Tough love

When God sent his only Son to serve as ransom for all sinners, it must have been really hard. Harder it must have been for Jesus to know that he was bound to suffer, be tortured, mocked, and eventually die. He knew. Yet Jesus accepted with his whole heart, all for the glory of his…

Conversation no. 11: to love or to let go

Di ko matiis na di sabihin sa kanya na wala syang maaasahan sa kaibigan ko. So finally nung sinabi ko, nagpasalamat sya. Ngayon, nalilito sya kung anong susunod nyang diskarte. ME: Natatandaan mo ba nung umpisa pa lang, tinanong kita kung seryoso ka? Sabi mo noon, oo. Ngayon, ganun pa din ba ang sagot mo?…

Tears for Tatay and Nanay

  I cried twice today. Sad movies – in this case, Troy and White Oleander – make me cry. The one thing common about the two films is the way parents manifest their love for their children. In Troy, King Priam sacrificed pride, dignity, and his life by begging his enemy (and his son’s murderer)…

My love, keep the change

Sige. Sakay tayo. Parang lahat ng taong nasa paligid ko, in love. Buti pa kayo. Pero teka, in a sense, in love din naman ako. Not romantically, but in love just the same…with the idea of possibly falling in love again…with the knowledge of being loved…with the thought that I can love unconditionally…but this isn’t…

Bakit mo sya mahal?

Para ‘to sa mga tao’ng in-love pero tuliro. Lalo na yung mga bata pa. Yung akala mo dala na ang kasalanan ng buong sangkatauhan sa bigat ng problema nila sa pag-ibig. Yung mga inis sa minamahal pero di naman magawang iwanan. Bakit mo sya mahal in the first place? Kasi may nararamdaman ka’ng kuryente pag…