Na-shock Ka Ba?

Na-shock Ka Ba?

by Yay Padua-Olmedo News headline: ‘G____’ Star Is A Lesbian, Comes Out During Interview How did you react to this news? Smirked? Just shrugged your shoulder, “What else is new?” Honestly, I was surprised. I have always admired this performer. My co-senior friend and İ once braved the EDSA and Cubao traffic to her jam-packed Araneta Coliseum concert. A lot […]

The Back Lanes

The Back Lanes

By Janina Rivera Generally, Filipinos are shy creatures. We tend to keep quiet when we should speak up, nod our heads when we don’t know the answer, and smile when we misunderstand something. So when the opportunity comes for us to be loud and ostentatious, we tend to shrink back and say, “No, that would be foolish. Let’s just be […]

ANG TAMA AT KARAPAT-DAPAT: Sa Eleksyon 2013, Makialam Ka!

ANG TAMA AT KARAPAT-DAPAT: Sa Eleksyon 2013, Makialam Ka!

“Sino nga ba ang dapat iboto?” Ngayong nalalapit na naman ang eleksyon, ito pa rin ang tanong ng marami sa atin. Madalas nating marinig sa telebisyon, radio o dyaryo ang paulit-uilit na paalala na tayo ay bumoto ng tama at pumili ng karapat-dapat. Ngunit sino nga ba ang tama? Sino nga ba ang dapat iluklok ng taong-bayan sa puwesto? Sino […]

It Pays to Wait

It Pays to Wait

In the previous article, I mentioned that God is never a second late. Indeed it is true! God is a precise God down to the millisecond.  He knows the exact timing for everything and never a second late. It pays to wait for the exact time for His plans to come to pass. Think about this. Assuming that God will […]

Never a Second Late

Never a Second Late

We live in a fast paced society. When things are not happening as fast as we desire, we become frustrated. In fact, people usually demand for quick delivery. For example, if pizza is not delivered within 30 minutes, you get your pizza for FREE. We have drive-thru services, and everything must be done in an instant! We have instant coffee, […]

You are Extremely Valuable

You are Extremely Valuable

Whenever we look down on our self-worth, our health and passion to live life to the fullest are affected. Our life, in general, changes. Our physiology, mental state, and emotional being are severely affected when we listen to the negative comments of others and play their accusing voices in our mind. We cannot stop other people from thinking negatively about […]

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 […]

Rediscovering the Truth About Healing

Rediscovering the Truth About Healing

Over the years, mankind has been developing ways of how to prolong and improve the quality of life. We have seen countless medical advancements and treatments to previously incurable illnesses. Numerous materials that talk about healing though science have been published. With these, healing is, more often than not, attributed to doctors, medicines, and high-tech procedures. But where do we […]

Shark in Disguise

Shark in Disguise

Is there a time in your life when you’ve almost given up? How about those times when adversity knocks you down? Do you still get up on the inside? Do you blame people, circumstances, or even God if something miserable happens to you? More often than not, when adversity knocks us down, we prefer to be alone and sit in […]

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 […]

Payakap Nga!

Payakap Nga!

“Payakap nga!” Don’t you just feel oh so good each time someone approaches you and tells you this? Isn’t it so fulfilling to know that your ‘simple hug’ can make a person feel better and even make his day, especially when this individual is feeling down? But what will your reaction be if a stranger you just bumped into on […]

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, […]

Why Settle For Something Less?

Why Settle For Something Less?

In our seminars, we ask our participants the question, “Why are there a lot of employees who can be much more, do much more, and have much more, but settle for something less?” Let me share with you the responses of some of the participants: “Hindi ko tinotodo ang trabaho ko sa kumpanya namin dahil minimum lang ang suweldo ko. […]