What is with people, that we always romanticize love? And yet when we think that “this is love” we still feel that it is not what we thought it would be? We crave for something that seems impossible and yet in our minds, we know that it does exist? How do we even know itContinue reading “It’s always been YOU”
Author Archives: Des Magisa
Watching you while waiting, sitting on the folding metal chair, listening to the noise of the cars go by – I wonder what is in your mind? How you are feeling knowing that your time is closing in and soon you will no longer be a part of the only life that you have known.Continue reading “In Silence”
As I sit here listening to the instrumental music of Tim Janis, a whirlwind of thoughts kept pouring. The pictures of devastated buildings, elderly who are fleeing, and faces of innocent children keep appearing in my mind. The news of war in Ukraine and chaos in other countries reflecting the images of suffering, poverty, andContinue reading “Heartbreak”
Lent is the season when we reexamine our lives in accordance with the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Whether you are a devout Christian or just beginning to know Christ, you are taught that Christ is “the way, the truth, and the life” to the Kingdom of God (John 14:6-7). His life and teachingsContinue reading “Examen…”
What lies within….
Recently, I was into a deep conversation with someone on how God speaks through our hearts. How he surrounds us with the right people, at the right moment, at the right time. How he protects us and leads our lives if we allow him. During my conversation, the discussion went on as to how GodContinue reading “What lies within….”
Beyond those tinsels lies, an empty heart longing for the love once knew. Beyond those smiles are tears… lost…looking back on those memories of winter gone by, hoping for a joyful future Philippians 3:13-14 Each step in the present brings us forward to a new life, a life though unknown, lives by faith, trusting thatContinue reading “Winter Hope”
What is In a Name?
I have been called different names. My name has been mispronounced several times by people. So, I always give out the cut version to make it easier for people to say it. Besides, it sounds better to hear it said correctly. Why is our name important to us? What does our name signify? Back inContinue reading “What is In a Name?”
I Am Thankful for….
Each year in the western world, Thanksgiving is a well-celebrated holiday. It is the beginning of seeing joyful faces, the glow of hope, and the time when families prepare to visit their loved ones across the miles. This year is even more exhilarating – when families were confined in their homes due to the 2020Continue reading “I Am Thankful for….”
Caught up in the past…
Once or twice a week, my daughter who lives about two hours away from home would call me on her lunch break from work. We would chat for 3-5 minutes, try to catch up and share brief updates on our jobs and life in general. Each time we hang up, for a moment, I wouldContinue reading “Caught up in the past…”
He is the God of Hope!
Wherever you are now in your life, trust, and hope in Christ. Though you may find it hard to see the good in challenging times, focus and remain in the presence of God, and allow your mind to wander through the beauty and the blessings of life. As Apostle Paul wrote in Philippians 4:4-9 4 RejoiceContinue reading “He is the God of Hope!”