Kintsugi and Me

Stronger in the broken places It took me a long time to learn and appreciate how much stronger and more beautiful we are in all our broken places. Today, I received this beautiful black bowl which was part of @raymondlauchengco ‘s “Unbroken” series. Raymond has mastered the art of Kintsugi, the Japanese art of putting…

My Christmas 2020 Story

Do you remember my suman story? About the Shopee delivery guy who gave out suman to the families he regularly delivers to because his mother said that it was Christmas and it was his turn to give back, even a little, to those who were kind to him during the year. The story has a…

Appreciating All Things

The pandemic has given me a deeper appreciation for the ordinary things we used to take for granted. Like trips to the supermarket which once upon a time we used to think of as one other thing we needed to do in order to live.Not anymore. Yesterday I went to the grocery again after six…