Empty Nest with my Homeschoolers

We talked about this day. We prayed and sought advice. We had long discussions.  This school year we finally walked into a new season for my older children: Sabrina and Matthew.  After 9 years of homeschooling, we have decided to take a new path for their education and bring them back to conventional school.  We did everything last minute. We let them take the exams last week of March. We enrolled them just before school orientation.  We bought their school needs the day before actual school. The truth is it was hard. It was hard for me to finally...

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Celebrating Motherhood

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the (wo)man that trusts in him. – Psalms 34:8 There is nothing more wonderful for me to witness than to see a mother succeed in her motherhood journey. I know we all have second guessed ourselves. I know that many feel like they are walking in the dark and it can be very overwhelming. But let me assure you that we have a God who from the very beginning designed that we would be capable and would bring Him glory as He gives us the calling to be MOTHERS....

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Phuket of grace

I am writing this on board SQ916 back to Manila as we conclude our 2017 summer family trip in Phuket. I want you to know first, that one of our family values is to travel together and share Jesus to the world. In all honesty because we are a big family of 7, it always almost feels impossible to do this because the cost are multiplied by how many we are. The trip can just literally be expensive. I can testify today we are on this family trip based on God’s overflowing grace. We may not be rich, but...

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The Annual Family Meeting

Companies at the start of the year call for company planning to strategize their business battle plans for the year. We have mounted events for corporations cascading their vision and strategies for the year.  We also believe in giving a clear direction to our people that we apply the same principle in our own business.  Seeing this to be an effective tool to move our business from A to B.  John and I decided that we will apply the same principle in our family.  We have made it our family tradition to hold an annual family meeting. We would either...

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Couple Time

We ticked off another bucket list in our travel experience. The great planner – my husband booked a year in advance a trip he has always dreamed of going to the Republic of Maldives.  Maldives is in South Asia south west of India and Sri Lanka. It’s a total of 8 hour plane ride from Manila – Kuala Lumpur – Male.   This trip is a gift from the Lord. We were offered to try one of these timeshare promotions in Phuket. It offers you a free stay at their resort in return to hear out their offer. Though...

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