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The Gift of TODAY

The Gift of TODAY

“Yesterday is historyTomorrow is a MysteryTODAY is a Gift that’s why it’s called PRESENT” How many times do I wonderWith all those moments I ponderWhen things go yonderI treasure you---Today In my breathsIn my sighsIn my “Oh my! (s)”I treasure you---Today As I raise...

GreaTime in Naturally-HEAVENly Bali

GreaTime in Naturally-HEAVENly Bali

“Mom, you will go with us to Bali…by June!” That came as a surprise message from my youngest son last February 2019 as I was in our hotel room in Vietnam-during our Grade 10 Educational Field Trip. Another trip to look forward to…this time with my Joseph, Lyza &...

A Global adversity (Covid-19) can give us our CROWNinglory

A Global adversity (Covid-19) can give us our CROWNinglory

MAGICal & Insightful Times are HERE-NOW Things like coins always have TWO sides. Things can be taken in two or more perspectives & nothing is wrong with any seen or known perspective. Adversities create casualties causing deaths and other painful effects &...

My SALUTE to a great BEING of ESSENCE-Melanie

My SALUTE to a great BEING of ESSENCE-Melanie

<3 <3 A Birthday Tribute <3 <3 Long live a dear Being of Love & Light Melanie Gastar Gatchalian who has entered her golden years with blissful ease & grace. Let me honor you this way with the little yet valuable memories I have in my memory bank. I...

Spring is HERE: Behold…our G4

Spring is HERE: Behold…our G4

SPRING gladdens our hearts as we behold the blooming of flowers here, there & everywhere. Japan, Korea & many other countries that have four seasons are savoring the beauty of Sakura and other flowers in spring. The Philippines has more than enough varieties...

Meet & Greet MY GIFT: MyJamazinglyAudacious&MeritoriouSon

Meet & Greet MY GIFT: MyJamazinglyAudacious&MeritoriouSon

For unto us another son is born, our second son —JAMES which means “My GIFT” in Hebrew. That was thirty-two years ago today, March 11, 2020. Like his mom, he’s born in the Year of the Dragon. During my pregnancy back in the old house of my parents-in-law, I would...

BELIEVE in the WONDER of each Child

BELIEVE in the WONDER of each Child

Today, the 7th of March, I got the chance to have an unplanned quickie pose with these wonder girls I have been privileged to relate with for more than 3 months now. One is our own princess —Keona & the other one is her great friend & neighbor —Ate Mochi. They...

Beyond-beautiful Armenia: A vacay within a vacay

Beyond-beautiful Armenia: A vacay within a vacay

Travels allow me to expand my horizon; broaden my perspective and make me enjoy the diversity of adventure rides and long walks on plains, hills and mountains. Thus, enjoy new cuisines of various places & meet faces from different races. Traveling with family is...

AMAZING & LOVEly BLOSSOMing on 02.20.2020

AMAZING & LOVEly BLOSSOMing on 02.20.2020

The FLOWERS outside the house gate in Abu Dhabi are starting to BLOOM after a looong wait, for almost three months.. When I arrived in AD last November 2019, the vividness is still stuck in my mind, this long BUNCH of Flowers was still FIST-like. From then on, I would...