Showing posts from January, 2016

Win $100 in Blog Naming Competition

Image, the guys I have been working with for the last 5 to 7 years, is holding a blog naming contest. Find a name for their blog, get it upvoted, and if your entry is chosen - YOU WIN $100!

Here's a copy of the email that I got.

Are you creative? Want to score 100 bucks? View this email in your browser Greetings, We are launching a blog all about alpacas and need your help with a name for the site.

In return, we want to give away $100 to the person who comes up with the winning site name. Here's how it works: The name of the blog will also be the domain nameThe domain must end in a .COMThe domain name must be available to registerCheck here to see if the domain name is available To submit your domain name, click the "SUBMIT" button below.

Once we select the finalists, you will have the opportunity to vote for your favorites by signing up here.

Best wishes,
The GoodBlogs Crew SUBMIT IDEA

Matters of Great Import

Daily Scripture: "The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right"

Daily Scripture for January 13, 2016

"The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right."
Psalm 84:11b
Daily inspiration from Calendar Back to the Bible Ministries
Image credit: Frances Gunn

Chapter VI – “Presyong Kamag-Anak”

“Magkano ba ang presyong kamag anak?”, ika nung taong aking kausap.

Sa gitna ng kabukiran, minamasdan namin ang mga pinya na tinanim ng aming mga volunteer galing sa ibang bansa.
Simpleng mga kataga, paulit-ulit na umaalingawngaw sa aking kamalayan. Sa pagdalisay ng hangin sa aking mukha, pumasok sa aking kaisipan ang lahat ng pinaghirapan ko dito sa lupaing aming minana. Naranasan kong muli ang mga bagyong aming dinanas at nalampasan. Naalala ko ang pagmamahal ng aking ama sa mga puno, - Oo nga, ang mga puno, na siyang pinatanim ng aking ama ay nagwasiwas sa pag-ihip ng hangin. Ang mga gumuho naming gusali na hindi ko na kayang ipagawa ay tumambad din sa aking kamalayan. Ang pagtabas ko ng damo gamit ang aking sariling mga kamay at ang mga kating matitindi dulot ng aking mga sugat sa pagsalay ng mga matitinik na halaman.


Like a stream flowing from the ever glades sprinkling its life giving magic, I endeavored to refresh my own writing. For reasons that I'm keeping to myself, I went “dark” in the last few months of my work leading up to Christmas. In the process of wallowing in the darkness and obsessing about certain ideas, personalities and trivialities, I've neglected the things that are most important. But now, I realized that I needed to focus outside that tremulous volcano of sadness, gloom and despair. Life begins anew as we cogitate the circumnavigation of the planet that brings us back to the point of genesis.
I wish I could say happy new year and may good tidings last for the following...
I buried my dog the day before the year ended. There was a slight drizzle and I had to cut through the grass with a sickle that's broken. The remnants of the dead bougainvillea's pierced as I trod barefoot on the caked mud. Meanwhile, the rain continued to pour as I struggled to wrap Brown…