The Bible tells us that God will give you beauty of ashes. However, what does that really mean? How can God give us beauty for ashes? Most importantly, how can we apply this promise in our lives today?
As I stood there, I was awestruck with the beauty of the building in front of me. It was supposed to be the remains of a once grandiose and majestic mansion, but in its devastated state, it still looks majestic.
My family in front of The Ruins.
You see, it was in September 2017 that we visited an ancestral home mansion in Bacolod. It was a mansion built in the early 1900s in memory of the departed wife of Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson. Maria Braga Lacson, the wife of Mariano, was pregnant of their eleventh child. However, during the pregnancy, Maria had an accident, which led to her tragic death.
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