twenty five years of grace

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Sometimes even if we're afraid to join and show up we need to force ourselves to get up and to give our best in each moment. There are many revisions in life just like in research but we can always trust the Great Author. Malayo pa man nguni't nagpapatuloy dahil sa biyaya ng Diyos.

I won't forget my yesterday's celebration, almost four years of hard work, failures, delays, discipline, perseverance, and doubts if I would still finish my graduate school but after my defense it was so surreal, malayo pa man nguni't nagpapatuloy dahil sa biyaya ng Diyos. We really need to ingrain in the process if we want to achieve something in our lives, it is not easy but it's always worth doing if its for His glory. God uses a lot of people to help me while in the process, we can't do it all alone by ourselves.

But there are times, we need to learn to stand alone, after all God is always with us. My twenty five old me was already gone and I am proud of her, she did great last season. Full of twists and turns in the wilderness, unexpected stories and people who also inspired me to strive to be better, friends who never fail to surprise me with their not so good pranks, family who never fail to take good care of me and life lessons in each day. I am beyond grateful.


Full of tests yet full of purpose. Full of revisions yet full of meanings. Full of distractions yet full of peace. Full of emptiness yet full of provisions. Full of failures yet full of promises. Full of mistakes yet full of Grace. His love is beyond measure.

May the Lord give you the desires of your heart. Grow more in His likeness and stay faithful.

Just like Abraham, God won't always tell us when, how, or where when He asks us to do something and we just need to obey each of His command and take a leap of faith to follow Him all the time. He' s always with us.

Women that I look up to in their faith walk in the Lord gave me these words and may we really desire to please Him in any season, even in dry season, in emptiness, in wilderness, in celebration, in the peak of our success and even in our downfall, may we grow in His likeness.

Even if the fig tree does not bloom
and the vines have no grapes,
even if the olive tree fails to produce
and the fields yield no food,
even if the sheep pen is empty
and the stalls have no cattle—
18 even then,
I will be happy with the Lord.
I will truly find joy in God, who saves me.
19 The Lord Almighty is my strength.
He makes my feet like those of a deer.
He makes me walk on the mountains.

Habakkuk 3:17-19

Published by Merrel Ya

A lady who has been pondering her hope into Christ, inhaling His grace, and enjoying the beauty of life. Writing about life, asking God about "kuliglig sa kanyang dibdib."

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