Yes, I’m choosing joy. No, that does not mean it’s easy. I have the inner battle every day between joy & depression. Some days I’m barely hanging on to that joy. But it’s still there. I can still be sad & have joy. My joy comes from Christ in me, not the circumstances around me.


Praise God for breathing life into dry bones.

I can’t love people, but I know you can. Please love people through me because it’s impossible without you.

"God loves you more in a moment than anyone could in a lifetime." (via raininggrace)
"Those who eventually leave everything in God’s hand will eventually see God’s hand in everything." (via dcvnguyen)

I turned 24 today.

A few years ago, I thought I would have my life figured out by now, or at least pretty close to it.

To be honest, there are days when I worry about what my future holds for me, but waking up and knowing that God has created me for a purpose destroys all the worries.

His plans are always better than my dreams, and I will rest my confidence in Him alone.

"Never believe the devil’s lies about your worth. Always see yourself the way God sees you. Beautiful, worthy, SAVED." Note to self: You Are Saved
"No love life, grade, status, wealth, person, relationship, amount of money, or position can secure you and give you the peace, happiness and contentment that a relationship with Jesus Christ can. Always remember that, beloved. He is the only sufficiency we’ve all been looking for." Journal Entry, 03/07/14 (via godsradicaldaughter)
Father and Daughter


You heard me cry and the sound drew you in.

My tears wash against your feet, but you persist.

“I’m not worth it; I’m not worth it,” I keep on saying.

“But you are. Of course, you are,” you insist.


You gather me in your arms, your hands on my back;

You sing to me your love, sing with all your heart.

“How can I not love you? I am your rock;

I will be here forever; I won’t let you fall apart.


“How can I not love you? I am your Creator;

I’d been with you since day one; and I could not leave—

Not when you sinned, not even when you cursed;

Not even when you lost control whenever you are peeved.


“How could you think I’ll ever stop? You are my daughter;

I gave up my life, so you could have a new one.

There is nothing that a father would want to see better

Than His child fully secured in His love and plan.”

God gave us free will because He wanted sincerity. He wanted us to choose Him, and only Him, each and every time.

We live not for ourselves, but to glorify God.

Whether you’re falling deeply in love with Jesus or feeling farther from Him, whether you’re on top of the world or stuck in the gutter, choose to worship Him.

He will deliver. I should know.


Whenever I see someone someone texting in church: “Um unless you’re texting Jesus, you can put your phone away.”

"I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between." Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (via observando)
"God’s love saved me from me." six word story, #23
"I have looked at you
in millions of ways and
I have loved you in each"
Haiku (via timedoesnotexisthere)
Saved by His grace.

Hello there, stranger!
Jane. Filipina. Los Angeles, CA

This blog will be mostly about who God is in my life, but I will be posting random stuff as well. You can check my prose and poetry to see who I used to be. But now, I am fierce of lover of Jesus Christ. I draw my strength from His faithfulness, my peace from His love and my identity from His grace.
John 3:30


Ask | Prose | Poetry
SixWordStories | Songs | Quotes
DearFutureHusband | Black&White
Book Reviews | Day-to-day Entries
Inspiration | Reblog Blog | Replies
Talk to me.Archivepage