Pao and I were working on this 1000-piece puzzle for a while now. Throughout, I couldn’t help but notice oddly shaped puzzle pieces like this one.
When we finished the puzzle, I still didn’t know why there were odd pieces, but it didn’t really matter because one thing’s for sure: they’re part of the whole picture.
I’ve recently wrote on why sharing problems about a person with a friend is selfish, and now I want to digest this old adage: feedback is a gift. Like gifts, there are three important factors beyond what’s given: the giver, the timing, and the reason.
I don’t have a problem (wo)manning up to confronting others. It feels awkward, but I will fight against awkwardness anytime, if it meant I can call out a person to his face because I am concerned with him. Sometimes we stay within our comfort zones to just gripe our concerns with our peers. That’s just plain…
One morning as I drove to work, I kept on adjusting my rear view mirror to tilt it up. It kept on tilting down as I drove through the rough roads, probably the screw was loose or it’s broken — or so I thought.
My mom is beautiful, inside and out. She has this natural beauty that glows even when she doesn’t have time to do her hair or color her brows because she’s busy helping us with our homeworks and preparing our gourmet lunch packs.
When we finally confirmed that I was pregnant at 5 weeks, one of the first things I asked God for was the name He wants us to give our baby. We wanted our baby’s name to declare a certain character or purpose in life.