19 Things to Celebrate From My 2019

For me, 2019 is not so different from the years that had passed. It is ordinary for the most part, with some sprinkle of extraordinaire on the side. It is also one of those few times in my life that challenged my status quo and made me, through leap of faith, assume drastic and life-changing …

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Merry CHRISTmas!

May we be reminded that we have all the days of every year to follow the path to righteousness of  Lord, Jesus Christ. Christmas day or not. May you and your family have a blessed and meaningful Yuletide season. From my family to yours. xoxo, Tina If you like this article, feel free to click …

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Pray. Believe. Receive.

You may have noticed that I got out of circulation for almost a month and stopped making blog posts for a short while. This is so because I took my career as a defense/security practitioner to the next level and accepted an offer to work with the government once again. However, while some people may …

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Stand Your Ground When in the Right

As I stumbled upon today's verse in my Bible app, I knew right away that I had to share it ASAP: Throughout the years, I have observed that a great number of people chose to either turn a blind eye towards wrongful acts around them, or join those who do bad and unrighteous acts thinking …

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Rest If You Must

Dear Tina, I, yourself, am writing this open letter to somehow help you process what you're going through. You had been sick and fatigued in the past few days after juggling your grueling law school midterm exams preparations and work. In the recent two years of your working student life, taking up mostly review subjects, …

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A Short Tribute to All My Fellow Teachers

In case I haven't told you yet, I was fortunate to serve as a public school/college instructor at a state college here in the Philippines. Then, I used to teach Basic English (Study and Thinking Skills), General Psychology, Speech, undergraduate Philippine Constitution and History, and Business English. My students ranged from freshmen to senior students. …

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Connect with The Open Concavity

I've been writing for this blog for a while. However, since day one, I have never mentioned about this blog's social media handles. Just in case you're wondering, The Open Concavity is in other places, spreading words and insights about God, life, and law. If you're in Facebook, you may want give The Open Concavity's …

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Thy Will Be Done

When I was in high school, my plan was solid - I'd get Political Science as my pre-law, go to law school after, and become a lawyer at 24. Fast forward to 2019, I am now a registered nurse working as a defense analyst/writer, and a struggling 5th year law student. Hey, I know that …

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