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On A Lighter Note

Yes I am still on a very long vacation. I am still not on luck to have such needed job. Maybe God is really working to be able for me to see what is really important for me. Maybe.

And now I am thinking on what really is important for me. I am thinking about saving so that in the future I will be secured. I am thinking of some basic life truths lately.

And I know God has the best plan for me. All I have to do is wait and do my job also.

My Last Day in Dammam

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These photo were taken on my very last day in Dammam last year maybe September 21 or 22. Again thank you Dammam for taking care of me for almost three years. Thanks for all the memories. For all the tears, the laughter, the memories that will always linger on my spirit. Till we meet again!







Once Again Thank You

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Memories will never complete without the people and friends that give meaning to every single time that I have stayed in Saudi Arabia. Thank you for the memories, for the laughter, for the struggle that we have won and for all the wonderful memories that we have shared. They say that the world is round we will meet again somehow, someday, somewhere out there!

Memorable Places

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These photos will never be complete. I have so many pictures that I have saved and shared mostly on Facebook and now here in my blogs because those places are really meant something to me. Thanks to all the memories that I have shared with my friends on those places. I hope I could there someday.
Again.






In Full Swing

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I was in Saudi Arabia from 2013 up to 2016 and yes I have many photographs and these two are some examples. I made these two for the post because of some sentimental values. On the left is my humble office before and the right is the empty playground in the corniche.

I missed the busy day always with me in that tiny office. I missed the people that sometimes made me happy and sometimes sad only resided now in my memories. My managers who always had time with me as well others who needed my assistance. I missed that.

And that empty playground that somehow like my empty life - maybe not so empty but not fulfilled for some reasons I do not know why up to now.

Life In Still Or In Motion

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It was near sunset. We were traveling on our bus on the way to Dammam.  Everyday this was my scenery. Sometimes this memory haunted me and made me lonely. It made me sad that once in my life I had experienced living in the dessert. Though I want to return, luck was not on my side now. But I am not totally hopeless, I know I could work again somewhere else maybe there again.

What was I am thinking that time? in the bus looking for every sunset? maybe longing for the Philippines. or maybe just want to rest? But honestly I have missed those times. My friends, my colleagues, everyone on our plant.

Hope to see them somewhere, somehow, some time!

Friends For Life

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High School was the best or one of the best times of our life! And those colorful and memorable memories still or kept on lingering even up to now. Thanks to our effort every year to have a reunion. Actually we almost have reunion or get together annually and thanks also to myself for organizing it! hahahaha! Though some of the others classmates cannot really attend, their minds and hearts are still with us. And unfortunately they were the center of topics whenever they did not attend!
So again December is fast approaching and we will be busy again to contact everyone even if they are abroad or relocated somewhere else.




Idle

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There are seasons for everything - a time to hope, a time to just get along. And sometimes a time to be alone.

Thanks for all the circumstances that I have been to. Thanks to all the phases of my life that I am growing, I am making mistakes and I am reflecting.

Corniche Dammam - those nights alone looking at the sea. Looking for some answers and yet I have heard some voices maybe self-reflection that life is indeed a gift. Thank you.

In a park alone - I love the sound of nothingness when I could only hear is my thought. My thoughts that resonate and took me back in time. To cry. To remember everything. And to learn.


At Home Again

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And yes I am at home! It is almost one year and one month now that I have arrived from Saudi Arabia. And my life has never been so wonderful like this! Though I am still struggling to get a good offer from the many applications that I have, I can say that I have seen and really want to thank God by allowing me to see His grand purpose for me. I know I have not seen it fully but I know I am on that direction. This is really a blessing in disguise! I know that our Lord has the best plans for all of us. All we can do now is to wait. I have seen a very quotation about what is happening to me right now: it is something like this - God is not yet giving us what we asked  for because what He wants is to experience Him as of the moment. Thanks to my family and friends for keeping me sane is sometimes so harsh reality that I am  going through everyday. And let me share to you some of the memorable observations that I have in living for one year as doing nothing almost at all.

1. Somehow you a…

This Day

The summer heat is so intense now here in the Philippines. And one way to relieve myself it to go to a nearby mall; SM Batangas. And so I went there this afternoon. I have noticed this American or a white guy which definitely not a Filipino and he was somehow a senior citizen. And he walked so slow. I was near the door near Starbucks and just sitting in the Chowking vacant seats there. Maybe it was around 2 pm and this man was walking so slow approaching my view. He had this grocery stroller and I guess his arm has injury and maybe because of his age he really cannot walk that fast.

Fast forward 5 pm and I was back in SM and I saw him again and this time he had finished his buying some stuff maybe at the grocery and imagine that! It was almost 5 hours of staying in SM and wow I don't want to age now!

I have noticed earlier that a Filipino man sometimes wanted to help him but I guess the American refused the help for some reason I really don't know.

And I am imagining my life n…

My Inspiration

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I always look for an inspiration. Sometimes they are my family. Sometimes they can be found on the books that I am reading like Seth Godin or any other successful individual out there. But then I have settled for one mentor that I know will really help me to hurdle life's challenges.

I am introducing my all time favorite mentor, Cardinal Rosales. I knew from the start that he is the one that I have needed. I have looked back in my childhood and he was there. He usually went and officiated a mass during the Saint Michael Celebration of our barangay every September and he was there. I made it sure I was also there and heard his Mass. He has this leadership in his voice and powerful command in his Homily. He was so intelligent and really an authority when it comes to sermon and giving moral stories and lessons for all of us. He is a saint for me.

And when there is the celebration of Batangas City Fiesta every January he usually on the morning mass and I made it sure I am on the fron…