Five Years.

Note: It was difficult for me to decide if I wanted to publish this or not. Had to edited certain parts, even. But what eventually led me to just go for it was the thought of my future self telling my present self, “At one point in your life, you loved and worked and shared life with these amazing people doing crazy things that you all knew only God could pull off. Don’t forget this time. Don’t forget these people. May He complete the work that He started in all of us.”

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Held

After five crazy, full, and exciting years,
A week’s worth of tears, prayers, grief, conversations, eating whatever I could get my hands on, skin allergies, acne, and body pain,
And three tears-striken, emotional phone calls later,
I’ve decided to resign from serving in the ministry.

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Today Should’ve Been

Photo credits: Pawel Czerwinski

Today should’ve been the beginning of a four-day major event at the office.

I could only imagine how it would be run: the directors piling in from different parts of the country, the program cues running, the documentation team scattering to capture moments of the event, the tech team flashing the slides and graphics, the music team leading the participants to a time of worship, and our speaker delivering a message that he has prayed and thought about for months.

But right now, I am at home and I could only imagine what this event would have been because yesterday, Taal volcano started spewing ash.

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