11 more days before Christmas! I found this cool playlist of Christmas worship songs.  The songs are a a good reminder who is the Reason for the Season. The season is not just about giving and receiving gifts, family and office gatherings, parties, food and drinks. It’s about celebrating eternal love – about celebrating…


When Christmas Begins in September

The month of September is here! As soon as the “ber” months come in, ushered by the month of September, we in the Philippines begin to celebrate Christmas 🙂  So as early as now, Christmas music is now being played on the radio and also sang or performed in TV shows. Some families have even…


Viewfinder: The Sunken Cemetery

Under Camiguin sky and right under that erected cross marker is a not-so-happy story. In fact, some people think of it as creepy. Camiguin island in Mindanao, Philippines had experienced major volcanic eruptions in the years 1827, 1862, 1871 and in 1948. And It was during the 1871 eruption of Mt. Vulcan that the old…


Simone Biles Dances to Chris Tomlin Song in Dancing with the Stars

There are songs that we love and there are dances that tell a story and inspire us. I see all these come together as I watched USA Gymnast Simone Biles and her professional dance partner, Sasha Farber danced to Simone’s chosen song in Dancing with the Stars. Biles, who was adopted as a kid, chose a Chris Tomlin*…