The Struggle Is Real: Forgiving, but not Forgetting

We were watching our favorite television show in the living room. Wanting to relax, I put my legs up and sit in an Indian sit position. She immediately slapped my legs repeatedly and whispered: "Ibaba mo yang paa mo! Ayaw nila nakataas ang paa!" (Put your feet down, they don't like it when your feet … Continue reading The Struggle Is Real: Forgiving, but not Forgetting

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You are Insignificant but Dearly Loved

"What is man that You take thought of him, and the son of man that You care for him?" (Psalm 8:4) Three weeks ago, I celebrated my 21st birthday in one of my favorite cities: New York City. My Dad, brothers, uncle, and I went to Liberty Island and paid Lady Liberty a visit. She … Continue reading You are Insignificant but Dearly Loved

TALAMazing Adventure: God’s Timing Is Always Perfect

Sometimes things don't go according to "our time," because God's time is way better. And when God intervenes, ADVENTURE happens! ๐Ÿ™‚ Find out how God worked His impeccable timing in my life, and the adventure He gave me and my family! ๐Ÿ™‚

Unforgettable

Studying in universities for the past three years has taught me to think critically and creatively, manage my time well (albeit I'm still struggling with this), communicate clearly and effectively, and argue reasonably, among others. By God's grace,I am more intelligent and skilled today than I was three years ago, but I'm still far from … Continue reading Unforgettable

Nutty Oatmeal Recipe for an Oatsome Breakfast

Who wants oatmeal for breakfast?! I love having oatmeal for breakfast, especially if it's rolled oats. I like how it's so common, relatively cheap (although rolled oats are a tad more expensive than instant oats), and versatile--you can cook it plainly, with just milk and sugar, or go overboard with the toppings by adding fruits … Continue reading Nutty Oatmeal Recipe for an Oatsome Breakfast

Dreams Come True When You Trust in Him

2 months and 6 days. Has it been that long since I updated this blog? It seemed like forever. ย Anyway, I'm back!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I'm still alive, in case you guys are wondering. ๐Ÿ˜€ School demanded so much of my time, energy, emotions, and not to mention money the past 2 months. Finally, after more than … Continue reading Dreams Come True When You Trust in Him

Honorable Dressing

What to wear? What to wear? What to wear?!?! This question haunted me, reminding me of the fleeting seconds and minutes, as I stood in front of my opened closet, still deciding what to wear. I'm one of those girls whose wardrobe is somewhere between plain Jane and Jane Aldridge of Sea of Shoes. I … Continue reading Honorable Dressing

Sunday’s Best: My New Nephew, New Books, and Lots of Seafood

Last Sunday, I finally saw the new and handsome addition to the Jarlego clan. World, meet my very first nephew, Lorenzo Jacob Jarlego Solomon! Jacob was born last February 21 to my cousin, Kuya Es, and his wife, Ate Hiyas. When they first broke the news that Ate Hiyas was preggers last year, we were … Continue reading Sunday’s Best: My New Nephew, New Books, and Lots of Seafood

[2011 Recap] Highlights Part 2

Bonded more with family Bonded More With Family This year, I made my Dad cry. Prior to June 19, 2011, I never saw my Dad cry. Not a single tear. It's not that he's stoical, but I think since my Mom does the crying of them two, he ought to stay strong and hold back … Continue reading [2011 Recap] Highlights Part 2

Where Will Happiness Strike Next? Coca-Cola Phils’ The OFW Project

In case you don't know, I am a marketing student--a business administration-majoring-in-marketing-management student to be exact. We recently concluded the preliminary portion ofย  all our classes but I've already learned a lot in my marketing class. My professor, Dr. Leonardo Garcia or Dr. "Nards" as we all called him, taught at a fast pace and … Continue reading Where Will Happiness Strike Next? Coca-Cola Phils’ The OFW Project