Tears in Heaven

even though I told him that it was so personal he should write everything himself. He told me that he had admired the work I did with Steve Winwood and finally there was nothing else but to do as he requested, despite the sensitivity of the subject. This is a song so personal and so sad that it is unique in my experience of writing songs

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Something New Indeed

God has been so good to us in 2021. There were struggles, but He has provided all our needs, kept us safe, and answered our prayers. I am grateful, dear Lord. You are awesome! I have been less active during the past few days as I was trying to maximize my time spent with my […]

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In Another Life

@ The Farmer’s Market in Diplomatic Quarter YES. These are greens. Riyadh starts to become more and more into colors other than sandy brown. Imagine, people are now selling Poinsettias, Christmas trees, Christmas lights and ornaments. I think one stall was even selling Christmas gift wraps too. Amazing! And I always say this, “Saudi Arabia […]

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This Could Be My Saddest Christmas So Far

I have been talking about my parents and sister’s move back to the Philippines since last year. Being in Saudi Arabia for so long made us more comfortable here than in our very own country, but the time has come and they’ve got to retire. I have actually seen their repatriation ticket, so that’s final […]

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Blessed

It is truly a blessing to be able to freely speak to God about everything. Yesterday, a colleague has passed out while at work and apparently, it was a case of stroke. He is in his early 40s, healthy (we thought), would eat salad all the time, not overweight, not diabetic — it was a […]

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A Filipino Sentiment

Sometimes, we make fun of our own because of the fact that “they are our own”. It somehow makes it a little acceptable for example, I can laugh at the hopelessness of the Philippines, because it’s all I can do right now — laugh and cry at the same time… but, In reality, I GRIEVE […]

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