The horror that is high blood pressure

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All of us have our own horror stories of this disease called high blood pressure. Many people call it a lifestyle disease. It takes life in an instant, shatters dreams, breaks hope

High blood pressure with its complications takes life, shatters dreams, breaks hope.

High blood pressure is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.

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I grow up in a hypertensive family. My late father was believed to have suffered a heart attack due to his high blood pressure. My mother is maintaining her medications for the longest time. My aunt, my neighbor, my officemate, and many more people I know have hypertension. And this disease can cause some very serious complications like heart disease which could lead to stroke, or worse, death.


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When You’re Lost and You Can’t Tell Anyone

When I’m lost and weary, find me grateful.

When I’m lost and empty, find me in the middle of Your grace.

When I’m lost and helpless, find me in the beauty of Your promises.

‘Till I know, I am found by the love that carried me through.

You are not the one in tears. You are also not the one pouring her whole heart out over broken stories. You are not the type who bravely calls in the middle of the night asking for help. You can’t be the one desperate for comfort and encouragement. You can’t be weak. You can’t be lost. You are not like her, except you are—but you can’t.

So you go back home, with a tired heart. Wishing you could also be as vulnerable as your friend. Hoping that tears and words will also come out from you easily. Wishing that you can also open up being broken and lost yet feel still utterly loved and accepted. Hoping to be that one person that you are to all others.

What to do when you’re lost and you can’t tell anyone?

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You worship. You stay where you are and let your heart…

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#1: 20 Things I Learned in My 20’s

In celebration of my 20’s years, and anticipation of the not-so-distant 30’s, I will be posting the 20 things I learned in my 20’s here in my blog. This has no timeline, but I’d like to post one regularly. So keep posted. 🙂

  1. Know your worth. Don’t derive your worth from your work or achievements. Sure, the sense of fulfillment you can get from them will give you confidence in trudging this competitive life, but you must realize that your worth is from your being. It is not what you do, but who you are. And you ain’t just anybody. You are a son/daughter of God.

Hold on a Little Longer

“Call for me. Call for your Father. Don’t work alone. It’s not by your might, not by your power, but by my Spirit.

When you don’t know what to do, kneel down in surrender.

Fight the way you used to fight. By prayers and petitions.

When nothing seems to work, worship will make a way.

Watch how I exalt the humble. Watch how I take delight in those who seek me with all their heart. Watch how I established the ways of a man as he commits his life to me and only me.

Watch as I change your heart, from a heart seeking for victories to a heart longing to be a blessing.”

So I see that you’ve reached your end. You walked out from the fight and left everything else we worked hard for. You said that you’re going to wait but I guess the waiting is over. You grew tired. You’ve let go of my hands, of my heart, and of my leading. You lost trust in Me.

For the past few days, you stopped calling My name. But tonight, you did.

You remembered me. In fact, you shouted for me. But your words are no longer with me.

I heard you loud and clear. In tears. With a broken heart, you said, “Jesus, I don’t need you.”

When you reach your end, am I still enough?

When promises are not fulfilled, am I still enough?

When all else fails, am I still going to be enough?

I thought I’d ask you again, am I still enough?

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I know you. I know…

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Give her the miracle that she hopes for

Emma is a happy and cheerful woman despite her many illnesses. Prior to the thyroid cancer, she suffered several illnesses including stage 3 anemia and slipped disc which disables her to have a job.

But when I first met her, I never guessed nor saw her pain behind her smiles and laughter. The light in her eyes just inspires you to laugh with her. She may have indeed learned to laugh at life. Even now, when she is diagnosed with a thyroid cancer, the light in her eyes and her smiles still persist.

I am initiating this fundraising because I wouldn’t want that light to dim and that smile to fade. Because I know that there have been many times that she said to herself “I’ll be fine. I’ll be fine. I’ll be fine.” just to cover up the raging war that has been happening in her heart. Because all of us knows that cancer is scary. It hurts. It sabotages dreams and hopes that have been so beautifully put together.

So I want to fight this, with Emma as the lead. She is fighting for her health herself. And it’s a compelling thing to help someone who help herself too.

Could you join me in this battle? Let’s fight this with Emma. Let’s give her the miracle that the light in her eyes and the smile in her face hope for. ❤

You can help by buying these products found here: Fight cancer with emma

Just click the link, browse through the products offered, buy some of them 🙂 and spread the word to your friends.

I will greatly appreciate your help. May you be blessed more and more! Thank you. 🙂



#342 The dots that we are

“If you are reading this, please don’t stop moving.”

Read these lines. They already read you.

I imagine us as tiny moving dots that are connected to each other and when one moves, the other one moves too. And when one stops, the other one stops. Sometimes you know the dots you are connected with and sometimes you don’t.

And some days, when you really can not move, the other dots move instead of you. And other times, when they can not move, you move with them.

I imagine us as tiny dots that are moving the Universe every single day. If you are reading this, please don’t stop moving.

Someone maybe can’t.

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