DO WE HELP OR HINDER?

After our series in church entitled “Blueprint,” I was once again reminded of the biblical design of God for man and woman: he was designed to lead and she was designed to help.

Unfortunately, whether it’s the influence of the media, or because of one’s personal experience, a lot of men have not stepped up to the plate and have taken on a life of passivity. But this blog is not to address men, but all of you women who are reading this, including me.

We are called to be man’s helpmate or helper. Do we help or do we hinder? Often times, we are the first to criticize the men in our lives… our husbands, our fathers, our brothers, our sons, our male friends. We discourage instead of encourage, we put down instead of build up. We don’t trust them enough to make the right decisions and we rob them of opportunities for maturity. They will make mistakes, that’s for sure, and they will fail at times, but mistakes and failure can build their character.

We clearly see that a lot of men have fallen short of God’s calling for them to lead, but could it be possible that we women have failed in our calling to be their helper too?

So my challenge to us is this: Let’s start with the important men in our lives. Let us start appreciating them for their efforts to lead and protect and provide and allow them to make important decisions. Let us do our best to build them up with our words and prayer and help them become who God has called them to be.

OFFICIALLY A STAGE MOM

It was around four years ago when our daughter, Janina, realized how much she enjoyed performing on stage. Since then, every summer was spent on musical theater workshops and voice lessons. She was serious about developing her talent and building her confidence in front of people. So when Janina auditioned for Sound of Music, I knew it meant the world for her to get the part. We are grateful to God for giving her this opportunity. Hopefully, this is only the start. 🙂

Having said that, it is with great pleasure that I invite you to watch her. Here are her playdates:

  • October 16, Sunday 3pm
  • October 19, Wednesday 8pm
  • October 29, Saturday 3pm
  • October 30, Sunday 3pm
  • November 2, Wednesday 8pm
  • November 5, Saturday 8pm
  • November 9, Wednesday 8pm
  • November 18, Friday 8pm
  • November 19, Saturday 3pm
  • November 23, Wednesday 8pm
  • November 26, Saturday 8pm
  • December 2, Friday 8pm
  • December 3, Saturday 3pm
  • December 8, Thursday 8pm
  • December 10, Saturday 8pm

Tickets are available at Ticket World outlets or call 8919999. Please take note that they offer 20% discount to senior citizens and 10% discount to students. Bring your I.D. when you buy.

Hope you can watch!