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


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.]

Monday, March 3, 2008

Singit lang po ito.


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! :)


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

This Is My Life, Rated
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..