Everyday is a gift.

On August 18, 2012 (five years ago as of this writing), we received one of the saddest news: Capt. Jessup Bahinting was in a plane crash with his Nepalese co-pilot Kshitiz Chand, and two passengers: Sec. Jesse Robredo and his aide. At that time I only knew of Sec. Robredo as the DILG Secretary, a … Continue reading Everyday is a gift.

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Perla’s Miracles

Up until that point, I had lived a somewhat "sheltered" life, and Mom's nurturing love was like an enormous bubblewrap that shielded me from the outside world.

The frequency of natural healing

  Confession: I have never really been a "watch" person. As a teen, if I needed to know what time it was, I'd look at a wall clock or my mobile phone. I thought watches were an accessory one wears in order to impress others, so I didn't think about owning one back then. But in 2015, I learned about Philip Stein's Natural Frequency Technology, and … Continue reading The frequency of natural healing

In Memoriam: Shirley Chan

Strong people. The ones who have the extra strength to cook for others, and make sure their loved ones are well-fed, stocked, clothed, rested. They pick up our slack, keep quiet when our tops fly, or say something we need to really hear. People whose names aren’t often known, but their presence is always needed, always felt. And their absence is felt even more.

Salamat po Ma

Dear Mama Pearl, #WishYouWereHere. Miss na miss ko na po kayo — araw-araw, tuwing nakikita ko ang mga apo ninyo. Lalo na po yung kamukha niyong si Jude — hindi ko alam kung paano niya nakuha pati ang mannerisms ninyo kapag nagsasalita. Baby lang naman siya nung huli niya kayong nakita. At thanks be to … Continue reading Salamat po Ma

Progressive health and beauty

Several months ago, I posted - no, gushed - about Tokyo Love Soaps. A very effective brand, but very expensive (I used it for medical reasons at that time). You see, I'm a wash-and-wear kind of girl, so I do my best to start with the right soap. And when I find a soap that my skin likes, … Continue reading Progressive health and beauty

Before we sleep tonight, just something to ponder on…

PSEi closed really low again. A downward trend, after the highs and upward trends in the past 5 years until earlier this year. I don't know anything about stock market "stuff", but I do know that somehow, plenty of ordinary, hardworking Filipinos' lives will be affected by it. The experts say the reason for the … Continue reading Before we sleep tonight, just something to ponder on…