I admit I took very simple things for granted. I grew up with almost everything provided for me – I consider myself as one of those “lucky” people probably born with a silver spoon in my mouth. I depended too much on household helps that it took me 21 years to realize that I don’t know how to survive without someone to rely on. This is what I have learned in Cebu for my week long exposure as a work crew in Young Life Summer Camp for High School students. Seriously? Yes.
Here are my revelations (and I am sure you’ll say “What a brat!” – Ok, I deserve that.): Continue reading →
My annual position as the “kid-who-gets-everything-she-wants-during-Christmas” slowly and uneasily started kicking me out. We sure had that glorifying place when we we’re young, right? Say around our pre-teens, perhaps? You say “Papa, I want this and that and ooh, those” and then when it’s that precious time to open the gifts, you get what you really wanted? Sheesh. And your eyes water because of sheer astonishment? Blaaah! I’m not that kid anymore! Now, I assume the role of the “present-giver” because I got my degree and all. Haha! Sour-graping much?
I used to look like this when I was a spoiled child. Just kidding. Hahaha! Continue reading →