Thursday, August 30, 2007

patience & more patience...

I need more patience. I just can't understand her. Why is she like that? Why can't she tell me straight to my face that she hates me? She's good with me everytime she needs something from me. I'm trying my best to understand her. But sometimes, I just can't help but talk about her with other people though I know that it's not good. But I have to let it out. Ano ba ang problema mo? Okay na nga sa taas bakit di mo pa ako pinapaalam? What is your intention? Why are you doing this to me? Haaay. God bless you na lang. Sana masaya ka sa ginagawa mo.

Friday, August 17, 2007

Changes & Birthday Plans

As the famous axiom goes, change is the only constant thing in this world. It’s undeniably true. And I as a sensitive human being should learn how to adapt with changes. I've been trying to but I oftentimes tend to forget. I should not mind the changes in others, I should mind my own self. Selfish? Sometimes minding others business causes pain in my heart. I guess I just need to mind my own business. Just focus on my goal to become a better person each day. Better than each day that passes by.

On the other hand, 60 days from now, I will be celebrating my 24th year of existence. And just like last year, I’m planning to throw a mini-birthday bash for the children at the San Pedro Drop-In Center for Street Children. I would love to share my blessings with these poor kids. My birthday treat for them last year would not be possible without the financial support from my friends back at home and also from those outside the country and within the different islands in the Philippines. One of my high school batchmate, now a Registered Nurse working at Texas (yeah US baby! Haha!), promised again to send me some $$ to add up to my birthday budget. He would love to do kawang gawa with me =) Anybody there with a kind heart who would love to donate for my birthday treats for the unfortunate kids? Just drop me message on how to get in touch with you. I would be very happy if you could help. It would be a very nice feeling to see the smile on these kids' faces. Below are some of the pictures taken with the children during my birthday feeding program.

This is Roldan, I really can't forget this little guy. When I asked for someone to volunteer to lead the prayer before meals, he actively raised his hand. Isn't it nice that these children knows how to pray? :)

Prayer before meals :)

Eating time. Yummy spaghetti and waffles! :)

Chika² with the kids :)

Roldan enjoying his spaghetti :)

They gave me this lovely bouquet of red roses with the message below:

This really made me cry. Tears of JOY =)

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Fruits fruits and more fruits...

As if marami talaga, lanzones lang naman tsaka rambotan ang nakain ko.. :)

Because it's Kadayawan Festival, fruits are very affordable, from the famous durian to the sweet lanzones. Our Inventory Control Officer went out to buy Ube for our ube fillings, and when he went back from the market, he was carrying two plastic bags full of lanzones and rambotan! yummy! :)

Want some?

lanzones for only Php25.00 per kilo

rambotan for only Php20.00 per kilo ;)

Saturday is fast approaching. It's actually payday! wehehe :) I'm gonna shop for more fruits! hahaha :)

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Happy Employee :)

This morning, each one of us in here in the office received an e-mail from our big boss. It was actually a survey. Here are the questions:
  1. How do you assess your performance this past year? Tell me why.
  2. Quantify your contributions.
  3. What do you think you are particularly good at?
  4. What are your weakest points in performing task at hand, if any?
  5. What are the key success factors?
  6. What are the problems, if any?
  7. Confidentially, whom do you find it difficult to work with, if there's anyone?
  8. Is there any system that you consider to be in need of immediate change?
  9. Which part of your job interests you the most?
  10. How about the uninteresting portion, if any?
  11. How do you see yourself in the company in both short- and long-term period?
  12. Is there anything or anyone you need to help you become more effective?
  13. Is there anything in your current job that has become redundant or would you wish to change?
  14. Are you happy?
  15. What do you think of my management style?
Upon reading the questions, I can't help but smile. Smile because I'm so happy! It has been my desire to reach out to our big boss. To let him know what I feel and to share with him some of my ideas that I think would be beneficial to the company. After reading the last line of the e-mail, I quickly clicked on the REPLY button and answered the questions with a big smile on my face! :)

I feel happy knowing that our concerns, ideas and suggestions are also being given proper attention. It makes me feel important and it gives me the motivation to work harder. :)

Monday, August 13, 2007


"You must give up your former way of living, the old self, whose deceitful desires bring self-destruction." - Ephesians 4:22

This Bible quote made me pause and reflect. I got this quote from Eunice. She was ranting about this bad habit that she's been suffering lately. Little did she know that I too suffered this kind of sickness ever since I was in elementary. And I'm still fighting procrastination until these days. Just like her, I know that the change must start within me. I've read a lot of tips on how to deal with this kind of behavior. This is the only system that I really think helped me in solving my dilemma. I made my own to-do notebook and I always make sure that I have at least an hour every week to update my weekly schedule. For those who have some problem in dealing with procrastination, I suggest you visit this site. They are promoting self-management in order for an individual to achieve personal happiness. It worked for me. :) I'm a lot happier with this kind of system. I'm 50% close to my goal of being organized and systematic not only in work but in all aspects of my life. Slowly giving up my old self leads me away from self-destruction. And I know that God will continue to guide me through this journey. :)

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

SELFISH is the WORD of the DAY

Yeah... She's just SELFISH. as in S-E-L-F-I-S-H.

Nothing. Just letting it out. I'm stressed. And it's hell! :(