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Dec 26, 2007

True Friendship Never Dies

I feel I've lost a thousand years,
just living day by day.
I'm hidden behind the pain and tears,
my sorrow guides the way.
I cannot see where I have gone,
nor where my life shall go.
But leaving you my life-long friend,
is the only way I know.
It will be painful, I will be weak
but true friendship never dies.
So call upon the Greatest Power,
when you feel you can't survive.
He will heal you saddest hours,
and keep our memories alive.
For in the eternal love of God,
true friendship never dies.

Dec 9, 2007

SHEBERYNNE Band

Pinoy Rock, or Filipino Rock, is the brand of Rock music produced in the Philippines or by Filipinos. It has become as diverse as the Rock music genre itself, and bands adopting this style are now further classified under more specific genres or combinations of genres like Alternative Rock, Ethnic, Metal, New Wave, Pop Rock, Punk Rock, Reggae, Heavy Metal and Ska.

Nowadays, there are many popular "pinoy bands" with different rhythm of music: such as cueshe, 6 cycle mind, barbie's cradle, and etc. They have inspired a lot of youth in this generation to be like them.

SHEBERYNNE band- a group of friends who aspires to be famous in the music industry. They are 4th year students from Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School. These young individuals are really gifted with different talents. Surely they'll be on the top if they pursue their dreams.

The SHEBERYNNE Members:
Rubeth Irene Cardona - Bass Guitar
Shielou Quimson - Drummer
Marypaz Tumaob - Guitarist
Alvin Magpulong - Keyboardist
NiƱa Marie Tadena - Vocalist

Nov 27, 2007

"be IN" @ YUWIE

Yuwie is a new social networking site which links you to your friends online. It works the same as friendster. The only difference is that, they pay you for every friend you refer or for any activity you post into it. Really amazing! So, "be IN" and start inviting your friends now!

A social network is a social structure made of nodes (which are generally individuals or organizations) that are tied by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as values, visions, idea, financial exchange, friends, kinship, dislike, conflict, trade, web links, sexual relations, disease transmission (epidemiology), or airline routes.

Nov 26, 2007

Friendship Cards

A Friend deserves to be appreciated. Give them some inspiring Friendship thoughts, to let them know how special they mean to you.



Nov 20, 2007

The Story of the 'Two Frogs'

A group of frogs were traveling through the woods, and two of them fell into a deep pit. When the other frogs saw how deep the pit was, they told the two frogs that they were as good as dead. The two frogs ignored the comments and tried to jump up out of the pit with all their might. The other frogs kept telling them to stop, that they were as good as dead. Finally, one of the frogs took heed to what the other frogs were saying and gave up. He fell down and died.

The other frog continued to jump as hard as he could. Once again, the crowd of frogs yelled at him to stop the pain and just die. He jumped even harder and finally made it out. When he got out, the other frogs said, "Did you not hear us?" The frog explained to them that he was deaf. He thought they were encouraging him the entire time.

Lessons of the story:
There is power of life and death in the tongue. An encouraging word to someone who is down can lift them up and help them make it through the day. So be careful of what you say. Speak life to those who cross your path. The power of words... it is sometimes hard to understand
that an encouraging word can go such a long way.

Source: theholidayspot.com

Oct 31, 2007

NOBODY Loves Me!

Have you felt that nobody loves you? This short message will surely inspire you. We are not alone, GOD is always with us. GOD is our best friend.

PROMISES ARE NOT MEAN TO BE BROKEN IF THE ONE WHO PROMISED YOU IS GOD.

I knew you even before you were conceived.

You may not know me, but I know everything about you.

Even the hairs on your head are numbered.

For you were made in my image.

In me you live and move and have your being.

I chose you when I planned creation.

You were not a mistake, for all your days are written in my book.

I determined the exact time of your birth and where you would live.

It is my desire to lavish my love on you.

My plan for your future has always been filled with hope.

I will never leave you nor forsake you.

-God

Source: http://www.tlw.ph/blog/nobody-loves-me/

Oct 30, 2007

What is friendship?

The word "friendship" has a deep meaning. Through laughter and tears, we can always count on them.

FRIENDSHIP. . .
by: Veronica Ann Cech

. . . is you.
. . . is love.
. . . is shared.
. . . is forgiving.
. . . is understanding.
. . . is shared secrets.
. . . heals many hurts.
. . . is not judgmental.
. . . is shared laughter.
. . . is slow and steady.
. . . can be angry at times.
. . . is dependable and true.
. . . is more precious than silver or gold.
. . . is meant to be savored like fine wine.
. . . is not perfect, much like we are not perfect.
. . . does not hold grudges or demand perfection.
. . . makes all the wrong things in life, right somehow.
. . . is meant to be gulped like lemonade on a hot summer day.
. . . is always there, through times of trial, happy times and hard times.
. . . just happens, but once discovered, needs to be tended like a beautiful garden.
. . . is a road to be traveled slowly, remembering the sights and sounds.
. . . is strength when you are too weak to notice its there.
. . . is a cherished moment of mutual understanding.
. . . reaches into your heart and grabs a firm hold.
. . . is a refreshing rain on a hot day.
. . . is sunshine through the clouds.
. . . cannot be forced or induced.
. . . is relaxed and comfortable.
. . . is a shoulder to lean on.
. . . is an ear to whine to.
. . . gets better with age.
. . . is shared tears.
. . . is shared pain.
. . . is shared joy.
. . . is shared.
. . . is love.
. . . is you.

Oct 26, 2007

Friendship Theory On Love

Ano ba ito? Eto yung ang buhay ay kay bestfriend o kaya kay special friend na hindi masasabi sabi sa friendship nya sa loob ng kanilang mahabang panahon na pagsasama dahil baka daw maapektuhan ang pakikipagkaibigan at iwasan sya. Yung tipong pag may kasama si friendship na iba, nagseselos na wala naman sa lugar, pero syempre wag pahalata, kunyari happy sya for friendship. ABA ! Oi lakasan mo ang loob at baka mamaya forever mong pagsisihan yan kaw rin. Minsan pa naman pareho kayong naghihintayan. . hmmp!

Source: gracie's wonderland

Oct 24, 2007

Recipe for Lasting Friendship

In order for the friendship to last these simple yet pampering recipes are really important.
  • Forgiveness

Use generously as you can never add too much of this to a relationship.

  • Respect

this ingredient is at its' best when it works both ways.

  • Inspiration

this will cause your friendship to rise above the rest, as it tends to lift their spirits. (We all need a little of this in our lives. When it's given by a friend it's even
more appreciated.)

  • Encouragement

Something we could all use a heaping portion of and is very easily digested!!

  • Never-ending love

this ingredient is one of the most important ones of all yet the most available and easiest to add.

  • Determination

this is one of the final ingredients and may be just a little harder to come by at times but when blended together with the rest you have a no-fail recipe.

Sprinkle generously with patience, kindness, and
understanding and a dash of humor.

Servings: Many!!!

Oct 7, 2007

Memories

Time may pass away but the memories we both shared with our friends will always remain as a sacred treasure that no one can steal it away from us.

Memories
Artist: "Unknown"

light the corners of our minds
misty water colored memories
of the way we were

Scattered pictures
of the smiles we left behind
Smles we gave to one another
From the way we were

Can it be that it was all so simple then?
Or has time rewritten every line?
If we had the chance to do it all again
Tel me would we? Could we?

Memories
Can be beautiful and yet
Whats too painful to remember
we simply choose to forget

For its the laughter
We will remember
Whenever we remember
the way we were......
The way we were.

Oct 4, 2007

Your song, our song!

Do you have a song dedicated to your friend? Well, this one will surely touch your heart. It will make you reminisce the memories you have shared. This song is usually sang during high school graduation.

Graduation (Friends Forever)
by: Vitamin C

And so we talked all night about the rest of our lives
Where we're gonna be when we turn 25
I keep thinking times will never change
Keep on thinking things will always be the same
But when we leave this year we won't be coming back
No more hanging out cause we're on a different track
And if you got something that you need to say
You better say it right now cause you don't have another day
Cause we're moving on and we can't slow down
These memories are playing like a film without sound
And I keep thinking of that night in June
I didn't know much of love
But it came too soon
And there was me and you
And then we got real blue
Stay at home talking on the telephone
We'd get so excited, we'd get so scared
Laughing at ourselves thinking life's not fair
And this is how it feels

[1] - As we go on
We remember
All the times we
Had together
And as our lives change
Come Whatever
We will still be
Friends Forever

So if we get the big jobs
And we make the big money
When we look back now
Will our jokes still be funny?
Will we still remember everything we learned in school?
Still be trying to break every single rule
Will little brainy Bobby be the stockbroker man?
Will Heather find a job that won't interfere with her tan?
I keep, I keep thinking that it's not goodbye
Keep on thinking it's a time to fly
And this is how it feels

[Repeat 1]

La, la, la, la:
Yeah, yeah, yeah
La, la, la, la:
We will still be friends forever

Will we think about tomorrow like we think about now?
Can we survive it out there?
Can we make it somehow?
I guess I thought that this would never end
And suddenly it's like we're women and men
Will the past be a shadow that will follow us 'round?
Will these memories fade when I leave this town
I keep, I keep thinking that it's not goodbye
Keep on thinking it's a time to fly

Sep 30, 2007

Friends are very rare jewels!

Have you done something wrong with your friend? How well can you control your temper? Take a moment and read this inspiring lesson on giving our Friends a special value...

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His Father gave him a bag of nail sand told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence Over the next few weeks, as he learned to control his anger, the number of nails hammered daily gradually dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper than to drive those nails into the fence.

Finally the day came when the boy didn't lose his temper at all. He told his father about it and the father suggested that the boy now pull out one nail for each day that he was able to hold his temper.

The days passed and the young boy was finally able to tell his father that all the nails were gone. The father took his son by the hand and led him to the fence He said, "You have done well, my son, but look at the holes in the fence. The fence will never be the same. When you say things in anger, they leave a scar just like this one. You can put a knife in a man and draw it out.

It won't matter how many times you say I'm sorry, the wound is still there. " A verbal wound is as bad as a physical one.

Friends are very rare jewels, indeed. They make you smile and encourage you to succeed. They lend an ear, they share words of praise and they always want to open their hearts to us."

Sep 18, 2007

Get to know the "buyogs"


What is life inside the "bee hauz"? Have you experience working at Jollibee? Full of fun it is, despite the pressured work you have to encounter in order to avoid "pending". "Hustle pls...", "pending na kaau", "avoid petics": these are the words you would usually hear inside the "buyog hauz". Meeting new friends is also a plus factor!

Meet some of the cdo "buyogs" here: Jollibee @ CDO

Sep 5, 2007

GIMIK Youth Oriented Show

"A barkada we're all a part of, a barkada we call, Gimik."

Aug 30, 2007

HOW TO BECOME AN IDEAL FRIEND


Its not easy becoming a friend or making one because a friend is not a state of mind. Its real and its in your face. A friend is someone who makes your life worth its while a little more than yesterday. While everybody has their own definitions of a "friend", the long and short of it is we all need friends to make our lives better.
HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY...
In friendship "honesty" is the key word. One should always be honest to his or her friends.
Don't overlook their faults, even if you have none for you are his friend!
Praise them honestly and openly.
Say you're sorry, when you hurt your friend. Don't let them assume it.

GIVE MORE THAN YOU TAKE...

Be there when they need you or you may wind up alone.
Love them unconditionally, that is the only condition. Make them feel special, because aren't we all special?
Never forget them, who wants to feel forgotten.
BE SUPPORTIVE...
Cheer them on, we all need encouragement now and then.
Encourage their dreams and aspiration, Life seems almost meaningless without them.
Your words count, use them wisely.
Use good judgement.
Wish them luck, hopefully good
Eamine your motives before you "help" out
Just be there when they need you
Really listen, a friendly ear is a soothing balm

FORGIVENESS...
Forgive them for, "To Err is Human", and you just may end up making the same mistakes in course of time..

KEEP THE FAITH...

Have faith in them. For, there is no love without trust.
Zip your lips when they confide in you

EXPRESS YOURSELF CLEARLY
Know when they need a hug, and couldn't you use one?
Offer to help, and know when " No thanks" is just politeness
Quietly disagree, noisy No's make enemies
Verbalsise your feelings

HAVE FUN...
Get together often, misery loves company, so does glee.
Talk frequently, communication is important.

TAKEN FROM:http://www.theholidayspot.com

Aug 29, 2007

Managing failed friendship

Are you feeling that’s your sweet friendship just crashed down?

Step One: Count the Cost
First of all you must determine whether your failed friendship should be repaired. An unhealthy relationship is not worth repairing if it forces you to compromise your principles or overthrow your self-respect. You have the right to ask a friend to change if he/ she is making you feel less cared about, less respected, or even worried. Realizing that a friendship no longer works can be a positive step.Please don't fall into the trap of believing that if you lose a friend you'll never find another. The opposite may be true: you may not make another friend until you sever your association with an unhealthy person. The point is that just as good friendships can boost your sense of belonging, bad friendships can undermine your security and self-worth.
Step Two: Make Meaningful Contact
If you have decided it's wise to reestablish contact, you need to write a note or call the person to convey one primary message: "Our friendship is valuable to me, and I miss seeing you. Is there any way we can resolve what stands between us?" That's all. In making contact the point is simple, to convey your desire and explore their openness to considering a discussion. At this stage, there is no need to go into airing your grievances or even making elaborate apologies. For now, you are simply calling a peace talk to open up honest discussions about bringing resolution to your relationship.
Step Three: Forgive as Best You Can
When someone slights you, offends you, or deeply hurts you, the urge to respond in kind is natural. The problem with this urge is that we don't know when to stop, we don't want to balance the scales, we want them tipped in our favor. And once we feel the compensation is satisfactory, our enemy takes his turn at punishing us again. The cycle repeats itself over and over...But...Stop!...here is talk about friendship!...Please, stop and free yourself from a desire to hurt back, put an end to your vindictive spirit and save yourself from further harm. Set your pride aside and try your best to see the situation from the other person's perspective. If you keep this in mind you will be well on your way to practicing forgiveness instead of trying to balance the scales.
Step Four: Diagnose the Problem
Finding out what went wrong is critically important if we are to learn what caused the problem in the first place—and avoid repeating it..."Everybody's human"...you know...BUT...we want people to be neater than they are, less complicated. We don't want to face the fact that people are partially good and partially bad. But most of life, including our friendships, plays variety of colours. And if you don't accept that, you miss out on a lot of relationships that might have been. Diagnose what’s the problem together and move to the next step. After all, if a friendship can't survive an honest discussion of differences, that may be a sign that the relationship ought to end.
Step Five: Rebuild Respect
If your friendship is to survive it will ultimately depend on the reviving of respect. "Remove respect from friendship," said Cicero, "and you have taken away the most splendid ornament it possesses." Well...let’s beleive the Roman philosopher...and consider two things how to revive respect for a fallen friend.
You begin by noting your friend's most admirable qualities. Make a list of these qualities of character. The point is not to whitewash your friend's personality. Some friends, for example, are great when you need a ride to pick up your car from ta friendship's limits, it's easier to enjoy it for what it is without feeling let down about what it's not.
Next, you need to own up to your end of the relationship by offering a sincere apology for not being the kind of friend you could have been. Identify specific things you did that contributed to the friendship's failure and confess them to your friend in an apology. Ask for forgiveness...with all your heart sincerely... If you do that, mutual respect is almost certain.

Take a look on some relationship advice here:http://peoplerelationships.syl.com/

Aug 28, 2007

Inspiring Quotes

Inspirational Quotes For Your Friends

Friendship is the allay of our sorrows, the ease of our passions,
the discharge of our oppressions, the sanctuary to our calamities,
the counselor of our doubts, the clarity of our minds.... (Jeremy Taylor)
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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. like love It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value
to survival. (C.S. Lewis)
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"I shot an arrow into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For so swiftly it flew, the sight
Could not follow it in its flight.

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For, who has sight so keen and strong
That it can follow the flight of song?

Long, long afterward, in an oak
I found the arrow, still unbroken;
And the song, from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend."
-- Longfellow
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A good friend is someone we can count on, as well as being so much more.
A friend is someone with whom we can relax and just hang out, have fun and
share our innermost thoughts--deep dark secrets, lofty and noble goals, or
our hopes, joys, and fears. A good friend allows you a safe space to share
your deepest thoughts and needs--without worry of being judged, criticized
or made to feel silly for feeling the way you do. Friends cheer each other on,
laugh and cry together, and just plain commiserate and listen to each other.
That's why friends are friends....Bettie and Jennifer Leigh Youngs.
***********
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best that we find in our travels is an honest friend."
--Robert Louis Stevenson

SOurce:http://www.latestngreatest.net

Aug 9, 2007

A True Friend



In ancient Greece, Socrates was reputed to hold knowledge in high esteem. One day one fellow met the great philosopher and said, "Do you know what I just heard about your friend?". "Hold on a minute," Socrates replied. "Before telling me anything I'd like you to pass a little test. It's called the Triple Filter Test.". "Triple filter?". "That's right," Socrates continued. "Before you talk to me about my friend, it might be a good idea to take a moment and filter what you're going to say. That's why I call it the triple filter test. The first filter is Truth. Have you made absolutely sure that what you are about to tell me is true?" "No," the man said, "actually I just heard about it and...". "All right," said Socrates. "So you don't know if it's true or not. Now let's try the second filter, the filter of Goodness. Is what you are about to tell me about my friend something good?" . "No, on the contrary...". "So," Socrates continued, "you want to tell me something bad about him, but you're not certain it's true. You may still pass the test though, because there's one filter left: the filter of Usefulness. Is what you want to tell me about my friend going to be useful to me?" "No, not really." "Well," concluded Socrates, "if what you want to tell me is neither true nor good nor even useful, why tell it to me at all?"

Lesson:
Well we can always participate in loose talks to curb our boredom. But when it comes to you friends its not worth it. Always avoid talking behind the back about your near and dear friends.

By: - Socrates

Aug 5, 2007

Types of friendship

* Acquaintance
* Romantic friendship
* Soulmate
* Pen pal
* Internet friendship
* Comrade
* Platonic life-partner
* Friends with benefits
* Sexualized friendship
* Boston marriage
* Blood brotherhood
* Companionate love
* Intimate relationship
* Love
* Platonic love
* Romantic love
* Open relationship
* Roommate
* Spiritual

Source: wikipedia

Friendship Quote

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway. -- Fr. Jerome Cummings

Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends. -- Cindy Lew

Who finds a faithful friend, finds a treasure. -- Jewish Saying

"Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you."
-- Elbert Hubbard

"Who finds a faithful friend, finds a treasure."
-- Jewish saying

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. -- Aristotle

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
Just walk beside me and be my friend.-- Albert Camus

"The only way to have a friend is to be one."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.-- Abraham Lincoln


Hold a true friend with both your hands. -- Nigerian Proverb

"A faithful friend is the medicine of life."
-- Apocrypha

Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same.-- Anonymous

Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.-- John Evelyn

Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.-- Swedish proverb

A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.-- Anonymous

Count your age with friends but not with years - Anonymous

Plant a seed of friendship; reap a bouquet of happiness. -- Lois L. Kaufman

"I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship."
-- Pietro Aretino (1537)

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I wake up today smiling,
as I reminisce the laughter,
the tears, the joy,the bonding ,
we had been shared together.

Remembering the crazy things,
we did in and out of campus;
I'll be missing those precious times,
that we've spent through the years.

We may often see each other,
but the memories we had been,
would always remain in my heart
and will be treasured forever.

I am grateful to the LORD,
for this blessing called "FRIENDS";
and now i know, years from now,
I'll still wake up for same reason.

Aug 4, 2007

Tabing Ilog


Tabing Ilog is a dramatic Filipino television series aired in ABS-CBN 2 for almost five years in the early 2000s. It is a Filipino version of hit American TV series Dawson's Creek.