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It's So early to have Snow!

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I can't believed it that we have experience snowing in our place at this very early time. Imagine snowing in October! As far as I can remember, last year's snow starts at the end of November. There are also some places in Germany that experience snowing since last week. This is the photo I took from our window today. Our garden looks sad now. Most of the flowers are fading. I even bought new winter plants yesterday and planted it too. I am happy that I already cut leaves of that pine trees that you see here and covered some of the perennial plants in our garden. It's time to wear warm winter clothes now! take care folks and stay safe all the time!

All friends out there, be careful in driving especially during winter time. I heard since yesterday over the radio that some people died due to car accident because of this weather. Drive slowly but surely!
some snow that you can see in our garden. a view from our window.

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Most Important Law in Germany

I just want to share one of the most important Law in Germany. I believed this is good to share especially to those persons who live in Germany whether you are a German citizen or not. In my own opinion, as long as you live in this country, you must also respect and follow the German Laws especially the basic ones.

As I made my German Oath of Citizenship, I was given a Book entitled "Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland". This means in English "The Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany".
I am specifically sharing below Basic Right which is stated in page 111 of this Book.

The first basic law of Germany is this;

I. DIE GRUNDRECHTE

Artikel 1

(1) Die Würde des Menschen ist unantastbar. Sie zu achten und zu schützen ist Verpflichtung aller staatlichen Gewalt.

Below is the translation of this right in English;
I. Basic Rights Article 1 [Human dignity] (1) Human dignity shall be inviolable. To respect and protect it shall be the duty of all…

Be Careful What You Ask For!

A married couple, both 60 years old, were celebrating their 35th
anniversary.

A fairy appeared to congratulate them and grant them each one
wish.

The wife wanted to travel around the world.

The fairy waved her wand and the wife had tickets in her hand
for a world cruise.

Next, the fairy asked the husband what he wanted.

He said, "I wish I had a wife 30 years younger than me."

So, the fairy picked up her wand and obliged.



The husband was immediately 90.

The top five cancer-causing foods!!

TAKE CARE OF YOUR HEALTH, IT'S THE BEST INVESTMENT YOU'LL EVER MAKE-- FOR FREE!

The top five cancer-causing foods are:

1. Hot dogs
Because they are high in nitrates, the Cancer Prevention Coalition advises that children eat no more than 12 hot dogs a month. If you can't live without hot dogs, buy those made without sodium nitrate.

2. Processed meats and bacon
Also high in the same sodium nitrates found in hot dogs, bacon, and other processed meats raise the risk of heart disease. The saturated fat in bacon also contributes to cancer.

3. Doughnuts
Doughnuts are cancer-causing double trouble. First, they are made with white flour, sugar, and hydrogenated oils, then fried at high temperatures. Doughnuts, says Adams , may be the worst food you can possibly eat to raise your risk of cancer.

4. French fries
Like doughnuts, French fries are made with hydrogenated oils and then fried at high temperatures. They also contain cancer- causing acryl amides which occur during the frying process.…

Ways to Stress Reduce!!!

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An Angel says, 'Never borrow from the future. If you worry about what may happen tomorrow and it doesn't happen, you have worried in vain. Even if it does happen, you have to worry twice.' 1. Pray 2. Go to bed on time. 3. Get up on time so you can start the day unrushed. 4. Say No to projects that won't fit into your time schedule, or that will compromise your mental health. 5. Delegate tasks to capable others. 6. Simplify and unclutter your life. 7. Less is more. (Although one is often not enough, two are often too many.) 8. Allow extra time to do things and to get to places. 9. Pace yourself. Spread out big changes and difficult projects over time; don't lump the hard things all together. 10. Take one day at a time. 11. Separate worries from concerns . If a situation is a concern, find out what God would have you do and let go of the anxiety . If you can't do anything about a situation, forget it. 12. Live within your budget; don't use credit cards for ordinary …

Annoying Pop-ups

I was annoyed and shocked (galagot pa jud) yesterday coz a lot of pop-ups were coming up to my computer everytime I open a new window or visit some blogs!! I was even annoyed that when I opened blogger.com and signed-in, I was redirected to a new advert window..I thought my computer was already attacked by virus or already got hacked!! (Binuang kaayo..makalagot..hehehe)..I heard from some bloggers that they also have the same problem.

The hacker used the Feedjit script in his/her blog as what my sweet friend sistah Twinks said in her blog. The blog genius Carlota also told me to check my HTML codes in my blogs. But anyway, I was not able to do it besides that I just read her email response now..sorry dear friend but thanks for the info..your really a genius. Thanks a lot guys for your never ending support and infos.. really appreciated it!!..(abi pa jud nako mao ning mga kanahan nga mu-add ra sa ako linker unya di mubalos ug add nako..makalagot pud..hehehe)

And yesterday, I already re…

BlogLinks-Blogroll..Linker..Reciprocate!!

Hi everyone!! It's weekend again!!!

Yesterday, I was trying to review my linker or this so called-link me up for adding links/blogs.. I almost took my whole day, visiting blogs, leaving messages, commenting, and also request for add esp. that those who already put their link to my blog... a lot of blog hoppers just added their blog to mine but did not reciprocate.

I was just disappointed seeing that a lot did not link me up back. Did they not understand my instruction or request in my linker???? I know, just like me you are also very busy.. I understand that as it is also the same with my situation. My only request is.. let's just help each other building our blogs!!! but if you don't reciprocate, don't bother to add because you will also be deleted...or it might happen that I will block you in my site!!! Just let me know if you cannot add me asap and I understand that..

I really appreciate your visit here. I am very happy and glad to welcome and see you her…

Beware of Lotto Scam or Fraud Mails in the Net!!!

This is not the first time I received this kind of mail in my inbox. I just don't know where this people get my email add..but anyway the most important thing is that; Never entertain this kind of mails because this is a fraud or a scam. If you want to know more about lottery scam just visit snopes.com and search for Lotto Scam and it will give you the answer.

I also posted in myWWW Addict another example of a mail which is also a lotto scam. If you answer their emails or if you call them, they will ask you to fill-up a form and telling you to transfer the money for the processing of the claims and winnings which will cost till thousand dollars.

Just take a look on this sample fraud mail below; The main address is from Africa but the email address is from Australia, just don't have time to search the country code of the phone number??any idea??

People who do this just want easy money in a bad way which is not good..

So please, just be careful with this kind of frauds and …

Verification Code!!

Sorry guys, I really hate verification code..but now I have to implement it coz I got spammed last time.. I hate this spams..so please just bear with me!! now I understand why other bloggers also implemented this verification code. I believed it is for the good of all!!!

Spammers please just give a respect, so you will also be respected!!..guess have to go now to do my weekly chores...which is grocery shopping!!!

enjoy the rest of the day my friends!!

Desiderata

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Desiderata Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant, they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they are vexations to the spirit.–>
If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter; for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself. Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans. Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.
Exercise caution in your business affairs, for the world is full of trickery. But let not this blind you to what virtue there is; many persons strive for high ideals, and everywhere life is full of heroism. Be yourself. Especially do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment it …

March First

march v. To proceed directly and purposefully. To progress
steadily onward; advance. To be arranged in an orderly fashion
that suggests steady, rhythmical progression.


Giving advice is easy. Giving really good advice is harder.
Providing an example is hardest but is usually the most effective
way of influencing both youth and adults. After all, adults are
simply older youths who were influenced by someone's example
early in life.

Our walk or march through life is the greatest teacher that we
will provide for others. Even Paul in the Bible said,
"Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ."
(1 Cor 11:1 NIV)

Today is the beginning of the month of March.

Perhaps today should also be the beginning of a new walk.
A walk of direction and purpose. A walk worthy to follow.

March first.

Then advise.

from MountainWings

EIGHT LIES OF A MOTHER

This is a very touching one...esp. to children ....to all Mothers keep up the good work!!!

This story begins when I was a child: I was born poor. Often we hadn't
enough to eat. Whenever we had some food, Mother often gave me her portion
of rice. While she was transferring her rice into my bowl, she would say
"Eat this rice, son! I'm not hungry." This was Mother's First Lie.

As I grew, Mother gave up her spare time to fish in a river near our house;
she hoped that from the fish she caught, she could gave me a little bit more
nutritious food for my growth. Once she had caught just two fish, she would
make fish soup. While I was eating the soup, mother would sit beside me and
eat the what was still left on the bone of the fish I had eaten, My heart
was touched when I saw it. Once I gave the other fish to her on my chopstick
but she immediately refused it and said, "Eat this fish, son! I don't really
like fish." This was Mother's Second Lie.

Then, in order…

Who is in Control??

a very long time forwarded email last 2005 by a friend..
hope we also got a lesson from this story..very touching!!

TRUE AWESOME STORY

A man from Norfolk, VA called a local radio station to
share this on Sept 11th, 2001. His Name was Robert
Matthews. These are his words:

"A few weeks before Sept. 11th, my wife and I found
out we were going to have our first child. She
planned a trip out to California to visit her sister.
On our way to the airport, we prayed that God would
grant my wife a safe trip and be with her.
Shortly after I said 'amen,' we both heard a loud pop
and the car shook violently. We had blown out a tire.
I replaced the tire as quickly as I could, but we
still missed her flight. Both very upset, we drove home.


I received a call from my father who was retired NYFD.
He asked what my wife's flight number was, but I
explained that we missed the flight. My father
informed me that her flight was the one that crashed
into the southern tower. I was too shocked to …

A Chinese Blessing!!

A water bearer in China had two large pots, each
hung on the ends of a pole which he carried across his
neck.

One pot had a crack in it, while the other pot was
perfect and always delivered a full portion of water.


At the end of the long walk from the stream to the
house, the cracked pot arrived only half full.

For a full two years this went on daily, with the
bearer delivering only one and a half pots full of
water to his house.

Of course, the perfect pot was proud of its
accomplishments, perfect for which it was made. But
the poor cracked pot was ashamed of its own
imperfection, and miserable that it was able to
accomplish only half of what it had been made to do.

After 2 years of what it perceived to be a bitter
failure, it spoke to the water bearer one day by the
stream...

"I am ashamed of myself, because this crack in my side
causes water to leak out all the way back to your
house."

The bearer said to the pot, "Did you notice that
there were flowers only on your side of the path, but
not…

Warning to All Pinays Who Want to Marry Foreigners

This is a true story which is a very sad one. ..just wanted to share it with you guys esp. to all Pinays who might want to marry foreigners.... Each and everyone have its own luck. Others might have good luck but others might have bad ones. Well, I am not telling you that you are not going to marry foreigners but this serves only as a guide even a lesson for those who already experienced it. Remember everyone is unique and not all people are really bad..Besides the story of Maria is not always the same as the story of Eva....is that right???hope you agree with me..but then it's up to you to decide....anyway, this post is in relation to my previous post last Thursday..

Last week, I got a phone call from a school institution where this Filipina was taking a German language course. The secretary there already knew me and told me about the situation of this Filipina. Let me just name this Pinay, Ana...Ana is only five months here in Germany and she is three months pregnant as of …

Life is So Short

I woke up yesterday morning having something in my mind. I got some words that I wanted to write. It just suddenly came out of my mind. This words turned into writing a poem yesterday morning. I love composing poems, even writing my own sayings or quotations that serve as a lesson especially if something happens in my life that worthy of making as a reminder or instruction that a certain bad experience won't happen again.

I have not written it here in my blog yesterday because I was still thinking of its title. Finally today, I got a title for it...here it is....

LIFE IS SO SHORT...

Life is so beautiful.
Life is so wonderful.
Don't give up on it.
It's the greatest gift of all.

Too many trials and problems.
Too many predicaments.
But in the course of time.
It shall be put to end.

Life maybe short or long.
For everyone who comes along.
In this complicated world.
Where all people belong.

Whatever you think and do.
Enjoy life to the fullest.
Living its peak to the highest.
So in the en…

Talking and Listening

This story from Kyregma just touched me. This is regarding talking and listening. This always happens in our daily life. We utter thousands of words everyday. Everyday we talk and talk, but my question is??Are we also listening???

I might not be a good listener but I tried my best to listen to somebody who is talking to me, especially if that somebody have some good thoughts, ideas, opinions or informations which I can be used. I admit, I also I argue especially if the things or matter which I believed and knew is true and reliable and worthy of arguing.

I can respect other persons' opinions, ideas or beliefs even if it doesn't confirm with what is right and correct. Besides that's how he/she believed in it. Honestly speaking, the only thing I don't like is when you are sharing or giving the right opinion or advise to a person esp. based on your experience and still that person argued and even don't believe on you. It's really quite frustrating especially if y…

All of Us Are in Debt

I want to thank all the emails I received everyday especially those that are very informative and useful in my daily living. Below is one example of it. Hope you guys will also get a lesson from it. Enjoy reading to this beautiful essay.

All of Us Are in Debt

Albert Einstein said, "A hundred times every day, I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received." As you think about what Einstein said, you will come to realize the completely unselfish wisdom of those words. First, we're indebted to our parents because they were responsible for bringing us into the world. Next, we are indebted to the doctors, nurses, aides, orderlies and other hospital personnel for the part they played in making our arrivals safe and healthy ones.

We're indebted to the educational structure where we learned reading, writing and arithmetic, which are critical t…

Bible Verses

Meditation

Psalm 32:1-5 NASB

How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven,
Whose sin is covered!

How blessed is the man to whom the
LORD does not impute iniquity,
And in whose spirit there is no deceit!

When I kept silent about my sin,
my body wasted away
Through my groaning all day long.

For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me;
My vitality was drained away as with
the fever heat of summer. Selah.

I acknowledged my sin to You,
And my iniquity I did not hide;
I said, "I will confess my transgressions
to the LORD";
And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.

Psalm 32:1-5 NASB

Bible Verses

The Fear of the Lord brings Wisdom and Life!

For thy name's sake, O LORD,
pardon mine iniquity; for it is great.

What man is he that feareth the LORD?
Him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.

His soul shall dwell at ease;
and his seed shall inherit the earth.

Psalm 25:11-13 KJV

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If thou seekest her (Wisdom) as silver,
and searchest for her as for hid treasures;

Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD,
and find the knowledge of God. For the

LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh
knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 2:4-6 KJV

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Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still;
teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning.

"The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom,
and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

For through me your days will be many,
and years will be added to your life.

Proverbs 9:9-11 NIV

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Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift:
Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God
is the object of our faith; the …