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Year was 2005 and my new work assignment made me travel more often than before. Packing up and unpacking becomes a weekly routine. A life less with closets and door knobs but with luggage and tickets. I was noticing that waiting time at the VIP lounge became my new office workspace. And in this space, I began noticing something I never observed before.
If the airport is the stage, it charades to a lot of stories. I was already wearing this expression just like people getting…Continue
It was July 31, 2002 when a new friend, Kristin, invited me to attend her birthday party. She celebrated it creatively by inviting a Catholic nun for a talk whom I was later on introduced as Sister Amce. Hearing about the talk turned me reluctant. I wasn’t so excited about the invite but out of courtesy, I took it. My reluctance was connected to the idea that I am not a religious fanatic.
I came late on that day. My feet were heavy enough to move forward on the hotel floor and my…Continue
(Speech made to a Christian Community in the Philippines, Sept 09, 2003)
I never got a chance to talk in a way like this nor have I never dreamed of standing before you sharing a part of my life. Yes, for quite a time I do stand even in larger groups to do business presentations or concerts. I will walk through this talk without quoting verses from the Bible but I know that the Divine being…Continue
I was sitting at the drive thru window at McDonald's this weekend. I did
the usual thing, I drove up to the menu and ordered. I proceeded to the
first window and paid, then drove to the second window and waited for
the order. After sitting there for a few minutes, the clerk slid back the
window and asked, "Will you please pull over to the side; your order is
I was a little upset and even impatient, but I pulled over and waited. I