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2019 Resolutions

Treadmills in fitness centers will be crowded. But crowds disappear usually after the 2nd week of January.

The key: Do not make new year resolutions. They’ll be forgotten and neglected. Make daily resolves instead. Create a routine and stick to it. Then watch your life begins to change and improve.

2019 offers opportunities, challenges, temptations and distractions. Let’s commit now that we will learn and explore new opportunities, carry a positive disposition to meet challenges. Refuse temptations that would compromise values and ethics and focus on doing activities that add value to our success goals. DON’T PROCRASTINATE. That decision begins now!

Final thought for the New Year. Be wise. Plan your future only with people who have future plans. Let’s not waste our resources. There are people who do not care about the future and there are those who do. Having shared goals is what it takes to achieve objectives. This principle works not only in business, career and profession but applies to relationships too.

Isn’t it wonderful that God’s command for us includes rest? We have permission to rest. We are not responsible for fixing everything that is broken and we do not have to try and make everyone happy. As the year 2018 ends; these would be good days for rest and recharge. For now, let’s take time. It’s time to replenish.

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Happy New Year!

Some very simple ideas to make 2019 a good year…

Be thankful. (in all circumstances)
Be kind. (even to the unkind)
Be encouraging. (use words of kindness)
Be credible. (always be truthful)
Be loving. (consider others first)
Be reliable. (always keep your promises)
Be positive. (look at possibilities)
Be excellent. (you do your best)
Be faithful. (love God love others)

And so we reflect and express gratitude for the blessings that God has given this year. Successes, joys and achievements; gratitude and tempers pride.

And so we look forward to a new year full of potential and promises. We learned from this year’s mistakes and we move on with a resolve to become better and to do things better. We look forward with a heart of hope.

This season has been a very different season for me and my family. We miss you tatay. But we are all learning, we are all thankful and we are all hopeful. And with this heart and spirit I greet you all a blessed, productive and an even more meaningful new year to you and all your loved ones. God bless you all and thank you for sharing this blog.

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Merry Christmas!

Christmas this year is different for me and my family but let me share some meaningful quotes on Christmas that mean so much to me. I hope you like it too…
Christ was born in a borrowed manger and He was buried in a borrowed tomb. He did not come to make evil men good but He came to make dead people live. This is the meaning of Christmas.
The best Christmas gift is offered by the Celebrant Himself: “And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.” says Jesus Christ.
And on the lighter side of things, it has been said that men go through the four stages of life…
1.  You believe in Santa Claus.
2.  You don’t believe in Santa Claus.
3.  You are Santa Claus.
4.  You look like Santa Claus.
Have a merry and blessed Christmas. May the spirit of Christmas be always in our heart.
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The Spare Tire

Faith is like a spare tire. We carry it with us everyday. In fact, we often take it for granted, even neglect or forget it until we have a flat tire and we realize how lucky we are to have a spare tire.
Like the spare tire, we should check to see if it is already flat or under-inflated. Faith must be constantly checked and if necessary, inflated.
Faith, like the spare tire can make the difference as we travel life’s road. Let’s take it along with us for it will give us the necessary strength. It is the key to a more confident travel.
God never gives us a plan, a dream or a purpose that matches our budget. He is not busy checking our bank account He is checking our faith. Let’s not sell our self short. Let’s not settle for average. Let’s pursue excellence and be the best we can ever be for His Name’s sake.
Finally, these words bring us comfort and hope. We need to remember these every day. By faith, we live; by love, we serve; by patience, we understand; by trials, we gain wisdom; by sharing, we give joy.

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Cultivate a Healthy Mind

Being positive in a very negative world is a choice. And that includes social media. Choosing to love instead of harboring hatred is a choice too.

Someone says let the power of your love change the world, but never let the problems of this world change the beauty of your love.

Cultivate a healthy mind. Fill it with positive as well as things of value. Be careful with what you allow to enter because it affects the way we speak and live. A healthy mind does not speak bad things against other people. But a healthy mind understands truth and would not back away from it.

One of the hardest decisions to make in life is to decide whether to hold on or to let go; to wait for a positive change or to simply walk away.

2018 is almost over; be ready to enter the next and new chapter of your life. Stop dwelling on your last chapter, turn a new leaf and explore the new one. The past is a good place to learn from and not to long for. So reconfigure a strategy and start moving on.

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Choose To Be Cool

PEACE cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only LIGHT can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only LOVE can do that. This is what Christmas is about when He who is Peace, Love and Light came so we may live and understand. A Blessed Christmas to you and your family.

All we need is a little bit of everything and a whole lot of ISA.

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Hold On

Money has a unique characteristic. When you hold it near your ear you will hear it scream: “Let me go! Let me go!” But the person who is wise and has mastery over his or her emotions would handle it properly…

All we need is a little bit of everything and a whole lot of ISA.

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