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THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS AN OVERNIGHT SUCCESS

Every master in the world did not become a master overnight.   Boxers are not naturally strong. They have to master their footwork for many years.   Muay Thai fighters aren’t naturally acrobatic. They have to stretch their legs and body for hours every day.   Soccer players don’t just get lucky when they score […]

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YOU ARE A BLESSING TO THE WORLD

A friend of mine recently asked me about why I respond to all the messages of people I don’t know on my Facebook page. He says I wasn’t obliged to respond to them because I don’t owe them anything.   I smiled at my friend and explained to him that I don’t do what I […]

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WHEN GOD DOESN’T ANSWER YOUR PRAYERS

When I was in college, there was a time that I desperately asked God to help me pass in one of my exams for Philosophy class because I was too busy with organization work and, of course, hanging out with friends. I totally forgot that I had an important exam for that subject! Actually, our […]

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LETTER TO MY 15-YEAR OLD SELF

I’m turning 30 this October and looking back I realize that my life was totally different 15 years ago. I didn’t have a direction in life back then, my academic grades were disastrous, and most of all I was eaten up by a number of insecurities. But I guess the worst thing I did was […]

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FORGIVE EVEN IF IT STILL HURTS

Bea has had her share of heartaches, especially from her ex-boyfriend, John. He started to get weird because he had difficulties accepting that she was becoming more mature and more successful than him. Eventually, Bea found out that John has been a chronic cheater. She realized that the reason why he’s always defensive, always “50/50,” […]

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EVEN WHEN IT HURTS SONG REFLECTION

Sometimes, when things get really rough, when your problems have mutated into gargantuan problems, when you are so tired to pray because all hope is lost, when you don’t have any strength anymore, when you are dry, weary and broken, that’s when I invite you to sing your loudest cry to God.   When you […]

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