Enter Entrepreneurship?

Is there something you love to do even if you are not paid? Is it something you are very passionate about that you frequently go overtime on it? (This may not be necessary but a good validation of whether people would be willing to pay for it:) Do a lot of people express their appreciation for your…

5 Easy One-Dish Meal Recipes

When the kids lived full time at home, I was on constant red alert to whip up something in the kitchen quick. By the stroke of four (pm), I was usually en garde with a recipe I wanted to try.  Sometimes, an impromptu plan brewed and I ended up with more kids than I gave…

Find Out Which Single Factor Affects 40% of Your Overall Health?

Stress you’re managing Sleep you’re getting Movement you’re making Food you’re taking Relationships you have Previous trauma Chronic Infections Toxin Exposure In Functional Medicine, the above list comprises the eight different factors that impact a person’s health.  According to Dr. Raymond Escalona, Functional Medicine practitioner and Director of Medical Education at LifeScience Institute Philippines, “About…

How To Be Salt and Light: 8 Ways  -Ptr. John Koe

Former Singaporean businessman turned pastor, John Koe, author of The Good God, on his visit to Manila, answered, How do you apply being “salt and light”? Salt and Light for a Christian is living the Kingdom Life in your most natural way in whatever arena that you are in. And what is the “kingdom life”?  That’s…

Gina Alajar: God Is Ready to Restore You Anytime

Regina Alatiit, better known for her screen name, Gina Alajar, received her first FAMAS (Film Academy of the Movie Arts and Sciences) Best Child Actress Award when she was eight years old for the film, Kaibigan Ko’ng Sto. Niño.  This was followed by a Citizens’ Council for Mass Media (CCMM) Award for Wanted: Perfect Mother. She has…

Pisay Homecoming

When I was in Grade 6, my classmates Florence, Corinne, and I were the day’s cleaners at our classroom in St. Theresa’s College, Cebu.  While we wiped the blackboard, swept and scrubbed the cement floors, a lady from Admin came looking for the honor students of our class. Curious, we asked why.  Oh, they had…

 11 Fashion Tips from Nika Diwa

To be the first Coco Chanel who loves Jesus—that was this pastor’s daughter’s dream.Ever since she was a child, Fashion Blogger, Nika Diwa, had a precocious interest in fashion.  Diverging from her father’s expectations of a traditional, simple girl, Nika broke out like dynamite full of fun, energetic individuality… exploring happy ways to put her outfits…

Finding Your Purpose with Marianne Mencias (Inspiring Persons of the World)

Marianne Mencias knows what it is like to be doing things while your heart is somewhere else. She worked in the corporate world for six years (at Unilab) but an indistinct emptiness lingered as she felt a tug towards becoming a professional Life’s Skill Trainer.  She has always been passionate about Purpose and she knew she…

Afternoon Delight

Friends met up for a potluck Board Games afternoon. Emy brought John whose gentle, thoughtful, loving, and funny demeanor is always a joy. Here is John with Marion and Aki: He even brought some yummy Chocolate Cranberry cookies he made with his mom: Ann heated up her Salted Egg Shrimps and Marion her Pancit. We…

9 Hours in Osaka

Arashiyama! Immediately, it was on top of my wish list as soon as I found out I was going to tag along in Osaka.  Yay! 🙂 I had missed it on prior trips so I got excited to do something new. But as this particular trip unfolded, the beloved expressed more than three times that…

How to Be A Happy Travel Companion

 Many years ago, I bought this book called  1,000 Places to See Before You Die A Traveler’s Life List. I planned to cherry pick places to put on my bucket list as “worth seeing” so that I could say that I’ve lived. Given a choice, because of my excitement to learn, I prefer to travel to…

Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

Did you see the Solar Eclipse yesterday in the news? It was a spectacularly glorious display across the sky leaving millions of fortunate Americans who watched it firsthand in awe! I only get to see it on Youtube. Does the solar eclipse have any meaning for Christians?  I looked for articles online and found this…