Author Archives: mikemaestrado

Alone

​German-American Philosopher Paul Tillich says, “Language has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone, and has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone”. Well, that maybe true but let me tell you … Continue reading

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Maricel Urkom is Club’s 1st CC for TM Year 2013-14

Maricel Urkom completed her 10th Competent Communication project to achieve her Competent Communicator award in the club meeting on August 27, 2013 at the SME Education Capital Campus in Cebu City. Maricel, an English teacher at a public school in … Continue reading

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Chance

It was summer and we were excited to go to Cagayan de Oro with my colleagues for  adventure activities. Everyone was excited and can’t even sleep the night before our flight. The flight was at 7:30 AM and we suppose … Continue reading

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God’s Greatest Miracle: Friendship

I want you to look at the person next to you . Look at him or her in the eyes and say,” thank you for coming into my life.” Life is a great mystery. People come and go. There are … Continue reading

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Cebu South Toastmasters bags President’s Distinguished Club, Beat The Clock awards

The Cebu South Toastmasters Club added 5 members in June to complete the membership requisite of the 2012-2013 Distinguished Club Program (DCP), and finally earn the President’s Distinguished Club award with 9 of 10 DCP goals achieved. The five were … Continue reading

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Yes, I Do… Prepare

 “Will you marry me?” Many women eagerly wait for that question to pop when they feel they have found the man they can spend the rest of their lives with.  Every girl dreams to get married just like in a … Continue reading

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Gallipoli

I am going to talk about the important lesson I learned when I embarked on a trip to Canakkale, Turkey. To give you profound understanding on what Gallipoli is, here’s the YouTube video as our jump off point.  A mother reading … Continue reading

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