Confessions Of A “People Pleaser”

The first part of Katy Perry's song, "Roar" described so accurately how I used to be before it dawned on me that I've had enough. And I've got no one else to blame but myself. (If the following content will somehow resonate with you, I hope you will learn something here) I have just been…

That Pill For Strength Called “Gratitude”

I often hear others say, "Count your blessings". In my young mind, I thought my blessings are too many to count, so I didn't bother to count at all. LOL! Jinustify pa ang katamaran! 🤣 But growing up, I eventually realize the purpose and the benefits of being more mindful of the graces and the…

What God Tells Me Through My Dad

Blessed. My brothers and I are blessed that our father is still with us up to this day. Although he is in mid-70’s and has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), he is still able to function well. Katulad ko, bunso rin ang tatay ko sa kanilang magkakapatid. Kaya siguro may mga pagkakapareho kami ng ugali…

My Tears Were Turned Into Dancing

Earlier this week, I lost my aunt. Before this week ended, I, myself became an aunt. A few days ago, I had been in a period of desolation. Now, it is time for consolation. One of my closest friends had said, whenever he receives a great blessing, he is grateful. But then, he can’t help…

To The Amazing And Beautiful Person That She Has Always Been

A mother may get tired and sick, but she never stops working and taking care of everybody. She may yell at times but her heart never stops whispering how much she loves her children. She may not always feel that she is appreciated, but I hope that today, she will. To this beautiful mother, may she be blessed with graces and love, strength and endurance, laughter and warmth in her heart.