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THINK ON THESE: Never neglect the little things

Yes, little things mean a lot. It was only a pebble which killed Goliath. It was just one vote which saved American president Andrew Jackson from impeachment in 1868. Only three simple words – “I love you” – can start a lifetime commitment. And it only takes a spark to start a fire.

THINK ON THESE: Where have all our forests gone?

I grew up in a place near the river. Above the river were trees – a forest, actually. When I visited the place again, I couldn’t see any trees anymore. The same scenario is happening all over the country today.

THINK ON THESE: The power of positive thinking

“The greatest discovery of my generation,” said William James, a psychologist, “is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitude of...

Kuwentong Peyups: Honoring the Philippine Flag and National Anthem

The Philippine Flag is permanently displayed from May 28 to June 30 by all government offices and agencies, businesses, educational institutions and private...

THINK ON THESE: The power of sheer determination

“Life is an unpredictable journey, often throwing challenges and obstacles our way when we least expect it. In these moments of adversity, it is...

 THINK ON THESE: Dealing with criticism

“Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, but it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” – Dale Carnegie *** From time to time,...

BARA DE CABRA: Ten Gold Nuggets

First: God is like an experienced miner: He understands that in order to bring out the 'purest gold' in us, He has to dig...

THINK ON THESE: Till death do us part

“When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to...

THINK ON THESE: The right thing to do

While searching for a story on integrity, I came across the story of sports hero Reuben Gonzalez that was shared by speaker and career coach Shravan Shetty. It happened during the final match of his first professional racquetball tournament.

Kuwentong Peyups: Giant Philippine flag in the Independence Day parade in New York

New York - A huge Philippine flag, estimated to be 25 by 50 feet, is one of the highlights of the parade in celebration...