A tribute to all my teachers

How do I thank my teachers for seeing the potential in me when I was little kid? For always choosing me to represent our class during school plays and events, for giving me good grades, for praising me for a correct answer, for encouraging me to answer or argue with them even when I’m hesitant,Continue reading “A tribute to all my teachers”

Life without limits

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live life without limits? We’ve all heard that “whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve” by Napoleon Hill, but is it really possible? Yes, it is possible! They say failure and success are only figments of our imaginations, and to achieve greater things, weContinue reading “Life without limits”

Responding with gratitude: Salamat Dok’s call to health education, public service

There’s something about a television program to have lasted for eight years (now 12 years). Salamat Dok! has unquestionably done enough in helping raise public awareness on prevalent medical problems in the country that made them last that long. In an interview, author asked the people behind the successful TV show to talk about theirContinue reading “Responding with gratitude: Salamat Dok’s call to health education, public service”

Finding the perfect Christmas gift?

Beauty bets for everyone that won’t break the bank  Finding the perfect present for beauty junkie friends can be a challenge. Save yourself from the mad dash from one beauty counter to the next by visiting a Human Nature store near you. Human Nature brings you gift finds that make you feel and look goodContinue reading “Finding the perfect Christmas gift?”

For the love of birds

Three lens men share their newfound passion for bird photography and love for exotic birds IF THERE’S ONE THING THAT BINDS these three gentlemen other than being mistahs (cadet lingo for classmates) in Philippine Mili­tary Academy who are known for the “thicker than blood” relationship, it is their newfound passion for bird photography and loveContinue reading “For the love of birds”

Sweet love

Diabetes and marriage, how this couple made things work  “I take you to be my (husband/wife). I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honor you all the days of my life.”  This is the popular wedding vow. Over theContinue reading “Sweet love”

Should you tell your kids about Santa?

When we were kids, we were made to believe that there’s this white-bearded man called Santa Claus, wearing a red coat with white collar and cuffs, black leather belt and boots, riding in a reindeer sleigh, who brings gifts during Christmas Eve. As we get older, we will learn that Santa Claus does not reallyContinue reading “Should you tell your kids about Santa?”

Virginia Close: The passionate novelist

It’s never too late to follow your dreams even when you’re 50 years old. Take it from Virginia Close, a writer and poet of Filipino descent living in Cairns, Australia who published her very first book at the age of 53. She was living comfortably and happily in Cairns, Australia with her Australian partner. SheContinue reading “Virginia Close: The passionate novelist”

Major Marjorie Mukay: The pilot

Major Marjorie Mukay of the Philippine Air Force never thought she would become a pilot. Looking back, she wants to become a doctor, but destiny must have brought her to fly the C-130 Hercules instead, thus becoming the first-ever C-130 female pilot-in-command in the Philippines. Growing up in a typical middle class family in aContinue reading “Major Marjorie Mukay: The pilot”

Abito Series: Road less traveled

His journey to the priesthood took him to many places he’s always dreamed of. Rev. Fr. Marvin P. Borda talks about church heritage, preservation, and why he chose to embrace this vocation   I’ve known him for over 10 years now, growing up in the same town and church community. Looking back, no one expected heContinue reading “Abito Series: Road less traveled”