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How are you?

Welcome to my safe haven with warm hugs!

These are my stories, letters, journals, and poems about faith, hope, love, failures, and struggles which inspire me to seek Christ and to love Him more than anything. I am nothing and I am a mess without my Lord. There are sufferings along the way but Jesus always gives me peace, hope, and joy.

May this blog reminds you that you are not alone.

To live in grace is so wonderful. By His grace and for His glory. Take heart!

Merrel Ya, journal buddy

Latest Writings

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Genuine connection

It requires authenticity, vulnerability, sincerity, and accountability. It’s easy to say than done.

unwavering faith

A faith that trusts Him only when the ending is good is a fickle faith. A faith that trusts Him regardless of the outcome is real. Katie Davis Majors
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if it matters to you, it matters to God

He knows our hearts and minds, He sees us and He remembers us. He understands every tiny bits of us because He created us.

My first written blog

Scribbling God’s faithfulness in my life.

Hello there!

I am a teacher by profession who falls in love in writing. This is how I breathe, I learned that if you write joyfully it turns into beautiful memories and if you write in pain it turns into lessons. I write because it liberates me; when I already pour out my emotions and put down my thoughts, my heart, and my mind is blank sheet again ready to learn and feel new things. Actually, I am saving this blog for my future kids but may you get what you need in my personal faith walk with the LORD. I do believe we can always transpose our stories into something beautiful and meaningful whenever we allow the Great Author to guide us. Take heart, keep the faith!

Inhaling His grace, for His glory

Writing has been my airbag since then, my safe haven. It is my way to communicate to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He always fills my empty cup and empty heart. I am a sinner and I don’t deserve him but because God so loved the world, He gave his only Son that so whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believed is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. ( John 3:16-18) I am saved by His amazing grace, through Jesus!

Merrel Ya

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Stepping out in Faith

Inhaling His grace and enjoying the beauty of life. Writing about life, asking God about “kuliglig sa kanyang dibdib.”

Meryl Villaruel

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