Trusting In Him

by: Paola Ramos

I’m in the ICU, and alarms are ringing, there is beeping coming from all the monitors, I’m surrounded by unfamiliar faces, in an unfamiliar environment. There are four doctors, a physician’s assistant, two pharmacists, two respiratory therapists, and three nurses, standing in a half circle in front of me. They are all waiting for me, staring at me, or so it feels, and my heart feels like it’s going to beat out of my chest. Read more…



Challenges And Changes

By: Ria Lucindo
 
I recently met a high school friend of my husband. Even though I have known my husband since 4th grade, he moved to another school during our freshman year. I didn’t see or hear from him for four years. So, it was entertaining to hear his friend’s stories of their adolescent adventures. It was like hearing some of the same stories my husband would tell me but from another point of view. To some tales, I would exclaim, “He’s still the same!” and to some, “I cannot even believe we’re talking about the same person.” Read more…


My Jewish Sandal

 

By: Elder Larry Dela Cruz
 
On one of my devotional reading from not so long ago, there is one phrase that got stuck on my mind ‘Jewish sandal’. It is based on Deuteronomy 29:5 The LORD says, “During the forty years that I led you through the wilderness, your clothes did not wear out, nor did the sandals on your feet.’ The Israelites lack of faith led to their 40 years of wandering in the desert. But still, God’s love and faithfulness to His people remained by providing their needs. The manna was good only for a day and usually spoils the next day but their clothing and sandal were meant to last the entire journey. Read more…