After troubled past, Baron Geisler now speaks the gospel, educates on mental health
Actor Baron Geisler has come a long way since March when he was involved in a physical altercation with family members that left him bloodied and bruised. Things have been looking up for Geisler since he vowed then that he would be going back to rehab—an undertaking that he promised to take “very seriously this time.”
Geisler remained true to his word and has now flipped over a new page as he continued on his journey to recovery and healing. Geisler recently shared on social media the recent goings-on in his new life, one of which is becoming a speaker in symposiums where he raises awareness about mental health and dangerous vices.
He took to Instagram on Oct. 18 and shared some pictures during his time at the Digos City District Female Jail in Davao del Sur where he was a guest speaker in their “Drug Symposium.”
In his post, Geisler extended his gratitude to the policewomen of the Digos City Distritct Jail, who gave him handmade tokens as remembrance.
“Special shoutout to the beautiful ladies of Digos City District Jail. I am touched by the handmade tokens of appreciation and I am more than grateful to have shared His story to each and everyone of you,” Geisler wrote. “Your strength and resilience inspire me to overcome the battles I face everyday. I will be praying for you.”
Geisler also shared a picture of his certificate of appreciation from the drug symposium, which recognized him for imparting his “valuable insights and inspirations to the Female Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDL)” last Oct. 17.
Back in Sept. 24, Geisler showed pictures of him speaking in the Mental Health Symposium on the Awareness on Depression and Suicide in Cebu.
“This is being headed by the Phil. Mental Health Association,” Geisler wrote then. “#PMHACEBU #payingitforward #ItsallAboutHim #grateful #Love #futuregeneration.”
Geisler, too, has accepted the divine in his life. A scroll on his Instagram feed would show him sharing pictures of verses he had taken from his own Bible, sometimes with his own interpretation and sentiments on the verse.
Last Oct. 9, Geisler shared pictures of him having lunch with some members of the Maranatha Knights of the Kingdom. Being involved with the group has changed Geisler’s life for the better, as he said, he has come a long way since being involved with the people behind Maranatha.
“I can never get enough wisdom from our meetings. I’ve come along way since you brothers, dads and lolos took me under your wing. God is Faithful and Good all the time. More of Him less of me,” he wrote. “Pointing it always back to the cross. My identity is upon Him! Much love and respect to Pastor Joseph, Pas Michael and Dad Lyndon. Thank You, Lord. Eternally grateful.”
Geisler, too, has inspired the youth with his journey. Last Oct. 16, a certain Ellen Ternio took to Facebook to show a picture of Geisler in Sulop National High School in Davao del Sur where he shared his personal testimony.
In Ternio’s picture, Geisler can be seen on stage behind a podium, where he spoke to the students and staff of the high school.
“Kilala mo ba sya? Sya lang naman si BARON GEISLER. Yung nakilala mong adik na artista. Pero ngayon nandito sa Sulop National High School, sharing the Gospel OF GOD,” wrote Ternio. “Akala ko di na sya mag babago sa pinag gagawa nya noon. BUT with GOD, NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE. I’m blessed with his testimony.”
Blessed be, Baron! /ra
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