A Glimpse of Myself through God’s Eyes

CBN.com - The anesthesiologist told me moments before the C-Section was complete that when I heard the “really loud suction noise” that I could stand up and look over the curtain that separated me (and my wife’s head) from the area where they were performing major surgery. All at once he exclaimed, “That’s it!” I jumped up and much to my surprise […]

A Love Letter for the Father, on Father’s Day

CBN.com — For all things you’ve lead me through and taught me And for promising me that you will never leave me Through and through you’ve shown me the ropes Helping me in anything and everything I face Everyday you’re there for me by simply calling your name Rarely do I get to thank you enough. So on this special […]

Never Too Late for a Second Chance

Never Too Late for a Second Chance

PARAÑAQUE CITY — It is not always that inmates willingly share their stories, but Roman Abari is an exception. Poverty pushed the father of three to sell illegal drugs so he can free his family from misery and give them a better life. “I thought selling prohibited drugs would elevate my family’s condition, but it caused them to suffer greatly,” […]

Happy Father’s Day, Abba!

Happy Father’s Day, Abba!

This Father’s Day, I celebrate the tireless and tender love of our Father in heaven and rejoice in the precious times that earthly dads have mirrored this love to me. Let me share a few stories that stand out. Father, Full of Grace. How can I forget a father’s open arms reaching out towards his teenage son that finally admitted […]

My Father’s Eyes

CBN.com – Father’s day brought up some memories for me this year since my father has been deceased for a long time.   I hesitated to speak on this subject because I do not have the fondest recollections of my father. Yet, as a Christian I have forgiven him for his neglect, and have realized how he suffered much torment as a nonbeliever […]

Provision for a Provider

Provision for a Provider

DILASAG, Aurora — Donned with a pair of flippers and wooden goggles he made himself, Reynaldo Corpuz clutched a short spear on his right hand. He dove straight into the violent waters of the Pacific to catch fish for his family. But for this hardworking father, the responsibility of putting food on the table doesn’t end there. He also looks […]

Abba’s Child

CBN.com – Especially around Father’s Day each year I am thankful for my dad and my three kids. I also remember “the Father from whom all fatherhood derives it’s name” (Ephesians 3:15). To appreciate God as your Father everyday is something we you can learn to do — even if your relationship with your father was painful for you. A […]

Love on Crutches

Love on Crutches

Many persons with disabilities (PWDs) are still at a loss in finding their place in our society—trying to win our respect, approval, and love. Admittedly, we ignore, pity, or even discriminate the “differently abled,” thinking they are less capable than us. It may be difficult to have someone dear to us suffer from a lifelong handicap. But John Paul Paulino […]

Heaven’s Father

CBN.com - I was only seven-years-old but hungered deeply for God. Then life happened. Years advanced and my earlier longings waned with independence and new friends. Father God waited. The depth of His patience cannot be measured by our limited minds. Months stretched into years before I became hungry again. In fact, I was starving. Starved for everything. Like the prodigal, I […]

Love at 30,000 Feet

CBN.com – All the passengers were settling into their seats when there seemed to be a small commotion at the plane’s entrance. A middle-aged man carrying his severely disabled teenage son struggled to negotiate the tight turn behind the cockpit as they headed for their seats in the first row. The boy’s mother tried to protect his head from injury as the […]

Mirror Image

CBN.com – Saturday was grass-cutting day. This is a chore I dread due to my lack of strength in being able to start the lawnmower. Since some tasks are easier for men, and starting a lawnmower is one of them, sometimes I do succeed in getting it started, but not this day. Have you heard that women can do almost anything a […]