Three years ago (November 8, 2013), one of my sisters whose family is based in Tacloban City experienced the wrath of Super Typhoon Yolanda (a.k.a “Haiyan”) coupled with an unexpected vicious storm surge, leaving tens of thousands homeless, more than 6 thousand people killed and several properties destroyed. Everyone was in anxiety and panic mode at that time, hoping and praying that nobody was harmed. While my sister’s house in Tacloban wasn’t badly hit by the storm, their weekend staycation beach house located in a place in Samar (where Tacloban Airport can be viewed from afar) was completely washed into the … Continue reading Rebuilding Lives After “Yolanda”: The Third Year
My, my, my! How fast time flies! Today, she is on her 5th year in the blogosphere, practically in her kindergarten years, but still acquiring innovative skills and useful tips on how to thrive in the world of social media. She didn’t realize that new world of blogosphere can unearth some of her abilities and develop new friendly relationships that goes beyond a simple blog post exchange. She could still recall, it was a bitter cold snowy night when My Useful Tips was launched, nostalgic evoking fond memories but with happiness, and with the help of a very talented software … Continue reading My Useful Tips’ 5th Year In The Blogosphere: A Blessing!
Sorry guys for the belated article….and yes you may have guessed it right that there are times bloggers do encounter the so-called writer’s block! In my case, I just need to dash this write up before end of March, whatever it costs. It was 18th of March 2011, a very beautiful warm day with a temperature ranging from a low of 60’s to a high of 78 degrees F. It was not even spring time yet as the official first day of vernal equinox or spring in the Northern Hemisphere is 20th of March. Effectively, it was still wintertime. Wasn’t it amazing? Normally, … Continue reading The First Taste of “Summer” in Spring Time:What A Marvel! – Tips and Thoughts
Since we were friends, Since we held hands, Since we went on our first date, I have always been attracted to you. Since we first held each other, Since that first long kiss, Since we felt that long embrace, I have always been excited to be with you. Since we had long talks late into the night, Since we laughed until our bellies hurt, Since we first said "I Love You", I have always been so happy to be with you. Since we felt skin on skin, Since we first made love, Since we first slept … Continue reading Always and Forever……
Jesus is my Lord and Savior, my Master, my friend and my lover. Jesus is also my provider; giving me good things and my needs. He is the only One who is true and sincere, faithful and loving. He is true to His words and promises. He is the One who truly loves me and cares for me. He is the person who eases away my pain, washes away my sorrows and shares my joys and happiness. He is a true man and a true God. He saves me from all my troubles including impossible problems and hardships. He is … Continue reading Who is JESUS to Me? – A Special Lenten Offering
In my blog entitled, “Moving Forward…” published on October 10, 2010, I resolved to go on with my blogging activities after a week’s contemplation as to whether or not to leave the blogosphere. Indeed, time flies as today, myusefultips.com is one year old! It was just like yesterday that I was smitten abruptly by the blogging world primarily to get my thoughts out there on many facets of life which I believe should need more advocacies. That is reflective in the blog categories which cover almost the things that I most advocate for… to promote quality of life. I really … Continue reading MyUsefulTips 1st Year Blog Anniversary – A Blessing!
Hello everyone! This month I would like to share a special and unique anniversary with you all. On the last week of February is the first birthday of myusefultips.com. And to celebrate it, I will be posting a blog on the day itself of the anniversary specifically about its experience and related stuffs. To top it all, myusefultips will be hosting a give-away as an expression of gratitude to you all for being part of this blog! Since this is the month of LOVE, I’ll call it “BLOVEsary give-away”. The give-away requires a challenge and participation from you. It’s a … Continue reading Blog 1st Year Anniversary Announcement – “Blovesary” Fun Contest!