This is me

Found this piece of poem, written by myself exactly 27 years ago…is she the same me? It’s Meeh.. Jenny, is my name, a name you can rust, I’m jolly, friendly and happy, You cannot see me lonely, β€˜cause I can pretend. I had many secrets been revealed, My life I guess is an open book, But I knew myself that nobody knows, I know my … Continue reading This is me

Pandemic and me – 2020 Reflections

If ever there was a thing that I would be grateful for last 2020 – the Pandemic – is embarking to the journey of Judaism. The quarantine time lead me to studying more about the Jewish history, the beliefs, traditions, mitzvah and everything. And we were just yet starting. It’s been almost a year now! Oh my where did that time went. And we are … Continue reading Pandemic and me – 2020 Reflections

One Poetry a Day…

So, it’s 2021! Is the pandemic over? I felt I have slept and slumbered for a long time. Been busy with home and religious studies, but hey, 2021 is coming so FAST! It’s already MARCH! Wow, where did all that time went? And now that the Bayanihan Act was lifted, and everything else seem to back to normal – hey, the BILLS were piling up … Continue reading One Poetry a Day…

Tahan Na….

Tahan Na, Aking anak, Sapagka’t may makikinig ba, Sa iyong pinaglalaban, Sumigaw ka man ay lubhang kulang, Sa tengang bingi at matang nagbubulag-bulagan. Tahan Na, Aking anak, Dinaya ka man ay tanggapin na lang, Ipaglaban ay lubhang kulang, Katwiran ay hwag nang ipagpilitan, Hustisya’y para lang sa ilan. Tahan Na, Aking anak, Luha mo’y mauubos lamang, Kung hindi mo kayang pigilan, Ilabas ang hikbi sa … Continue reading Tahan Na….

Our Hanukkah 2020

Though times are difficult, things were different, we are happy to greet HAPPY HANUKKAH 2020! πŸ•ŽπŸ•ŽπŸ•ŽπŸ•ŽπŸ•ŽπŸ•ŽπŸ•ŽπŸ•Ž Hanukkah or Chanuka is the Festival of Lights, others call it Festival of Dedication, it is an 8-day Jewish celebration. Starting December 10-18.Hanukkah is a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire, 2000 years … Continue reading Our Hanukkah 2020

MODEH ANI – the Jewish Morning Blessing, Learn it here

The Rooster crows, birds are chipping, trees are waving, they all say Modeh Ani! Each morning when you wake up, say a little prayer, a blessing. Just like every creature greets the sun as daylight approaches, so we do thank our Creator. In Hebrew Transliteration, Modeh/Modah Ani Lefanecha Melech chai vekayom Shehechezarta Bi Nishmati Bechemla Raba Emunatecha Filipino/Tagalog Pasasalamat ang alay ko sa’yo, Buhay at … Continue reading MODEH ANI – the Jewish Morning Blessing, Learn it here