We know that as Christians we are to love God, to love our fellow believers and to love those that don't know Jesus yet. We are to love them the same way that Jesus loves us, which as you know is with unconditional love. So in other words we are to be people who think of others and not only of ourselves. At times this is not an easy thing to do. We are prone to being self consumed with our own lives, problems and needs. However God is calling us to take upon ourselves some of the problems and needs of other people. Actually if the truth be known, when we do this it really is the key to a better and happier life. It was during my last high school Christmas party when I experienced what loving one another really means. I was very prepared for that day not knowing that some of my friends were affected by the storm last night and everybody was supposed to be happy excited and hopeful but even though we were not able to celebrate our Christmas party I was able to experience how to love my fellow men in Cagayan de Oro City and instead of celebrating a party on our own we donated everything that was supposed to be our preparations for the party. We donated our food, the gifts, clothes to the victims of the flood Sendong in macasandig Cagayan de Oro City. Saturday two weeks after the flood we volunteered to help in repacking the clothes that we need to distribute to the victims of Sendong. We need to repack donations from different provinces in the Philippines and we were able to repack at least 500 sacks for the infants, adults and the teens, alike. At first I felt awful but then I thought of what I was doing would be for the sake of my fellow men and that I should be thankful that GOD spared me and my family form the flood Sendong and that I should help them to recover from what happened.
Since the experience is still vivid from the visions among the cagay-anons about the tragedy of Sendong, the acts behind the disaster still remain and remembered among the...
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