What We Can Learn from the 5-minute Miss Universe Hullabaloo

        The Miss Universe contestant from the Philippines is this year’s winner but for one brief moment Sunday evening, it appeared as if it might be a repeat win for Colombia. (Source)

                      Source: 2015 Miss Universe [PHOTOS]
Surprise has two faces, namely Ariadna Guttierez and Pia Alonso Wurtzbach. The first was bitter, the other was sweet. Nevertheless, we can learn things from that five-minute shocking twist of the recently concluded Miss Universe 2015.  Continue reading “What We Can Learn from the 5-minute Miss Universe Hullabaloo”

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the gap and the value of talk

While the world has become flat because of communications technology, people are creating walls in between. While the World Wide Web connects east and west, people are moving away from each other like north and south

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I was too busy taking pictures I missed to laugh along.

In between spoonful of scrambled eggs and lines of a post I was reading online, I was also having a short conversation with my friends. Eating together has always been our favorite bonding time at home. I am sharing a two-bedroom apartment with five close friends. Busy schedules are keeping as apart during working days .

This morning is one of the once or twice in a week opportunities for us to talk over a sumptuous meal. Then, I stumbled upon “The Forgotten Art of Simple Conversation” and it reminded me of one of the things I’ve been thinking about lately… Continue reading “the gap and the value of talk”

Booked!

Too many books too little time to sort out which is “most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.” Christianity Today’s Matt Reynolds is making it easy…

Too many books too little time to sort out which is “most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.” Christianity Today’s Matt Reynolds is making it easy for seekers out there who is in for some digging deeper grounds. Read on…

 

 

Source: Christianity Today’s 2016 Book Awards | Christianity Today

What if the glass is half-empty?

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Since I read about the benefits of drinking a glass of water right after you get out of bed I made it a habit. This morning, looking at the glass of water I’m about to empty, I was reminded of these thoughts I read before… Continue reading “What if the glass is half-empty?”

LIFE’S BIG THREE: Questions I Wish I Answered Many Years Ago

Sometimes it’s just a clear road sign that says “This Way” and then you will have to decide which way to go – the good life with unbearable lightness or the best life with a significant weight?

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He does make beautiful things. You will see it in His time. Keep going.

“…the quality of our lives is determined in large part by the quality of our questions. What we ask leads us to truth and can then lead us toward objectives and goals that make up the significant aspects of our lives.”– Robert Dickie,The Most Important Questions Millennials Aren’t Asking 

If I may add three more questions I have learned from my mentors that will attempt to answer this big one – “What to do with my life?”

If this big one didn’t hit you yet, that is alright. Continue reading “LIFE’S BIG THREE: Questions I Wish I Answered Many Years Ago”