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…
See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But encourage each other daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. Hebrews 3:12-13 NIV Wrote about this five years ago. It’s a…
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.
Cop the no-makeup make up look in less than 5 minutes using only 2 products: Happy Skin’s InstaBeauty Blur Cream and Lip & Cheek Mousse! Before reading further, I recommend you first read this post for an intro to Happy Skin.
Happy Skin is proudly a Filipino brand, with their products made in Japan. Here’s a list of some of the reasons why I love their products and why my whole kit is almost entirely from Happy Skin. This is not a paid endorsement (How I wish!). It’s just one of the brands I totally trust and…
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.
In the same ultrasound report where we found out that the cyst was gone, our second battle began.
I actually forgot that this happened! But while I was scrolling through the stories page of our church’s website, I came across the title, “We’re Expecting a Baby!” and clicked it. While reading through it, it sounded more and more familiar, until my name was noted in the end as the writer’s name! Oh, how forgetful!!!