Showing posts from February, 2017

Reminiscing White Beach, Puerto Galera

Here's a post from my old WordPress blog which I wrote four years ago. The rates may no longer be applicable, I haven't check, but will update this post once I have the numbers. :)  =================================================

There's a lot of reason why Puerto Galera is one of the top tourist destination here in the Philippines. Situated in Oriental Mindoro, the 7th largest island in the country; Galera offers the beach lovers, diving enthusiasts and even the curios travelers a treat of adventure, relaxation and discoveries.
It's uncomplicated to go to Puerto Galera even when you go there by commute, it's just three hours away from Manila! Cubao and Pasay-Buendia terminals have buses that leave every hour to Batangas Port. I recommend riding either JAM transit or BLTB for travel convenience. It would be a two hours bus ride to Batangas Port, bus fare is P150 for ordinary buses and P180 for aircon buses.

Once in Batangas Port, you have to ride a RORO (boat) to go …

Jim Cymbala on Why Sometimes a Blessing Becomes a Curse, and How to Have a Heart that God Cannot Resist

"The problem was, God was speaking but nobody was listening,"the Brooklyn Tabernacle Pastor Jim Cymbala wrote in the first chapter of his fourth book The Life that God Blesses pertaining to a popular televangelist's downfall. He titled the chapter "The Man Who Wouldn't Listen" and talked about why not listening to God's voice of correction and direction, can turn things out of control. "Things went from bad to worse, which is what usually happens when people turn their backs on God,"he continued on the next pages.

Pastor Cymbala believed that in order to live a life that is pleasing to God, one must get in tune with what pleases Him. He detailed that there's a certain kind of heart that God seeks and that He long to bless. One of the traits the Lord delights in, is a listening heart, a heart that wants to hear what the Alpha and Omega is saying, and a heart that not only listen but most importantly, obey.

"The truth is, no matter how d…