A Time For Everything

"Mommy, I got my permit," I told her with so much joy.

"Oh wow! Congrats anak (Anak is a Tagalog word means child)"

"You know, I was checking flights, do you want to come over here?" She added.

For a moment, I was silent. Thoughts were immediately running through my head. "Really? Omg! I would love to." excitedly I answered.

The month of June was an overwhelming month for me. There are so many things to be thankful for. I got my permit by May which is important so I can stay legally in the beautiful island of Aruba. God is so good for He never failed me. It also means, I can have a vacation outside the island and can freely come back. He opened an opportunity for me to visit U.S.A. again.

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Princess is my name and with this good news, I really feel I am a princess. I love to share stories like this to inspire others. In human thoughts, it is impossible but with God, it is possible. Why is this big deal to me? I am not the kind of person who can afford to travel. I prayed for it. Yes, that's one thing I can boast about. God simply answered my prayer and what is amazing about it, he gave me more than I expected. God's favors are overwhelming. His love is so amazing. I am really God's princess and I am proud of it.

Few months before this, I had some depression season in my life.  I wrote An Open Letter to Myself and decided to get up again. It wasn't easy for me but the Lord has been so gracious and once again helped me to see what really important in life is. It is not about having a good career which I do pray for this a lot. I could say without hesitation that my career now isn't really going well. Who would love to admit that? But even I do not have a stable job, God never ceased to provide. He reminded me that money isn't everything we need. It is Him who is everything we need. Who would have thought that someone like me would see the beauty of America? And here's another thing, if I have a regular job right now, I wouldn't be able to visit my mom and stay here for few months. Everything happens for a reason. I couldn't understand that at first but the Lord answered my question on why I wasn't able to find a regular job yet? "Be patient" and "Be still" are His words to me. He knows what He is doing and He is not against me. HE is for me and he loves me. That is for sure.

I never complain about money, I grew up learning how to be content. I experienced having nothing so the Lord taught me to be grateful when I have something. God has a specific purpose why I experienced that season in my life. Now, he is just proving His love and I am appreciating Him more. It is not because of great blessings I received but thankful because in every season He never leaves me. He's always there and will always be.

"Some of the leaders from our church (Church of Zion Aruba) will attend a conference in Georgia for few days and it would be a good idea to join them," I told mommy.

 

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I did attend the Congregational Holiness Church General Conference 2017 before I went to Mommy's place. The conference was held in Georgia. It was truly the 'times of refreshing' for me and for the rest of the group. God knows that I needed this break and He filled my heart with joy and inspiration. It's a blessing to be here. It is not just for fun but I know for sure that this vacation isn't about pleasure only but a moment where He can reveal Himself to me in a very intimate way. Truly there is a time for everything. My cry time was over it is time to laugh and rejoice.

A Time for Everything

3 There is a time for everything,
    and a season for every activity under the heavens:

    a time to be born and a time to die,
    a time to plant and a time to uproot,
    a time to kill and a time to heal,
    a time to tear down and a time to build,
    a time to weep and a time to laugh,
    a time to mourn and a time to dance,
    a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
    a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,
    a time to search and a time to give up,
    a time to keep and a time to throw away,
    a time to tear and a time to mend,
    a time to be silent and a time to speak,
    a time to love and a time to hate,
    a time for war and a time for peace.

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8

I will be writing about what I have learned and realizations from the conference on my next post. I will also post some photos of places, states we went to. There will be more. I am excited to post and share with you about God's surprises to me

I am still in the U.S.A. right now. There are so many things I want to share with you all guys!

Thank you for taking time reading my post. Blessings!

 

 

-Princess

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16 thoughts on “A Time For Everything”

  1. Hi Yhang! 🙂 This is encouraging. I’m sorry to know you’ve been through some ‘dark seasons’, di man lang kita na-kumusta. Anyway, glad you’re back sa blogosphere! Missing your song covers. God bless and enjoy your US escapades! Malapit na wedding mo! Haha!

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    1. Hehe 😜 Thank you, Marts! Okay lang. Inampon ako ni Mommy. Process pa sa pagpapagaling. But God revealed so many things na. hihi Love nya talaga ako. ❤️🙏 And yes, I will link my latest cover sa soundcloud. Ito na next na. Haha tinodo na e! 😂 Thank you.. Oo nga, konti nalang maging Mrs na ako.

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      1. Naku gustong gusto ko kaya. Iniiyak ko yan kay Lord. One day sasagutin din nya yan. Haha 😂 di pa daw time. Ito nga e d ko akalain makapunta dito e yun pa kaya alam nyang love ko ang Pinas ❤️🙏Sa tamang panahon daw. 😝

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  2. Solid article. Fun to read. You are getting better at this, hehe.

    I like how you emphasize how good God is to us even though we do not deserve any of it.
    He really is showing his perfect patience to us.

    Thank you for the article! I love you, baby ko ❤ Ikaw na.

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  3. Hi Yhang! Nakaka-bless ang sinulat mo and indeed our God is soooo loving, sooooo amazing ❤ you have been through a lot but the Lord's mighty hand is very evident in your life. Thank you for sharing your life and talents sis. Praying to see you in person, hehe…God bless you always Princess Yhang ❤

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  4. I wanna cry reading this! :’) ❤ YOU ARE A PRINCESS ATE YHANG! And God made sure you feel like one! Honored to be part of your journey and watch in awe of what God did in E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G. You always ask kung nakakapagod ka na bang pakinggan, and I always say NO. Because the truth is, journeying with you through your darkest hour and seeing this kind of breakthrough in your life is a BLESSING TO ME AS WELL. He made me see a display of glory through your life. It's like watching a fireworks display made from a neighbor's house. And you know what? It is a joy to be TRULY happy for someone and celebrate their success! It's easy to be happy for your own but there are times when people find it happy for others. And I thank God that He gave me a heart to find joy in other's success stories! And I am inspired. Inspired to stand in faith always for somebody else. Love you ate Yhang and I am so proud of you!

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