Tag Archives: Jesus

Jesus the Carpenter

By Lauren V. Macaraeg Jesus was a carpenter. The thought popped into my head last night while I was nursing a headache from too much writing (and no matching jogging to clear the cobwebs from my head while my foot … Continue reading

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The Birthday Gift

By Lauren V. Macaraeg My friend gave me a #Birthday gift the other day. She said, “Sabi ko kay Lord kanina, gusto kita bigyan ng gift kaya lang wala akong pera today. Sabi sa akin ni Lord, ‘Bigyan mo siya … Continue reading

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The Unexpected God: The Piece of Me I Didn’t Know I Needed

By Lauren M. God comes to us in unexpected forms, moves in our lives in unexpected ways, and asks us to respond in unexpected ways. And I don’t always like that. Because it could mean that our whole world – … Continue reading

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How Something that Seems Boring is a Reflection of God’s Love

By Lauren M. A parent running in front of a truck to push her child out of harm’s way, a stranger rushing inside a burning building to rescue people whom he doesn’t even know, a man impulsively asking the woman … Continue reading

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Surprised by Life

By Lauren M. My friend Biday asked for goldfish during our group’s Christmas exchange gift several years ago. Our friend, who happened to pick Biday’s name, asked me if I could keep the fish she bought overnight before the day … Continue reading

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What is Best?

By Lauren M. A group of girls I know participated in an activity a few months ago. They were asked to pretend that the president of the country was kidnapped and that they were given the responsibility of hiring skilled … Continue reading

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“Willing to Wait?”

By Lauren M. “Willing to wait?” is the automatic question that I get asked in local fast food restaurants when the food item that I want to order (fried chicken! Tuna pie! French fries! Ice cream!) is not immediately available. … Continue reading

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