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Monette Adeva Maglaya

Monette Adeva Maglaya If you want to read more articles on aspects of immigrant living, go to amazon.com, search using my name and two entries will pop up, with the titles, “The Complete Success Guide for the Immigrant Life: How to Survive, How to Thrive, How to be Fully Alive,” and the portable, handy, “The Immigrant’s Little Quote Book for Success.”


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Think before you post “Part 2″

(Part 2 of 2)   “You are free to post whatever you like. You are not free of its consequences however.” –Patrick Driessen YOUR postings at all social networking sites define who you are and delineate your character to the world. … Continue reading

January 17, 2018

Think before you post

(Part 1 of 2)   “Social media should improve your life, NOT become your life!” – Patrick Driessen FOR good or ill, advances in communication technology have reshaped our lives drastically far more than we can imagine a decade or so ago. We … Continue reading

January 10, 2018

Mindfulness as virtue

  “Be present. It is the only thing that matters.  –Way of the Peaceful Warrior THESE are the best of times. These are the worst of times. Charles Dickens could have said these words just as fittingly to apply to this tech … Continue reading

January 03, 2018

Coming back from the brink of a near-death experience

“Unless a grain of wheat shall fall upon the ground and die, It remains but a single grain  with no life.” – From a hymn composed by  Bernadette Farrell EMMA looked down at the busy huddle in the operating room. She was floating, … Continue reading

December 27, 2017

Like riding a bicycle: Circles, cycles and movement

“ Life is like riding a bicycle.  Tokeep your balance,  you must keep moving.”  –Albert Einstein HERE’S my prayer as we approach the end of 2017: May the next chapter of our individual life stories in the coming year include … Continue reading

December 20, 2017

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