about me, i am a christian, i am a dentist, i am a mission dentist

Touching People’s Lives

I’ve always wanted to be a dentist. My uncle was a dentist and I said, “I want to do that”, and when I finally became one I realized that it wasn’t so special. Haha. Actually, when younger individuals tell me they want to be a dentist, I’d always discourage them and say, “Oh do not make the mistake I made!”

Of course the main advantage you enjoy when you’re in private practice is that you have so much freedom, being your own boss and all. But that’s not much, really. It’s mostly hardwork and with very little gain. Things change, however, when you revert your focus.

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about me, i am a christian, i am a dentist, i am a mission dentist, my country: the philippines, my travels, this is life

Work to Earn to Give

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Last weekend I traveled with the Christian missionary group, Team Jesus, to serve Mangyan tribes in Mindoro. In the morning of the first mission day, our devotion was based on Ephesians 4:28 and it spoke of three types of people: those who steal to get what they want/need; those who work to get what they want/need, which is how we most are; and those who work to get what they want/need to be able to GIVE, which is how God wants us to be.

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