December 22, 2006

December 20, 06 ( Carlo Rufinos house party)

Oso buco babies minutes before dinner ( Giancarlo Rufino, Gayette Tipton, me)

December 19, 2006

From my book - 2

pages from my book. (1. book cover , 2. vinto ink sketch , 3. nautical rock mood board , 4. vintage pop, 4. Fashion Electro clash ink sketch

current frous

Eley Kishimoto , mood board , more fabric patters to play with

October 12, 2006

sketches and frous

some stuff I did for my portfolio ( Vintage pop collage, multi colored stitched top (moms fave) and my prep mood board)

October 02, 2006

Thank You, teachers from Pastor Paos' Corner

From Pastor Paolos' Kids Corner
A mom recently wrote a card addressed to all those who teach and volunteer in our Kids Ministry at Victory Christian Fellowship – The Fort, Philippines. I would like to share with you some of the things she said. . . .
”Last Sunday, our youngest son Noah was so excited after church. He said, ‘When we were worshipping (singing) I felt my whole body go weak and I thought I was gonna fall to my knees. Then I felt my whole body was crying out to God and I almost cried.’ We told him he felt the Holy Spirit. He couldn’t stop talking about his experience to us and to his relatives. For the whole week at prayer time, he kept thanking God for allowing the Holy Spirit to get him to feel close to the Lord. We know your work is hard and seemingly unrewarding, but please know you are leading these little lives to be powerful forces for the Lord not only in the future but now. God bless all of you!”- Joy Soriano.
Paul says in 1 Corinthians 15:58 – “Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
”God bless you as you disciple, train and launch a generation of world changers!

I have commited myself to serve for a year and I am really enjoying it. These kids are unbelievable!!!!
It’s amazing how children are contagious with their faith. No wonder Jesus says in Mark 10:15 to have faith like a little child. They hear, respond, and in turn, call on others to follow Jesus.

July 19, 2006

Thursday zipping !!!

Last Thursday was supposed to be my first zip class with Rosanna at Bel-Air but my body couldn’t handle it. Dead tired, I woke up the next day late for bible study, a bad headache and the entire night wasted inside my room doing nothing.

We've got to do this na every Thursday. I have not gotten our balls and socks yet but found some cute ones at Goldcrest.

June 15, 2006

detoxified Ashley

May 22, 2006

I had an Ashley Olsen moment, one morning, cooling myself with a glass of iced blended mango cream and a slice of chewy orgasmic chocolate brownie at CBTL Salcedo with my friend Chesca. I’ve always these moment when I feel like not dressing up for work, my usual Monday dilemma, shower – shave – pull whatever’s available – splash then zoom. Immaculate white plaid tartans with a hint of azure, indigo jeans and a pair of trainers paired with my ever handy leather bag with all my daily provisions. I feel totally drab like one healthy raccoon with some excess baggage around my plasmas – I mean, check out my eye bags. Sometimes I feel like poking my entire body with tubes to deflate myself, detoxify myself with weight lost claiming Chinese herbal tea and pills that would perk me up like bi-polar Bonzo’s. Chesca on the other hand looked stunning


Sauna belts don’t work, firming gels are crazy – ginger sliming lotions gave me blisters, I still am addicted to starving myself, just a mouthful of Japanese cakes on Sundays and a piece of banana to help me distress while enjoying solitude somewhere inside my four walled kingdom – my bathroom.

journal entry

12:01 AM – June 14, 2006 / journal entry
Inside my room

Eight hours sitting in front of the computer, body – idle, an empty cubicle beside me, hand sanitizer dripping from its broken container. These are the everyday occurrences that fascinated me to just contemplate on how things are going everyday. I mean, I have been wasting a lot of useless minutes aside from work doing stuff I should not really be doing like origami, unnecessary paper cut outs just to pass inoperative time, it is plain worthless when I could have done something more important than just amusing myself.

The past week of inactivity - yeah, I even had no time to update my journal due to stress and incorrect financial management – I decided to walk a few kilometers from my office to Salcedo Village for three straight days and maybe take the cab or have someone pick me up from there on my way home. It was the right moment to for me to spend some quality quiet time with the Lord while enjoying the cool breeze at Velasquez Park. Early morning dew drop – I came across an amazing realization while walking.

I am filled with hope, it is insane! I could not believe I am damn content with my life despite life hurdle. He overflowed me with the fruit of the spirit. Godliness in contentment is a great gain ( 1 Timothy 6:6-8). Be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee ( Hebrews 13:5). It is just to amazing how I have come alive after all these years.

“Do not ask yourself what the world need; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world need are people who have come alive.”

The missed opportunities I encountered made me stronger and intensified my relationship with God. “Everything we are given and everything we are deprived of is nothing but a finger pointing out of the directions of God’s hidden promise which we shall face in full.” It thrills Him most when we acknowledge Him as our perfect gift and contain His love, for these are the gifts that endure. Keep traveling steadily along [the Lord’s] pathway and in due season he will honor you with his blessing ( Psalm 37:34). Everything in life is a blessing – live life in victory.