Filipino Spirit!

November 21, 2013 at 11:35 am | Posted in DOWNTIMES, FACEBOOK STUFF | Leave a comment


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Amazing Children Help Typhoon Victims

November 18, 2013 at 3:48 pm | Posted in DOWNTIMES, FACEBOOK STUFF | 11 Comments
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My home country, Philippines declared a national state of emergency following the recent typhoon, which was considered the strongest typhoon in the world. Millions were left homeless, and without a family.

Help started pouring from other countries, which was really amazing.

Today, allow me to share some inspiring stories of heroism from children around the world.



TOKYO-Thousands of miles in terms of distance certainly was not enough to keep six-year old Shoichi Kondoh from feeling compassion for Filipinos, not thinking twice about giving away his painstakingly saved-up piggyback savings as part of the ever-growing international relief aid.

Accompanied by his mother, Miho Kondoh, Shoichi visited the Philippine Embassy in Japan to hand over JPY 5,000. Shoichi said he was moved to donate his savings  after witnessing the extent of destruction the Philippines experienced from Super Typhoon Yolanda on television.

Consul Dexter Lao expressed the embassy’s gratitude for the sincere gesture of kindness and sympathy from the boy, now the embassy’s youngest donor. (taken from Philippine Star)



A group of students from SENDAI, JAPAN posed to the camera to show their messages of support to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda.



Little angels sold lemonade by the street for typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) victims, in LA, USA (Twitter Photo courtesy of YouScooper Shekinah Eden Pugh)



Anthony, aged six, on a written letter to his aunt Mae Paner (aka Juana Change) donated his own little savings to typhoon victims.



Qatar-based Lebanese girl “Lana” wants to help typhoon victims in PHL (Photo courtesy of her Filipina nanny Jovelyn Bayubay Revilla).

988775_533218756767471_1853279733_n His name is Benjie. He is one of those whom we call “street children”. He literally begs for money everyday outside Mang Inasal along JC Aquino Ave., Butuan City. He was within the vicinity in one of a Yolanda donation drop-off station where he generously donated his widow’s mite of 2 pesos.  Maraming maraming salamat Benjie! (from FB page of Mae Paner)


We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.

We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty.

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them.

Love is a fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand.

~ Mother Teresa

* Photo by Luis Liwanag


In behalf of the Filipinos affected by this catastrophe, thank you to all who extended their help. Your help will forever be written in our hearts.


Please REBLOG and inspire more people to donate and help.

It’s my birthday!

July 19, 2013 at 12:37 am | Posted in BIRTHDAYS, EVENTS CELEBRATED, FACEBOOK STUFF | 33 Comments

Today, I’m celebrating my 5th BIRTHDAY!

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Before anything else starts today, allow me to begin the day by saying


for all the blessings for the last five years –

good health, nice home, loving family,

thoughtful friends and relatives,

my school – my teachers, classmates and school bus drivers,

my blogging friends,

wonderful toys and all my other stuffs


Thank you all for these blogging nominations/awards for the last year…



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I wonder what’s in store for me today.

Stories later 🙂

Meanwhile, I’m leaving you with this photos taken from FB.

I’m throwing an online party!





photos from FB


Fruit Creativity

June 13, 2013 at 12:52 am | Posted in FACEBOOK STUFF, FOOD TALK | 7 Comments
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Interesting and amazing!

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Photos From Dad’s FB. Not mine.

Something to think about.

June 9, 2013 at 1:22 am | Posted in FACEBOOK STUFF | 8 Comments


Photo from FB

Inspirational Children

June 9, 2013 at 12:46 am | Posted in FACEBOOK STUFF | 2 Comments

Dad shared with me some pictures he got from Facebook. His way of saying that life is not at all about ourselves only. It is also about the world around us.

604024_515487228461442_551409070_n  A boy shares his bottled water with a beggar.

wpid-facebook_-1038180643A boy tries to live normally eventhough he has no arms.

wpid-facebook_567098666A girl tries to save her puppy from floods.

wpid-facebook_-2041835766A girl takes care of her younger brother while in school, because her mother needs to work.

530155_305284812882870_135612266516793_618729_339650973_nSo for the rest of us who are luckier to have a better life, we can also help.

Yes, we can do it,

by simply looking outside ourselves.


This post is dedicated to Tatay Rene, my grandfather who’s celebrating his 70th birthday today, but has already left us to be with the Lord 2 years back.

He has the biggest heart.


(Credit to the owners of the pics. They are not mine.

Collected from different FB posts.)

A Salute to Inspiring Special Children

September 15, 2012 at 7:29 am | Posted in FACEBOOK STUFF | 8 Comments
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My Dad shared some pics he got from Facebook…

Sometimes, we take for granted how blessed we are, without realizing that others are less fortunate.

These pictures make me realize how lucky I am as a child. I am complete. I am healthy. I have loving parents who continue to provide me with all the things I need to grow.

And I’d like to thank this children for showing the whole world that life is not about what you don’t have. It’s about appreciating what you have, and striving for the best, no matter how high the hurdles are.

Hats off for this 3 young inspirations. I pray that you reach your dreams.

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