Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Asiong32 Turns 3

Asiong32 Turns 3 

“He is worried. He has no job. He has no money. He has no friends. He has no hope. He gives up. He takes the bus. The bus goes to a bridge. He gets off the bus. He looks around. He breathes deeply. He walks onto the bridge. It’s a high bridge. He looks down at the water. It is a long way down. Someone approaches him. He sees his friend.”

I was reading this passage to one of my students in an online English school were I work and the tears started falling… And then my student asked, teacher why are you crying? I was speechless.

Two or three months ago, I have thought about jumping off a bridge. But I saw my friend…his name was JESUS.

pictures taken in Bataan and Zambales

 

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“Alone at the bus terminal. Fighting the cold. Waiting for the dawn to come. Spending the last drop of hope I have left. My eyes are half closed now. I wanna go HOME now.”

Many times I found myself sleeping at a bus terminal. I found comfort, shelter and refuge when I had nowhere else to go. Pretending to be one of the passengers. Watching people come and go. Trying to convince myself that everything’s gonna be alright.

 

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“I love sunsets and sunrises. I always find myself chasing the sun. Every afternoon I sit beside the seashore. Waiting for the sun to set. Waiting for the sun to kiss the sea. Waiting for that perfect moment. Waiting to say goodbye. What a sad way to die. And then from now on…for each and every setting or rising of the sun you will remember me. You will all remember me.”

This was the suicidal note I wrote three months ago. I was lost but now I’m found.

 

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“I was giving up. I would have given up – if a voice hadn’t made itself heard in my heart. The voice said '”I will not die. I refuse it. I will make it through this nightmare. I will beat the odds, as great as they are. I have survived so far, miraculously. Now I will turn miracle into routine. They amazing will be seen everyday. I will put in all the hard work necessary. Yes, so long as God is with me, I will not die. Amen.”

Yann Martel

ASIONG32 TURNS 3

TO GOD BE THE GLORY!

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I have thought about quitting blogging for so many reasons but because of my readers and followers…quitting is not an options.

salamat sa inyong lahat. pasensya na po kung di ako makapagblog hop.

15 comments:

  1. Happy anniversary again Asiong. I appreciate the honesty and the desire to rise up from all the dark clouds of the past. May God continue to work on our life as He is our only source of strength.

    Kaya mo yan, kaibigan.

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  2. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!!!

    Nice story ah... Happy Blog Anniv!

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  3. I am so happy I found your blog through Jonathan. I can relate so much to you. Tried to commit suicide once. Thanks God he saved me too. So , my prayer is to be a witness of God's goodness in my life.
    Awesome pictures. God bless you brother. Keep up the good work.

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  4. How touching... I'm happy you were able to find yourself through Him. :)

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  5. Amen to that story.. So inspiring.. Nice photos.. Happy 3rd anniv!!

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  6. sooo touching kuya! :)
    Happy Blog Anniversary!
    more blogging years to come.

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  7. happy anniversary to your blog..

    ang galing ng mga kung fu shots... gusto ko din ng ganun..hehehe

    Congratulations on your newfound mission: Be a living witness to God's amazing grace and glory.

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  8. Happy 3rd year of blogging!

    I sentyou an email..Ithink about a week ago,were u able to receive it? :)

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  9. That's the spirit parekoy. Always be positive in life. How I love to meet you again and roam arounf Baguio. See you sooner I wish!

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  10. Congrats!!!

    Madamdamin ang post na ito... punong puno ng emosyon...

    Yes! To God be the Glory!

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  11. pre happy anniversary pasensya na ngayon lang nakabati, tamad mode ako ng nagdaan araw.

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  12. salamat po sa lahat ng mga bumati! i really appreciate it! pasensya na po at wala akong masyadong time para mag-blog. God Bless you all!

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