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"You'll never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option."
Yesterday, I got to prove that yet again. 
Since I have been in a relationship with my headache for a week now and with my toothache for more than a month already, I finally decided to set an appointment with my dentist. 
I told her I still have work in the afternoon so we scheduled it in the morning. She said two hours is more than enough. 
My headache was still killing me softly so I got up a little late. Traffic was also bad, so by the time I was seated on the dental chair, it was already 11AM. My dentist said we can finish by 1PM. 
It wasn't my first time to undergo tooth extraction, and I thought to myself, heck, I've been through two surgeries already, this should be easy. 
After several shots of anesthesia, my dentist was ready to extract the tooth that has been causing me pain. After two hours, she still wasn't able to get it. Apparently, it wasn't just a simple tooth e…

All About His Grace

How To Be Me?
...sit still, look pretty
Yes, it's that simple. 
I wish it were. 
I wish I have a comfortable life, but I don't. 
On April 21, 2011, I wrote this on my journal: 
Five years from now, I see myself as a successful woman with a stable and growing career in the field of writing, education or research, and online communication, a happy and fulfilled marriage, at least two beautiful kids, a business of my own, and a cause I have fought and will continue to fight for. Pretty much a balanced and abundant life - mentally, financially, emotionally, and spiritually. 
More than five years after, everything still remains a vision. Because while I have my plans, God has His own, and I chose to believe they're better, more beautiful than mine. 
So how am I now? Where am I now? 
Not much has changed. Except for the fact that I'm now living alone. And while I'm still working at the Global Mission Center, I am now entrusted with a bigger responsibility (and it's s…