I was doing my morning quiet time and I noticed a snail in the wall. I decided to read the verses in a pace that is very slow to mimic the snail's movement. The reading was slow but I was able to reflect on almost every word in the verses. I finished in a calm … Continue reading Small Beginnings
I have been avoiding to work from home because I want to separate my work and my personal life. I want our home to be a place of rest and not for work. All of that has changed. My wife and I have been working from home for more than a month already. We do … Continue reading Marriage in the Time of ECQ
When I was single, these days were one of the hardest. I was a pressure to be teased about not having a date on the 14th. I can't remember exactly the year, but there was a moment in my life when I made perfect peace about it. I was leading a team of volunteers in … Continue reading Love Comes in Many Forms
Investments are becoming an easy conversation these days. Insurance. Real estate. Startups. Stocks. My wife and I have several discussions about making investments also. We have agreed to one of the most important investments for us – marriage. Yes! We are investing in our marriage. We invested in the Couples’ Getaway last year and this … Continue reading Invest On What Matters
Last month, I created a short survey among friends and their friends about single men and women in the church. I gathered 50 answers and here are the results. Thank you for sharing your input and thoughts on this subject! Men and their status. Women and their status. Two men are single! I had to … Continue reading A Survey and Personal Curiosity
“So it's not gonna be easy. It's going to be really hard; we're gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me... everyday.” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook There are so many things that could happen to … Continue reading Marriage and Porcupines
Can you still remember the last time you went to bed without your phone in your hand? You lie in the soft mattress. You think about what happened in your day. A quick scan in your mind of what tomorrow holds for you. You feel that vastness of the space. The darkness envelopes the room … Continue reading What Do You Remember?
One fine Sunday afternoon, my wife and I had a confrontation all because of a spoon. Tears were shed. A discussion of expectations happened. All because of a spoon! That story was shared by my wife during our gathering of friends who are married also. As much as possible, we gather every 1st and 3rd … Continue reading Marriage and Community
The last three weeks took the whole of my brain space. I had to finish term 1 requirements for my masters. I looked for several life hacks. My chrome search history includes – how to cheat on sleep, food to survive masters, food for the brain, what on earth is APA format. I did a … Continue reading Free Fire
Some of us are working so hard for our dreams. Every single day is a hustle. You think of that day as if it will happen the next day. You prepare. You sometimes rehearse what you will say. The image in your head speaks of joy and celebration. Then, the dream of your life comes … Continue reading It Is Just The Beginning
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Why are you doing all these things? I was asked that question last week. I turned 32 this month and that question was a perfect reminder of my ‘why’. I am a little bit nerdy. I learned that on average, the lifespan of Filipino men is 69.09. That leaves me 37 years, 1 month and … Continue reading Bet On Hope