Don’t lose hope. We often tell this line to someone whose world seems to be falling down as we comfort him and tell him that the sun is still going to shine. Emily Dickinson shares her poem that goes: “Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune withoutContinue reading “Rays of Hope”
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””
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”
You’ve heard it. Life is like a wheel. Sometimes you are up, sometimes you are down. Life is a song that is to be sung. Life is a gift to that is to be treasured. Life is a journey that is to be enjoyed. Life’s comparisons and metaphors abound. In any experience and in anything,Continue reading “Strings of Life”
…to see all issues in all possible perspectives before drawing a conclusion; to look into the positive side of every given situation; and to look into what’s within, recognize those precious gems, develop them, and get out exuding.
Nothing beats being in the game. This line came into my mind as I relearned three benefits of being in the game. This game may be a game in sports, a game at work, or any game in life. Relating a recent encounter to a childhood experience gave me a fresh realization, a clear perspective,Continue reading “The Three Sweet Sweats”
Sometimes, it’s good to remember; other times, it’s good to forget. One Saturday, we went to Wawa Dam in Rizal for the outreach program organized by the group “People Helping People.” As I stepped out of the car, I was brought back to the past. The green hills on the sides and the children gatheredContinue reading “Jumbled Episodes”