When the Once-Was-Lost Guides the Lostย 

Ever wonder what your calling is? One evening I discovered mine, when I helped a beautiful stranger find her way to her destination--despite my trust issues.

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Life Moves in Stages, so Don’t be in Such a Hurry!

What if things happened instantaneously? Let's say I wanted to make banana bread. What if, after preparing the correct measurements and portions of the ingredients and mixing it all up, the bread magically appeared before me? Or what if I arrived at a certain country, expecting to have a job, then after sending out resumes, … Continue reading Life Moves in Stages, so Don’t be in Such a Hurry!

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

Take The Plunge!

The most thrilling part of my TALAMazing adventure happened exactly five weeks ago, when I went to Six Flags Magic Mountain--for the very first time! I first heard of Six Flags Magic Mountain through my childhood best friend, Deuel. He and I absolutely loved roller coasters! After he let me watch his DVD about Six … Continue reading Take The Plunge!

He’s Writing Your Story, and It Is Beautiful

Happy new year earthlings! This year, I commit to blogging more regularly. One of my mistakes last year was procrastinating and giving in to laziness. At times I really was busy and tired from finishing school requirements, but I knew deep in my heart that I could have updated my blog regularly. For that, I … Continue reading He’s Writing Your Story, and It Is Beautiful

Perfection-er

In my previous post, I talked about feeling quite depressed over my lack of inactivity and my feeling of uselessness, as I stayed home in most days. Turned out I was just bored and that I needed to change my perspective and attitude. God was preparing me for something bigger, better, and busier. Last week, … Continue reading Perfection-er

Missing Out On Life?

Earlier this evening, I browsed through my Facebook news feed and saw the various activities of my friends in church and blockmates in school: attending & witnessing a prestigious awards ceremony in the media industry; going to the beach with friends; volunteering in the freshmen orientation; attending youth group (ELEVATE) meetings. After a few minutes … Continue reading Missing Out On Life?

I’ve Got The Drive!

Ever since I was a little girl, I've always dreamt of driving my own car, or just driving a car, really. It was so cool being behind the wheel (or the manibela in Filipino), steering it whichever way you wish. That dream of becoming a non-professional driver should have been fulfilled summer last year if … Continue reading I’ve Got The Drive!

There’s No One I’d Rather Be Than Me

WARNING: This post contains statements which may not be suitable for innocent Wreck-It-Ralph audiences. Parental, spousal, whatever type of guidance is advised.   Have you ever wished you were designed differently as a person? Maybe if you had a different temperament or a different occupation at this stage of your life right now, you would … Continue reading There’s No One I’d Rather Be Than Me