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
Originally posted on moment teller:
It is the smaller things in life, the practical ones, I’ve adhered to; ones so simple that others take for granted in this thirsty for more culture. Stretched upon my duvet cover to write this post, before the world pollutes my thinking, I sit here humbled by the blessings God…
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
This is a copy of my post on Food | Travel | Tour but slightly modified to suit this blog I am saying goodbye to a year that has not been fabulous. Heck! The year had not been good. In fact, for many of us, it had been taxing, challenging, tough, sad, awful, and so…… Continue reading 2016, in retrospect