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How to Thrive in College

A. What is College It’s where you make one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make- Career. Besides Salvation and Spouse. College could be short but it gives lifetime consequences. It is the launching pad of our lives. Don’t waste your college. It is a rare season of our lives. We have the time …

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The Kingdom Within

Sodom is not only a place. After being rescued from the burned city, Lot’s wife looked back to her past and turned into a pillar of salt . Lot’s daughters made their father drunk in the mountain and became pregnant by incest. Man could be outside Sodom but Sodom could still be inside man. Sodom …

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7 Characteristics of a True and Good Friend

A true and good friend is rare¬†to find- as rare and valuable¬†as precious metals (Proverbs 31:10). Solomon, the¬†wisest man,¬†helps us¬†to identify¬†a true and good friend. I was inspired to write this after¬†hearing this cheerful, upbeat and wise¬†song by Sovereign Grace Music: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIQzvQjhsYw] Using¬†E-sword, I¬†searched for passages in Proverbs¬†that speaks about true and good friends. …

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Solution to Manila Traffic? “Uberize” the Philippines

An Inquirer article writes that¬†Duterte and Cayetano propose the same solution¬† To Manila’s seemingly hopeless traffic problem: Decentralization. But here’s a glimpse: I think it¬†will take a long time. Maybe¬†a decade or two? //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js // Government offices, key offices and other centers of works should be relocated at the outskirts or in the provinces. Duterte …

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How Ideas, Not Capital, Enriched the World

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fq6XqbEN2aE] “Ideas have consequences.” On 16 September 2015¬†Deirdre McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of History, Economics, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago, delivered a lecture at the Legatum Institute that argued ideas, rather than capital, play a crucial role in making the Western Society as better off than the rest of the …

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Theology of Work Notes

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u76vZ2Zwyn0&w=560&h=315] This sermon is given by John MacArthur God is an Eternal, Everlasting, Powerful, Mighty, Tireless, Almighty kind of Worker. Work is the God-ordained way to redeem the universe from the curse. Work is to demonstrate the glory of the Worker-God, to extract the best riches and potentials of this earth, to display His …

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Chunks of Thoughts about Duterte’s Candidacy

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2aG5BFCowg] Two thoughts about Duterte from his recent Rappler interview: 1. “The [government] authorities are not a terror to those who do good, but to those who do evil…” (Romans 1:13:3) If we are to choose a government leader in 2016, he or she must be a “Terror to those who do evil.” They …

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Gleaning Ideas for Branding and Small Business

“The future of the Philippines is digital.” No, it’s actually the present. The now. Philippines is¬†globally-positioned as one of the best places to do business. My vision for my company, Pixel Hero, is to take advantage of three major advantage of Philippines; Highly-Skilled Talent, A culture well-exposed to English and Western mentality and A Secured …

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Economic monopoly and competition

In order for a country to progress, it is important that there is¬†freedom to start businesses, restrictions to monopoly and ease to legally document permits. If the government places high barriers in many industries, competition will be hindered and growth will be hard. Daren Acemoglu’s book reports that in Mexico, government protects the monopoly of …

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