A Sad Look Back

Looking Back, 2014 was not a very good Year for Us. Not-so-good things happened that may have made me Question things. Though I feel like I have fostered better Relationships to my Family, extended family, to God and even to myself, I felt I ran out of luck and had to start anew on so…

Daily Prompt: Zoltar’s Revenge

My daughter recently aced her Kumon diagnostics test and is well on her way to taking pre-K math sessions in a couple of weeks. This excites our household as, outside of Christian Kids’ Church she attends to every Sunday, this will be her first experience of school – ish really, because Kumon is principally an after-school…

Daily Prompt: The Mirror Crack’d

You wake up one morning to a world without mirrors. How does your life — from your everyday routines to your perception of yourself — change? There are days when I would always find myself checking for changes as to how I look. You see I’m not getting any younger, and when you’re in your thirties,…

Daily Prompt: Head Turners

I was away for several days because I lost my grandmother (actually my wife’s grandmother) to coronary artery disease and we just really needed the time to reflect, grieve and think of perhaps, one of the most challenging phases we had to face as a family. Here in the Philippines, our culture strongly dictates close family ties….

Pain and Balance

As I was skimming through my old stuff one late afternoon, I came across our company newsletter (News From the Cubes) with this poem:   Great God I sometimes wonder how strong you are what awful cosmic tension throbs inside your restless brain why in the scheme of conception did you include pain.   If…