20 June 2006

I Am Thankful For…

Nothing changed. I still have colds. The coughing lessened though and somehow I am thankful for that.




Talking about something to be thankful about, I have lots. Yes, my life ain’t particularly sunny at all times but it ain’t dark clouds and rain as well.

Here are things I am thankful about:

(1) My parents – I haven’t been exactly the greatest son they would have wanted to have but amidst that, they still love me. I know that as a fact. My mom would always send me bible verses (being the religious woman that she is) and would always say how she and papa love me… and my siblings of course. I have nothing to complain really.

(2) My job – Although I hate my job, I am still thankful I have one. You see, a lot of people are jobless and basing it from experience it is really hard to get one nowadays.

(3 My education – I am happy I graduated from the premiere university of the country. The best days of life. I am happy I met my friends, real cool professors and the opportunities the school have provided me. The school also shed light to who I really am. GAY. Hahaha. You see, it was in college when I finally FULLY accepted that I am gay and that there’s nothing wrong with being one. Thanks to Marj, my blockmate.

(4) My friends – Have lots of them from all places, online and otherwise. They give me hope and strength when I need it the most, they are just there even if I am not exactly the bestest friend one can have and most of all, they let me be ME, no questions asked. And of course, those friends include you guys! A dosage of insanity from you everyday is just awesome!

(5) Me being GAY - Yes. Believe it or not I am thankful and really happy that I am gay. Don’t you? Why hide under a cloak of bisexuality when you can be all out? I mean, there is definitely nothing wrong with being gay. Everytime someone asks me how I am I always tell them Ito, bading pa rin.. or Ito, virgin pa rin… Accepting that you are gay doesn’t make you less human. Being gay is being happy with who you really are…

(6) And lastly for that someone above - Yes. I still believe that there is someone more powerful than us. It may be God or what-have-you but without faith, we are nothing. It’s our faith that makes us bear the unbearable, believe the unbelievable and take the pain of this sad, bitter earth. I don’t go to church though. Institutions such as the church puts too much restrictions on how you live your life. And I don’t want to be restricted. I can decide on my own, thank you. And I think I am capable of knowing what is right from wrong. But that’s a diff story.


And oh, I almost forgot, BLOGGER. I am thankful for the free and amazing service. Wahehehe…

So how about you? What are you thankful for?


15 Comments:

  • I'm thankful for bloggers like you Brew! So that I have something to read all the time and feel like I'm part of someone's life. Hehehe. :D

    And also for making me think about the things I'm supposed to be thankful for.

    CHEERS! :D

    By Blogger juice is justine, at 10:27 AM  

  • Like you, I also hate my job.

    Pero I'm still thankful for it.

    Believe it or not, I'm thankful for all the hardships that "tested" (and currently testing) me and my family, without them, hindi kami ganito ka-close.

    At hindi rin ako ganito ka-sipag. Haha!

    Anyway, hindi ako thankful sa Blogger. Basta, nakaka-asar minsan. Haha!

    Woot!

    By Blogger Jhed, at 10:31 AM  

  • I like this post. It's good to see people looking back and appreciating what they have. Para di mangyari sayo yung nangyari sa mga victims sa SAW the movie. hehe. Joke!

    I'm thankful for everything. The joys and the heartaches...

    By Blogger Jigs, at 2:14 PM  

  • whoa! nice realization! there's really a lot of things we gotta be thankful for in this life!

    gud you saw it man!

    me, i'm thankful i can see the positive things in this very imperfect
    world. i'm thankful, for me there's God. ang daming pwedeng ipagpasalamat!

    btw, gay = happy, that's right!

    By Anonymous lojik, at 2:33 PM  

  • thank you India!! sabi nga ni Alanis.

    It's most beautiful for a person to be perpetually grateful. That makes you beautiful then, brew!!!

    Woof!

    By Blogger Bryan Anthony the First, at 3:28 PM  

  • there are a lot i should thanksfully...from the air that i breath so i can life ;D

    By Blogger beat218, at 5:08 PM  

  • finally, a "happy" post. been browsing blogs for some minutes and all i've seen are devas entries :)

    By Anonymous ex_groupie, at 6:28 PM  

  • I am thankful taht i met a blogger as true as you can be! You're really the best brew!

    By Blogger Rob a.k.a Bim, at 8:11 PM  

  • nice pic... i love it!!! sorry if i have yet read the contents of your newest blog entry. got distracted from the pic. hehehe.

    By Blogger allan, at 8:33 PM  

  • @ justine - thanks pow. you are such an angel. it's people like you who keeps me here. thanks...

    @ jhed - yeah, even though we hate our jobs we are still thankful that we have them. at least we earn good money, right?

    and btw, why ain't you thankful for blogger? wahehehe...

    @ jigs - yeah, sometimes we forget to see the good things in life and that we forget to be thankful for them. and i saw the movie SAW. sucks! hahaha...

    @ lojik - i agree with you. it is an imperfect world. but nothing's perfect anyways... and there are lots of things to be thankful still...

    @ bryan anthony the first - thanks for calling me beautiful. hahaha... woof!

    @ beat218 - it's good to see you here. yeah, i am thankful for the air i breathe as well. i just hope i dont have colds right now so i can appreciate it more. wahahaha...

    @ ex_groupie - hahaha... sometimes naman its good to write about the good stuff that happens in our lives eh. it's just a matter of making it interesting for anyone else... wahehehe...

    @ rob luvs yah - is this for me? wahehehe... thanks as well rob. youre the sweetest!

    @ agc_dlsu - thanks. the pic i got from google. wahehehe... do read the post next time... mwah!

    By Blogger /iambrew, at 10:48 PM  

  • I am thankful to all the people who are around with me that makes my world as the center of myself. and i am thankful also to be a part of someone that i revolve each day. And you BRew thank YOu!

    By Blogger NeiLDC, at 3:12 AM  

  • Me, I am thankful that I am living in this beautiful world. That I have friends and family. That I have never experienced being alone. That I have never experienced all the trials of life alone.

    hmmm... and maybe I should thank you too for helping me think of these... :)

    By Blogger gimickero, at 10:12 PM  

  • I'm thankful that I have time to update my blog and read other people's blogs...I gained more friends!

    By Blogger j, at 10:32 PM  

  • @ neildc - hey thank you too.

    @ gimickero - my pleasure lad. wahehehe...

    @ jairam - me too. im thankful i have time to post here and read blog. wahehehe...

    By Blogger /iambrew, at 4:10 AM  

  • Hey Brew! Robert here. Good for you to accept the truth. May I quote, "the truth will set you free." You are from?

    By Blogger janrobertgo, at 1:11 PM  

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