L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables went to me at a most opportune time, for I read and finished Anne Shirley's story of growing up and learning, while I was (still am) gradually transitioning towards womanhood. I am 25 years old, yet I still do believe I am childish at times. My childishness can weigh… Continue reading The red-headed girl amidst the green
It was drizzling. The afternoon skies, instead of being golden or pink, were gray. I held my closed umbrella; I did not open it. I wasn't afraid of rain that time. I was at Ayala Triangle, Makati, waiting for my old friend in college because we were going to jog together that Friday night. There… Continue reading I finally met the Austins
It was November 2015. A gentle warm light poured in through the large windows behind us. Worship started and ended with bright hopes and serene tunes, lunch was delicious, and the day was only starting. I listened intently to our speaker, Ms Rhiza Oyos, the founder of Pursuit Manila under Pursuit Community. It was my first… Continue reading What is your Best Yes?
2017 Reads: YOUNIQUE - Understanding Others by Understanding You by Jayson Lo Back in college, our Editor-in-Chief Kuya Venz would share personality tests to the staff. I can't recall if he was the one who introduced to us the Myers-Briggs Personality Test, but I do remember him teaching us about the Dominant, Supportive, Influential, and… Continue reading Meet the eagle, rooster, carabao, and tarsier
If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For by Jamie Tworkowski This book traveled from the US to Philippines shores, landed on the hands of a dear friend, and eventually made its way to me on September 3, 2016. The other night, I kept it close to me after I… Continue reading Let’s tell them to look up.