The Bus Stop

As a commoners and a frequent bus passenger, I found these things annoying on my part: Rubbing elbows with many passengers while waiting for a bus going to Ayala. Become like a smoke-fish because of the polluted gas emitted by public and private vehicles running in Edsa not to mention the smokes of the cigarette coming from insensitive bystander. Being bumped with different daily patient tests was not easy on my part. Overcoming all of these things because of Jesus Christ were truly a blessings to me. It serves as my ticket to take one step higher on my faith exercise called waiting.
Let me share this with you friends, these past weeks I became sensitive about men. I found them striking and a bit hard to ignore. Why? Simply because I found them attractive for the fact that like women they too are wonderfully made.

But wait, please don’t judge me right a way. I’m not a Super Christian for me not to experience this thing. I don’t even have this temptations-proof dress that will always keep me safe for me not to face any kind of temptation. Just like every woman, I have this desire to be loved but of course it’s not an excuse. Really my spirit is willing to wait for God’s best, but yet my flesh is weak.
Waiting at the bus stop is like waiting for God’s best to come. Annoying things that surrounds us may sometime discourage us, but still we keep on waiting because we are hopeful that God has something better for us to unfold. With Him, whatever happens our waiting is not in vain and whatever it takes surely God will honor our patient to wait.

Yes, sometimes it will take time; but we keep on waiting because we believe God’s best will surely come, because God will never fail to keep His promise. Agree? 
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Women, empower your heart


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Woman, did you ever felt like Adam don’t value your existence? Even you bargained your heart; the only thing you’ve got from him was a fleeting look. Or maybe you became over confident with your intuition that you “felt like” the feeling was mutual and for a shorter period of time you became emotionally attached with him and at the end you found out that his heart already belongs to someone. Ouch, surely it hurts a lot. But who’s to blame?

Woman, did you ever try this? Because you can’t wait for God’s timing in your life and doubt God’s goodness, you go beyond the limitation. You pursue him; you played the role that is naturally for Adam. You felt like you can’t contain your feelings anymore, so without thinking twice you opened the valve gate of your emotion. But the saddest part, Adam rejected your proposal and apologetically told you that you’re just a friend for him and there’s no way for you to become

his other half? Or in short you’re not the “missing rib”. Ouch, surely it hurts a lot. But who’s to blame?
Or did you ever felt like you already found your Adam? You believed that the man in front of you was destined to you. You became blind to discern the lies, because your flesh obtains pleasure from sharing a cup of tea with Satan. And when he was about to devour your soul, you became awake and you found out that it was just a dream and not reality. Ouch, surely it hurts a lot. But who’s to blame?

Surely girls, it hurts a lot. I exactly knew what it felt like, because I’ve been there before.

That is why I am bold to throw an encouragement. It’s hard on my part not to do something knowing that I can do all things through Christ who strengthen us. Woman, together let us empower our hearts. 


Know your weakness:
Women, listen we are easily deceive because it’s our nature. But it doesn’t mean that we are giving the devil a license to have a control over us.
Remember, how the devil had deceived Eve? What do you think will be the outcome if she asks first this question; “Do I trust what the serpent was saying to me? I should confirm this first to God”.
What would you think will happen before Eve believes to what the serpent was telling to her? But of course we don’t have the power to change what was written already, but remember one of the purposes of the scripture is for teaching. Let us learn from Eve experience; ask this to your self, do I trust the emotions that I am feeling right now?

Know your strength:

Ladies remember this: God will not allow the righteous to be moved. So let us not allow Satan to subvert our trust in God. Always consult our Heavenly Father before doing something, let us not act impulsively and let us bear in our minds that God is our final authority and we need to surrender ourselves to God.

We must accept personal responsibility for what we do. It will not add a pot of gold on our part if we blame others for our own failings. Lastly, let our Heavenly Father to choose the right man for you, for us.
Listen, you will gain a ton if you will ask, because the Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding (Proverbs 2:6).
Together, let us shout this out: Let me ask God’s first!
Text/Inside Lay-out/Art work: Lance

Its official: What’s Hot? Shout it out!

Finally, after weeks of praying, sorting of ideas, indoor and outdoor observation I have the official title of this electronic page (e-page, as I called it) thank God.

Oh man…of course, I need to think of it several times not just one’s, twice or trice. Why? I believe it’s like giving a name to a new born child; it’s a lifetime identity.

Originally, the title should be “VoiceofOne, take a shout!” but for some valid reason, (no need to disclose-it) I’ve changed my mind and “Shout-Out, Shout it now” was born. But most of the people around me say not to repeat words so the next thing that I did was, I made a list of the possible title, and whenever new ideas came out, I saved it on the mobile phone outbox just to make sure not to lose it even if I forget it.


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So please, don’t close this e-page, (I beg you…lol) just keep your eyes open, don’t blink and keep on reading because the story didn’t end here.
Thank you for staying with me. (lol)

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My idea is to create a lifestyle-magazine type of e-page, as I’ve shared before with my girlfriends (Yang and Cla) and part of it are to explore and make things happen, to move forward and be out of the comfort zone, to be bold, and to make everything interesting even if its simple. On top of these, is to celebrate the life that God has given to us but not to go beyond the point of displeasing Him.
Until one cold night, while walking around the metropolis God gave me this title what’s Hot? Shout it out! So without further elaboration, starting today, April 8, 2011 this will be the official name of this e-page. Hope you are glad for me, and I pray that my hands will always be like a pen of a ready writer not to discourage but to encourage the readers. Please pray the same thing for me.

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I believe if you have the ideas, don’t let it to stay inside your mind. Listen no matter how simple it is, share it because it will contribute a lot. Remember the old saying, “Big things comes from Small things.
So please, always be part of this e-page, because wherever there is Hot, I will shout it out.


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