From Hardship to Harvard

From Hardship to Harvard

You may have heard or watched the story of Ashley Dawn Loggins, the 18-year-old high school student-janitress from Lawndale, North Carolina, via ABC, CNN, and all the other international networks. When Dawn returned home from representing her school at a summer program, it wasn’t too long when she realized she was already abandoned by her family. She found out that […]

Good News, Sir… You’re Pregnant!

Good News, Sir… You’re Pregnant!

Sir, buntis ka! Teka muna… puwede ba iyon? Lalaki, nabuntis? Parang ang labo naman, ‘di ba? Pero pag-isipan mo ang tanong na ito: Do you know that you are pregnant? Yes, you are! Whether you are a man or a woman, young or old, you are pregnant and about to give birth soon! You are pregnant with so much potential. […]

Be a Pusher!

Be a Pusher!

Parang negative ang connotation, ‘di ba? Pero teka muna! Is it really negative? Maybe it’s about time for us to see the positive aspect ng isang pusher! Was there a time in your life when you feel irritated each time your parents pushed you to do something? Minsan ang kulit-kulit ng parents mo? Say, they insist that you attend the […]

Who is Your Pusher?

Who is Your Pusher?

This is a story about an old rich man who wanted to see her only daughter get married so he can already transfer all his wealth to her before he pass away. But the problem was his unica hija doesn’t have a boyfriend to marry, nor even a single suitor to choose as her lifetime partner. The worried father thought […]

Are You Living Like a Chicken?

Are You Living Like a Chicken?

I remember a farmer who saw an egg, not knowing it was that of an eagle’s and thought it was a chicken egg. He picked it up and, after staring at it for a while, decided to put that egg in a chicken nest. He thought that when a hen laid on it, it would eventually be hatched. True enough, […]

Once and for All

Once and for All

It was a rainy day when Alex, a troubled sales executive of a multinational company woke up late than his usual.  He has a scheduled meeting with his client at 9:30 in the morning.  He thought that if he will still take his breakfast and does his other usual morning routine; he will not be able to catch up with […]

You’re Almost There!

You’re Almost There!

I gave birth four times to wonderful babies in my more than 20 years of blissful marriage. Looking back, I learned many life lessons in all the labor pains I experienced. I realized that whenever severe and intense pain is coupled with consistent and shorter contractions, it is already a big sign that the baby is “almost there.” You may […]

100% in Everything You Do

100% in Everything You Do

In one of my visits to a music store, I encountered a beautiful song titled “100%” by Lea Salonga. The lyrics are so powerful! Let me share with you some parts from the song: 100% in everything I do 100% is what keeps me true 100% super beautiful I can’t do just okay, not even fair Good isn’t good enough, […]

The Law of Atrophy

The Law of Atrophy

The Collin’s English Dictionary defines the medical term atrophy as any degeneration or diminution due to lack of use. Muscles that are not used will result to atrophy. In simple terms, the law of atrophy means that what you don’t use, you lose! Indeed, the law of atrophy is also true in life, such as a house not being used […]

Unleash the Seed of Greatness in You

Unleash the Seed of Greatness in You

One of the greatest frustrations in life is to see potential die. Many people with great potential never realize what they have because they do not understand the seed of greatness that lies within them. Great tragedy happens when a tree dies in a seed. Remember, in every seed there is a tree, in every tree there is a forest. […]

Be Seed-Minded Than Need-Minded

Be Seed-Minded Than Need-Minded

We need to grasp and understand the nature, magnitude, potential, and power of a seed. Dr. Myles Monroe says, “A seed, until it is released, is only a promise of a tree. The death of a seed is a burial of a forest.” It is very important for us to understand that every great tree was once a seed. Therefore, […]