(Among) Us

(Among) Us

I thought I knew you I really do I bet my life on your words I followed you We merrily went to the greenhouse We watched the lilies grow We fixed what's down and broken We had good laughs and fun You suddenly went silent You went down to mend a wire You beckoned me [...]

My Weight Loss Journey, Skydiving, and Self-Love

My Weight Loss Journey, Skydiving, and Self-Love

"Motivation Is What Gets You Started, Habit Keeps You Going" Jim Rohn Showed my friends this picture the other day. One of them asked me a really good question. “I’m curious, what motivates you (to lose weight)? Because what you’re doing is difficult to commit to.” He asked. It took me a while to reply. [...]

7 Things Baking Can Teach You About Life

7 Things Baking Can Teach You About Life

I am a novice baker. With the arrival of my oven five weeks ago, I’ve embarked on a wonderful baking journey.  Baking brings me joy. I think it’s the whole process, from preparing the ingredients and trays, mixing the ingredients, putting them in the oven, and then tasting and sharing what I’ve baked that gives [...]

Letting The Sun Rise On Mirador Hill

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, [...]