Wednesday, November 12, 2008

No longer a teenager

it's been two days since i celebrated my birthday.. until now i can't believe that i'm no longer a teenager. phew.. well, i don't feel i am and i don't think i am though.. hehehe. Para kasing pagsinabing 20 years old dapat matured na eh...and it so not me.. the people around you have so many expectations na din about you and those make you feel pressured..at ayaw kong mapressure noh. well, that's a mere observation though...

hayyyyyyyyyyzzzzzzzzz.. bente na gid ko!!! :P

Monday, October 13, 2008

An e-mail

May mga tao talagang walang ibang gawin kundi lokohin ang kapwa... whew!
just received a scam mail.. ito oh...



FROM THE DESK OF Mr.Omar aruna
BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER
BANK OF AFRICAN .
OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO.
WEST AFRICA
Dear ,

HOW ARE YOU,FIRST I WILL EXPLAIN MY SELF IN BRIEF FOR YOU BEFORE WE
PROCEED.I AM THE MANAGER OF BILL AND EXCHANGE AT THE FOREIGN REMITTANCE
DEPARTMENT OF BANK OF AFRICAN (BOA) I AM WRITING TO SEEK YOUR INTEREST
OVER A BUSINESS , IN MY DEPARTMENT WE DISCOVERED AN ABANDONED SUM OF
$10.5M US DOLLARS (TEN MILLION FIVE US DOLLARS).

IN AN ACCOUNT THAT BELONGS TO ONE OF OUR FOREIGN CUSTOMER WHO DIED ALONG
WITH HIS ENTIRE FAMILY IN NOVEMBER 15TH 2001 IN A PLANE CRASH AT ABIDJAN
COTE'VOIRE.
SINCE WE GOT INFORMATION ABOUT HIS DEATH, I HAVE BEEN EXPECTING HIS NEXT
OF KIN TO COME OVER AND CLAIM HIS MONEY BECAUSE WE CANNOT RELEASE IT
UNLESS HIS NEXT OF KIN OR RELATIVE APPLIES FOR IT AS NEXT OF KIN OR
RELATION TO THE DECEASED AS INDICATED IN OUR BANKING GUIDELINES BUT
UNFORTUNATELY WE LEARNT THAT ALL HIS SUPPOSED NEXT OF KIN OR RELATION
DIED ALONG SIDE WITH HIM AT THE PLANE CRASH LEAVING
NOBODY BEHIND FOR THE CLAIM.
IT IS THEREFORE UPON THIS DISCOVERY THAT I DECIDED TO EXCAPE WITH THE
FUND,AND AS SUCH I VIAL TO MAKE THIS BUSINESS PROPOSAL TO YOU SO THAT MY
BANK WILL RELEASE THE FUND INTO YOUR ACCOUNT AS THE NEXT OF KIN TO OUR
BANK DECEASED CUSTOMER FOR SAFETY AND SUBSEQUENT DISBURSEMENT SINCE
NOBODY IS COMING FOR CLAIMS AND I DON'T WANT THIS MONEY TO GO INTO THE
BANK TREASURY.
INFACT I KNOW THE FUND WILL NOT EVEN GO INTO THE BANK TREASURY,BUT OUR
TOP BANK OFFICIALS(DIRECTORS)WILL ONLY SHARE IT AMONG THEMSELVES INTO
THEIR ACCOUNTS.
THE BANKING LAW AND GUIDELINE HERE IN BURKINA FASO STIPULATES THAT IF
ANY CUSTOMER ACCOUNT OR PROPERTY REMAINS UNSERVICEABLE OR DORMANT,AND
UNCLAIMED AFTER FIVE YEARS, THE ACCOUNT WILL BE CONFISCATED AND
TRANSFERED INTO THE BANK TREASURY AS UNCLAIMED BILL.
THE REQUEST OF FOREIGNER AS NEXT OF KIN IN THIS BUSINESS IS OCCASIONED
BY THE FACT THAT THE CUSTOMER WAS A FOREIGNER AND A BURKINABE

CANNOT STAND AS NEXT OF KIN TO A FOREIGNER.
I AGREE THAT 30% OF THIS MONEY WILL BE FOR YOU AS FOREIGN
PARTNER,INRESPECT TO THE PROVISION OF A FOREIGN ACCOUNT,AND YOUR IMENSE
CONTRIBUTION TO CHAMPION THE COURSE OF TRANSFERING THE FUND TO YOUR
ACCOUNT. 10 % WILL BE SET ASIDE FOREXPENSES INCURRED BY THE BOTH PARTY
DURING THE BUSINESS AND 60 %
WOULD BE FOR ME.
THERE AFTER I WILL VISIT YOUR COUNTRY FOR DISBURSEMENT ACCORDING TO THE
PERCENTAGES INDICATED. THEREFORE TO ENABLE MY BANK TRANSFER THE FUND
INTO YOUR ACCOUNT,I WILL SEND TO YOU THE TEXT OF APPLICATION WHICH YOU
WILL SEND TO MY BANK AS NEXT OF KIN TO THE DECEASED CUSTOMER AND THAT
WILL BE WHEN YOU INDICATE YOUR INTEREST IN THE BUSINESS, YOU MUST APPLY
FIRST TO THE BANK AS RELATIONS OR NEXT OF KIN OF OUR BANK DECEASED
INDICATING YOUR BANK NAME, YOUR BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER, YOUR PRIVATE
TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER FOR EASY AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND
LOCATION WHERE IN THE MONEY WILL BE REMITTED .
UPON RECEIPT OF YOUR REPLY, I WILL SEND TO YOU BY FAX OR EMAIL THE TEXT
OF THE APPLICATION. I WILL NOT FAIL TO BRING TO YOUR NOTICE THAT THIS
TRANSACTION IS RISK-FREE AND THAT YOU SHOULD NOT ENTERTAIN ANY ATOM OF
FEAR AS ALL REQUIRED INFORMATIONS WILL BE PERFECTLY MADE FOR YOU TO
CHAMPION THE COURSE OF THE TRANSACTION WITH MY BANK WITHOUT ANY HITCH OR
RISK .

YOU SHOULD CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY AS SOON AS YOU RECEIVE THIS LETTER.
TRUSTING TO HEAR FROM YOU IMMEDIATELY.
YOUR’S SINCERELY,
Mr.Omar aruna



So what can you say? i don't know how am i going to react on this...i don't know if I'll laugh because the person who sent this is such an idiot or I'll get angry because he tried to fool me... hayzzz.... well, we are indeed poor but i cannot take to fool my own fellow for my own benefit. i don't know what hardship or poverty the sender of the mail is going through but is there NO other way for him to make money without fooling other people??? can't he do it in a legal way? gosh...

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Anguish(BJE MOA)

I can't explain what anguish I am feeling towards Malacañang right now! If it was not for that BJE(Bangsamoro Juridical Entity) MOA(Memorandum of Agreement) there would be no civil war going on in Mindanao right now!!! Yes, I am so blaming Malacañang(especially GMA) for this matter! They are just doing this to pursue their own personal interest! If BJE will be created automatic there will be a change in the charter because the ARMM has separate provision in the constitution. A change in the charter will, thus, lead to the extension of the term of the present administration. Their greediness have already eaten them up that they'll do everything, even killing their own people just to stay in power.

PEACE?!? the heck! BJE will not resolve the issue in Mindanao! Why? First, not all the leaders of ARMM are approved in the said MOA because if the BJE is established they will be under the Federal System. Therefore, they cannot do what ever they want to do to their respective provinces of the Bangsa Moro place. Second and the worst, it's not really the ARMM alone that the MILF are claiming their ancestral domain, it's the WHOLE Mindanao. If we will give them the ARMM they would think that we are afraid of them and soon they will conquer Mindanao as well...BJE is just the first step! Third, the MOA/BJE violates many provision in the constitution...thus, it's unconstitional. If the MILF cannot respect the constitution itself why give them the full right to ARMM?


In order for us to attain PEACE we should LEARN to RESPECT one another regardless of culture, race and religion!!!

Nakakainis! basta basta nalang sila gumagawa ng hakbang without even consulting the people! They shoul'd have informed us...but they kept silent beacuse they have their own hidden agendas bihind this MOA. Without the Supreme Court's TRO, MOA wouldn't have been known to the people!!!! Buti naman sana kung sila angapektado sa gulo dito sa Mindanao, eh hindi naman eh...KAMI ang LABIS na APEKTADO!!! We are afraid and panicking for the possible things to happen!!!!

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Moving a Holiday into another Day


Ninoy Aquino Day (Rep. Act. 9256)is a public holiday in the Philippines observed annually on August 21. It marks the anniversary of assassination of former Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr. Returning to the Philippines after three years of self-imposed exile, Aquino was shot in the head and killed on August 21, 1983 as he was escorted off an airplane by soldiers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

Today is August 19, and it's public holiday. Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo moved the holiday(The Ninoy Aquino Day) on Monday instead of Thursday. Actually she(GMA) always moves the dates of holidays especially when the real date strikes in the middle of week. The reason for this according "daw" to GMA is for the family to spend longer time together. On my own opinion on the another hand, moving a public holiday into another day defeats the real purpose/essence of it. It's disrespecting the law and the the holiday itself. Bakit pa ginawa ang holiday na yan kung imomove lang pala sa ibang araw!?!

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

SP for School Days only?!?

What I really don't like when riding a tricycle or jeepney is when the driver or conductor asks more than the fare mandated by the government.

Pupils and Students are given SP(student privilege) of about some(i don't know the exact percentage) percent off in any land travel fare(I don't know to water and air travel--haven't rode in an airplane or ship for a long long time-- if they offer SP's too) like down town. They(we) are given such privilege for the reasons that they(we) are not yet earning and still dependent to their(our ) parents or guardians.

The jeepney drivers and conductors in our terminal know me already for I always ride(for more than 4 years now) in their jeepneys everyday. Now the regular fare from the City to Tampakan is 18php and for students is 16php. There are times that I pay them more than the amount that I should be paying them and there are times that I pay what is just for me to give them.

Going home one Saturday when I paid the conductor 16php. He insisted that I should give him 18php. I told him that I am a student and he argued that it was Saturday and '
no class' during Saturdays. phew.. Got deafen by those words of him...and that was then that i started to make taray.

There are also times when I ride down town that tricycle drivers ask how much you're going to pay them. Hello?! They know already how much the fare is, why ask?! When that happens to me, maghahanap na kaagad ako na iba pang masasakyan.

I know that how expensive the gasoline is and I know how small the profit of a driver. Actually, I often pay more than the amount na dapat kung babayaran pag sumasakay ako ng tricycle...pero yan eh kung 'yong driver eh walang reklamo o hindi ako tinatanong kung magakano ang babayaran ko...at kung ang driver eh nakiusap talaga na dagdagan ko ang pamasahe. Hindi naman 'yan problema eh. Pero pag abusado ang driver, naku...magkakasubukan talaga kami ng salita!

I looked for the provision on that SP but, unfortunately, I didn't found it. I wanted to know if it is stated there that SP effects only during school days. But come to think of it noh, wether it's weekend/holiday or not a student is a student! They cannot deny the fact they(we) are still dependent to their (our) parents in terms of financial matters!

Saturday, August 2, 2008

Blogging is a Fulfillment!

Just received my personal google adsense personal identification pin last Saturday---too bad I can’t use it anymore… *sigh* Anyways, ok lang, I made another account naman. But I wont close this account though. This is where I started as a social blogger, why close it? Still gonna post my opinions and ideas here. J

About my google adsense disability, wasn’t really that sad though. First and foremost, I love blogging, wether I gain or not it’s okay with me…because I’m happy sharing my thoughts and opinions about things.

The fulfillment in blogging is not how you make money but on how you express yourself and touch the lives of other people through your writing. Thus, blogging in the sense is already a fulfillment!

Thursday, July 17, 2008

From Thailand with Love Giveaway




One of the best places to visit in Asia(East) is The Kingdom of Thailand. It is reach in natural resources and the people are very good and hospitable.

Meanwhile, if you don't have enough money yet(like me) to go into the place, join us in the contest called "From Thailand with Love Giveaway" and win a beautiful Thai Decorative Letter Holder fresh from The Land of the Thais. It's like you've been into the place if you'll be the lucky 2 persons to win the prize.
This contest is hosted by Ate Lalaine in the celebration of the "birth" of her new domain the Day to Day Miracles.
Here are the mechanics:
  • Just write write your name/ URL and post a comment here and then...
  • Post or write an article about the contest and link back into this Site.

Easy isn't it?

So what are you waiting for?

Join now!

The deadline of the contest will be on the 30th of July. The entries will be drawn and winners(2) will be announced on the 31st at 8:00 pm Thailand time.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

A Sad news

It's been a week that i was not able to update my account...*sigh* to my surprise pagbalik ko pala disabled na and adsense account ko.. :( huhuhu

Sunday, June 22, 2008

The Man as a Being

Philiosophy of Man is one of my favorite(next to logic) minor subjects these college days. It's a very interesting subject. And maybe one of the reason why i really liked and enjoyed the Philo. of Man was Father Nonoy(he's a priest). It's just that he thought very well --though his approach was philosophical and hard to understand sometimes.

Philiosophy of Man obviously talks about man perse, the human being who seeks to find meaning in his life.

This article aims to share with you some of the most important things I've learned in my Philosophy of Man subject. Things that inspired me and gave me strength to face the world.

Man is the summit of God’s creation, the most special being in the world. He is the only rational being who exists, has intellect or the capacity to understand things. Being a rational being man has his own free will to do what he wants to do…and this free will is in accordance with his capacity of being a human.

Man is the only kind of being that exists and he is conscious of his existence. He is finite, not perfect and has limitations. Man is existing into the world with a sense of purpose and direction. He is the initiator of all actions and the center of feelings and emotions, capable to love and get hurt. The perfection or completion of man’s existence is death.

Man’s life is a journey. He makes history into the world for he is the only being who can define what history is. His life is full of experiences such as pains, struggles and happiness. All those things are necessary in order for him to understand and appreciate the meaning of life…and suffering makes man improve and find betterment in his life.

Being a man in this world is not easy (fyi) because you have to comply with all the gifts you have as being a human. If you fail to, you defeat the purpose of being a human. Thus, to be called a man is to act like a human being should be acting.

Monday, June 16, 2008

Tatsulok







Lyrics Tatsulok lyrics



Alam n'yo, sa tuwing naririnig ko ang kantang yan, parang naiiyak ako na ewan. Sa totoo lang, lahat ng kantang makabayan hindi ko maiwasan na hindi damdamin ang liriko. Ewan, ganito talaga ako eh.

Noong linggo lang, nanood ako ng ASAP, my isang pursyon don kung saan nag-alay ang lahat ng mga sikat na mang-aawit para sa BAYANi JUAN Fandation ng ABS-CBN na naglalayong pagkaisahin ang lahat ng mga sector ng pamahalaan(pribado man o publiko) at mga NGOs sa ngalan ng bayanihan at para sa isang mas progresibong Pilipinas.

Habang nakikinig ako sa kanta, damang-dama ko na ako ay pilipino. Nang kinanta ang "Tatsulok" ramdam na ramdam ko ang bawat letra, bawat salita ng kanta ay tumatagos sa buo kong pagkatao.

Hindi pula’t dilaw tunay na magkalaban
Ang kulay at tatak ay di syang dahilan
Hangga’t marami ang lugmok sa kahirapan
At ang hustisya ay para lang sa mayaman
Marahil ay natatawa kayo, o di kaya'y sasabihin n'yong "OA" ako. Ngunit subukan n'yong pakinggan at damhin ang nilalaman nang kanta nang sa gayo'y magkaunawaan tayo.

Habang may tatsulok at sila ang nasa tuktok Di matatapos itong gulo

Monday, June 9, 2008

Men to Women today

"psssssssssssssstt.."

"whetwhew!"

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Have you ever tried being greeted in that kind of manner? How's the feeling? If not, what if you have been greeted that way? How would you feel?

hmmm... honestly, I tried being called in a "pssstt" kind of manner by a guy whom i donnot know and phew! ..it feels like your some kind of a cheap girl--hey i am not a dog! But nowadays, seldom you can see a guy who is gentleman enough to respect a girl as she is. That's true.

On the other hand, we can't blame those guys doing those things coz it's like the society is teaching them to do so. Look at what's inside the the Billboards, TV ads, etc, most of them are portray /photos of girls who are almost naked. It's like inviting someone to a sexual activity(well, that's how I see things there).

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The thing is you must respect yourself to gain respect in return. But do not generalize things so you cannot hurt anyone.

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Unstoppable Reality!



Be practical!
kaya...
when your suitor ask
what you want...
chocolate?
flowers?
stuff toy?
c'mmon!
be practical!
"BIGAS" gurl!
"BIGAS"!


The message was sent to me by a friend. It's just some kind of a joke when you just read it but pay attention to it, it speaks the reality here in the Philippines!

My gradparents and I usually go to the market every week to buy things(groceries, ketchen products, etc.) we need at home and my Lola's medicine. Now we do it twice a month. And if my aunt goes out to the market he(my lolo) would just send her money and she'll do the groceries for him so he could not waste money for the gasoline. And these past weeks I would often hear him saying: "mahal na ang bigas, mahal na gasolina, mahal na lahat! haaayyzz... wala na talaga!" My mother and aunties(guess the whole citizen of the Philippines) are also complaining with the prices of products in the market, specially the price of RICE!

1 kilo of rice today's worth PHP 42.00. Would you believe that?!...well, you need to, it's the fact!
When I was in high school, 1kilo of it just worth PHP20 something. I'm in my 4th year college now, and in just 4years, its price was doubled! phew!

I always believe Philippines has hope..but at this point of time, with these crises(political, economic, agricultural, societal) we're having right now...I don't know! I'll just wait for miracle I guess.


We are not rich and we are not that poor neither...and the over pricing in the market is really a BURDEN for us...how much more to those poor people, the poorest of the poor?! Do you think they will survive in a JUST way? I don't think so!

I guess the author of that texts just wants us to open our senses to the reality. We have to be concious on what is happening around us..and be ready to the unstoppable reality!


See:
PHILIPPINES: Rice shortage hits poor as government grapples for solution
Rice-land shortage

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

....

Life is really unpredictable...T_T

just read Tina's latest post...and i was really shocked sa nabasa ko. Parang nanindig lahat ng balahibo ko. I can't believe it! I'd never met ate emel personally(pati c tina)--just met her at the mIRC, a chat server-- but they became part of my life kahit papaano. Nakakalungkot talaga...and sa totoo lang, para na akong maiiyak(how much more sila tina and her other friends). i've seen their friendship and how much they value one another.. pero talaga ngang ganito ang buhay.. *sigh*

i wish you peace Ate emel! i'll cherish the moments na nag-uusap tayo.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Have you watched the Pinoy Big Brother nomination night last night? honestly, i don't like the other housemates' idea for nominating Robi. It's not because your rich you are not worthy to win right? The game is not about who needs the money and who's Does NOT!

Sunday, May 11, 2008

The Unexpected!

"there are things we don't expect to happen that really happen. am so sorry na sa hubby mo pa nangyari ang ganun..."

…those were the words I’ve said to Mummy Sheng last Saturday to make her feel better when I read in her space the incident that happened to her hubby.

Few hours after sending the message to Mummy Sheng, I decided to log-out. When I opened my pouch to get some money, my nerves trembled when I found out that my wallet was missing. I was so sure I put it inside my bag before I left home. I started panicking. Got no money to pay the café for my internet rent.

One hour before I decided to log-out, I went to the comfort room. Having thought that no one would touch my pouch, I left it on my station.

I asked the counterman if he has seen anyone or someone went on my station but said he hasn’t. I asked the other customers—with suspicion that one of them was the thief—but said they haven’t. If one of them stole my wallet, he/she is crazy to tell me and admit that he did it of course.

I was so embarrassed and really disappointed with myself for being so idiot and careless!

So stupid for leaving my things without any hesitation that someone may steal them. Thank God I brought my cp inside my pocket.

Because I got no choice, I asked the counterman if I would permit me to go out to find a solution to pay them. I left my other things to assure them I’ll be back.

I went to school to find some friends and asked help(to lend me some money).Kinapalan ko na ang mukha ko. After an hour, I saw Sheena and Rachel(my best friends). Wala na silang pera that time so they were not able to lend me. But they helped me find someone who could help me with my problem. In the end, the person I never thought I would be asking for help saved me. Thanks to Geraldine, the 2005 Mutya ng South Cotabato, who happened to be my best friend way back in grade school.

Inside my wallet were 700+PhP(pamasahe ko sana papuntang Gen.San) and some of my brother’s receipts for his required payments for enrollment.

It was really a sad incident. There are things we don't expect to happen that really happen. I couldn't get my wallet back anymore. I just wish the school didn’t lose their copies for the list of payers, else will pay again. *sigh* I just have to be more careful next time. I wont trust any person I don’t know from now on so the incident wont happen again!

Friday, May 9, 2008

The Ant and the Grasshopper

Have you ever heard the story of “The Ant and the Grasshopper”? Well, I remember it was my favorite story when I was in grade school.


The story is all about an ant who works all day and night looking for food and then store it in his little house(a tiny hole). And a grasshopper who spends his whole day playing. He had no care of the things around him as long as he is happy and enjoying.


One day, an unexpected circumstance happened. There came a heavy rain that washed the land and destroyed plants that serve as food for insects. Now the poor grasshopper has no place to go and nothing to eat. Meanwhile, in his house ant was busy eating. Ant had plenty food to eat because he stored many of it when the weather was fine. No problem to tend to…just ‘when will the rain stop’ for him to work again. Hoping the rain already stopped, ant went out to his hole to see the sun but he saw his wet friend grasshopper chilling in cold instead.

Ant welcomed his friend inside his house and gave him food to eat. Ant let grasshopper stay with him until the rain stoped.


Grasshopper’ heart was full gratitude for ant. He could not explain how sorry and regretful he was for being so lazy. The ant he thought silly before for working day and night saved his life.


Grasshopper learned his lesson and promised to be industrious from then on.


That’s where the story ends. Really like it because it’s so inspiring. It gives us lesson to work hard in preparation for the future. It also tells us that if we are doing NOTHING to make our lives better, we will end up with NOTHING!


“Pag may tiyaga, may nilaga!”


Wednesday, April 23, 2008

The Culrpits

hi guys! :) how are you? miss yah!!! am just checkin you.*wink*





The people who make gossips and always talk about other people's lives have big dark secret that's why they want to shift the attention of other people from them.( do you agree with that?) these people are pitiful, yah know... and really irritating! whew...! they make stories and tell bad things about you and embarrass you in front of other people... only to find out in the end that those stories they made are their own. i tell you guys, these people are just full of envy and jealousy. they are culprits of those doings and the best way to hide is to throw those things to others.. haaayyzzz...

Friday, March 28, 2008

On Vacation!

mmm.. singit lang..on a hurry!
hmmm...will not be around for a while... going to have some vacation guys...
don't worry, be back soon! :) be missing you all! mwaaaaaaaahhhhh...

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Happy Holy Week!


We are celebrating Holy week this time guys and i want to extend my greetings to all of you.

What is the significance of the holy week?

For me, holy week is the time to remind us how great God and Jesus Christ are. Time to think and ponder and to evaluate ourselves. The time to give thanks for the glory and for the gift that God had given us, the gift of Jesus Christ!

Happy holy week guys! May God always bless us. :)

Thursday, March 13, 2008

I can make a difference

We(they) have just elected the new set of officers for the next school year in our club. Well, didn’t(intentionally) attend on the said election. It’s not that I don’t care about the club nor I am passive or what. I just don’t want to be in the position.

After the day of the election, Thaiza(the newly elected treasurer, a tagalong speaking girl) asked me “Ate weng, bakit hindi ka umattend sa election natin sa club?” I just smile at her and said “Wala lang… di ko lang feel… basta!” then she told me that they will supposedly nominate me as the VP of the club since it is said in our(club) existing constitution and by laws that the 3 major officers should come from the incoming 4th years. Now, what happened was that the newly elected VP was an incoming third year student so the election of VP was a null and void. But the 2006-2007 officers drafted a new provision which stated that lower years can hold a major position in the club provided that he/she is qualified in the said position. Now the issue(haha..have learned my cases na!) is whether the club will ratify the draft for Jomarie(the elected VP) to claim the position legall . I was shocked na may ganoon palang problema.

Now on my own opinion, there is no way for us not to ratify the said provision(talagang ayaw maging officer noh?). It is not a problem whether the person or student comes from a lower year as long as he/she is qualified in the said position. So, a big YES for new the provision!!! J

After the conversation with Thaiza I posed and thought for a while. If I was there(in the election) and nominated as the VP, would I accept the position? Would I take the responsibility if I win? Uhmmm… I guess, NO. It’s not that am afraid with the responsibilities or what…have my OWN REASONs for it. I have thought for it before and decided not to attend on the club election. So what if I’m not an officer? Can I not be a good member? Can I not help my club? A good public service does not matter on the position you have but the HEART you have for it. If you’re just an ordinary citizen it doesn’t mean that you have nothing to offer to help the state. By being a good follower of the law, faithful and loyal to the government(NOT to the officials), by being a good citizen, you are surely helping your state!



What are those reasons why I don’t want to be an officer?
There are people(not all of course) kasi that are obvious of having their own personal interest in the club…people you can’t get along with…and attitudes you can’t take. I don’t want to pretend. I am just a human being, finite. No matter how open or broad minded I am, I still have my limitations, I am not perfect. So for me not to go beyond the limitations, I have to do something. I want to show to them that you are there in the club not for the reason that your “title” as an officer will be written on your affiliation(admit it’s needed you haunt for a job but it’s not what I mean though) or you will be SOMEBODY in the school etc. You are there in the position to SERVE and NOT for anything else!

I also want to focus more on my community. I just don’t know why I am like this, all I know is that this is where I belonged. Most of the people there(in my community) are poor(not that poor talaga…parents can. somehow, send their children to college though—hindi nga lang sa mga private universities kasi nga kulang sa financial) and the youth are going on the wrong path. I want to share to them my learnings at school because nowadays,because of modernization, instead being the HOPE of the society, youths are becoming BURDENS. They are lack of self-awareness and I want it to be installed in their minds. Actually, my friend Abner(also a youth advocate and a leader) and I came up with an idea to facilitate activities intended for the youth of our puroks and for others who want to join us, that will make the youth unconsciously learn and be aware with what is happening around them. The proposed activities were quiz bowl(questions are related to issues in the society), parlor games where they can develop leadership skills, sharing of knowledge where in everyone of us will share the realities we have seen in the society at gawan ng analysis or reflection. We are also planning to cooperate with the SK officials, headed by my brother, for the activities to be more formal. Tentative pa siya kung matutuloy o hindi but I am really looking forward to it. Sana matuloy.

WHO you are and WHAT your are in the society doesn’t matter, it is on what you HAVE DONE to make a difference for the betterment of the society.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

HEAR ME!

This was sent to me on my friendster by a friend of a couple of months ago. It's a letter of parents to their child Written by Rev. Fr. Ariel F. Robles,CWL Spiritual Director,St. Augustine Parish, Baliuag, Bulacan". I was really touched by this one.


Sulat ni Tatay at Nanay


Sa aking pagtanda, unawain mo sana ako at pagpasensiyahan. Kapag dala ng kalabuan ng mata ay nakabasag ako ng pinggan o nakatapon ng sabaw sa hapag-kainan, huwag mo sana akong kagagalitan. Maramdamin ang isang matanda. Nagse-self-pity ako tuwing sisigawan mo ako.

Kapag mahina na ang tenga ko at hindi ko maintindihan ang sinasabi mo, huwag mo naman sana akong sabihan ng bingi, pakiulit na lang ang sinabi mo o pakisulat na lang. Pasensya ka na, anak. Matanda na talaga ako.

Kapag mahina na ang tuhod ko, pagtiyagaan mo sana akong tulungang tumayo, katulad ng pag-aalalay ko sa iyo noong nag-aaral ka pa lamang lumakad.

Pagpasensyahan mo sana ako kung ako man ay nagiging makulit at paulit-ulit na parang sirang-plaka. Basta pakinggan mo na lang ako. Huwag mo sana akong pagtatawanan o pagsasawaang pakinggan. Natatandaan mo anak noong bata ka pa? Kapag gusto mo ng lobo, paulit-ulit mo 'yung sasabihin, maghapon kang mangungulit hanggang hindi mo nakukuha ang gusto mo. Pinagtiyagaan ko ang kakulitan mo.

Pagpasensiyahan mo na rin sana ang aking amoy. Amoy-matanda, amoy-lupa. Huwag mo sana akong piliting maligo. Mahina na ang katawan ko. Madaling magkasakit kapag nalamigan, huwag mo sana akong pandirihan. Natatandaan mo noong bata ka pa? Pinagtiyagaan kitang habulin sa ilalim ng kama kapag ayaw mong maligo.

Pagpasensiyahan mo sana kung madalas, ako'y masungit, dala na marahil ito ng katandaan. Pagtanda mo, maiintindihan mo rin ako.

Kapag may konti kang panahon, magkuwentuhan naman tayo, kahit sandali lang, inip na ako sa bahay, maghapong nag-iisa. Walang kausap. Alam kong busy ka sa trabaho,

Subalit nais kong malaman mo na sabik na sabik na akong makakuwentuhan ka, kahit alam kong hindi ka interesado sa mga kuwento ko. Natatandaan mo anak, noong bata ka pa? Pinagtiyagaan kong pakinggan at intindihin ang pautal-utal mong kuwento tungkol sa iyong teddy bear.

At kapag dumating ang sandali na ako'y magkasakit at maratay sa banig ng karamdaman, huwag mo sana akong pagsawaang alagaan. Pagpasensiyahan mo na sana kung ako man ay maihi o madumi sa higaan, pagtiyagaan mo sana akong alagaan sa mga huling sandali ng aking buhay. Tutal hindi na naman ako magtatagal.

Kapag dumating ang sandali ng aking pagpanaw, hawakan mo sana ang aking kamay at bigyan mo ako ng lakas ng loob na harapin ang kamatayan.

At huwag kang mag-alala, kapag kaharap ko na ang Diyos na lumikha, ibubulong ko sa kanya na pagpalain ka sana . .. dahil naging mapagmahal ka sa iyong ama't ina. ..




Yesterday while walking on the side walk I saw an old man sitting in front of the gate of the cathedral. He has no slippers with dirty clothes...and he could not see anything. He's blind! He has disposable glass beside him where people who are passing by can put coins or anything they have to offer for the poor old man. When I passed by, I gave him a five peso coin(the only thing I can give him that time). I couldn't take to look at him in that kind of situation so after giving him the coin I walked fast away from him. Then I remember the letter above sent to me by a friend. I wonder where could be his family or children or relatives...or meron ba siya kahit isa? cguro naman meron noh. How can they do that to their own parent? whew...

I(also) really am disappointed with the kind of government we have here in the Philippines. They are supposed to make moves to solve this issues. The problem is they just only make action only if the media exposed it on TV or radio or when someone who has this so called "say" in the society would come to them and told them to do so...but of course i don't say that the government is really that bad.. NO! I still believe that there are still pure-hearted public servants--however, there are only few of them.Just telling that there are people in the government who will just do their duties and functions if they are told to do so.

The man i saw yesterday was not the only old man who suffers from that kind of situation. There are so many of them---if you just try look around. I had this thought, actually, that maybe their children chose to abandon them because they had done something not good in the past-- we just don't know...but can't we forgive and just forget everything that had happened and live the present with no heavy hearts to carry..?? Yah, it's hard to do but can't we try? They are old now and I know they regret what they had done and didn't in the past... If you are the child and your parents give you everything, value and treasure it. It's true that it is their responsibility and your right to have a good life but i guess it is your responsibility too to pay them back the things they have done for you(I'm not talkin material things in here).. Take care of your parents and show them the love that they had given yor when you are still little. Because that's the only THING a parent could ask for his/her child.

[Watch XXX or The Correspondents or any documentary shows to widen your knowledge and awareness with what is happening around you.]
*sigh*

Monday, March 3, 2008

Singit lang po ito.

AWARD:



This is the second award given to me since I became part of the Blogword. It came from Ate Lalaine.Thank you so much poh! Actually, she had given this award last week pa but i was not able to post it because i was so busy doing some requirements at school. This award is called Perfect Blend of Friendship Award. :)


Now i would like to give this award to ILovePhilippines
and Tina for the friendship they had given me. I appreciate you guys! I would like to give this award also to Honey, Angel, WildCatLady, Sheng, Princess and to Ginabeloved for being my new friends! :)



QUIZ:



Princess passed this quiz called Rate my Life. I just took the quiz and here's the result.

This Is My Life, Rated
Life:
8
Mind:
7.2
Body:
8.8
Spirit:
7.9
Friends/Family:
7.4
Love:
6.9
Finance:
5.2
Take the Rate My Life Quiz


Your Life Analysis:

Life: Your life rating is a score of the sum total of your life, and accounts for how satisfied, successful, balanced, capable, valuable, and happy you are. The quiz attempts to put a number on the summation of all of these things, based on your answers. Your life score is reasonably high. This means that you are on a good path. Continue doing what is working and set about to improve in areas which continue to lag. Do this starting today and you will begin to reap the benefits immediately.

Mind: Your mind rating is a score of your mind's clarity, ability, and health. Higher scores indicate an advancement in knowledge, clear and capable thinking, high mental health, and pure thought free of interference. Your mind score is within a healthy zone. This means you have achieved a level of mental balance and harmony consistent with living a healthy, happy life. Continue doing what works, and keep your focus. In our fast-paced world, mental clutter is all too common. Be vigilant in maintaining healthy mental function.

Body: Your body rating measures your body's health, fitness, and general wellness. A healthy body contributes to a happy life, however many of us are lacking in this area. You have an excellent body score, which means you are incredibly focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Continue in that focus, and your body will remain healthy and strong.

Spirit: Your spirit rating seeks to capture in a number that elusive quality which is found in your faith, your attitude, and your philosophy on life. A higher score indicates a greater sense of inner peace and balance. Your spirit score is relatively high, which means you are rewarded by your beliefs. Spirituality is clearly important to do. Never let it slip, and continue to learn and grow.

Friends/Family: Your friends and family rating measures your relationships with those around you, and is based on how large, healthy, and dependable your social network is. Your friends and family score is quite healthy. You have a social network you can depend upon. Count your blessings, but never forget that these bonds need to be maintained. Keep your friends and family close.

Love: Your love rating is a measure of your current romantic situation. Sharing your heart with another person is one of life's most glorious, terrifying, rewarding experiences. Your love score is in good shape, meaning that things are going well. Do all you can to maintain it, and continue to grow and move ahead.

Finance: Your finance rating is a score that rates your current financial health and stability. Your finances are somewhat in the middle, neither bad or exceptional. Keep doing what works for you, and improve what doesn't. Focus on long-term financial stability as your goal.


Now I'm passing this to Wella, Michelle, Gracie, and to Ricka



I'll be posting the tags i received maybe on Wednesday or Thursday. I can't do it right now, I'm filled with so much work.

Anyways, I just wanna thank those people who gave their concerns for my studies. Maraming-maraming salama po! :) Two weeks to go and classes will be over..


Friday, February 29, 2008

Ironies

Man is really hard to understand and life is really full of contradictions.


  1. We know what's the right and good thing to do yet we tend to do the opposite.
  2. We ask questions sometimes but actually, we have answers in mind already. We just want to compare our toughts to that of the others.
  3. We smile but deep inside we are bleeding.
  4. We seek advices for our problems or for anything but in the end our heart's desires prevail. and lastly;
  5. We have bright ideas in mind but we don't find a way to put all those ideas into action.

Isn't it just so ironic? What can you say?
Well I think, the last one is best described the Filipinos. They say that 'Philippines is rich in intelligent people', our leaders come from the most standard schools in the country and even abroad--sa sobrang talino, harapan at garapalan kung mangurakot-- yet the country is not improving. Where are the brains of those so called "intelligent people"? I am not only referring to the government, huh, but to all citizens as well. The reason why corruption is rampant in the government is because the society itself is corrupt! The fact is the Philippines will remain hopeless if we don't make any actions...sabi nga eh,"

Evil will prevail when good men do nothing"

oooppppsss! I guess that's all--baka kung saan pa mapunta ang usapan! hehehe... hmmm.. so what do you think my fellow countrymen?


Thank God I have vacant time to post something.. :)

Life's Contradictions

Life is really full of contradictions.

Just take a look at this:


  • We know what are the right and good things to do yet we tend to do the opposite.
  • We ask questions sometimes but actually we knew the answers already. We just want to compare our ideas to others.
  • We smile but deep inside we are bleeding.
  • We seek advices for our problems or anything but in the end our heart's desires prevail.and lastly;
  • We have bright ideas but we don't find a way to put all those ideas into action.


Isn't it just so ironic? Well I think, the last one is best applied for the Filipinos. They say that Philippines is the country of intelligent people--sa sobrang talino, harapan at garapalan kung mangurakot-- yet the country is not improving. Hey, am not only referring to the government, huh, I am referring to all citizens of the country! The society will not produce corrupt officials if the society itself is not corrupt... oooppps! I guess that's all--baka kung saan pa mapunta ang usapan. hehehe.. Well guys, come to think of it...


Well, thank God


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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Off for the mean time...

Guys, I just wanna inform you that I won't be fully active in the blogworld for the following days for some school requirements. But don't worry, I'll see to it that if i have some vacant time I'll visit your blogs and message you. I just can't entertain you for the time being.

Make some comments or post messages on my shout box if you wish too. I'll be checking it!:)
God bless you all. *mwahugs*


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Saturday, February 23, 2008

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan Session




I have the chance to witness a Sanggunian Panlalawigan(SP) Session last January 30, 2008. It was the first Sanggunian Session I have ever witnessed. The presiding officer of the session was the Vice Governor of the province, Atty. Eliordo Ogena. At first I thought that the governor was not around for some reason that’s why the vice governor acted as the presiding officer for the mean time. But I have learned from a 4th year polsci student, who was also there, that in all the session of the Sanggunians, it is always the vice who acts as the presiding officer(except for the Sangguniang Barangay where there is no Vice Brgy. Capt.). And also I have learned from my father(and through consulting the Local Gov’t. Code) that the Vice Gov. or Vice Mayor cannot deliberate discussions and debates with the sanggunian member(during session), just facilitates the session and act as the tie breaker during votations.


The components of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan are the Board Members, the President of the Provincial Councilors’ League(PCL) President, Representative of the Barangays in the SP(ABC President), and the representative of the SK in the SP(SK Federation President of the Province). Beside the presiding officer was a woman, whom I think the head secretary/stenographer because she was taking notes of all the things that were being discussed during the session. Beside the room were bunch of other secretaries who were also taking notes. There was an area at the back where visitors and those people who wanted to witness the session sit.


The topics of there(SP) discussion were the ordinances enacted by the municipalities and city. I was not really able to hear all their deliberations and arguments because I was sitting at the back and the people in front were talking while the SP were also talking. All that I had noticed was that it’s not really that necessary for all the members of the sanggunian to speak up and draw their arguments. Some are just listening and nodding. Only few gave their opinions and comments. After discussing a certain topic where no one argues or contradicts they would proceed to another discussion.


After the session, I realized that it’s not easy to be a sanggunian member(a politician). You have to be professional enough not to loose your temper during discussions. As a legislator you have to be aware on what is happening in your community so that you can make ordnances that will promote the general welfare of the people. You also have to be a good public servant because politics is a game for keeps. All the things you've done and doing as a public servant will reflect to your name and to your family as well. And it has long time effect, it will past thru history.


Over all, witnessing a Sanggunian is such an opportunity. We were able to have an overview on how a sanggunian session is being held. I just hope that our provincial officials here in South Cotabato will be responsible enough and do their duties to serve their constituents well until they end their office.







Actually, I thought of posting this before… hehehe… nalimutan ko lang i-post. I just remember posting it when I open my USB and saw it.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

The Cockroach!


I've been tag with this by Princess. Thanks ate(can i call you that way?)! *wink*




LOOK UP YOUR BIRTHDAY AND SEE WHAT YOU ARE. FORWARD ON TO PEOPLE THAT YOU THINK THAT WOULD GET A KICK OUT OF THIS... INCLUDING THE PERSON WHO SENT IT TO YOU. PUT YOUR BIRTHDAY ANIMAL IN THE SUBJECT LINE AND PASS IT ON.




I am a Cockroach (Nov. 11)!


If you are a Cockroach : Quite contradictory to your name, you are a peace loving person. You best try to avoid a situation wherein you are required to fight. An outdoor person, you dislike sitting at one place for a long duration. You are a born leader, and have it in you how to tactful! y deriv e work from people. You love being loved and when you receive your share of limelight from someone, you are all theirs!!!! Well, well... Hence some people could even take an advantage, flatter you to the maximum and get their work done. So be careful.....



At first I thought I was a parasite, later did i notice that i was reading the wrong birth animal. Well some of the descriptions above are true though. But you know what shocked me? I was more of a parasite than of a cockroach! hahaha...



Don't forget to scroll down to see what it says about you.

January 01 - 09 ~ Ass
January 10 - 24 ~ Slug
January 25 - 31 ~ Cockroach
February 01 - 05 ~ Parasite
February 06 - 14 ~ Bullfrog
February r y 15 - 21 ~ Skunk
February 22 - 28 ~ Snake
March 01 - 12 ~ Ape
March 13 - 15 ~ Cockroach
March 16 - 23 ~ Slug
March 24 - 31 ~ Parasite

April 01 - 03 ~ Ass
April 04 - 14 ~ Snake
April 15 - 26 ~ Slug
April 27 - 30 ~ Skunk
May 01 - 13 ~ Slug
May 14 - 21 ~ Bullfrog
May 22 - 31 ~ Cockroach
June 01 - 03 ~ Slug
June 04 - 14 ~ Skunk
June 15 - 20 ~ Ass
June 21 - 24 ~ Ape
June 25 - 30 ~ Parasite

July 01 - 09 ~ Slug
July 10 - 15 ~ Ass
July 16 - 26 ~ Bullfrog
July 27 - 31 ~ Parasite
August 01 - 15 ~ Ape
August 16 - 25 ~ Slug
August 26 - 31 ~ Skunk
September 01 - 14 ~ Bullfrog
September 15 - 27 ~ Parasite
September 28 - 30 ~ Ass

October 01 - 15 ~ Ape
October 16 - 27 ~ Skunk
October 28 - 31 ~ Snake
November 01 - 16 ~ Cockroach
November 17 - 30 ~ Parasite
December 01 - 16 ~ Ass
December 17 - 25 ~ Ape
December 26 - 31 ~ Bullfrog

If you are an Ass : A very loyal and sweet person. Your loyalty can never be doubted. You are quite honest and sincere when it comes to your attitude towards working. You are a very simple person, indeed. Absolutely hassle free, humble, and down-to-earth!! That explains the reason why your friends cling on to you! You have a good taste for clothes. If your wardrobe is not updated with what is trendy, you sure are depressed. Popular and easy-going. You have a little group of dignified friends, all of them being quality-personified.

If you are a Slug : Always up to some sort of a mischief! The mischievous gleam in your eyes is what make s you so cute and attractive to everyone. You are an extremely fun-to-be-with kind of person. No wonder people seek your company and look forward to include you for all get-together. However, you are sensitive which is a drawback. People need to select their words while talking to you. If someone tries to fiddle around and play with words while dealing with you, it is enough to invite your wrath. God bless the person then!

If you are a Cockroach : Quite contradictory to your name, you are a peace loving person. You best try to avoid a situation wherein you are required to fight. An outdoor person, you dislike sitting at one place for a long duration. You are a born leader, and have it in you how to tactful! y derive work from people. You love being loved and when you receive your share of limelight from someone, you are all theirs!!!! Well, well... Hence some people could even take an advantage, flatter you to the maximum and get their work done. So be careful.....

If you are a Parasite : An extremely lovable, adorable person, sometimes shy, with a passion for quick wit. At times, you prefer quietness. You love exploring various things and going into depth of each thing. Under normal circumstances you're cool but when given a reason to, you are like a volcano waiting to erupt. You're a fashion bird. People look forward to you as an icon associated with fashion. Basically, you mingle along freely but don't like talking much to strangers. People feel very easy in your company. You observe care in choosing your friends.

If you are a Skunk : You are near to perfect and nice at heart! . The examples of your kindness are always circulated in groups of people. You, too, love peace. You wouldn't like to retaliate even to a person who is in the wrong. You are loved due to this. You do not wish to talk behind one's back. People love the way you always treat them. You can give, give, and give love, and the best part is that you do not expect it back in return. You are generous enough. Seeing things in a practical light is what remains the best trait of you guys.

If you are a Bullfrog : You symbolize a very happy-go-lucky approach in life. Whatever the surroundings may be, grim or cheerful, you remain unaffected. In fact, you spread cheer wherever you go. You are the leader of your group of fri ends! and go od at consoling pe ople in their times of need. You dislike hypocrisy and tend to shirk away from hypocrites. They can never be in your good books, no matter what. You are very methodical and organized in your work. No amount of mess, hence, can ever encompass you. Beware, it is easy for you to fall in love....

If you are a Snake : You are mysterious. You are someone who can handle pressure with ease, and can handle any atmosphere without going berserk. You can be mean at times, and love to gossip with your selected group. Very prim and proper. You like all situations and things to be in the w! ay you desire, which, sometimes is not possible. As a result, you may lose out in some relationships. But otherwise, you love to help people out from difficult and tight spots when they really need you.

If you are an Ape : Very impatient and hyper!!! You want things to be done as quick as possible. At heart, you are quite simple and love if you are the center of attraction. That way, you people are unique. You would like to keep yourself safe from all the angles. Shall your name be dragged or featured in any sort of a controversy, you then go all panicky. Therefore, you take your precautions from the very beginning. When you foresee anything wrong, your sixth sense is what saves you from falling in traps. Quite a money minded bunch you people are!!



Now I'm passing this to Ate Myrna, Just Saying, and to byotipol.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

NationWide Noise!!!

OMG! there are so many anomalies in the State that I am getting a head ache over this stuff. All I could hear on the radio, TV, school-gossip, and even in the department store is the grandest NBN-ZTE deal (Lozada) issue! Nakakabingi... nakakahilo!!! Who is telling the truth and who's NOT?!? To whom could we put our trust?!?... It's like everyone has his own personal interest. They are just fooling us, at tayo naman nagpapaloko din!

Juan dela Cruz, WAKE UP!!! Gumising ka kasi at nang makita mo ang nangyayari sa paligid mo! Gumising ka at aksyunan ang mga bagay na ito! Kaya ka walang asenso eh kasi wala kang ginagawa! Sana mapagtanto mong walang makakatulong sa sarili mo kundi ikaw lang...!!!!

Your Award!

It's my first time to receive an award here in the blogworld.. and ngayon ko lang din nalaman na may ganito pala dito.. really surprised.. So thank you so much ilovephilippines for the award! It's really overwhelming. It really means a lot to me.. Kung pwede lang ibalik talagang 'yong award eh gagwain ko talaga. You know naman how much I love your blog. ^_^




Now i would like to give this award (my first award to be given) to the person who brought me into the BlogWorld:

Tina's Life is Meant to be Abundant. This is the blog I love reading whenever I get online (aside ofcorz from ilovephilippines). Actually I've known her for almost a year(but haven't seen her personally yet). A very good friend. Congratulations Tina, this award is for you! *wink*

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Happy Balimtayms day!

Photograph copyright: F. de Jager - Courtesy Philippine Council for Living Traditions


The rain was pouring yesterday so I decided to ride in a jeepney to go home. The jeep is actually going to Tampakan, a neighboring municipality of the City of Koronadal. Our place( Barangay) is the boundary of Koronadal to Tampakan so the people in our place sometimes ride in the jeepney. I was sitting in the front sit together with the two other ladies. In the jeepney, the two ladies were talking, I didn’t understand their conversation because they were speaking in their own language which is the B’laan. I knew then that they were B’laan because they are the only natives living in the mountains of Tampakan(tampakan is composed of Ilonggo, Bisaya and Tagalog and of course the B'laan Tribes). While the waiting for the other passenger,s the other lady asked me ‘what’s the date yesterday day’… I said “February 13, 2008”. Then I heard the other one said “ay! balimtayms na gali b’was..” (“Oh, tomorrow will be balimtayms day…” in English.) What she meant for the word balimtayms is the Valentine’s day… the word doesn’t have corresponding word in Filipino so when we use the word in our language, we use the word as it is.) I just kept quiet and just forced my self not to laugh that time because I knew that they would be offended if I did.


When I reached home I realized that if I chose to laugh the native because she didn’t pronounce the word properly, it would be a shame on my part. They are less educated compare to I am so I should understand why they could not pronounce some words in English properly—and to think that not all educated Filipinos pronounce the English words well.. And it’s not really necessary for us (Filipinos) to be good in the language because after all it is not our mother tongue. The circumstance also made me remember my father’s story of his first assignment being a teacher. He was assigned to teach the natives of Lake Sebu (the T’boli) in the mountains. He said the condition of the natives there is not good. He also said that when they need water for bath or for drink they need to walk 5 kilometers away from the community just to get water, and to think that the place is surrounded by mountains.


The government really forgot them already. They are not able to enjoy the programs and projects of the government, that’s supposed to be for all citizens, for the reason that they are so far away to the civilization (which my father and I think is not right). The wealth of the government should be equally distributed to all citizens no matter how far they are from the civilization and regardless of their tribe. They (gov’t.) should be just and fair to all. The natives of the country should be the focused of the government because they are (I guess) those people who really need help. They should also be taught to preserve their culture (w/c makes the Philippines unique) because it is already vanishing. And it’s not only the government that should give attention to them, I guess we (civilized citizens) should too. We should accept them for who they are and what they are. We should not discriminate them because of their tribes. They are also humans like us who posses dignity. They didn’t choose to be like that. Just try to imagine this: what if you were born as B'laan, you don’t want to feel discriminated and disgusted, right? So let us give them the respect that is due to them. We are all God’s creations and we are all brothers and sisters.


Tuesday, February 12, 2008

The Simple Truth

i was browsing in the comment site.. when this simple truth strucked me.

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I don't want to say this actually but the image really tells the truth. Men just engage in a relationship just to get s*x while women give s*x just to get love. That's how I see the world of relationship nowadays. But I still believe that their are still good men who really take relationship seriously.---however, there are only few of them

To All Filipinos: 12 little things we can do to help our country

I had attended a Student Leader's seminar at our school last week.. when it was time for SSG officers to share theirknowledge about how to be a good leader and a citizen of the country. One of them mentioned about "12 Little things every Filipino can so to help our country(the philippines)" by: Atty. Alexander Lacson. I don't know if we are related or what.. lol.. kidding aside... Aexander's idea is so true and self reflecting..

Here is Lacson’s list of the 12 little things every Filipino can do to help our country:

  • Follow traffic rules. Follow the law. Magkaroon tayo ng disiplina sa ating mga sarili. Sumunod tayo sa mga regulasyon at batas ng ating estado.
  • Whenever you buy or pay for anything, always ask for an official receipt.
  • Don’t buy smuggled goods. Buy Local. Buy Filipino. Laging tandaan na ang pagbili ng mga imported na mga bilihin ay nakakadagdag sa pagbagsak ng ating ekonomiya.
  • When you talk to others, especially foreigners, speak positively about us and our country. Ang pagsasabi ng mga hindi magagandang bagay tungkol sa ating bansa ay dumadagdag sa tuluyang pagkalugmok ng ating bansa. Maging positibo tayo sa ating mga pananaw nang sa gayon ay mabuhay ang pag-asa sa ating mga puso at magsama-sama tayong magtulungan para sa kaunlaran.
  • Respect your traffic officer, policeman and soldier.
  • Do not litter. Dispose your garbage properly. Segregate. Recycle. Conserve.
  • Support your church.
  • During elections, do your solemn duty. Huwag nating ipagbili ang mga boto natin.. choose the right officials. Vote wisely.
  • Pay your employees well.
  • Pay your taxes.
  • Adopt a scholar or a poor child. Kung ikaw ay mayaman, mabuting kumuha ka ng mga batang kapos palad at pag-araan ng sa gayo'y mabawasan ang paghihirap sa ating bansa.
  • Be a good parent. Teach your kids to follow the law and love our country. Values education always starts at home. Sa tahanan nagsisimula ang paghubog sa mga kabataan para maging mabuting mamamayan.

Those are just little things we can do to help our country. Maliit na mga bagay ngunit napakahalaga at napakalaki ng epekto sa ating bansa kapag ito'y ating nasunod.

According to my reasearch, si Atty. Alexander Lacson was planning to go abroad then when he realized that his county badly needs him. Kaya ang ginawa nya, hindi na lang siya tumuloy na mangibang bansa at nag-isip na lamang ng mga paraan para makatulong sa kanyang kapwa. Ang tanging naisip nyang paraan upang makatulong ang pasusulat ng kanyang mga ideya na sa tingin nya ai makakatulong sa pag-unlad ng ating bansa.