Monthly Archives: February 2013

Praying for God’s healing

I’m writing this with a heavy heart. My mother just informed me about the worsening condition of my cousin Cez whose story I wrote here. According to Nanay, my cousin’s breast cancer has spread to her brain. It deeply saddens me that after all the medical intervention to treat her breast cancer in 2010, cancer cells were  not really abated but have spread to her brain. She has yet to undergo another set of chemotherapy for this.

Cez and I grew up like real sisters. She’s my first cousin from my mother’s side of the family. We attended the same school and have several common friends. Although we argue on a lot of things when we were younger, I still look up to her as an older sister because I guess she’s wiser and practical than I am.

I don’t know if I can put on a brave face when I see her, but knowing myself I would surely cry.

I may not ease her pain, but I can say a prayer for her healing. If anyone reads this post, may I also request you to offer a prayer for my cousin. Please include her in your prayer…thank you…

Stay Positive When Life Gives You Lemon

There are times when we encounter situations that we wish we could just erase from our lives. There are some loose ends that we would just like to fix with u bolts but no matter how hard we try, there are just some circumstances that we would have to face in order to become stronger and better prepared with the events that we will experience in the future. Some people have said that when life gives you lemons, you should just go with the flow and make lemonade. This simply means that you have to stay positive no matter what because the things that you will learn from the experience will be more valuable than the items that you might have lost.

A Mom’s Perspective in Overcoming Shyness

Shyness is one trait that some people would like to overcome. It can be hard for people to not become shy especially when they are faced with situations that they are not comfortable with. This is probably the reason why there are some people who use certain items like Bolle that they can use to cover their eyes. Aside from the fact that sunglasses can help protect the eyes from the sun, sunglasses can also make people feel more confident because their eyes are hidden. Still, it’s not only the sunglasses that can make people feel more confident. Overcoming shyness must start with confidence. If you are confident then you can overcome anything.