Finding Meaning While Jobless

“I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.” ― Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha There was a lot of training sessions that I attended in the last few weeks, whether it was helping organize […]

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Phantom Quakes and PTSD

“While the building was swaying and the ground was shaking, God remained the steady figure I could hold on to.” It’s been twelve days since the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that shook Central Luzon. I shared the story in my previous post, Shaken. This time, I will be sharing what I have been experiencing the past […]

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Shaken

“An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain,” one of the survivors wrote. “The equality of all men”.” ― Sebastian Junger, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging Close to seven hours ago, I was minding my business at work when I felt a jolt. I thought I was just dizzy, but […]

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I am still not sure what my purpose in this world is. All I hope for is to have been the reason someone smiled wider, laughed louder, cried less, loved deeper, felt braver, stood stronger, and dreamed bigger. May I be more patient, more forgiving, more understanding, more loving, more generous, and more gracious to […]

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Planners and Schedules

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry I was never the type who planned everything. I was not the type of person who had her life all planned out with targets of when to get married, have kids, and be famous all over the world. I was more of the go-with-the-flow […]

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The Hang

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need.” –Tao Te Ching It’s been a while since I last whipped out my tarot cards. Having slept all day and unable to sleep tonight, I decided to kill […]

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Back to blogging

I am finally back! Yes!!! The last three months at work were so busy that I did not have that much energy for my blog. At least I was able to write a thing or two every now and then. Despite my failure to post regularly about my baking adventures, I did whip up a few […]

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