Motivational Monday – Week 11

  The longer I live the more certain I am that enthusiasm is the most important of all traits or qualifications. The difference in actual skill and ability and intelligence between the man who succeeds and the man who fails usually is not very great. But if there are two men starting out with equal … Continue reading Motivational Monday – Week 11

Holy Week in the Philippines

Holy Week in the Philippines is celebrated with religious fervor. Here is an excerpt from "The Iron Butterfly".   During Cuaresma (Holy Week), from Domingo de Ramos (Palm Sunday) to Pasko ng Pagkabuhay (Easter Sunday), Catholic rites in the Philippines were infused with special fervor. It was a time for street pageantry and spiritual cleansing … Continue reading Holy Week in the Philippines

Motivational Monday – Week 10

  "One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts, once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness – simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and, above all, a clear conscience. Happiness is no vague dream, of that I now feel certain. By the proper use … Continue reading Motivational Monday – Week 10

Book Giveaways to end in 2 days

The book giveaways for "The Iron Butterfly" at Goodreads.com end in 2 days on March 15. Hurry and enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 signed First Edition copies of “The Iron Butterfly” by Rosalinda R Morgan. Here is the link: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/170929-the-iron-butterfly. The Iron Butterfly is a gripping tale about the intense devotion … Continue reading Book Giveaways to end in 2 days