Perseverance for 2016

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2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. James 1:2-4 NIV I saw a sticker of verse 4 of this chapter in […] Read more…

The Best Gift

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Christmas is here! Our kids kept reminding me to get their gifts already. What they don’t know is that I bought their gifts, kept it for a while and wrapped them using ordinary wrapping paper and placed it under the tree. The gifts had to be low-key this year 🙂 What was the best gift […] Read more…

Creating Family Christmas Traditions

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Tony Bennett singing “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…” as the background for this blog post. Every Filipino family follow Christmas traditions that were passed on from one generation to the next. We may have practices that are similar to others like the kids decorating the Christmas tree or the Mom wrapping Christmas presents. But […] Read more…

Remember to Say Thank You

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The last Pursuit Manila Gathering for the year was held over the weekend at the Knightsbridge Residences in Makati. And of course everyone was excited: taking photos, chatting, laughing and taking more photos. To be in a room filled with young(er) women who have their own businesses, who are professionals, artists and creatives was so […] Read more…

Countdown to Christmas

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As of writing, our daughter Jianne says that there are only 48 days till Christmas! Waking up in the morning gets a little harder these days. The cool breeze makes you want to pull back the blanket and go back to sleep. Christmas trees and assorted decor fill the aisles of our local bookstore. The […] Read more…

Ruth: A Woman of Character

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What positive traits would your family, close friends and co-workers say you have? Will they say you’re a kind, compassionate, or loyal? Will they call you a woman of character? For this week, we will look at one of the most envied Bible character by single women…Ruth! Why was she envied? I guess because of […] Read more…

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