When Times Are Tough

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Last week, I shared this story when Edric preached in Cebu. His message was, "When Times Get Tough, Grab Onto God." The passage he focused on was … [Continue reading]

Disciplining A Little Fireball With Love

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  My fifth child, Catalina, was my first child to display her relentlessness and fighting spirit so early on in her life. At times I … [Continue reading]

Before and After I Do (19th Edition)

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One of our passions (Edric and I) is equipping soon-to-be married couples and young married couples with biblical principles for successful marriages. … [Continue reading]

When Kids See Mom and Dad Kissing

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“Unless it’s mad, passionate, extraordinary love, it’s a waste of your time. There are too many mediocre things in life. Love shouldn’t be one of … [Continue reading]

How Can I Forgive?

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A few days ago I received an email with just one question on it. "How can I forgive?" It was a great question to be asked and I have written a lengthy … [Continue reading]

Saturday Crafty-ness

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I finally pulled my Brother Sewing Machine out of its six-month old box. It was just sitting there, growing out-modeled. The saying, "It's hard … [Continue reading]

Set Them Up for Success

Are you a parent wondering what is the best kind of education for your child where he will learn and be successful someday? Are you a parent … [Continue reading]

Fathers and Children

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A long while ago I wrote an article called "The Lost Boys," in reference to men who have grown up without the guidance of their fathers...No one to … [Continue reading]

Red Maple

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Canadian food isn't common in the Philippines. So it was a treat to be invited to the opening of Red Maple Café Resaurant and Lounge.Here is a … [Continue reading]

Pyrotechnics Up Close

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This was my second time to watch the World Pyro Olympics competition which is held in Manila Bay, facing the Mall of Asia. Last time we got to see it … [Continue reading]

Love Beyond Us

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It is always a privilege when Edric and I are invited to speak at retreats, give seminars, counsel couples, and lead discipleship groups as a team. Of … [Continue reading]

How They Love One Another

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I know my kids love one another but there are moments when this love is demonstrated in ways that amaze me. In the past week I can think of two … [Continue reading]