Coffee dates

I have always liked coffee so one of the must-do things for me would be to go on coffee dates.

Today, i got to spend time with my bff Gracielle over coffee. For abput 3 hours, we chatted happily. I had iced coffee while she had a brewed one.

It was a nice end to my day.

I like coffee dates but I also realized that who you’re having the coffee with is crucial.

Brrrr….

I’m cold. The air is so cold….I just finished watching the Battle of the Bastards episode of Game of Thrones. I liked how Ramsey finally got what was coming to him.

Sansa totally creeped me out.

Glad that Jon was alive.

Can’t wait for the next episode.

Happy Fathers’ Day

Yesterday was family bonding time. We went to visit our loved ones that passed and heard mass together. We then celebrated the day we honor our fathers.

For me, it was a reminder that I’m a mere mortal. Yet it also meant that hopefully, I will be remembered should I leave this world.

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From dust to dust.

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One day, we shall all return to pur Creator.

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For some, death do not come to part but to reunite.

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It also rained last night. Which was like the strongest rain for the summer. Finally, there was a cool breeze to ease our dried up land. I could only chalk it up to the power of love of God, our Father. I’m thankful for the rain, but I’m most thankful for my dad, who loves me unconditionally.

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Happy fathers’ day to dads everywhere!!!

On Forgiveness

The anticipated mass yesterday was about forgiveness. The Gospel was about how this woman came to Jesus and washed his feet with her tears, wiped them with her hair and anointed his feet with oil. She was so remorseful that Jesus was moved. He forgave her sins and gave her the peace she sought.

This reminded me of one incident with my colleague. He sarcastically mentioned how unlucky I was, in terms of my career. I simply smiled.

Having the fortitude to smile through hardships is a result of my faith. Failure is nothing new in my life. I’m not perfect and this showed in my bad choices. However, going to confession and asking God for forgiveness made me stronger. I may not always feel secure in life but I also know that God will not abandon me.

This may just be why we confess. Telling God our own insecurities, our sins and weaknesses, forgiving ourselves because of them is an essential experience to peace.

I noticed that most people at work do not have that mindset. They are often discontent with almost everything. I realized that seeing God’s plan for each one of us is not easy but believing that there is a plan should reassure us of His great love.

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