One Piece: A Life for a King

One of the reasons why I continue to enjoy reading manga, beyond the action, art, and story – is because every now and then, well-written ones remind me of something interesting and meaningful. One Piece is one of the best written manga still active and a recent chapter gave me a bit of food for thought. Spoiler alert here, in case you haven’t kept up to date with the releases of the manga. In the current story arc, Luffy and his nakama (friends/companions), along with some other allies are heading…

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Family Is What You Make It: Parents

[Spoiler Alert: I’ll be mentioning some scenes from Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 in this post that aren’t released on the trailers, so if you haven’t watched the movie yet and don’t want to be spoiled, you better stop reading…. and, just watch the movie okay?] If it wasn’t obvious from the trailers, but Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 really buckled down on the whole we are a “family” vibe the first movie kind of teased about. And if the subsequent trailers for the movie weren’t already a…

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Losing My Way and Finding It Back

Losing our way, or mawala sa landas is often associated to people who have gone down the deep end. Usually, ang maririnig natin sa mga matatanda or other people eh, yung mga “nawala sa landas” are people who are 1. Drug Addcits, 2. Got pregnant out of wedlock or 3. Those who are into some weird thing in their lives that society frowns upon. But in truth, lahat tayo, one way or another has faced that moment in our lives. We have, at one point, asked the question, “ano bang…

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The Circle of Pain Ends with You

Disclaimer: my current relationship with my mom is currently better than it was before. I’m just sharing this as I looked back to the past. Whenever the talk falls on the topic about pain. There’s one person who my mind would immediately turn to, and that would be my mom. Hindi naging madali relationship namin. She was my first and worst critic. She would be the first one to shoot down any thing that I was doing that was not “profitable”. One incident in fact was when I had my…

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Who I am and My Identity

Disclaimer: This is the third time I am writing about my identity and where it belongs to and I believe that I continue on living in this world, and being connected with the Lord I will continue on finding more reason and means to write about it. If you’d like to backtrack as to my previous posts you can check them here (from h3sean) and here (from my tumblog) Gamer (video and tabletop), Anime fan just with a smidge of an otaku, sometimes movie nerd who has a flair of…

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