DEBATE? D'BAIT? ('di)*ABATE? Debate- arguing especially in a formal manner. I don't like debating. But somehow in many circumstances I find myself arguing for my position. My highschool classmate thought I was going to be a lawyer since we debated often (did you win Ninang? "He said, always 😋"). But I want to believe I … Continue reading DEBATE? D’BAIT? (‘di)*ABATE?
The Path of Lesser Resistance (Least Ninang!) Who doesn't want life to be easy? But life wasn't meant to be easy. In fairy tales, in blockbuster movies, in biographies of famous personalities, in the Bible itself, difficulties are essential to life and living well. But people would most often do what is easy. And get … Continue reading The Path of Lesser Resistance (Least Ninang!)
BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER I have been doing a lot of flocking lately (hmmm.. why doesn't that sound right?). I have been meeting and spending time with different groups of people who were part, and still part, of different times (era Ninang?), and areas of my life. Friends from Highschool, friends and co-workers … Continue reading BIRDS OF A FEATHER
THE (he)ART OF IGNOREMI (not in the dictionary Ninang!) "Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense." (Proverbs 19:11) I am a student of this art called Ignoremi. Being confrontational does not help me at all. When you want conflicts settled instantly, feelings out in the open, … Continue reading THE (he)ART OF IGNOREMI
DEAR Time.. Dear, TIME Perhaps no other school activity reflects how we should live our lives more than DEAR time. The latter is a period when gradeschool students would Drop Everything And Read (DEAR). There are no teachers giving lessons, no tests or exams, no chatting with classmates, no making of projects, no eating (?)-- … Continue reading DEAR Time.. Dear, TIME