Heiress of His Promise, Personal

Pasasalamat

Pasasalamat, n. gratitude or indulgence

In the past few weeks, including the closing weeks of 2017, I had a lot of fleeting moments of immense gratitude.

Noticing something I bought months ago that’s propped up on the bookshelf, or remembering an experience that was once a prayer, or seeing faces of people I have come to love all over facebook. Each time — flashes of joy spreading through my body accompanied by humbling gratitude from the overwhelming realisation of the love from my ever-faithful God.

Here are some things that have made me feel that simple but powerful gratitude.

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Character & Leadership, Heiress of His Promise

“This is Enough.”

Last Sunday, this was my take-home line from the preaching. That day, we talked about the importance of not making money or other achievements our treasures, but that we lay up true, lasting treasures in heaven. A reminder to control our money, lest our money controls us.

As he talked about being content with what we have and living a simple lifestyle, he said this line,

Learn to say in your heart “This is enough”.

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Creative Writing

College Bankruptcy

Prompt #9: Discuss a problem you have or have had in the past.

I’m thankful I can say that this is a problem I had in the past, now that I have been able to overcome it: the all too real college bankruptcy.

“Broke college student.”

How often do we joke about it, even when going bankrupt is no joking matter?

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