Start Walking

Start. Walk from where you are. There is no other way. Start walking. Way back in my childhood days in Kibungan (aw, i-Kibunganak), together with some friends, we decided to go on top of the hill to get a refreshing view of the rushing rivers, hear the rustling twigs in the trees, and embrace the invigoratingContinue reading “Start Walking”

Shine out that Uniqueness in You

“We are all meant to shine… It’s not just in some of us, it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people the permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” Timo Cruz, a talented and skilful youngContinue reading “Shine out that Uniqueness in You”

Filling in the blanks

The thing I love most about what I do is: the driving point that I am helping others as I help myself.   People might be surprised to know that: I often  answer questions in some sort of  abstract sense that would require a lot of time to concretize it/them.   The most important thingContinue reading “Filling in the blanks”

An after-dinner date after Valentine’s Day

It wasn’t too late. I didn’t have one on the 14th but at least I had a date after my dinner last Wednesday, a day after the Valentine’s Day. I went home early that afternoon, watched the news, and took my dinner. Minutes passed after caressing my stomach, I decided to freshen up. That’s right.Continue reading “An after-dinner date after Valentine’s Day”

Lessons from “The Last Song”

It was Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 2:50 PM and I just finished watching the movie “The Last Song” based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks. The story of Ronnie, the main character, reminded me of some facts of life. First, life on earth is temporary; life is so short – make the most out ofContinue reading “Lessons from “The Last Song””

The Power of One

Each and every voice counts. Each and every vote counts. Each and every one matters. All the way from the busy streets of Makati to the rocky roads of Benguet, I went home to cast my vote for the barangay elections – the result – my candidate toppled his rival with just one vote. Yes,Continue reading “The Power of One”