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recent(y hired to be a preschoo( teacher, 4rika shares that that seeing her mother help so many kids through their formative years inspires her to do the sa)e. 1s –or her –ather 9un 3ruz, 4rika proc(ai)s “My father inspires me to be accepting, patient, understanding, and loving to other people and to myself. He inspires me to seek God in my life and to just be myself.” 2iboy, who is current(y workin— in the hospita(ity industry, looks up to his father’s character and traits as the leader of the family. “My dad constantly inspires me to be a real man, and to denounce the false and worldly man that the society has created. My dad always confronted every wrong action, every wrong opinion, no matter what, no matter where, and no matter when.” He also said that no matter how busy and tired and stressed his dad is, he never fails to ind time for his family. 2iboy said that he s never pressured to beco)e (ike his dad. “If there’s anything I’d like to achieve right now, it is to strive to be ‘better’ than my parents, in a sense that I want to eventually surpass their level of knowledge in our faith, and surpass their hunger and radical service for God.” 9ordan, –or his part, said that bein— the e(dest son o– a we((-(iked Senior leader in ;orth 3, he is very proud o– his –ather. rather than –ee(in— pressured to (ead, 8 –ee( )otivated and inspired, he said. 9ordan, who now works for a real estate company, desires to take on a bigger role in the Community someday.
“I feel that God is working in my life by allowing me to grow spiritually with the opportunities that Community is giving me. I can honestly say that I am growing as a Christian man through Ligaya’s formation process, service opportunities and Christian obedience, 9ordan adds. Erika continues to see God’s faithfulness in her life, especially now that she is starting her teaching career. “God continues to work in me through giving me a loving and supportive family that helps me handle my adjustments in my new work and life’s uncertainties. Having the knowledge that my God is loving and faithful assures me that things will be okay in the end,” she says, as she pins her hope in her –avorite 2ib(e verse psa() our sou( waits –or the lord, who is our help and shield. May your kindness, O Lord, be upon us who have put our hope in ’ou. Indeed, putting on the identities of being Ligaya kids can do a lot of wonders, but nothing beats putting on your identity as God’s precious children.
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