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Sean Si Batanes 2015

How I Learned to Man Up, Pursue and Love

"Weird". "Ego-centric". "Gay". "Piggy". "Stupid". Those are some of the words that I would hear about myself. Thrown at me by different people - mostly in my young years in school. Admittedly, I wasn't the most charming kid and I really didn't know … [Read More...]

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Si-Co Wedding Invitation

I’m Getting Married!

Almost 5 years ago, I started this blog. God and You. I was a college student who was very hopeful to take off and start my career and earn money. Time flies. A month from now and I'm a married man. What you don't know is that this is not what I had in mind. Life was tougher than I thought My … [Read More]

God and Marriage

Sean Si Batanes 2015

How I Learned to Man Up, Pursue and Love

"Weird". "Ego-centric". "Gay". "Piggy". "Stupid". Those are some of the words that I would hear about myself. Thrown at me by different people - mostly in my young years in school. Admittedly, I wasn't the most charming kid and I really didn't know any better. Looking back, I realize that those … [Read More]

God and Purity

Sexual Fulfillment

How Pornography Killed the Real Men

This is the question lots of women are asking lately: "Where have all the men gone?", "Where are the real men?" Here's the short answer: They died. No, not literally. They died because they stopped growing up. They got stuck being boys. And the real reason behind that? Porn. You heard me … [Read More]

God and the World

Christian Entrepreneur

The Struggles of a Christian Entrepreneur

It's been four years since I started doing business in the Internet marketing industry. I deal with SEO and offer my services to clients around the globe. It isn't easy. In fact most people think it's hard. It isn't hard, really. It is impossible. Webmaster's Note: It's been a while since I wrote … [Read More]

God and Wisdom

God and Compromise

God and Philosophy

Division of Churches

Division of Churches and Gray Areas

I'm going to get lots of opinions publishing this post. However I'd be less of a man if I say that I don't have my own. I'm saddened by recent news with what's happening to a local church I used to attend when I was younger. Who I am and why I'm Writing this I write this not as a critic, skeptic … [Read More]

God and You

The Gospel

Why Christians need the Gospel More

We hear the gospel at some point in our lives and we do two main things: accept it or reject it. Christians are people who have accepted the gospel. The problem is, us modern day Christians fail to see is that we still needs the gospel in our daily Christian walk. The Satan Strategy "We begin our … [Read More]

Love and Relationships

Sean and Apple - Batanes

She’s the One

When you see the gleam in her eyes for the first time The charm in her voice The grace of her smile When you see how she moves and whispers You are captivated When you see the kindness she shows to people you usually don't Or how she thinks of others to the point of losing herself The love … [Read More]

God and the Heart

Dealing with the Past

How to Accept a Person’s Past

Just this week I met with a friend for lunch to talk about his concerns. It's not an out-of-this world problem. In fact, it's a common problem that a lot of couples today face. You see, my friend is at a crossroads in life. I've been there before. There are two main roads to take - the rich, … [Read More]

God and Choice

parable of the prodigal son

The Big Choices in Life

I truly believe that God is in control of everything. Both hurtful and joyful experiences in our lives. Recently, I encountered a conflict with a person very dear to me. This is what I learned... I learned that you can become better thru trials and conflicts. I learned that faith in God and … [Read More]

People who Changed my Mind

Black Leather Shoe

A Story on Getting Kicked While you’re Down

Have you ever had that moment in your life when you felt like an ultimate failure? When everything seems to be going wrong. No. Worse than wrong. Depressing. There's a story about a king who had that moment. He was thrown dust and stones at while he was in exodus of his very own kingdom. King … [Read More]

God and Faith

Poor Widow Tithe

How do you Know when you are Giving Enough?

There was this conversation I had with my fiancee wherein we were talking about knowing how much we should give. Sure, tithing is giving a tenth of your income to God but what about offerings? What about giving to missionaries? To a noble cause? Here's how we concluded to give to others. Giving … [Read More]

God and Reality

Personal

Merry Christmas from God and You

Merry Christmas God and You Readers!

It's been an awesome 2014. I have nothing but thankfulness and gratefulness to the Lord for all the blessings and mercy and grace - and most especially for the salvation that He has freely given us through Jesus. Here are some of the blessings that I'll always be thankful to God for this