No I am not in London. I'm starting the year reading Tim Keller's book but wanted a more colorful reminder and not just post a book cover - title of the book is "King's Cross."
Day one of the annual seven days of prayer and fasting. Every Nation's annual gathering of churches worldwide. It is a moment to consecrate oneself before the Lord and to seek Him. It is also a moment to acknowledge that God is at the center of our lives and that apart from Him life does not work.
Marie celebrates her birthday with the girls again. Happy birthday Sweetie. Almost every year Marie's birthday coincides with our annual prayer and fast, this year we had one more big meal and ice cream. Here's the old video of your surprise party last January 4, 2009.
On December 17, 2011 the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan in Mindanao (Southern tip of the Philippines) was hit by a terrible typhoon that killed dozens of people and knocked down power lines and displaced tens of thousands of people.
The Christmas season in the Philippines starts in November and lazily ends in January. Filipinos love to eat and have fun. Part of the reason for the never ending season is the number of Filipinos who live overseas and come home to the familiar easy going holiday season – there’s nothing quite like it in the world.
It's been almost four years since I stopped blogging. The reason is because I have been writing a book that is to be published in the United States in September. Between my day job and the added project blogging was just undoable.
Carla holding a plate of fresh Philippine vegetables with quail eggs. Kristie holding deep fried pig's knuckles unbelievably delicious it will give a German Schweinshaxe a run for its money. Marie is with fresh water Philippine tilapia fish. Not shown in picture is the bulalo soup - a Philippine soup delicacy that is made from beef shank and bone marrow.