happy mom’s day


She’s not the usual mom who would tell you that smoking is bad for your health, or nag you to be home before 9 PM. She would never comfort you if you come running, crying because you screwed up your recitation in school, she will even have an encore of that recitation to explain why you screwed up. But she is the mom who will teach you that courage is the foundation of social relationship and that kindness is its pillar. She is the mom who will push you from the top of a tree for you to start stretching your wings.

Now I am flying, that is because she is my mom.

She also taught me to be vigilant and to take responsibility on everything that I do. It made me think: When will we ever accept the fact that we make our own future? We are to blame if we take the wrong road, and we look silly if we complain of potholes and bumpy ride.

Tomorrow we will be in a torque. The country will make the biggest decision that could either pull us out from this neck deep septic tank or propel us to inexorable doom. History is now the best adviser whom we can listen to before we shade those ovals, we made wrong decisions before, so we need to be extra careful this time.

God bless our motherland, and I wish her a HAPPY mother’s day!


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  • chyng

    May 11, 2010 at 4:40 pm

    sweetness! ?

  • emily

    May 11, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    nicely said!
    love your blog,though i would love to see and read more from the philippine islands!
    take care

  • flip'n travels

    May 12, 2010 at 7:18 am

    thank emily…
    absolutely, we will be posting more about the philippines, we will be in a series of island hopping in the next few weeks.
    stay tuned. 🙂

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