Tag Archives: Choice

Some Covey Insights

I have learned a lot from Covey and his books and his workshops. He popularized the word ‘proactivity’, the ability to put a space between the stimulus and my response to situations. In talking about proactivity, he explains that the … Continue reading

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Independence and Freedom of Choice

Today is Philippine Independence Day. I did not ask to be born Filipino but am grateful to be one. In spite of what the country is going through at the moment, I am proud of the achievements of our nation … Continue reading

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My Way, My Choice

So I have decided to follow him who said,  “I am the way and the truth and the life.” What if the Christ I believe in was merely a mortal and not a god at all? I would still choose … Continue reading

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Shades of Gray?

It is so easy to get bored. But it is also quite easy to get engaged. All it takes is a decision. It is so easy to lapse into the routine and nestle in a comfort zone; but life keeps … Continue reading

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The Most Proactive Person in the Gospels

What would you do if you found out that your fiancée was pregnant before your wedding. And the baby isn’t even yours. The expected reaction will be anger and bitterness over such huge betrayal. In the heat of passion, one … Continue reading

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Praying For Hope

Two persons looking at the same picture can see two completely different things. One person may see the dark clouds foreboding a coming storm. Another one will see the interesting interplay of dull and vibrant colors. I have some friends, … Continue reading

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Life Is a Gift But Happiness Is a Choice

I am such a glutton for admiration and affirmation, wanting to be constantly praised. And recently, I had to go through a series of bouts of doubts and depression because of this insatiable thirst for ego-stroking. I withdrew from the … Continue reading

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