3 Startling Life Lessons from GK Enchanted Farm

It’s been more than three weeks since I deactivated my Facebook, and more than three months since I’ve been working and living in GK Enchanted Farm. So far, it’s been a roller coaster ride of personal milestones, revelations, and unraveling emotions. The city has been...
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Kerygma Magazine Featured My Life Story: College Graduate after 17 Years

This story first appeared in the printed copy of Kerygma Magazine, July 2018, on their IT Happened segment. By Adrian Pantonial as told to Marjorie Duterte As my three-year old sister lay on the hospital bed helpless while undergoing blood transfusion at the charity...
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10 Surprising Lessons from Mike Grogan’s Kaizen Leadership Training

May 6, 2017 was when I first got to know the awesome and famous Mike Grogan personally. That was when I attended his World-class Morning Rituals: Personal Leadership Excellence Workshop. If I remember correctly, I’m the only one among the 30+ participants who paid for...
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3 Startling Life Lessons from GK Enchanted Farm

It’s been more than three weeks since I deactivated my Facebook, and more than three months since I’ve been working and living in GK Enchanted Farm. So far, it’s been a roller coaster ride of personal milestones, revelations, and unraveling emotions. The city has been...

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Someday When I Die

I wish that my last night in this world would be filled with happy tears, both from me and from the people I dearly loved. I imagine they might talk over coffee on my wake, possibly about how special I made them feel and how I showed up for them when they needed me...

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Thriving on the Road Less Traveled

Whenever I feel caught up in the forms of success that society imposes: fame, money, fortune, and power, I am deceived that this is what life should be all about. Whenever this happens, I get so sick and tired of the current moment and I tend to look down on the...

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The Test of Time and Distance

Family time is always precious and must be prioritized. Earlier, I gave my sisters a hug upon seeing them again for the first time after more than two months of working and living in the farm. After losing both parents in separate deaths, followed by the deaths of a...

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