Friday, January 27, 2012

Trumpet


Naranasan mo na bang magdasal sa Diyos, pero pakiramdam mo hindi naman Siya nakikinig kasi hindi naman Siya sumasagot? Parang text message lang, pagkatapos mong bumili ng pang-load, todo effort kang magtype gamit ang pinakaiingat-ingatan mong Nokia 5110 at piling pili pa ang mga salitang iyong ginamit tapos wala ka namang makukuhang reply. Minsan magrereply nga pero antagal naman, o kaya eh isang simpleng 'K' lang ang matatanggap mo. Nakakainis 'di ba?

Looking back, I used to feel that way. I would pray to God, try all my might to wait for His response, but hear nothing. Naalala ko pa, tumatambay pa ako nun sa mga parks o kaya sa tabi ng lake just to have an 'alone time' with Him, pero wala pa din. I even tried going from one church to another, but it only got me frustrated all the more. (Yup, church hopper ako nun.)

Hindi ko talaga Siya mahanap.

But now it's a different story. Dinig na dinig ko ang boses ng Diyos... with matching loudspeakers. I even came to a point na hindi ako makatulog dahil salita Siya ng salita. (Parang nanay ko lang kapag nagna-nag.)

"The sound of the trumpet is getting louder and louder..."

Auditory hallucination? Nababaliw na ba ako? Nag-aral ako ng Psychology ng apat na taon nung college, sa tingin ko hindi naman ako baliw.


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Announcement of winners sa aking munting patimpalak will be on the second week of February. Pasensiya na sa mga nag-aantay, naging busy kasi ang mga hurado. Andami din kasing sumali kaya ang hirap mag-judge. Muli, salamat sa mga lumahok.


10 comments:

  1. i seldom post comments sa mga blogs nyo, kasi i'd rather send personal messages. i remember we had a conversation about this at kahit wala akong sensible na reaction, i know that you are up to do something great,we all are... aren't you glad that you're finally hear the call? having known you for a while, i'm sure you'll deliver very well... i'm not sure what support you need at the moment, but we're here for you! (at least i can speak for myself) :)

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  2. Kung naririnig mo na ang salita ng diyos ng malinaw at ng malakas, ito ay nangangahulugan na natutunan mo ng magbigay ng 100 percent on hearing it. Hindi ka na nagpapadaig sa mga distractions at mga balakid sa message.

    sumaydline lang na komment pero ang totoong message ko ay aantayin ko ang result, manalo or talo, aabangan ko ang contest mo :D

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  3. been there. dumating pa nga sa point na gusto ko Siyang sisihin. pero sabi nga, lahat talaga ng bagay ay may mga dahilan. Good thing di ako sumuko.

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  4. Oh wow! let's hope you are ready. Many are called but few are chosen. Good luck paps and congratulations.

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  5. it happens all the time,
    but in the midst of the silence, that's when he speaks to you,

    but little did we know, kahit hindi siya nagsa2lita, may sinasabe na siya saten, we just have to listen closer

    and what matters din kuya is, the faith,
    :)

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  6. Naalala ko idol nung bumagsak ako sa board exam saka nung brineak ako ng ex ko dati dun ko tinanong si God bakit ganun? And I felt the emptiness in His response... Pero now I realized, hindi pala agad-agad nakikita ang kasagutan. Now I got His response loud and clear. =)

    Di man ako nakajoin sa pakontest mo... I raise my bote of beer to you idol for the initiative sa pakontest! Sana me sequel pa ang pakontest mo!

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  7. It's amazing how you can speak right to my heart
    Without saying a word, you can light up the dark
    Try as I may, I could never explain
    What I hear when you don't say a thing

    The smile on your face lets me know that you need me
    There's a truth in your eyes sayin' you'll never leave me
    The touch of your hand says you'll catch me if ever I fall
    You say it best when you say nothing at all

    All day long I can hear people talking out loud
    But when you hold me near, you drown out the crowd
    Old Mr. Webster could never define
    What's being said between your heart and mine

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  8. I like this post and I take my hats off to you for reflecting on one of the most important aspects of having a relationship with God: listening to Him.

    God actually finds many ways to talk to us. And it's a matter of whether we are intently listening to Him :)

    P.S.
    I've just read your posts at gasulero and they are great reads. Keep it up. I just wish you can add more as the last entry I think was written last October pa hehehe. Good luck and God bless, iho.

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