The Shy Storyteller

The Shy Storyteller

The Introvert I am an introvert. I don’t like the thought of people looking at me. I feel awkward when I must make eye contact with another person. I get anxious when I’m surrounded by so many people, regardless if they’re familiar or not. I rarely initiate...
How to Cope with Distance Learning

How to Cope with Distance Learning

What comes into your mind upon hearing the word “pandemic”? As a student, this means transitioning into a new, unusual, and challenging mode of learning. Instead of having face-to-face classes with my favorite Statistics and Calculus professors, or hanging around with...
Watching Vision Unfold Part 2

Watching Vision Unfold Part 2

Without vision, the people perish. Without vision, I live aimlessly. God leaves us clues. These clues may be key experiences, key dreams, key thoughts. Life clues turn into key words. The key words form a mission statement. The mission statement becomes a life...
Watching Vision Unfold PART 1

Watching Vision Unfold PART 1

My dad gave me a thick spiral notebook for journaling when I was eleven years old. I only started using it when I was in college and in my early 20s. This journal, of all my diaries, contains many of the key decision points of my life as a young person: how to move...
EVERY SECOND FAITHFUL

EVERY SECOND FAITHFUL

I was at a party when a friend called me on my cell phone and said, “Huy, Vin! Ano’ng nangyari sa board exam mo? Lumabas na daw results, at wala ‘yung name mo sa list of board passers!” We were celebrating an event, but my world stopped when I heard that I...