“Where do you work?”, I’ll be often asked. “Sa Mandaluyong.” This will be followed by,”Sa loob o sa labas?”. We know the drill. This has been a joke for decades. The National Center for Mental Health (Mental) is located in Mandaluyong. It’s a few hundred meters away from my office and this being a public […]
I’ve said before in an IG post that life did not necessarily get easier when I started to know God more through the ministry. That was pulled from the challenges our family faced recently. While going through the lowest point of that ordeal I understood one point. From then on, I learned not to prefer […]
Pilgrimage, I discovered, is definitely more than just sightseeing of structures or shrines, or knocking on church doors followed by wishing just because it is a first time. For me, it was taking baby steps in deepening one’s faith.We are on earth but we are not of this world and so we are always in search of something. There’s always ideas we can not understand and maybe some ancient walls, sculptures and paintings, or falling bricks and dusted windows can provide clarity or validation somehow.
It is said that when once captures a comprehensible photo of that image, that goes to show that the photographer has a good heart. Otherwise, you know the drill.
Life is but a pursuit of happiness. Since I went back from my first trip abroad, the excitement and giddiness for no particular reason still doesn’t fade. Maybe I’m excited for my next trip in Palawan which I am currently planning carefully to balance the whatever-goes, blasted itinerary of Vietnam and Cambodia trip. For the […]
“Do not forget who the real enemy is.” Eye on the prize, baby! Quoting Hunger Games is clever as its obvious he considered the age bracket of his audience. Although I’m 26 and had never seen any Hunger Games movie (how many are there, really?), I thought that’s one of the good points of Jonathan […]
We need twelve post-dated checks for the condo we rent in Mandaluyong. That’s the only reason why I had to set-up a checking account. With no bank in particular. There are a lot of things to consider regarding which bank to open an account like initial deposit and maintaining balance, interest rates, penalties in […]
For years now, Avon Ph is raising funds for one of the deadliest and still-incurable diseases known to womankind,breast cancer. I figured out that the corporate social responsibility they decided to take cannot be more fitting.
I was consciously running for the environment one Saturday in an organized fun run. Ironically the path we were traversing smelled really really filthy it was uncomfortable bordering to disgusting -to think that runners pant for breathes to stay alive. That side of Philcoa stinks. The former vice president who joined the event noted, too. Along […]