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Journal. In 2017. Our Mother of Perpetual Help

Yesterday, I went to pay respect to Mama Mary at Baclaran Church.  It was also the feast of the Holy Child Jesus. It was fun going around just like a child even when you're fifties.
This church has given me a lot of miracles and answer to pleas.  I did not ask for anything here, but the Blessed Mother's guidance. Truly, Mama Mary is our mother.
The start of the year brings a lot of memories, all those events that happened and all new wishes.
I could remember those days with my husband (rip), even before we were married.  I shed blood here because of love believing a promise to my youth and forever married.  

I could remember those days I knelt down scared like a kid when it was time for work abroad leaving my kids. God answers what we ask for in ways we do not understand if we obey His will and love Him.
I could remember just being there all days I was growing older and visiting Saint Therese, as well, knowing not, what will happen next.  The Magnificence of the Lord Jesus Christ i…

In January 2017. Me at Work

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How To Write Creative Literature

Good literature stands the test of time. Writers, unaware of being called creative writers cannot just stop writing at this. Let me share about writing, not as a creative writer, but as one writer like the rest of us and one writer who earns the right to represent her own experiences in her work (Paul Horgan). Creative writing is a gift you never have to ask for, it is something embedded in your life. As you would not like the events or that gift of grieving, it happens as you write, as you live and as you work. It is there. You share a memory of that season, of that place in your heart because it haunts your brain. And when you don't do that and write about that, you feel empty or incomplete as though, it is only writing that mattered in your life and in that vocation is a responsibility, "noblesse oblige" (to act with honor). How could you produce creative literature? Write from the heart. Write with all your soul and with all your might! Of course, you have to find out …

On January 15, 2017. Journal Notes

Writing is something I cannot do without...

It is in me.

2017 is real promising to my writing endeavor

2016 has saved a lot of good memories - nerve wrecking but exciting

God is good all the time... please help me God

Guide me in the work you chose for me

Thank you, dear Lord.