avv3I took a short break from our action-packed and spirit-filled ministry this month, with Gigi. While on this short break, guess who would always come to my mind? My Nanay.

I remember the days when I would express my disgust over food prepared on the table, and Nanay would just quietly turn around and cook what I wanted to eat. The first time I came home drunk, I saw Nanay going to her room interceding for me. When I lost the heart to finish my college degree, Nanay would be there to the rescue and to “bribe” me–her way of encouraging me to finish school. Whatta a love, huh!

I’m very amazed with the kind of love a mother can give her wayward son. This, being my reference point, I am truly more amazed at how our Heavenly Father has poured out His love for us.

1 John 4:19 (NKJV)
“We love Him because He first loved us.” 

Imagine that, God loving me first? Me, who is considered unlovable? Oh, His love still amazes me!

Loving you much,


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