When I was growing up, I used to plan activities for retreats, camps, fellowships, and team building activities especially in our youth fellowship. I loved planning and implementing programs. I don’t know where I learned it, but being involved in the church made me enjoy preparing activities. Probably, it’s because it’s fun to join in… Continue reading Doing What I Really Love
Amid the torrent of things to accomplish today, I chose to fulfil my other duties as a teacher. I usually allow myself be engrossed in completing paper works, but today, I’ve abandoned most of them and entertained some concerns. I had to admit that I was not physically ready when it comes to… Continue reading Feeling Ambassador
Paul and the disciples in Emmaus had one thing in common. They realized something along the street. Perhaps, I also did just a while ago. Actually, I miss having spiritual conversation with my friends. I used to have these talks when I was still part of youth fellowship. Although I can still talk with… Continue reading Random Reflection
It’s not easy to be a teacher. There’ll be a lot of occasions when we will be forced to our limits. I had a student who did test my patience few years back. I couldn’t remember anymore his offense, but I’m sure he’s naughty in my class. He was grade 8 then. Years later, he… Continue reading When the Hurt Heals
I’ve never imagined that going back to Manila would be a greater challenge. I am just thankful that the Lord has sustained me. After the closing program of our seminar last Friday, we were informed that the reimbursement for our expenses will just be credited to our ATM accounts later. I was not prepared… Continue reading Thank God I’m Still Alive!
I don’t usually write anything before a major activity, but this incident deserves an exception. Not writing about my present dilemma might give injustice for the length of time that I devoted thinking and worrying about my present situation. Yes, I spoke in front of a large crowd so many times before, but I… Continue reading Fear
After I gave the reading calendar assignment last Friday, I realized that I made a mistake. Instead of making students read, the task might have made them think that the assignment is another way to torment and disturb their stressful and demanding school life. So I prepared to talk to my students again the… Continue reading How to Make People Read