Use Praise as a Weapon of Warfare

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by Gordon Robertson A friend from Malaysia recently called to say he felt impressed by the Lord to pray for America. He shared an encouraging word from 2 Chronicles 20—the story of how King Jehoshaphat led his nation to a great victory through prayer […]

MBA: Master at Being Alive

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by Yay Padua-Olmedo I take my hat off to them: Those who never tire of  studying or going to school. In the university where I teach, when someone says, “Doctor,” almost everyone in the faculty room would turn to acknowledge […]

Under Control

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by Yay Padua-Olmedo He (or they) must be pretty smart―whoever makes things seem easy-breezy and orderly at airports. Fly with me to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), California, the United States’ second busiest airport and the fourth worldwide. Its 2013 […]

Forced To? Chose To?

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by Jojo Baldo An Oppressive Edict  During the Roman occupancy, a law provided every Roman citizen senyorito privileges. Any Israelite could be compelled to carry for a Roman anything for at least one mile: farm products, pail of water, a […]

His Mercies Are New Every Morning

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I get so unpredictable at times. I guess, everyone of us has that side of himself that gets so annoying sometimes. It’s funny that the more I become conscious about it, the more I begin to fail, the more I […]

Disruptive

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by  Yay Padua-Olmedo What would tend to disrupt your day? The dictionary says something is “disruptive” if it creates disorder or confusion. It does not refer to mere interruption―which just breaks the continuity or uniformity of a process. Disruption connotes […]

Model Kylie Bisutti Redefines Beauty

Model Kylie Bisutti Redefines Beauty

Former Victoria’s Secret model Kylie Bisutti discusses her transition out of modeling because of the conflict between her faith and the fashion industry’s treatment of women. Originally posted in CBN.com    

Seven Deadly Food

Seven Deadly Food

Here’s a list of food that can compromise your health. Check if any of these is your favorite: 1) French Fries 2) Ice cream and doughnuts 3) Hamburger 4) Iced Tea 5) Junk Foods 6) Instant Noodles 7) Sweetened Pork […]

Sobering Thought

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By Yay Padua-Olmedo In just a few blinks, life can take you on a tail spin ride—from humdrum to convoluted, from luxurious to impoverished, from sane to nutty—or vice versa. All it takes is one incident—a fire, a life threatening […]

Stress-Free: Heal Yourself with Generosity

Stress-Free: Heal Yourself with Generosity

by Lorie Johnson, CBN News From preventing cancer and heart disease to building self-esteem, overwhelming evidence proves generosity is good for your mental and physical health. Dr. Michael McKee, a psychologist at Cleveland Clinic, develops ways to enhance the inner […]

Amnesia Girl

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It’s not easy to forgive. Every girl who has been hurt knows that. I remember a time I got hurt by a friend I had trusted so much. I didn’t know it would hurt that bad when a friend leaves […]

Minding My Mind

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by Felichi Pangilinan-Buizon, co-host, The 700 Club Asia One morning, I got an S.O.S. text from my son who needed help in getting some costumes. Because of horrible road congestion, I was concerned that he would not be getting his […]

Give Up to Give Thanks

Give Up to Give Thanks

By Felichi Pangilinan-Buizon, co-host of The 700 Club Asia It was particularly hot that day as my kids and I walked from the parking lot to the mall entrance. As we entered the elevator, immediately our youngest noticed the change […]

Expletives Or Love

Expletives Or Love

By Yay Padua-Olmedo “I love you!” I hardly heard those words when I was growing up. I happen to have been born to a family where affection was hardly expressed in words. “I love you!” just hovered about like a […]

Which Brand Do You Trust?

Which Brand Do You Trust?

By Yay Padua-Olmedo “Ownership of mind.” In Marketing or Advertising, this refers to consumers thinking of a certain brand first for a specific need, e.g., Coca-Cola for thirst, or McDonald’s for one’s burger craving. Both brands enjoy “brand equity” among […]