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  • Simala Shrine The Place Of Peace And Healing

    Simala Shrine The Place Of Peace And Healing

    Over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. - Colossians 3:14

    The greatest blessings from Almighty God are the people you treasured in your whole life. The people who behold the essence of being who are and who you would become. The bond that links your true life is what a family brings you. They are the most precious in this world no matter how topsy-turvy your world is. And because of having this blessing, I am here with My Sweet Promises.

    Family: My Most Treasured Heirlooms

    My life in the middle of my 20's is not as busy as a bee compared a ...

  • Simala Church-Cebu Philippines

    Simala Church-Cebu Philippines

    Simala Church is where the Virgin Mary said to have appeared. There are long lines to touch the statue of the Virgin Mary. A lot of student would go there before board exams and would pray to pass. You will see a lot of pens, papers, and letters thanking Mary for answering their prayers. There are also a lot of medical miracles. While in line you will see crutches and devices displayed on the walls of the cured patients. There were people who were cured of Cancer! You will see different versions of Mary inside the church.

    From Cebu it takes about 2 and a half hours to get there by car. If y ...

  • Simala 2016

    The Simala Shrine in Sibonga also known as Cebu's Castle Church is one of the famous destinations for Mama Mary's devotees in the Visayas region. The miraculous Mama Mary was known to grant prayers from devotees who visited and prayed to her.

  • The Beautiful Simala Church

    Visiting Simala church in Sibonga, Cebu.

  • The Church of Simala Sibonga Cebu

    The Church of Simala Sibonga Cebu

    This blog is long over due; caught up in a mesh of tangled projects. I uploaded a few photos first, to get me started. I was inspired by this quote; "Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't "try" to do things. You simply "must" do things." ― Ray Bradbury.

    My husband underwent a hip decompression and a lumbar spine surgery in November 2011. Barely two months in recuperation, he developed a severe back pain recurrence, and had a second lumbar surgery in January 2012. We went to this church in February. He was ...

  • Simala Shrine Sibonga

    Simala Shrine Sibonga

    The castle-like church in Sibonga, Cebu, which houses numerous statues of the Virgin Mary and other religious relics, will be expecting a lot of devotees this month as they celebrate the upcoming Nativity of Mary which is going to be on the eighth (that'll be tomorrow). In honor of this, my first post for this month is all about the Simala Shrine.

    It was about two weeks ago when my family decided to visit this sacred place to fulfill a given promise. It's the faith that always brings us to this place over and over again and every time we come back, it's becoming bigger and better. You can d ...