Today’s challenge is about discussing one’s current relationship.
Marriage is a multi-faceted relationship and there’s just much to be discussed.
So I have decided to share my views and convictions about marriage. (more…)
Here’s some little note: Today’s challenge is daunting…
I once read a quote that says something along the lines that people are like moons – we only want to show our bright side but not the dark one. There is some truth to that statement. It’s human nature. We avoid putting our hearts on our sleeves and publicize our weaknesses for all the whole (online) world to see… and you know… judge.
On second thought, I realized that I could use this challenge for some measure of much-needed (more…)
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” – Anais Nin
My husband used to tell me that I should have at least one unifying theme in this blog – say, food, books, finance or travel. Fashion is out of my league so not this one either. I told him that I can’t seem to stick to a single topic or theme. I guess he just learned to live with it. Sorry dear husband…
I started blogging in 2012 because I was trying to win Jayesslee concert tickets in Manila and a blog entry was a requirement. As it turns out, my blog has now become a medley of ideas that INSPIRE me or information that may HELP another person or just an event close to my heart that I want to RELIVE in my writing.
So yeah, that is essentially what I write in this pie of internet space.
Why do I put thoughts on paper?
Now, that is a more pressing question…
I believe that PURPOSE precedes CONTENT. Purpose dictates the (more…)
It’s been quite a while since I last posted an entry here. A lot has happened since then. Some of those happenings, I reckon, will do a lot good if they stay in my journals.
There are many things though that I wish to document online and share with you – and that I will do very soon but I also know that my writing has become rusty and I need some literary warm-up.
So I recently “enrolled” myself to a 30-day blogging challenge to hopefully flex my rather stiff writing muscles. In so doing, I would be forcing myself to write 30 entries in 30 days.
And today is Day #1.
Will you join me in this journey?
There are a variety of choices of that so-called “30-day blogging challenge” and I chose this one below after a quick scan. I notice that the entries in these sort of challenges will be pretty much about one’s self because the objective is to get someone to write. And one thing all of us have a fair knowledge of is ourselves so no one has an excuse to say “I don’t really know what to write”. Because frankly, you do. #notetoself
“Humility — a strange thing. The minute you think you’ve got it — you’ve lost it.”
One of the greatest Christian thinkers of all time, C.S. Lewis, wisely wrote in his book Mere Christianity (1952):
“Do not imagine that if you meet a really humble man he will be what most people call ‘humble’ nowadays: he will not be a sort of *greasy, **smarmy person, who is always telling you that, of course, he is nobody. He will not be thinking about humility: he will not be thinking about himself at all.”
What is humility? The best way to define this word is to point its opposite: Pride.
Here are some information you may find helpful if you wish
to see the zoo for yourself and meet the peculiar animals we have come to adore.
Emirates Park Zoo is located at Al Bahia, north-east of Abu Dhabi city, 35km away from the capital on the way to Dubai. [VA]
It is quite far from the city center so I would recommend taking your own car or renting one. Taxi maybe around AED50+ if the first one is not possible. Should you insist to take the bus, lane numbers are 202,218 and 225. [DOT]