Before I was a Mom
I slept as late as I wanted and never worried about how late I got into bed. I brushed my hair and my teeth everyday.
Before I was a Mom -
I cleaned my house each day. I never tripped over toys or forgot words to a lullaby. I didn't worry whether or not my plants were poisonous. I never thought about immunizations.
Before I was a Mom -
I had never been puked on - Pooped on - Spit on - Chewed on, or peed on. I had complete control of my mind and my thoughts. I slept all night.
Before I was a Mom -
I never held down a screaming child so that doctors could do tests...or give shots. I never looked into teary eyes and cried. I never got gloriously happy over a simple grin. I never sat up late hours at night watching a baby sleep.
Before I was a Mom -
I never held a sleeping baby just because I didn't want to put it down. I never felt my heart break into a million pieces when I couldn't stop the hurt. I never knew that something so small could affect my life so much. I never knew that I could love someone so much. I never knew I would love being a Mom.
Before I was a Mom -
I didn't know the feeling of having my heart outside my body. I didn't know how special it could feel to feed a hungry baby. I didn't know that bond between a mother and her child. I didn't know that something so small could make me feel so important.
Before I was a Mom -
I had never gotten up in the middle of the night every 10 minutes to make sure all was okay. I had never known the warmth, the joy, the love, the heartache, the wonderment or the satisfaction of being a Mom. I didn't know I was capable of feeling so much before I was a Mom.
Have a Beautiful Mother’s day to you and your Mom…=)
Sunday, May 9, 2010
Before I was a Mom
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Last minute plan always work... Right? Well, when I woke up yesterday. I wasn't feeling well. My forearms were killing me. I went to my doctor and they said i had tendinitis and it will take a week or so to heal. I told my mom that I was taking Kalea out to the Zoo ( small one ) by my house. And i know that my mom would not say NO for that.. She'll go wherever I go.. I love her..She's up for anything.. Plus the weather was beautiful.. So we took a walk at the zoo, had late lunch @ Sonic and last stop at miniature golf... I thought after a long productive day that my Lil one would be tired already.. When we got home -- she still wanted to go outside and play her bubbles.. So I took her out and we went for few minutes walk since It was already dark.. But Man!!!! the weather was still nice.. Thank You Lord for ONE fine day with my luvs.......
Friday, April 16, 2010
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
I know I know. Its been awhile since the last time I actually wrote something or even open my blog. I apologized---- I don't know where to start but pls continue to pray for me and my family. I am just always thankful that God is always there for me and continuing to guide me especially when I am so lost. I wouldn't know what to do without HIM. I am also thankful for my family and friends who are always there to encourage and pray for me.. or If i just needed to vent or someone to cheer me up... I actually just got home from church. Usually i would just drop off my teen to youth but today--as much as I want to enjoy the weather outside.. I said " Lord I need you today"...... So then I decided to go to service, took my lil one to Children Ministry and also brought my mom with me...I just needed some quiet time with the Lord....Once again, even though i didn't know what to say, what to pray for, I was soo lost with words...But God always understands our prayers even when we cant find the words to say. My teen shared with me that she felt God presence today. She was in tears the whole service.. She said that the Youth Pastor did his life testimony and how he got saved and the wrong choices he made in life.. I felt her excitement to share what she learned and felt today.(her and i actually didnt talk on the way today,her teacher called me this morning and i didnt know what to say to her. I said ill talk to her after Youth).,But God is truly amazing and he answered my prayer and helped me handle it in HIS way...
See, almost 2 yrs ago.. I went back to my bad addiction...(smoking)... especially when I'm stress. I mean I already quit for 5 yrs but 2008 was not the year for me. It was the year when i thought I was soo ready to give up. I prayed that God help me stop my addiction without the normal withdrawal symptoms. I know God answers prayers, It was God that made me stop smoking 5 yrs ago. When i was stress, I didn't need to smoke. It was all him... Wow!! It feels good to write again. Even if its not my thing to write but just to write how I feel...It just feels soo good... Nitey!
Monday, December 28, 2009
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Thursday, October 1, 2009
For those of you that wants to donate some clothes.... You can drop it off to 1064 Mount Prospect Plaza Mount Prospect, IL -- There will have bins and people outside to take care of your donations. Let's all continue to pray for all the victims and our loved ones.. May this calamity bring people closer together, to help each other. We all know that there's another Typhoon coming. Let's all continue to pray for each other and lend a helping hand in any way we can...
Thank you and God Bless us ALL!
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Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Sunday, November 30, 2008
Long time no post from me....Just wanted to greet our baby girl a Happy 2nd bday ..few months before she turned 2..She's been singing her Abc's pretty good and her numbers up to 12....Lolz.. She's still hyper and very talkative.. Knows all her animals and she got hooked on Looney Tunes..don't know why ..lolz... Well, we have a long day today....Going to church--out to eat....and Will and I are planning to take them to Kohl's Children Museum......Hoping for a nice weather
Blog more later!
Monday, October 27, 2008
I thought of blogging few weeks ago but I guess I'm still not ready of what I want to say. I guess I am just very thankful that I finally realized that when you have a problem....No one else can help you but God alone.. Not even you're own friends. It's so sad that hearing different advices from other people made me realized a lot of things... But I thank God 'coz his the only one knows what I've been feeling about all this.....I also thank my husband for telling me everything...
Posted by Charisma at 6:48 PM
Monday, October 20, 2008
Monday, August 18, 2008
Hope every ones having a great summer so far....
As for me and my fam....we are having a great summer so far even though I was going thru some stuff couple of weeks ago but thank God that It didn't last. I'm much better now but still gotta work on my part... With God on my side... He's always there to wake me up with HIS words.. Even if at times -- i still get so destructed .. I try to make sure that I stay with HIM..... I guess, I was just soo overwhelmed with everything and didn't really know what to do....Part of the message yesterday by Michael Franzese ( guest speaker) was awesome... He said that no matter what.. You're struggles in life will never go away.. No matter how long you've been a Christian.... It just get stronger but always remember that God is on your side and give your life to Jesus and know that HE loves you and always there with you.... Thank you Lord!
So yah, I didn't get to stay inside the service.. Had to take Kalea outside 'coz she was just talking loud the whole time but I was still able to watch him at the overflow room while Kai was meeting some kids and playing hide and seek ( will try to post some pictures of her and her friends).... Right after church, we just stayed home and I was planning to go tennis with some friends but decided not to coz we were all tired...... So, I thought I was gonna get some sleep but guess not.... My honey wanted to play some golf ( driving range ) for us and miniature golf for the kids... So, that was nice and relaxing....... Got some ice cream afterwards and I made some dinner when we got home.. I was craving for fried eggplant with some anchovies and fish...lol.. Man! we were stuffed...
Going backwards here..lol.. Well, we just celebrated my daughter's 13th bday.. Her bday is really on August 28 but we just wanted to celebrate it before school starts plus you don't know with this weather.. Again! Thank you Lord for the nice weather we had...Everyone had a great time.. It was nice to see some of my friends, my sisters friends and Destiny's classmates and of course my family....... Some didn't get to make it due to prior engagements and last minute plan.. But that's okay. So yah! we all had a great time...Sooo much food....lol
Today, I just booked our Mexico Trip for my hubby and I ...Yiikkees! no kids for the first time... Destiny is really not too happy about this.. But I told her that she's been to Mexico twice already and plus Mom and Dad needs to party alone in the island..lol...
Well, i guess this is it for now.. Gotta get back to work.....
God Bless you all!
Destiny's 13th Birthday
Beautiful Sunday Afternoon
Monday, August 4, 2008
Okay, gotta blog this one... Destiny ( my 13 yrs old) knew that there was tornado coming....So, she packed all her sisters stuff, got flash light ready, got the food for us and milk for her sister...etc.... soo funny, 'coz she's soo ready to go....I just love her...Man! I didn't even have to tell her...That's my girl...Good thing she's not like her mom...ha ha..Soo cute..
K ...if you're driving..Drive safe or pull over ...
Posted by Charisma at 6:59 PM
Sunday, August 3, 2008
Saturday, August 2, 2008
Thank you Lord!!!! God is awesommeee.....Today he showed me the answer through HIS words and through HIS people.... I finally found some of the answer to some of my questions..... I now have the complete full joy in my heart... Not that I didn't have it before but this time It is such a wonderful different feeling..............
Aight! I will blog more later...........
Posted by Charisma at 9:50 PM
Thursday, July 31, 2008
It's almost 1AM...and thought of blogging since I can't really sleep... Been so many things on my mind this past week and I pray that God will help me get through all this. Anyways, it was nice to see and have dinner with one of my good friend Lina... She stopped by right after work 'coz she forgot something in my car when we went out last Sat....But she stayed till 11..We didn't know that it was that late already. Well, it was always nice to chat with your girls..So, sure we both had a great talk and heart to heart talk..=) My other friend Liz was suppose to stop by but I told her forget it since we all have work the next day. Anyways, I am so looking forward this Sat. Hope to see some of my friends, old friends and some new friends I met on facebook.... I am so glad to get a hold of some of my old friends since really I don't know their numbers anymore... So, i have to go grocery shopping this Friday to bbq . I heard it's gonna be really hot.. Yikkkes! so gotta get ready for that and bring lotz of water too...Okay, i'll blog more tomorrow...I am getting sleepy now...Nitey!
Posted by Charisma at 12:30 AM
Sunday, July 20, 2008
is in our backyard...yes! it' s 5 minutes walk from my house..Ignite Chicago was held at Alexian Field Schaumburg Stadium....... God is awesome! Even if the weather was so hot..I mean really really HOT..As in we were sweating like crazy...better than rain...either or...We'll still be there......BUT it was such a different feeling...Seeing everyone lifting their hands and dancing for the Lord........ALL HIS children was just so ready and excited to PRAISE HIM...My very first Big Christian concert... We were just moved by his Holy Spirit..Seeing everybody...from a small child to adult......Sooo awesome to see little kids praising the Lord..singing and dancing...... Destiny and the rest of the kids got some autographs from Superchick and David Crowder band.. Being in this concert was so different... You feel the love and God's presence...It was one great experience....I'll try to post some pictures tomorrow... Let's all go there again next time...=)
Nitey! God Bless
Posted by Charisma at 10:05 PM
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Last December - I bought this book for the church called " How to be a successful teenager" . We didn't get to use it. And when our church closed. I brought it home with me and today Destiny and I spent some time to read it... So far, the book is good. And hope to read the rest at least once a week. It's very easy to read and understand..I also let her ask some questions and with God's help. I tried to give her the answer I know. This easy - reading book talks straight to teens, showing them that they can live victoriously over real-life problems they face every day. Through dramatic stories and scriptures, it reveals the truths they need to know. If you know any teens who are faced with temptations, learning these truths will help equip them to be successful teenagers. Even if your teen is a Christian, he or she is not immune to the pressures common to all teenagers. Whether you live in a pastor's home or out on the streets..You need the exciting insights that are in this book...This book will show you how to have the abundant life you want..Both Christian and Non-Christian......
Glory to God!
Thought of sharing you one of the sermon I heard at Life Changer's church....This is sooo true....Let's take back what the devil has stolen from us
Please click the link below:
Taking back what the devil has stolen
May you be blesssed!
.................just taking a break from work.....Soo busy today.....Hope you all had a wonderful weekend.... As for me and my fam.. As always, busy weekend but always blessed....Just to see your fam and friends are always worth it..... Friday, i had a date with my daughter Destiny to go to her friends grandma's 75th bday at one of the Country Club in Glendale Heights. Saturday, we went to my in-laws to see Kayla. ( God is good.....)..We haven't seen Kayla for almost 5 yrs now...So, everyone was so excited to see her and her family..... Sunday, after service... we went to Great America.. ( just me and destiny)....'Coz I really wasn't planning to go but since my daughter knew about it and it was also my friend's daugther's bday Alexis..Happy Bday Lexis! ...I just felt so bad for my daughter Des...'Coz I knew she wanted to go even if she wasn't saying anything to me...You know how us Mom's ..We always know how our kids feel....=) ..... So, we ended up going around 4.......It was short but sure had a blast....=)......
Last nite --we attended the Wednesday service @Life Changers Church ...God was again spoke to me through HIS words...The message was about humility, humble yourself before God, how to say I'm sorry to someone sincerely not just because you have to say it but because it's coming from your heart, and the last one that really HIT me was " It's okay to cry, that's why God gave us tears"...Wow! that was really good...Another great message, not just for us to hear but also be a doer of HIS words..So I pray that God will help me on this one and I also need to help myself..It's funny how Pastor Gregory said it..He said if its hard for you to cry...Find something to make you cry..If listening to a song, Christian song, Love song or whatever song that will help you cry then do it..If it's a movie, love story, sad story, then go watch it...But you have to sometime cry........ It was soooo good! I wish I can explain it more...I'll see if I can upload the sermon here...
Anyways, the reason why we had to attend the Wednesday service'coz we're going to Ignite Chicago this coming Sunday at 12 along with the Magsingit Family and her friends at church... So, we're all looking forward to this coming Sunday... We missed the one last year
'coz we were at Mexico Cruise.... So, we are very excited and can't wait.....For sure I will blog about it and share you the experience.....Well, I gotta get back to work.....Ciao for now!
Posted by Charisma at 2:34 PM
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
I thank God for this devotions…..
Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
- Colossians 3:13
Have you ever told someone that you forgave them? Have you ever said to someone, "It's ok... I have forgiven you?" What did you mean by that?
The word "forgive" means to pardon one for their trespasses. I means to excuse a person from the things they have done against you, to absolve them from any punishment. It means to renounce your anger at that person, and not to hold it against them.
A very popular phrase used today regarding forgiveness, is "Forgive but don't forget." But when you truly forgive someone, you are forgetting what they have done against you. You are saying, "it is in the past, and it does not exist anymore." You are putting it out of your mind, and out of your heart.
Many Christians say they have forgiven someone, and yet they use the very things they "forgave" against them later. They bring up past transgressions to hurt or wound the person they are angry with. Imagine if God did this to us? Imagine if you had a fight with God, or didn't listen to God, and He said, "Well remember the time when you were 5 and told your parents a lie? Remember when you were 8 and you stole candy from the store? Remember the first time you used my name in vain?"
The phrase "forgive but don't forget" should be "forgive AND forget." Because if you continue to remember their crimes against you, you are letting those past trespasses, those past actions that you forgave, cause resentment in your heart. You are letting those past transgressions affect your relationship with that person.
You cannot forgive someone, and still be angry at them for what they have done. You cannot forgive someone, and still hold a grudge against them. God tells us to forgive each other AS HE has forgiven us. He tells us not to judge them for their actions, after we have pardoned them. He tells us not to hold a grudge against them, but rather to forgive them in our hearts (Matthew 18:35).
When you say you have forgiven someone, have you truly forgiven them? Are you saying it because it is true, or because you feel it is the right thing to say? Today, if there is someone you have not forgiven, if there is someone you are still angry at, take time to make it right (Matthew 5:23-24). Examine yourself, ask yourself... what have they done that I cannot forgive, when Christ forgave us after all of our sins. What have they done, that we cannot forgive, even after Christ asked His Father to forgive the very people who were murdering Him?
Sunday, July 6, 2008
Happy Independence Day Everyone!! Hope you all had a wonderful one with ur loved ones.... As for me and my fam... I had such a great long weekend.... Here u go!
Thursday-- I met up with a couple of friends of mine..I finally got to see one of my girls that I haven't seen since March..... So it was really nice to see her..then went shopping afterwards..lol......My dad, nephew, Des and some of my fam went to downtown Chicago to watch fireworks... Grandpa had a great time with his grandchildren....lol...My mom and my Lil one didn't get to go...My mom was not feeling well that day..So, they ended up staying home and we just watched fireworks over here by my house....Nice and perfect view....he he he
Friday - We actually didn't have any plans today but to go swimming..But it was kinda cold ( for me..)..So, since my dad invited us to go to Grand Victoria Buffet for dinner...We all went along with my mother in law and my brother in law... Not the whole fam got to go due to prior engagement they already had......But it was still fun especially eating them crabs..Oh wow!!!! made my day....lol... Since my mother in law wanted to spend more time with Kai...we decided to go with them to watch fireworks at Carol stream..Oh man! it was packed but beautiful..We were right in front where the fireworks was set up...I was scared at first but it was actually safe coz they had this thing where you can't really get too close....
Saturday - Had our weekly lunch date with my hubby. Went to Bahama Breeze this time...As always, we talked for good 3 hours...ha ha ha....Right after lunch, i went to pick up my kids and mom..then we went to Wood field Mall, Game works and ate at Chipotle for dinner..My brother also met up with us...... God is just sooo good... I continued to pray that my brother will continue to grow with the Lord and spend more time with us as a family...For these past months...Hes been hanging out with us..Not just on a family event but even just ordinary days.......So happy =) Thank you Lord =)
Sunday =) Went to 10AM service today. Another great message from Pastor Gregory Dickow....Last week he talked about " Taking Back what Devil has stolen from You" and today he talked about " Expect the Unexpected".. Expect the unexpected, not in just what you might be asked to surrender, but also in the bounty of blessings you will receive in return.
My lil one was good today....She went to the children ministry for her age and had a great time and played with some kids..... Last week she was not feeling it....I guess coz she had a lil cold and just wanted to stay with Mommy..=)...... So yah! then we went to Manila Fiesta for lunch...Oh goodness!!! that's out 4th buffet this week..Not good..ha ha ha..... Finally, we went home ..took a nap and we were suppose to visit Bro.Gerry but I guess he was at my brother's house for Pam's practice and bday celebration..And it also happened that Magsingit fam was there too...So, that was nice..we BBQ and chat again....lol.. and they are all excited for tomorrow....Lord, I pray for Pam's party tomorrow.. I pray for the family. I pray that all will go well your way Father. We pray for a beautiful day tomorrow Lord....We Praise Your Name Lord, Amen.....
Goodnite and God Bless You Readers =)
Monday, June 30, 2008
Hi All, today -- I just turned 32..And my bday is almost over....So I thought of sharing some of the things I did on my birthday....Let's just say that I've been celebrating it since Friday night...lol..... Thanks to everyone for the birthday wishes, for the gifts and for just thinking of me this special day..... I love you guyz!!!! Well, I am sooo full right now..We just got back from Todai and we ate and stuffed ourselves today...Wooohooo!!! I love it and I feel great.... My dear daughter gave me a wallet for my bday...Yup! I really need it....since i almost lost my wallet this past Saturday...That's another story....So I will tell u all about it later.....I received a very beautiful colorful flowers from my best friend Lovely...( special delivery at work)...he he he..I thought I had a secret admirer...lol j/k...And of course my special simple but meaningful gift from my husband.....( engraved my birthday date too..)...lol
since you can't read it...here's what it says.... =)
A LETTER TO MY WIFE CHARISMA
TODAY I'M HERE AND SIT ALONE
THINKING ‘BOUT THE YEARS THAT HAS GONE
I SEARCH MYSELF TO FIND SOME ANSWERS
ON HOW MY LIFE IS FILLED WITH LAUGHTER'S
I THANK MY GOD THAT PUT ME HERE
GIVE HIM THE HONOR EVEN TIMES OF TEARS
I KNOW HE'S WATCHING MY LIFE UNFOLD
AND I'M EXCITED FOR THE PROMISE I’M TOLD
I LOOK AT YOU AND I SHAKE MY HEAD
WHAT DID I DO TO BE THIS BLESSED
HOW COULD I END UP WITH THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WIFE
WHEN THE VERY FIRST TIME I MET YOU, YOU WEREN'T EVEN MY TYPE
YOUR BEAUTY SHOWS WHAT GOD CAN DO
IN THE OUTSIDE AND INSIDE TOO
IN THE INSIDE YOU ARE FULL OF LIFE
THAT HELPS KEEP BALANCE WITH MY BORING SIDE
YOU’VE SHOWN ME THINGS THAT OPENED DOORS
BEFORE I MET YOU, THESE DOORS WERE CLOSED
NINE TIMES OUT OF TEN I EAT AT MICKEY D
NOW IM BETTER AT EATING HEALTHY AND FANCY
WE'VE BEEN MANY PLACES THANKS TO YOU
WE'VE DONE MANY THINGS THAT YOU INTRODUCED ME TO
I LOVE THE KIDS YOU’VE GIVEN ME
AND NOW YOU’RE TALKING NUMBER 3
I REALLY WANNA ASK YOU THIS
BECAUSE I KNOW MANY OF MY WEAKNESSES
HOW CAN I BE A BETTER FRIEND
SO OUR LOVE STORY WILL NEVER END?
I MAY GET UGLY AND VERY OLD
I PRAY YOUR LOVE WON’T SEE THAT AT ALL
MAYBE ONE DAY I’LL BE ON A SICK BED
HAHA! WITH YOU I BET I CAN STILL KICK IT
I KNOW ONE DAY WE'LL START ETERNAL LIVES
I WANNA GIVE EACH DAY A SPICE
EACH DAY I WANNA SPEND WITH YOU
EACH DAY WERE DOING SOMETHING NEW
SO HERE IT IS MY HEART AND SOUL
I CLOSE THIS CORNY, RHYME AND POEM
PLEASE DON’T GET TIRED READING THIS
’CAUSE I LOVE HEARING FROM YOUR LIPS
LOVE, YOUR SOUL MATE WILLIAM
Yup! he is just too sweet for me...love u honey!
Again, thank you everyone for celebrating my birthday and surprising me with some stuff....I thank you Lord sooo much for all the blessings you have poured upon me.... Thank you again for making my 32nd birthday such a beautiful one......
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Hello bloggers.....Goodness! I ate too much of them brownies and fudge chocolate...Now, I can't sleep..>Anyways, let me just do a short blog here and share you the fun that happened today...My honey didn't go to work today..As in no business and no work..lolz... So he just stayed home with the kids until it was time for us to meet up at Woodfield Mall.... He met up with me at the Ma;; and as always ...It's always sooo much fun to go shopping with him...Not only hes my best friend when it comes to shopping but we are also next to each other when it comes to fitting room or he will be outside the fitting room and he'll wait for me to come out and show him my clothes....lolz.. and I will do the same for him...We went to Express today.. But he beat me today....He bought so much and I ended just a couple of outfits..That's okay tho..... Next time..lol.... So yah! anyways, looking forward to see some of my friends this weekend...... Blog more later....
Thursday, June 19, 2008
The summer months seem to be a time where we take a break from our normal routines, which is great. But, we have to be careful to never take a break from having time with the Lord. How can we safeguard this time and make it a priority each day?
Is it really that important to have a quiet time with the Lord everyday? I mean, the Lord knows how busy our life is, so if we just toss up a few prayers and listen to a Christian song on the radio while rushing off to work, that should suffice, right?
It’s easy to let the busyness of life crowd out time for prayer, Bible reading, and sitting with the Lord. There are a million things on all of our to-do lists, time is tight, and quiet moments seem few and far between. But I’ve learned that if I make the choice to be with the Lord first thing in the morning, my outlook on life that day and my ability to handle things seems to go so much smoother.
Also, we've had to change my mindset on having a quiet time. Spending time with the Lord in the morning doesn’t end when we say “amen” and put our Bible back on the shelf. We've just invited the King of Kings to participate in our day. So, we get up from spending time with the Lord in the morning and start eagerly looking for His hand of activity in my life.
We think about the Bible verses we read that morning and look for ways to apply them to our life that very day. We watch the circumstances that come our way hour by hour and ask the Lord to constantly give us wisdom to process life in the way that would be most honoring to Him. Our mindset is healthier, our attitude more positive, and our ability to extend grace to those who rub us the wrong way is increased just by setting aside some time to be with the Lord.
If you are struggling with having quiet time with the Lord each day, try these helpful ideas:
* Be honest with God and admit your struggle. Ask God to give you the desire to set aside time to be with Him.
* Start with just a small amount of time. Even if it is just 5 minutes at first, give this 5 minutes solely to the Lord without any other distractions. Over the next weeks and months, your desire for more time with Him will increase.
* Use a version of the Bible that lends itself to study. I use the NIV Life Application Study Bible and I love it. It helps me understand the context each book was written in and gives me commentaries to understand specific verses.
* Ask God for understanding as you read the Bible. When I first started reading the Bible I had a hard time, so I started praying that God would open my spiritual eyes to see the truths in a life changing way for me.
* Write some of the verses that seem most applicable to your life on 3x5 cards and use them in your prayers. For example, Matthew 6:19-20 says, “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth… But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven.” So, I could use this verse in my prayer time by praying, “God, help me to know how to store up treasures in Heaven. Help me to relinquish my tight hold on my earthly possessions so I can use them to build your kingdom now. Show me how to best use that which you have blessed me with. Give me your mindset for the money I have.”
Dear Lord, I want a more vibrant relationship with You and I know having a daily quiet time is an important part of that. Help me make this my most important priority each day, no matter how busy life is. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Sunday, June 15, 2008
Happy Father's Day Lord! ...The just man walks in his integrity: his children are blessed after him - Proverbs 20:7.........
Good evening bloggers...Please allow me to share you our day --- This morning --as soon as we woke up......Destiny gave her gift to her dad.... And at first...It was all quiet.... till I heard a loud scream from my hubby....ha ha ha.. He was soo happy 'coz i know he's been wanting to experience to ride a racing car..and actually go for 175 mph...So, we gave him the gift certificate and he will experience it next week....More pics next week.... --We all got ready to go to church, and this is our 2ND service at this church. The church name is Life changers church and pick up my mom.... Great service today by Pastor Gregory Dickow...Sooo anointed by the Holy Spirit...How great is Our God...He is OUR Father that knows it all..God knows what we went thru and what were going thru but He is soo loving, merciful God and and HE is always there for us for whatever reason..Everything is in his hands. My husband and I was in tears because no matter what happened....... GOD IS ALWAYS THERE for us!
Right after service --- we went to the restaurant to celebrate Father's Day .......
Today was also my friend Rain's graduation Party.....Congrats Rain!!! We always knew you'd make it....We love you....I wasn't really planning of going today since we all just got back from St.Louis...But I'm glad we did.....It was all worth it.... Plus God spoke to me at the service today... One of the message was " To live your life, enjoy your day,visit someone, encourage someone, bring some food to someones home and don't wait for an invitation..:....Well, since I've been thinking and missing my friends sooo much...Today was a good opportunity to see them.... I also know how it feels especially this is a big important day for her...I'm sure she wanted to share it with her friends..So, she was really surprise to see us there.....Well, this is my update for today....
Here some of the pictures ( it's all mix pictures from this weekend)
Hope y'all had a blessed Father's day!
Blessed and Joy!
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