Tales and Dusts

diving into a twisting river of thoughts

Obedient When It’s Convenient

“The most astounding thing about Jesus is that He is brutally honest about His feelings yet absolutely submitted to the will of God.”
-Timothy Keller

My closest friends and family know that one topic I’ve always felt so strongly about is Lordship, to the point that I recently got into a fairly heated discussion with my parents and brother as we argued the requirement of obedience and the presence of grace. It’s something I always point my friends back to, and it’s something I constantly fight to apply in my life as well.

In relation to it, one thing I noticed is that a lot of Christians can quickly obey when God asks of them small things, yet they can’t when it comes to the big things. And I’ve heard justifications wherein they say that they’re not usually like that, it’s just that this one’s too hard, failing to…

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To UP PEP SQUAD: Nope, you don’t deserve that “TRES”


Approximately 100 hours after the disappointing result of #UAAPCDC2015, I, together with the thousands of fans, still can’t get over UP Pep Squad’s recent loss.

The shock and dismay in your eyes when you were announced as 2nd runner-up finishers is still haunting. The denial that we keep on pushing far to the back of our minds keeps on fighting its way back to our consciousness. The pain of seeing you guys put up a gallant fight only to be depreciated by some still clenches our gut.

But this is not about us.

This is about you, the UP Pep Squad, and our humble efforts to cheer you up outside the chaotic UAAP CDC.

You performed what could be one of your best performances, if not the best, you’ve had in years. We hope that the UP community’s support to the team was evident enough during the competition. In case…

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