I often hear people say “Life is short”. It’s a cliché. Stories, movies, text messages, and even posts suggest how we should appreciate everything we have and let our loved ones know how much they mean to us. Still, it’s easier said than done. Though I know how things can change in a matter if split seconds and I have proven many times how one can lose everything in a blink of an eye, I still don’t know how to make each day count. Don’t get me wrong. I’m doing my best to do that. I just don’t know if what I do is enough.
Today, as I was checking my mails, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and WordPress, it occurred to me that I am surrounded by a lot of different people. Some are close to me, others are not. Some I get in touch with, others I don’t. Some are appreciated, others are unnoticed. Most of them I know personally, others I know by name.
More than half a century ago, a strong will-powered man from Antipolo met a sweet vibrant lady from Deparo and they created an extraordinary love story. Years passed, love grew, and dreams came true, they stayed together and made it through.
Fifty-six years of building a family, of sharing a life full of love, with ups and downs, with joys and sorrows… Fifty-six years of facing the trials of life and successfully overcome them… Fifty-six years of receiving and sharing God’s blessings…
Today is my grandparents’ 56th wedding anniversary. I would always remember the date March 15, 1956. The day that started it all. I am so thankful that I have grandparents that take “I do” seriously and I admire them that in spite of all the challenges that life throws them, they remained Continue reading →