Carve Out Your Creative Space

You will reap so many benefits after decluttering your space. And one of the benefits of a decluttered lifeworld is this: you can pursue what you are passionate about with less baggage under better conditions. I am not talking about those daily work we need to do for our families and friends, although we are passionate about them, too. […]

Walking is the New Running For Me

  Manifesto A pair of trainers to run the earth, With people I hold dear; A pair of sunglasses to watch the sky As the day is drawing near, A prayer in my pocket, the Word in my heart And love to tell me why — These are the things that I must keep close […]

My Darling May Bud

My May Bud How precious you are, dear daughter of mine, And if my heart were a garden of roses — The Lord planted you in its bosom where The rays love to sit first thing in the morning.   Ruth Solitario Last night, I told my daughter a big truth. It is this: Her […]

Good Old

I know, the effects are WONDERFUL in new movies, but hey, let’s set that aside for a while. Yesterday, I had to tell my child that what she considers “new” things (whether stories, toys or ideas) have been lifted/patterned/inspired by/from the old, so the old is just as important (and in many ways, more important) […]

Gladness in the Valley

“Though I walk through death’s valleys, I will fear no evil.” – King David   Will you drink the cup with gladness Or would you rather complain of the trifles of existence, the inconveniences, the nonsenses and caprices or whimsicalities… Will you raise your hands in adoration even when they are heavy with age, tumors, […]

Remedios

  Walang perpektong sitwasyon, panahon, o pagkakataon — asahan mong lagi na along the way, may mangyayaring hindi kanais-nais.  Ganyan ang buhay.  Isang aspeto ng pagiging tao ang pagkakamali, ang problema, ang kawalan ng patutunguhan at sari-sari pang problema dahil sa pagkakasala ng unang Adan.  Dinala niya tayo sa sitwasyon ng pagkahulog sa kaluwalhatian ng […]