BE THANKFUL…

Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don’t know something, for it gives you the opportunity to learn.

Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow.

Be thankful for your limitations, because they give you opportunities for improvement.

Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons.

Be thankful when you’re tired and weary, because it means you’ve made a difference.

It’s easy to be thankful for the good things.

A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are also thankful for the setbacks.

Find a way to be thankful for your troubles, and they can become your blessings.

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HAPPY FATHERS DAY…


Tribute to Fathers

“Honor your father and mother.” This is the first of the Ten Commandments that ends with a promise. And this is the promise: If you honor your father and mother, “you will live a long life, full of blessing.” And now a word to you fathers. Don’t make your children angry by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction approved by the Lord. Ephesians Chapter 6 verses 2 – 4

Fathers are the biggest source of strength for a child. The innocent eyes of a child perceive father as the all-powerful, most knowledge, truly affectionate and the most important person in the family. For daughters, fathers are the first men they adore and fall in love with. While for sons their fathers are the strongest person they know and someone they aspire to emulate. Even for the grownups fathers are someone whom they look up to for the most experienced and honest advice that is always in the best of our interest. For this great figure in our life that we know as father – it becomes our utmost duty to pay our humblest tribute on the occasion of Father’s Day

LUCKY OR UNLUCKY

LUCKY…

Bata pa lang ako gustong gusto ko na makapag abroad, ewan ko ba everytime na makakakita ako ng taga sa amin na galing ng abroad nakakaramdam ako ng inggit or pagkabilib sinasabi ko na lang sa sarili ko balang araw ako din makakarating din ako ng abroad…
di nagtagal may lumapit sa aking pagkakataon habang ako ay naka duty sa trabaho non sa megamall dati kc akong crew ng kfc may customer na dumating apat sila 3 pinoy at isang arabo mahahalata mong arabo dahil sa kanyang hitsura ,natural binati ko dahil naka duty ako non sa dine in “good afternoon sir welcome to kfc” sabay ngiti yon kc ang standard na pagbati pag may dumarating na customer sa kfc and then after 5 minutes time to og na natapos nayong duty ko nakabihis ng ako ng tawagin ako ng isang pinoy pinalapit nya ako sa lamesa ng nila kung san sila kumakain kasama ang arabo then tinanong nya ako ang sabi nya gusto mo ba makapag abroad, syempre ako namn dahil sa matagal ko ng pangarap oo namn ako kaagad, and kinausap ako ng arabo katulong yong pinoy dahil sa di marunong mag ingles yong arabo parang naging translator namin yong pinoy dahil sa marunong namn sya magsalita ng wika ng arabo and yon natapos ang usapan ng iniwan ako ng cp no at kung saan kami magkikita kinabukasan para sa pagpirma ng kontrata, pagkatapos non madaling madali ako pumunta sa managers office pinacancel ko yong duty ko kinabukasan opener kc ako dapat, pag uwi ako andami na agad pumasok sa isip ko naiimagine ko na na mabibili ko na lahat ng gusto ko PSP,LAPTOP,LATEST MODEL NA CP, SAPATOS AT DAMIT AT MGA CHOCOLATES, at syempre makakatulong na ako sa lola ko at sa 2 kong kapatid kinabukasan alas 8 ang usapan sa mabini dahil andon pla nagpugad ang mga agency papuntang saudi alas 7 pa lang andon na ako sa sobrang excitement mga 30 mins pa lang mag ring na ang cp ko and sinagot ko “hello who’s this?” nhaks english kc ineexpect ko yong foreigner na yon, pero naalala ko di pla yon marunong mag english,, hehe di pla yong pinoy pala na kausap ko and itinuro nya kung saan kami sakto magkikita para makapirma na ng kontrata pero bago pumirma ng kontrata nagpunta muna kami sa TESDA para sa test na para malaman ng arabo kung may alam talga ako sa pagluluto and sa tesda pinagexam ako ng written at actual sa actual binigyan ako ng 3 putahe isda, manok, at gulay bigla akong kinabahan bka kung ano ano lang ang lutuin ko eh di magustuhan ng arabo una kong ginawa yong isda marunong kc ako gumawa ng escabeche at nilagyan ko pa ng konting dekorasyon, tapos yong gulay syempre ang pinaka madali na alam ko chopseuy, and sa manok namn simpleng spicy fried chicken lang with garlic sauce ginawa ko lahat yon habang nanonood sakin yong arabo haizt natawag ko na yta lahat ng santo nong tikiman portion na at medyo umalat yta yong chopseuy dahil sa pawis ko hehehe medyo tense kc ako then after nyang tumikim nag approve sign sya sa akin haizt bigla akong napangiti at nagpasalamat ng pabulong kay GOD haizt salamat at syempre malaking pasasalamat ko sa lola ko dahil sya lahat ngturo sa akin ng mga luto nayon, pagkatapos non nagpunta na kami ng agency para sa pirmahan ng kontrata idinisscuss sakin yong kontrata kasama yong arabo then pagkatapos pumirma na ako and dahil sa kagustuhan ng arabo na mka alis agad ako sya na rin mismo ang sumagot ng medikal ko sa halagang 1500 yta yon nakalimutan ko na pagkalipas ng 3 linggo ayun nakaalis na ako ng pinas ng luhaan dahil sobrang dami kong ma mi miss at excitement syempre bago sa lahat at first time na makakasakay ng eroplano…

UNLUCKY…

akala ko non napakaswerte ko na kasi nakapag abroad ako ng halos wlang gastos nakapunta ako ng saudi ng di ganon kahirap pero nakaka 5 araw pa lang ako nakakaramdam na ako ng tinatawag nilang “HOMESICK” sobra pala as in maiisip mo lahat ng masasayang moments sa pinas kasama ang mga kaibigan, katrabaho, at pamilya tapos mararamdaman mo na lang umiiyak ka na pala, halos 3 months ako ng ganun parang baliw pagkatpaos ng trabaho at nsa bahay na, ayon nsa banyo ako at umiiyak luha nga yta yong nsa timba hindi tubig eh pero di namn po ako na dehydrate and after 3 months don ko na nagsimulang tanggapin na ginusto ko to andito na ako no choice wlang dpat gawin kundi work, work, work, at habang mas tumatagal lalo akong nababadtrip kung bakit pa ako napunta dito dahil sa sobrang higpit ng patakaran nila “muslim” country kc and sobrang boring ng lugar at napaka daming bawal na minsan naiisip ko napaka OA namn walng sense kung bakit bawal pero dahil sa dayo lang dito wla akong magagawa kundi sumunod at magfocus sa trabaho and habng mas tumatagal ako dito mas maraming nakikilala mas nakikita ko kung gaano talaga kahirap amg magtrabaho sa ibang bansa kung gaano kadaming pagtitiis ang ginagawa ng mga nagtatrabaho dito akala ko nong una sobrang dali lang and ok namn kc malaki namn ang sahod pero hindi pala mahalaga yong pera mas ok pala na habang nagtatrabaho ka eh nag e enjoy ka din at may time na dapat na nirerelax mo lng yong mind mo kea iba pa rin talaga pag sa pinas may work ka na at the same time kasama mo pa family mo and nag eenjoy ka pa atchaka ang hirap dito pag holiday like Christmas, new year  birthday and itong papalapit actually tom na sya valentines kasi ordinaryong araw lang yon dito wlang celebration kea dapat pag magwowork ka abroad your ready physically,mentally spiritually and emotionally..

facts:

dito sa saudi alam nyo bang pinoy ang no 1 worker nila as in mas mahal ang rate pag pinoy, iba daw kasi pag  trabahong pinoy ginagamitan ng utak…

madali lang ituro kung sino ang pinoy oh hindi dito mostly kc ng pinoy dito pag sa galaan mga naka short matitigas ang ulo althought bawal mag short mga naka short pa din hehehe

chicken ang pinaka basic na pagkain dito as in sobrang mura parang itlog lang ang presyo sa atin kea nga pag uwi ko ng pinas auko muna ng manok hehehe baka tubuan na ako ng pakpak

at sa tindahan mostly pinoy ang maraming utang hehehe pero mga nagbabayad namn hehehe

and meron pang isa eh kasi diba seperate ang mga babae sa lalaki dito so ang mga native na arabo talgang mahilig magkagusto sa pinoy mahilig magyaya alam nyo na kung ano ang kasunod non eh kasi namn daw ang pinoy mabango at malinis sa katawan hehehe kea yong mga arabo kahit same sex ok lang no choice sila eh..  kaya dito sa bansang to pag walang pera ang mga arabo tatandang mag isa ng hindi man lang nakakatikim ng babae eh kasi namn binibili ang asawa dito haizt…. tsk tsk tsk.. yon lng share ko lng…

FORGIVE AND FORGET….

The problem . . .

is that people have failed to learn proper skills in problem-solving and interpersonal relationships. They don’t cope well with pressure and dissapointment, nor resolve conflict successfully. They “cop out,” run and seek “greener pasture” elsewhere. It’s the American way. And why? Because “family,” the basic training structure, has lost its main purpose and failed to function properly.

halos 15 years na ang nakalipas ng nangyari ito sa sarili kong pamilya, ng maghiwalay ang mga parents ko grade 5 ako non, masyadong pa akong bata at naguguluhan sa mga pangyayari, madaming tanong na di kayang sagutin ng mura kong isipan, basta ang maliwanag lang sa akin noon iniwan nila kami at pinabayaan, walang ibang inisip kungdi ang mga sarili lng nila…sa buong 14 years habang ako ay nagkakaedad at nagkakaisip aminado ako sa sarili ko na na puno ako ng galit tanong at panunumbat sa sarili kong magulang, bakit kailangang ganun ang mangyari? na bakit biglang naputol ang mga pangako na hanggang sa huli magkakasama at magdadamayan sa hirap at giinhawa, sa isang kurap nawala lahat na parang bula..

“GALIT” dahil sa ginawa nilang pag iwan sa amin, na di man lang kami tinanong or ipaliwanag kung bakit ganun ang dapat na mangyari… “TANONG” na bakit hindi man lang nila sinubukang ayusin, para na lang sa aming mga anak nila, na bakit mas pinili nila na bumuo ng bago nilang pamilya na kaming mga nauna ay binalewala na lang?…”SUMBAT” na sana may nanay at tatay kaming umaattend sa mga PTA meeting nong elementary at highschool, nanay na kasama every enrollment at mamimili ng mga bagong gamit sa eskwelahan, may nanay na magsasabing ang pogi namn ng anak ko,ang galing namn ng anak ko, na pag uuwi ng bahay may nakahanda ng pagkain sa hapag, tatay na sasamahan ako nong akoy nagpatuli, tatay na tuturuan ako kung paano manligaw at magpasagot ng babae, tatay na gusto kong sya ang nagturo o nagbawal sa akin kung paano manigarilyo at uminom ng alak magulang na tutulong at gagabay sa bwat desisyon na ginagawa ko, pero lahat yon wala, lahat yon ako lang mag isa sa sarili ko ang gumawa, natuto akong tumayo sa sarili kong paa, simula highschool ako na ang nag eenroll sa sarili ko at namimili ng gamit ko PTA meeting na halos pilitin ko ang kapitbahay namin na sila na lang ang umattend sa akin,desisyon na matutong uminom at manigarilyo… tumatak sa isip ko non na kailangan kong bumangon at lumaban, kailangan ipamuka ko sa kanila na maling mali sila ng naging desisyon nila na iwanan at pabayaan kami naging matigas ako at sinabi ko sa sarili ko na sa pagkikita namin ng magulang ko ipapamuka ko sa kanila lahat lahat… pero totoo pla talaga yong kasabihan na kahit ano pa ang kasalanan na nagawa ng magulang sa kanilang anak still utang na loob ko pa din kung bakit ako andito, naging mabuti or hindi man silang magulang,,,sa unang pagkakataon pagkikita namin ng aking nanay after 14 years lahat ng sinasabi kong galit, hirap, panunumbat at pangungulila ay naglaho lahat, isang mahigpit na yakap lng na di ko alam kung bakit ganon na lng kasaya ang nramdaman ko at lahat ng galit ko ay nawala ,yakap na sobrang hinanap hanap ko at hinintay ko ng sobrang tagal na ang tanging nabigkas ko na lng ng paulit ulit habang ang luha ko ay patuloy na bumababa ay “NANAY KO, NANAY KO, NANAY KO” ngayon habang ginagawa ko tong post na ito naisip ko dapat pa yata akong magpasalamat sa kanila at sa mga nangyari sa amin, dahil don naging matatag ako, kinakaya kong mag isa ang mga pagsubok at problema, at kung ano pa man ako ngayon, at kung ano ang narating ko, at mga tatahakin ko pa

“LESSON TO LEARN” mas masarap magpatuloy sa ating paglalakbay kung lahat ng galit at poot sa atin ay aalisin natin, at matuto tayong patawarin ang mga taong nagkasala at nanakit sa atin dahil sa kabilang banda malaki din ang naitulong nila sa atin kung bakit mas kinakaya na natin ang mas mahirap at mabigat na problema at responsibilidad, at mas mahimbing na ang tulog sa gabi dahil wla ka ng itinatago….

BISEXUAL

Being Bisexual……
What Does it Mean to be ‘Bisexual’
People (both men and women) usually describe themselves as bisexual when they find that they are physically, emotionally and sexually attracted to both men and women.
There are bisexual people in every country, culture and society. Many people report that they have bisexual feelings or experiences, but do not identify themselves as bisexual (’Bi’). Sometimes it is hard for people to stand up as bisexual because their society does not accept it. Other times people are just happy to explore their sexuality, but identify themselves as mainly heterosexual (’straight’), homosexual (’gay’ or ‘lesbian’), or have no label at all.
Being bisexual often causes feelings of isolation for some young men and women because they feel a lot of pressure to be heterosexual, or to be homosexual. Many people in society do not approve of bisexuality, and this often makes people scared to show their sexuality.
Remember, there is nothing ‘wrong’ with feeling, or being, bisexual. It is just a form of sexuality that unfortunately, many other people find hard to understand.
Why are Some People Bisexual?
There is no real explanation of why some people are bisexual, and some are not. Some researchers suggest that we are born with our sexual orientation. Others suggest that people become bisexual because of some childhood experiences. The main thing to remember is that being ‘Bi’ is not a disease or illness to be cured or fixed. It is part of the broad spectrum of human sexuality.
How Do I Know if I’m Bisexual?
There is no easy answer to this question. You can’t fill in a questionnaire or do a test that will give you a definite answer. You might be bisexual if you recognise that you have feelings of attraction for women and men at the same time, but this does not necessarily have to be at the same time or intensity. What is important is that you don’t deny your feelings and that you take time, at your own pace, to explore your sexuality and what being bisexual might mean to you.
How Do I Know if Someone Else is Bisexual?
The short answer is that you probably won’t know until someone tells you – you can’t tell whether a man or woman or a transgendered person is bisexual just by looking at them. Bisexual people come in all shapes and sizes. You cannot tell a bisexual person by the gender of their partner or the friends they keep. It is important to remember that if you identify as bisexual, how you look is up to you, just the same as if you are heterosexual, gay or lesbian. How you dress and how you behave is about your personal identity, not a stereotype.
Bisexual Relationships
For some, bisexual relationships can be more complicated than straight, gay or lesbian relationships. However, regardless of your sexuality, it is important to be open and honest with your partner/s, about feelings of attraction to other people. Like everyone else, bisexual people fall in love and form committed relationships. These may be with a man, a woman, a transgendered person, or with more than one person. There are no rules that bisexual people follow in relationships- everyone is free to make them up for themselves.

HAPPY VALENTINES “NANAY”

A Mothers Love

A little boy came up to his mother in the kitchen one evening while she was fixing supper, and handed her a piece of paper that he had been writing on. After his Mom dried her hands on an apron, she read it, and this is what it said:

For cutting the grass: $5.00
For cleaning up my room this week: $1.00
For going to the store for you: $.50
Baby-sitting my kid brother while you went shopping: $.25
Taking out the garbage: $1.00
For getting a good report card: $5.00
For cleaning up and raking the yard: $2.00
Total owed: $14.75

Well, his mother looked at him standing there, and the boy could see the memories flashing through her mind. She picked up the pen, turned over the paper he’d written on, and this is what she wrote:

For the nine months I carried you while you were growing inside me:
No Charge

For all the nights that I’ve sat up with you, doctored and prayed for you:
No Charge

For all the trying times, and all the tears that you’ve caused through the years:
No Charge

For all the nights that were filled with dread, and for the worries I knew were ahead:
No Charge

For the toys, food, clothes, and even wiping your nose:
No Charge

Son, when you add it up, the cost of my love is:
No Charge.

When the boy finished reading what his mother had written, there were big tears in his eyes, and he looked straight at his mother and said, “Mom, I sure do love you.” And then he took the pen and in great big letters he wrote: “PAID IN FULL”

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A LOVER…

What Does It Means to be Lover?

Presence is more than just being there.

What does it mean to be lover? It is more than just being married to or making love to someone. Millions of people are married, millions of people have sex-but few are real lovers. To be a real lover, you must commit to and participate in a perpetual dance of intimacy with your partner.

You are lover when you appreciate the gift that your partner is, and celebrate the gift everyday.

You are a lover when you remember that your partner does not belong to you-he or she is on loan from the universe.

You are a lover when you realize that nothing that happens between you will be insignificant, that everything you say in the relationship hasthe potential to cause your beloved joy or sorrow, and everything you do will will either strengthen your connection or weaking it.

You are a lover when you understand all this, and thus wake up each morning filled with gratitude taht you have another day in which to love and enjoy your partner.

When you have a lover in your life, you are richly blessed. You have been given the gift of another person who has chosen to walk beside you. He or she will share your days and nights, your bed and your burdens. Your lover will see secret parts of you that no one else sees. He or she will touch places in your body that no one else touches, your lover will seek you out where you have been hiding, and create a haven for you within safe, loving arms.

Your lover offers you an abundance of miracles everyday. He or she has the power to delight you with his or her smile, his or her voice, the scent of his or her neck, the way she or he moves. He or she has the power to banish your lonliness. he or she has the power to turn the ordinary into sublime. She or he is your doorway to heaven here on earth.