Friday, July 11, 2014

#hello26 Adventure

What i love doing during my birthday is to be with my own. Knowing my inner self is very important for my growth. And now that i had reach the age above quarter life I begun searching for more. And I can only achieve these if I will listen to what my heart tells me. My 26th begun the journey I had prayed for.

I had always said that "It takes a strong woman to travel alone". And I have traveled alone since my elementary. So the strong woman in me is very mush happy. The smile in my face cannot be bought.



I always dream of exploring the rest of the world if I can have my finances, so, during my 24th birthday I vowed to celebrate my birthmonth travelling.
2013 I spent the 7days burthday celebration in Luzon.
And 2014 I've decided to spent the 4 days in Visayas. 
HELLO BACOLOD CITY!!!



Since I heard that the authentic Chicken Inasal can be found in Bacolod, my first stop of course the Manokan Country. I wasn't disappointed, and I love what they served.

The manokan country is located near SM.

The PROVINCIAL CAPITOL

My next stop after having pinaabtik nga refresh. I love looking at their capitol.
By the way the picture in the left is an statue PAGHIMUD-OS, a cultural gift to the people of Negros Occidental by the Negros Occidental Park and cultural commission and the artist EDUARDO S. CASTRILLO.
Full view of their Provicial capitol and lagoon

Never to forget myself to be included in the pics.(hahaha!)

ST. JOHN PAUL II TOWER

 While walking along the road I just keep my eyes on this tower.I am really much excited since I love having a solitude during my birthday.


I really love the smile I had those moments of silence.

 I feel I am on the top of the world. (wheew!!) 

CATHEDRAL DE SAN SEBASTIAN


A good way to start my birthday going to one of the old church in the Philippines.
I always shoot "I set foot theme" 


 Gift for the people during their centennial jubilee located at the right side of the cathedral. 


 Bacolod Public Plaza just across the Cathedral de San Sebastian.

 Bacolod Pension Plaza is really an strategic place to stay while in Bacolod City. Walking distance to and from Manokan Country, Cathedral de San Sebastian, Public Plaza, SM, etc. 

First and second day of my stay is all worth the wait. I had waited for this moment to happen.
My next stop which is the MAMBUKAL MOUNTAIN RESORT will have a blog of its own.
I am indeed blessed. 











Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

My Holy Week

Well, I am a proud Roman Catholic. Holy week is important for my faith in recognition of my weaknesses. Since ash Wednesday I already started my recollection of my previous doings. I cannot say I had lived a good life but I could say I always tried to live my life according to His will. Everyday I did wrong and I know I will be forgiven. never able to confess this Lenten season but I will eventually confess this year.
For many since holy week is a long holiday they spend time in vacation, relaxation and unwinding especially those who are working in government agencies. For others also they will have their Visita Iglesia. For me, I will go home and spend the rest of the week praying and hoping I can fast. In my lifetime at 25 years of living I only have two (2) holy week that I never able to spend it in my hometown. And I vow if I can I will always have to spend my holy week in my hometown. 
Each holy week I spent in my life brought maturity in my faith. I love God and I always showed it anywhere I go or tell it to anyone who ask. I have a burning desire for Jesus Christ to use me and I will do His will even it will cause me so much pain. Because what instill in my mind is how much he suffered because of me. I know I can make a difference and I am doing my advocacy for the youth in my hometown to make a difference. 
I don't know why I wrote this... (hahah, but i really wanted to spare many of my blogs to where I belong)
I love blogging now, and i want to share my life to this addiction I have... 


Thursday, April 10, 2014

Theater Changes me!

Dreaming I can make a difference.
Living my life integrally. Integration on what my calculus subject had taught me that there are points which have no limit. It just pop in my head at this time how did I handle my college life taking up engineering course which is very much demanding and I also have rehearsals every night since I joined the Sining Kambayoka Ensemble (SKE) the official theater company of the Mindanao State University – Marawi City.
I thought when I was in high school; I already knew what I wanted and what I will do if I will study college. Of course, the university I attended was already planned. But the twist of it is my number 1 course to be taken up is Accountancy but I ended up on Civil engineering (which mapasalamaton ako kay I love where I am today). I aimed to finish the course the soonest but I am extended one semester. Honestly I also aimed for Cum Laude, unfortunately I wasn’t granted.
But I am happy still. Reasons?
I am able to know deeper what my passion is.  (Another twist of my life)
Never in my wildest dream had I planned to join the theater during college. (Although gusto nako mag-artista, hahaha). But because of something unpredicted, somebody let me see the kambay’s rehearsal. When I came there, ang surrounding kay unfriendly but I love what they are doing. To make the story short ika-nga I became a member of SKE. There  are ates, professors who never allowed me to join because the history of those who join Kambay mostly are extended and they never wanted me to like them. But the stubbornness in me keeps me going. (heheheh) 
The building where we spent most of our kambay days is called UVS.
The SKE molded me to be a better me. It showed me the wide horizon of life, showing there is more to life going out of the shell. I know I cannot see the talent in me, but they showed the way. I’ve never believe that I am a performer (until now) but they gave me a chance. During my college days, kambayoka played a big role in it. I laugh, I cried, I fall, I stand with the folks. I found someone I loved and will cherish for the rest of my life. They thought me to be strong and the only person I can hold on to is me, myself & I. Many lessons I learned in life during college kambayoka is part of it.
I thought that I can only get from kambay is the ability to perform and allowance. Never have I thought that it will touch the very person in me.
I am what I am today because SKE played a big role in it.
I think what I think today because SKE taught me.
I really treasure in my heart all the memories I have with the SINING KAMBAYOKA ENSEMBLE.

Let me share the ending of our prayer every night.
“We sing, dance and act to glorify Your Name”. It will still pop up in my head every night I pray. 

Mabuhay ang Kambay!!!  Happy 40th my SKE family!!!

Monday, April 7, 2014

SUMMER ADVENTURE 2014 (2)


ISLAND PHOTOSHOOT
@ Hagonoy Island, Bislig City


I soo love the beach, the seawater and everything in it. I live most of my life with the water. And now I am working, going to beach is stress relieving for me. 
Again unexpected moment will always come in our lives. The second day for the photoshoot of Bislig City's Tourist destinations will be held at Hagonoy Island. Feeling so lucky to be with the team. So happy to ride the speed boat of the coast guard. (my first time) 


I never thought of enjoying as early as april 3 my summer 2014. So thankful, 

Happiness with the water is seen in my face.




Plus the underwater shoot. Two thumbs up again for the very nice creations. 




the TEAM

Hagonoy Island can be reached by a pump boat. Pump boat owner/driver can be contacted @ Marketsite, Brgy. Mangagoy, Bislig City. 




Friday, April 4, 2014

SUMMER ADVENTURE 2014

My summer started early. I already have in my mind to explore Bislig City “City of Wonders”. I’ve only gone to Majestic Tinuy-an Falls dubbed as the “Niagara Falls of the Philippine”. But I never have thought it would be too soon. Great summer I have this 2014. Thanks to kol Dodong, kol Glesor, rhiza, te gemma and new found friend elisar. April 2, 2014 is one of the Best moments of my life.
First stop . . . tsadang!!!

HINAYAGAN CAVE

This is what we will see as a sign that we will stop the car and let us start walking.

This is located in Brgy. San Vicente, Bislig City. More or less 8-10 minutes from Florland (popular pool or resort in Bislig City). First time really to be here gaud.

Kol Glesor asks us to show or act excited as much for documentation.

Ingon ko (I told him) “Dili na gyud kinahanglan mag-act tungod kay genuine ako excitement, heheh.” (No need for acting because my excitement is genuine, laughs). 
From the rough road we just walk for about 200 meters.

First time to see stalagmite and stalactite. Super-duper amazing. I can say that I am indeed very blessed to reach this place. Call me OA but happy talaga. I cannot express in words how happy I am. There are also bats living there.




It is amazing to see these creations.


This smile dubbed by my companion nga dili mapalit nga smile (the smile that cannot be bought) 

By the way “HINAYAGAN” came from the word Kahayag a bisayan term for light. Hinayagan means lighted. 


NEXT STOP === LIBWAK of Brgy. Pamanlinan, Bislig City

One of the coolest spring water. Can only be reached riding a boat. 









Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Brokenhearted me

How will I say it?
I always wanted to shout to the world every time I felt any pain. But even once no one knows how it hurts every time I am suffering from pain. I am very shy in terms of my emotional crisis. I never shared it to anyone. I cannot find right terms to be used how it hurts inside. I still manage to smile and find humor in everything I saw and said. Sometimes I thought maybe because I am already vulnerable to pain, but I am not. I always find myself crying and I cannot find someone that can ease up the pain I felt inside.
 It’s true what everyone claimed, it sounds corny to few but for me it is not. I always find refuge to the LORD above. It is the only way where I know can understand everything. I cannot tell the people I love if I am hurt because of this person because I know they will HATE the certain person that cause me pain since they had never connection with the certain person. If a circumstance causes me pain they find someone who causes it and hate them. If the system causes me suffering they will blame the system. I already figured it out what will be their reactions but it will not lessen the pain I felt. I am not a type to ask for advice what should I do and have done, but unsolicited advice are still welcome (Well, I listen but never put everything in mind). I just lift everything to the most high. Sometimes it make me smile since it came to my mind that I make Jesus a puzzle solver when I am broken I let him make me whole again and if few pieces are missing He will fill it up.
What the point is what Mother Theresa said “Love ‘til it hurts and it hurts no more.”

But ouch!!!! It really do hurt..
originally written 4:55 A.M. March 12, 2014

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Site Inspection

During Site inspection
Hey! hey parents.
Look at this two little angels? They made my day looking at them smiling while I'm documenting the accomplishment of the project we inspected. I'm asking what is the children doing at the site during school days/time?
I don't know what are the jobs and chores the parents are doing or if they still have parents but what comes to my mind is that they should have been enjoying learning in school at the time i took this photo. I don't know if they already know how to read and write or maybe today is no class which I don't know.
My point is, the challenge for every parents is to send their children to school come what may. Despite the financial in-capabilities. 
Looking at the situation makes me think again the thought of sending one of my volunteers in youth ministry to school. I know I don't have enough money supporting my younger brothers in college and here's another teen whose willing to serve and work to gain her studies. How can I say no?
But as what I want and I am obsessed to change. I want to start the change in me.
I just need to have a faith that the Divine Providence will be there.
A change that we need not to wait to earn more to serve and help. What we got even nothing we have we still can help. 
Challenge I give to myself to find ways to help even one or two. And I believe it will multiply.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Getting Started

Inspired by Bianca I already find this thing amazing and exciting. Inspiring her follower to write down what it is in their mind. Writing down inspiring articles and showing that positive vibes can make our life happy and meaningful.
I now have a blog of my own. I loved to write diaries during my early teens and I already misplaced it. During happy moments and bad times I find it very useful to write it down and read it again to decide on my own what is the effective thing to do.
And now I want to make a great start!!
 Happy me to a blogger.