science and God

i think i’ve (ignorantly) written on the topic before. but i am now a little bit older, gained more insight, and has a firmer belief in God than i had before. my problem is i probably can’t articulate it. it’s just that deep in my mind and in the minutest particle of my being, i know there exists God.

Woody Allen (?) said that Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 proved that God exists. but that’s music. how about science?

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lunar halo shots

it was sort of ‘big news’ on social media when everyone started posting about the lunar halo last night. i didn’t really know about it until i was heading out of the office. i just looked up and saw it was there! i took a couple of photos and because i was in a hurry, i just took as many as i could without thinking about and adjusting settings. so, tell me watcha think? 🙂

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Hello 2014! please be kind.

right. as if an inanimate ‘object’ could do something for me.

ultimately, it will be about us and our choices. and, i think, that’s what’s in store for me this year. a lot of choices. black dress o ball gown? charot! hahaha

i feel i’ve changed a bit. i don’t think i really get older on my birthday. i think i get older during the new year. maybe because we see more and expect more changes when we transition from one year to the next. parang may fresh start. just like mondays.

and yet we dread mondays. bakit? ano kina-ibahan ng enero sa lunes? pareho lang silang simula.

my guess is this: january has a period of preparation — december. monday has a period of slacking around — the weekend. nobody wants to work on a weekend, right? siguro ganun. siguro mas handa tayo sa enero kasi ‘nakapag-handa’ tayo dahil may isang buong buwan ng disyembre para gawin ito. sa weekend, wala tayong ginagawa. we consciously avoid work. if you are religious, you are commanded to avoid work. kaya madaming ‘lost’ sa lunes. kasi madaming hindi handa. tayo din naman ang may kasalanan — hindi tinatapos ang trabaho. kaya minsan, parang ang lupit ng mundo, ng araw, ng mga linggo at buwan, sa atin.

so, 2014, i’m greeting you gladly not because i’m prepared. but because i want to welcome everything you hold in store for me. i’m sure i won’t like everything but i only ask that you be kind.