By: Joseph Romana as originally posted at Philippine Online Chronicles “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi “Age wrinkles the body, quitting wrinkles the soul.” – General Douglas MacArthur “Pain is temporary.  Quitting lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong These and many other similar-minded quotes have brainwashed our generation, and probably the next Read More →

christmas lights

The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing other’s loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas. -W. C. Jones ““I have not put up any Christmas ornaments for the past 19 years. Never! What for when my family is not here. I Read More →


Written by Excel Dyquiangco as originally posted at the Philippine Online Chronicles The emotions and attitude of people sometimes get affected by the weather. When it’s bright and sunny, our spirits are lifted. On the other hand, when it’s dark and gloomy, as it is usually during the rainy season, feelings of sadness and negativity Read More →

road to recovery

I am listening to this seventies music , Friends of Distinction “Great Day”. I turn to my husband and sing the song “Aint it a great day? Could it be better?” I love that 70’s music. What a journey Butch and I have gone through! For some of you who know the inside story of Read More →

thank you day

Written by Cathy Dellosa-Lo as originally posted at Philippine Online Chronicles In a world that’s been taken over by emoticons, stickers, Viber groups, and Facebook chats, it’s easy for honesty and sincerity to take a backseat. Ironically, now that our days are filled with easier and more convenient ways to communicate, the quality of our Read More →


So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us. ~Gaston Bachelard Photo credit: mindbodysmile.com A young blogger once asked me “what should I settle now before I get married?” My answer to similar questions is this: release hurts of the past and love your inner child. I told her to Read More →