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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20 Questions for Lifelong Happiness

1.) Should we always feel happy, really? 2.) Shouldn't we also put up with the pain of being alone so that we appreciate it better when we're spending time with others? 3.) Is happiness only found by being with people? 4.) Shouldn't we also appreciate loneliness in...

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Heal Me To Wholeness

Lord, I'm broken. You know all the ways and times I have suffered, torn inside, and in utter pain. You know the deepest cries and longings of my heart. You know the difficult journey I have traveled and the rough road I am trudging on right now. I wish You won't trust...

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Ruins of Revelation

Peering through your windows, I see rays of sunlight revealing your emptiness. As the air of gloominess caresses my cold heart, I walk along the plain uncertainty that paints the rough road leading to your harsh realities.   Your mystique has always intrigued me...

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Gawad Kalinga: Building Homes, Building Lives

Last July 31, 2018, we had a privilege to tour three out of five pioneer Gawad Kalinga (GK) communities in Bagong Silang, Caloocan which were started by our Founder, Tony Meloto, and his amazing team. We visited SM City North Edsa community which was built to...

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All My Broken Pieces

This and that, here and there, are all my broken pieces scattered everywhere. All the negativity. Everyone who has hurt and rejected me. And everything that causes needless pain. I lay them all aside right there as I take on another long and rough journey. The burdens...

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Powerful Monday

The following piece is first featured by RightNOW by 702 DZAS on their Facebook page. There are days when you drag yourself to school or work and say with exhaustion, "Here comes another Monday!" Whatever happens to your week, whether good or bad, Monday comes anyway....

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