This lady is just like my dad. Oh the shame.
~ Rudy Francisco, A Lot Like You (via conflictingheart)
sweetest thing I’ve read so far. ❤️
Preparing for departure from my home for 6 years. 😌😁😳
I am both nervous and excited.
Warning: This is a journal entry. We were entering the St. Peter of Alcantara (please correct me if I am wrong) Parish in Pakil when I told my mom that the priest’s voice is so familiar. Then we saw Fr. Everette (I forgot how to spell his name) leading the mass. I slightly got sad because I thought he got transferred in Laguna. I remember him as the lively priest who always gives the interesting homilies in Sariaya. I enjoyed every Mass he officiated. Before the mass ended, he said that he is just a visitor in the parish.👌 I then shifted to stalker mode when the mass ended since the Laguna people wanted to take lots of photos with him. One even said, “Pa-bless po. Ang pogi nyo po.” Mommy, who is friends with some of Fr. Everett’s companions, introduced us to him. Uhh yeah, small world.☺️
Then we went to the pool and after an hour, there he was! And he approached my family! He talked to us!
I do not know why I felt so kilig but after some processing, I now know that it is not just because he’s kinda cute. (Duh.) So here’s the deal: Many years ago, when I was in Quezon and so exposed to holistic upbringing and education, I put people like Fr. Everette on pedestals. I was a fan of this priest and I realize this morning that I still am. I was proud that the attendees of the mass appreciated him today. I was proud that he talked to me and my family. The child in me got back and I missed that. Oh how happy I am right now.
If only he knows.
You have too many photos in my phone. O ayan, throwback. Ang galing nyo kasi magpamiss. 😪PS: wag choosy, puro girly songs sa phone ko. Walang bumagay. 😁✌️
Things I have learned from the OSEs:
- How to manage the 8 hours in the office. They do finish everything they have to do in 8 hours and just move on to the next morning when done.
- How to have lengthy patience
- How to be more respectful
- How to say NO
- How to properly say YES
- How to save money
- How to eat in 30 minutes or less
- Where to find the cheapest but yummiest sisig and liempo in Makati CBD
- How to equally allocate 6 or more buckets of alcohol in every visit at Gerry’s
- How to divide inuman expenses
- How to track every company device one can think of
- How to be honest… to goodness… faithful
- When sleepy, drink coffee… or hide in the restroom
- When unsure, GMG (Google mo, gago)
- How to give myself more time and be more thankful and contented of what I have right now.
The list just goes on but those are what I can think of and put words into at the moment.
How They Met and Other Stories - David Levithan
Hmmmm. When you really want to know that love is deserved by everyone, read this.
And I mean every single one.
My dad really loves Be Careful with My Heart and to annoy me at work, he does his best impression of the two- complete with Nikki’s G-R-R-R’s and Nicolo’s chubby cheeks. The fondness rubbed off and I think I am the bigger fan of the loveteam now. Anyway, he still likes Maya and Ser Chief more.
I loved their MMK episode last night because they did justice to the really nakakakilig story. I think if they did not properly portray the characters, the episode would just be blah. Plus, their chemistry onscreen is undeniable.
So MarNella FTW indeed. They’re too cute!!! I am a proud fan!
Jologs na kung jologs. KThanksBye.
i was not even counting!
i hardly use the word to describe somebody but recently, my friend and i did. he started it!
Things I learned in 2013:
(in no particular order)
1. It is perfectly fine to take the risk, to take that plunge.
I did that and it was one of the best decisions I have ever made. It is refreshing to let people in and open one’s self to other people. In this process, you will know yourself better.
2. You will be hurt but that pain is not forever.
It will be really painful and you will feel all sorts of things- like the whole world just turned its back on you. People will tell you all the world’s advice on how to deal with it but you should remember that it will pass. True to what my friend said, “Namnamin mo lang. One day, you will wake up and you will feel na di na masakit.”
3. Surround yourself with good people. You don’t need those who disappoint you, use you, and hurt you. Keep those who believe in you.
4. Do not keep all your emotions to yourself. It can be really draining.
5. Be careful with your words. They can break not only other people but also you.
6. Your family will always be there for you through good times and bad.
Whether you are the silent type or the open book, your family knows you like the back of their hands so they will absolutely know when you most need them. Do not shut them out. Let them do their trick on you.
7. Step out of the familiar and try new things every once in a while. Try not to follow your routine. Try doing something new. Discover yourself through these new things.
8. Have the strength to fight for something you believe in.
I will never regret the fact that I really did my best and I let go of my pride.
9. But know when to give up.
This is the sad part. You have to realize that there are some battles that you can’t face alone. Know when to hang up those guns. I reached the point that I lost myself in the process and although I knew that it would really hurt, I had to give it all up. I could not afford including myself in that list of traitors who left me. I had to save myself.
10. Always have faith in God. He has His reasons and even if there are times when we do not understand, just believe.
11. Believe in yourself. You may have numerous people who love and support you dearly but if you do not have the same faith and love for yourself, you will not be truly whole and happy.
12. Know how to manage your money. Reward yourself every once in a while especially when you really deserve it. Always save a portion since this always comes in handy. Do not overspend. Know your needs and wants.