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Connection Poems

Possibility #365,143

A bit of a foreword. This little bundle of words made me laugh at how cheesy it came out but maybe the world needs some cheesiness right now. May the cheesiest and most audacious possibilities we dream about come true. Now pass the Parmesan please! I can think up a million possibilitiesOf how things will […]

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Poems

Playing In The Rain

There was a boy Who loved to play in the rain Smiling at the sky with mouth wide open Savoring drops of cool water Pouring down from heaven The boy ran around Arms stretched wide like an eagle  Soaring through the winds Clothes drenched, soaked through to skin Mirthless laughter coming from within Then the […]

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Food Life Stories Miscellaneous

A Happy Pandesal! My First Hand At Baking

Majority of Filipino households, including ours, don’t have an oven. When my oven arrived two days ago, I can now proudly say that I am now an oven owner and a future good baker. Clicking that checkout button was one of the best things I’ve done this past week during the online sale. From watching […]

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Faith Inspirational Life Stories

Miracle On My Cab Driver’s Playlist

I was on my way to work feeling overwhelmed and on the brink of being apathetic. The only thing I can remember was being crushed by intense emotions from all sides and my brain isn’t helping me with it’s enthusiastic overthinking. Going to work that day was a distraction to keep myself from spiraling down […]

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Life Stories Miscellaneous

The Webinar, The Haircut, and The Isolated Ramen

Weekends excite me. Before the pandemic, I usually stay out a bit late after office on Fridays and go to spots near my workplace that I haven’t been to before. I like to take walks, taking in the world around me, and letting myself be swayed by the motions of the night. I would treat […]

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Miscellaneous Poems

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Inspirational Life Stories

I’m 10/10: What’s Your Rating At Being Human?

On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate yourself at being human? As you think about it let me tell you a short story. Growing up I used to frequently have moments where I think that I’m failing at life. That I was going nowhere and anything that I do would not amount to […]

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Inspirational Life Stories

The Day I Had My Head Shaved

Many years ago I woke up with the most exciting and brightest idea ever. It fired me up so much that I hurriedly went through my morning routine to get it done. Ready and decided, I took a breath of courage and went straight to the nearest barbershop. I’m getting my head shaved. “What cut […]

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Connection Faith Inspirational Life Stories Miscellaneous

Letting The Sun Rise On Mirador Hill

Last December 2019, amidst all the loud Christmas celebrations, I was going through unrest. So I went up Mirador Hill in Baguio (a Jesuit Villa in the Philippines) for a silent retreat. A silent retreat, as I would describe it, is a retreat where you quiet yourself and listen intently to your body, your mind, […]

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Connection Relationships

Navigating Relationships: Strive For Good Friendships

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.” Aristotle, Greek Philosopher Many of my friends tease me that I should run for mayor. They’re always amused that I seem to bump into other friends whenever we hang out. To be honest, I don’t socialize much and I prefer to be by […]