Was Lost And Has Been Found

It was May 6, 2018 when my first Feast’ testimony was published at The Feast Mall Of Asia‘s bulletin
The Feast is a weekly prayer gathering of the Light of Jesus Family, a Catholic – Charismatic community.

A Wandering Sheep. That was me. Did I find my way or I was found?

I’m an introvert. So mysterious, boring to be with, always alone, and aloof – these were the common first impression about me. The truth was, I was just afraid to be judged, criticized, and be rejected. 

Then I realized that I was afraid of my own shadow. The dark side of me was I easily judge and criticize others. I argues on anything that against my belief. I’m proud and full of pride. Close minded. Have a tough personality. I had trust issues and prefer keeping problems by myself. And because of this, I always been on my own.

I’ve been attending the Feast since July 2016 – I was always alone. Not until I decided to join the Love Life Retreat (LLR) Batch 22 on March of 2017. That retreat changed a lot of things in me. Particularly my personal, social, and spiritual beliefs.

After the retreat, my facilitator from the LLR, Bro Mark Tejares, invited me to join his Light Group (LG) at Bonifacio Global City (BGC). That time, I had no idea what a LG was. 

I was kind of cynical. I thought it was just another venue  where I would be offered business opportunities with typical punch line, “open-minded ka ba“? I thought it’s another network marketing. So I turned down Bro Mark’s invitation twice. 

He didn’t give up though. On his third invitation, I decided to give it a try.
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Is Your Cup Full?

To serve more and love more, you need to have an overflowing cup of love from within you and our God.

GOD GAVE YOU A LOVE CUP WHEN YOU SERVE.

How is your service and love cup? Puno pa ba o malapit ng maubos?

Here’s a fact:

The state of your love cup determines the state of your service or work.

Ika nga ni Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops yourself.”

Bilang isang religious servant and fellowship facilitator, expressing our love and service is inevitable. We are called to pour perfume on others, to fill their cup with the gift of ourselves.

Yet many times, we overlook where our drive to serve comes from. Our relationship with ourselves and with our Creator is the basis from which all our relationships are anchored. 
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