Divine Appointment with Mrs. Des Dimaguila: Meeting A Woman of Substance

Supposedly, I was just in the municipal hall to get my PWD ID before we go to PCSO to submit the requirement for Dad; but the Lord had other plans for me and my mom. We were about to go out from the PWD office when I saw a sophisticated lady looking at me; she stared at me and asked me several questions which led to a job, a volunteer work which I prayed for. So, she offered me to write for her; I grabbed the opportunity right away because I wanted to help the community especially the people with disabilities residing in Binan. Afterwards, I saw myself in a desk of GAD Office.

I think, the Lord worked in our meeting because they needed a writer. To cut the story short, I started a real job today!

I met new friends too; Echo, JN, Ruv and many more. Yay!

But wait, there’s more . . . I was about to be interviewed for the said position but we have to go to a school in Sto Domingo with Ms. Des, Ruv, JN, Echo, and my ever supportive mom!

We assessed what SPED schools need. And that I really enjoyed. Having been in a SPED classroom with SPED kids amazed me; it’s really a divine appointment.

I want to thank Ms. Des for the trust she gave me. It’s really something to look forward to.

We met people by chance; or it could be God’s perfect time for another work to do, missions. To God be the glory!

 

 

 

 

 

Jose Mari L. Yupangco and Yamaha #Yamaha #TagMedia #AsiaLeadersForum #RealEstate #Yupangco

Jose Mari L. Yupangco of Yamaha to promote the Philippines at Asia Leaders Forum in Real Estate this March 2017

  
On March 30, 2017 from 10AM to 3PM, another Asia Leaders Forum in Real Estate will be launched in Davao this time with the collaboration between Yupangco Electronics Corporation (Distributor of Yamaha Sound and Audio Technology) headed by Jose Mari L. Yupangco and TAG Media and Public Relations headed by Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas. 
Just last month, January 31, 2017 at Misono Japanese Restaurant in Makati, the first of its series for this year under Asia Leaders Forum has been launched with speakers that includes Dr. Elton Tan of E-Hotels, Robert L. Yupangco of Zoomanity Group, Engr. Ben Co of BSC Construction, Mario Berta of Flyspaces, Congressman Prospero “Butch” Pichay of Surigao Del Sur, Koo Kwan Kon of Global Morning City Development among others. Attended also by representatives from SMDC, ProFriends, DMCI, DibZ and Megaworld. 
The subject matter experts are trail blazers in their fields. Participation at Asia Leaders Forum will give you the competitive edge you need to beat the myriad of other real estate participants chasing deals. These experts will share with you their strategies. 
For this year of ASEAN 50th Anniversary and the chairmanship of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, all eyes are focus to the Philippines as the hosting country, it’s time to showcase the skills of the Filipinos and the Philippines products and services. Asia Leaders Forum is just one way to promote the backbone of any organizations and our world class infrastructures and talents.  
The objective of the forum is to promote the Philippines as the premier business hub in Asia and to share to participants the updates with regards to the real estate landscapes in the Philippines & beyond, technology & digital marketing and the government mandates and initiatives to improve the real estate sector in the country. 

  
For more information, please contact grace@tagmedia.asia or call 09166299381.

[Guest Post]+[Review]+[Giveaway]: Keep the Faith by Ana Tejano

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happy birthday to me!

Keeping the Faith in Love by Ana Tejano

There were a lot of things about this book that’s close to me, other than the fact that this has been one of my older stories since 2010. When I went back to writing this book, I had finally declared that I had moved on. I thought this should make the writing easy, because I had all the hugot for the plot. And I did get that, and while Faith’s story wasn’t entirely my story, I admit that a lot of my younger self lurks in the corners of this book.

Jodi Lynn Anderson wrote something in her book, Tiger Lily, that reminded me of my process in this one: “Human hearts are elastic. They have room for all sorts of passions, and they can break and heal and love again and again.” My elastic human heart was forgetful, because there was a time I thought I was pulling from a fictional experience. Sometimes I wondered if I should have been writing this book at all, but I kept at it. Partly because I believed that Faith’s story was one worth telling, and because I’ve already written and invested so much time in it. Sayang naman. 

 

I’m glad because that meant I was totally past that. But wow, talk about really hard writing! It helped me, though, to practice some skills of asking questions, looking for other sources of feels (thanks, #romanceclass), and just pushing on until I got it. And I think it worked? A lot of the writing helped me process and see things in a different way, and then I used all my own and other people’s past material and formed it into something that I hope was good. Something that I hope could keep them company in whatever they were feeling – be it heartbreak, happiness, or hopefulness — and to affirm them that love is still – and always is – possible. J

Book Title: Keep the Faith

Release Date: July 31, 2016

Author: Ana Tejano

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Blurb: As a community development worker, Faith was quite familiar with heartbreak and recovery after all the time she spent on disaster relief missions. So when her five-year relationship ends right before she left for a mission trip to a typhoon-stricken town in Iloilo, she tries not to make a big deal out of it. How can she be broken up about a breakup when she’s with people who literally lost everything?

But now that she’s back, all Faith wants is for her life to go back to normal and have people stop looking at her with pity. Never mind that she still has a lot of questions about the breakup, or that she feels a tiny ache every time her ex comes up in conversations. She’s okay now, and happily distracted by Nico Tamayo, the attractive new guy at work.

With new possibilities in the horizon, Faith thinks she is well on her way to moving on. But when her past comes calling back to her, will all the good things in her present be enough to keep her on the path? Or will she finally learn that there was more to heartbreak and recovery than what she knows?

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PETA PRESENTS: Sticks Stones Broken Bones

 

 

 

The PETA Theater Center presents:

STICKS, STONES, BROKEN BONES

A shadow puppet comedy show, made from bits of rubbish.

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Sneaky chickens, flying Ninjas, brain surgery and an unforgettable horse race!  Welcome to the surreal shadow puppet world of Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones.

Using household objects and bits of rubbish, Bunk Puppets transforms simple objects into hilarious silhouette stories. In each scene, the puppetry is performed in front of the shadow screen, so that the audience gets a close look at the visual trickery.  Old toys, brooms, boxes and discarded clothing are deftly stitched together to create shadow puppet stories and characters.

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Delighting audiences in dozens of countries, Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones is a hilarious fusion of shadow puppetry and physical theatre. It’s a visual feast for the imagination!  Come, experience one man’s playful vision of wonder and nonsense. Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones is a wordless and imaginative puppet comedy show for all ages running for 50 minutes.  (Though some bits are a wee bit scary for under 6 yrs old).

 

Based in Melbourne, Bunk Puppets company director, Jeff Achtem explains Traditionally, shadow puppeteers create their silhouette performances by manipulating puppets behind a screen. We perform Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones in front from the screen, which means we can use cinematic effects like close-ups and zooms. The audience gets to witness every bit of the puppeteers moves” he says.

 

Performed by Tim Sneddon, created and directed by Jeff Achtem,

 

  • Award Winner: Best Newcomer (Edinburgh Spotlight): Edinburgh Fringe 2010
  • Award Winner: Spirit of the Fringe (Mervyn Stutter’s): Edinburgh Fringe 2010
  • Award Winner: Adelaide Fringe 2011
  • Award Nominee: Total Theatre Award: Edinburgh Fringe 2010

 

QUOTES in the reviews:

‘His imagination is glorious! This one-man show has so many characters and interesting situations, you can’t help but be captivated.’      –  The Adelaide Advertiser

 

“As he carefully brings the pieces together, it is impossible to be certain what you are about to see until it is finished and projected onto a large screen, where the intricacy of his creation is amazing.”                                                        – Edinburgh Evening News

 

“… more entertainment than a multi-million quid McMusical.: –  The LIST (Edinburgh)

 

Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones comes to the Philippines on May 3-7, 2017 with seven limited performances at the PETA Theater Center. To complete this rare experience, there will also be a series of puppetry workshops for kids and adults alike facilitated by the founders of Bunk Puppets. Tickets and workshop slots may be booked through Ticketworld or by texting (0917) 807 3069. For more information about the show, visit http://www.bunkpuppets.com and http://petatheater.com. 

 

 

 

All show photos are by Andrew Wuttke.

#ProjectFlashPiction1016 :Feedback please? #PFP #PFP1016

Last year, I joined ProjectFlashPiction where we wrote a story based on pictures.

Day 1 to 31 Pictures

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Racquel Sarah A. Castro

Day Photo by
1 Romanceclassbooks
2 Romanceclassbooks
3 Arlene Manocot
4 Georgette Gonzales
5 Romanceclassbooks
6 Tara Frejas
7 Mina V. Esguerra
8 Mina V. Esguerra
9 Romanceclassbooks
10 Romanceclassbooks
11 Romanceclassbooks
12 Romanceclassbooks
13 Romanceclassbooks
14 Racquel Sarah A. Castro
15 Romanceclassbooks
16 Romanceclassbooks
17 Ana Valenzuela
18 Tara Frejas
19 Romanceclassbooks
20 Romanceclassbooks
21 Mina V. Esguerra
22 Romanceclassbooks
23 Mina V. Esguerra
24 Ana Valenzuela
25 Romanceclassbooks
26 Bookbed
27 Bookbed
28 Romanceclassbooks
29 Romanceclassbooks
30 Romanceclassbooks
31 Jasmine Pinugu

Can you tell me if you like the story or not?

https://www.wattpad.com/story/92408846-my-mibf-love