A woman of God

Ang huling bilin ni Tingting (my wife’s last will)

A tribute to my first wife, Margot “Tingting” aka “Swato” Pelaez Linsangan Roberto October 8, 1962 – January 5, 2013 It is the eve of January 4, 2020 and seven years ago, on January 4, 2013, I had no inkling that my first wife, Tingting, would die the next day. We had some visitors that

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On Writing From Home

Need inspiration to write during the pandemic? Veteran writer and author, Ricky Lee, shares his thoughts on Writing from Home in a time of pandemic.

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Dear Joshua (a letter to my adoptive son, for Father’s Day)

Dear Joshua, One day, when you were about three years old, when I was thinking of you and the miracle of adoption, this thought burst out of my heart: Love is thicker than blood. You can make that into a hashtag. I’m sure that came from the Spirit. But that statement is true for you

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A call to the church to be fools in this time of crisis

Last night, I watched a movie based on the true story of Lee Strobel, an award-winning hard-nosed journalist for the Chicago Tribune in the early ‘80s who also has a masters degree at Yale Law School. Strobel would be considered in the world’s eyes as—a smart man. And wise. As a journalist, he dug deep

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The other side

As I was walking up and down the beach in Bali, this caught my eye. A leaf looking like a spade…being washed by the waves. But then look at it from the other side and it’s a ? heart.. I smiled and took a picture to remind me to always look at the other side.

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Getting the hang of public speaking

Last Saturday, I finished my fourth talk in four days. It wasn’t easy because three out of the four talks were about different topics. Although, I get invited to speak fairly regularly, I’m not a full time professional speaker. But last week, I felt like I was. And so I have the utmost respect for

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Ask for the moon!

Is God inviting you to ask for the moon?

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Telling the truth about entrepreneurship

Business is hard. The truth is that most entrepreneurs will fail 3.8 times before they experience success. For me my count is 12 times. About ten small failures and two big ones where I lost all my savings, before I finally got a breakthrough success. I failed more than I succeeded. Entrepreneurship is hard and

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When God uses the foolish and faithful

I know my calling is that of an author. A writer assigned to “publish with the voice of thanksgiving, speaking of all of God’s wonderful works.”When I am called to speak, my introverted-author personality has to take a backseat and I call on the Holy Spirit to take over.I’ve discovered that God is always faithful

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Reading books: the struggle is real

“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered.” E.B. White More and more, I find

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When being number 2 isn’t so bad

I have to admit that I did pray and wish that my latest book, The Happy Entrepreneur, would find its way to the Top 10 Best Seller list again like my two last books (Real Men are POGI, #5 and Ang Pera na Hindi Bitin, #1). But I had some doubts whether people would appreciate

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About me

Ardy Roberto

Ardy Roberto

Best-selling author of 8 books; Co-founder of Salt & Light Ventures and Inspire Leadership Consultancy; Husband to Miriam Quiambao and father to Joshy Boy.

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