On August 5th, Tiny Diapana posted a note on her Facebook page after attending the 26th Iligan National Writer’s Workshop (INWW). She was raped: To get to…… Read more “Make Some Noise”
If God is sovereign, up to where does our free will extend? If all the days of our lives are “ordained” for us and “written in God’s book” before one of them “came to be”, are we really, truly free? Do we have free will in the face of a sovereign God, who hardens hearts or softens them based on His mercy and will?
Is our salvation something we choose or is grace truly irresistible?
If God prepared good works for us to do in advance, can we truly say no?
We’ve all been there. We look back and suddenly realize that, wow, more than eight years have gone by since our Bipolar I diagnosis and we’re still…… Read more “The Ultimate Bipolar I Survival Guide”
A guide for those of you who are drowning. Also, see Dory, Finding Nemo
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When I am depressed, I cannot move. And right now, as I write this, six days have passed since I felt myself falling into it. The problem is placed. What, I wonder, must the solution be? What must I do when I cannot move?
Made from the rib of man, made by God to cleave to man, you are all soft insides and secret smiles and loud laughter. You beautiful, coveted creature, I beg you: do not make yourself less. You are made for more.
There was a buang in the old house on Mahogany Street.
In Palu, Indonesia, the death toll of more than 1400 people continues to rise as rescue efforts turn out unfruitful. And there is nothing I can do about that.
Your high school best friend was the first person to validate sadness for you— to ascertain its existence, its being.