Blessings you pray for • You do get but may not see • Disguised, probably.
Do you ever feel guilty about being blessed? How often do you board the train that takes you on a guilt-trip? For Catholics, guilt comes easy. For an Asian Catholic, guilt comes even more easily. I am an Asian Catholic. It is expected that I will sometimes write about guilt as I did a little…… Continue reading What is your bottom line?
‘Settle in El Paso’ has this post about achieving financial freedom. I understand how it makes a whole lot of sense to so many people. It talks about using the 50-15-5 rule. Saving for the future is a huge part of it, but spending below your means is the heart of it, I suppose. The…… Continue reading On being blessed: guilt and gratitude
Diamonds couldn’t be my best friends. I didn’t have the fortune to afford them and the men in my life were less fortunate so they couldn’t give me diamonds either. The lack of fortune still holds true. Luckily, I am not crazy about jewels. I’d take them if they are there for the taking but…… Continue reading A girl’s best friends
I am utterly piqued by people’s impertinence. Soon, I can officially say that my nerves are shot. It’s not that I’d like that. Not even for some dramatic effect, no! I have to forgive myself for tossing out (temporarily) my positively sunny disposition. I am not perfect. No one is. But, impudence doesn’t become me…… Continue reading Piqued by people
I am re-blogging this because I think many of us forget to be thankful for many blessings we do enjoy. We focus too much on the wants that we’re waiting for. We don’t realize how much of our needs we already have.
THANK YOU! Once in a while, no matter how sure we are that our people know that we appreciate them and the support and encouragement extended to us, we must still expressly let them know that we are thankful. This is that moment! Life surprised me a little (with unexpected hypertension despite being fully aware…… Continue reading Expressing appreciation