Anong klase kang tao kung commitment ang pag-uusapan?

May commitment ka na ba? O may nagcommit, ngunit ang pangako nila’y napako? Merong apat na uri ang tao sa larangan ng commitment. Una, cop-outs: walang goal sa buhay, kaya di nagco-commit. Merong, hold-outs: hindi sila naniniwalang makakamit nila ang kanilang mga goals sa buhay, kaya ayaw nilang mangako sa iyo ng habang-buhay. Pangatlo, drop-outs:Continue reading “Anong klase kang tao kung commitment ang pag-uusapan?”

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Saan nagsisimula ang commitment?

Nakakita na ba kayo ng karera ng kabayo? Sabi ng mga karerista na nawawalan ng oxygen ang kabayo sa unang milya ng takbo nito. Pagkatapos, ang puso na lamang ang tumutulak sa isang magaling na kabayo na makarating sa katapusan ng karera. Sabi ni Michael Jordan, “The heart is what separates the good from theContinue reading “Saan nagsisimula ang commitment?”

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Commitments are Promises

When we commit ourselves to someone, an event or organization, we naturally promise that we intend to keep our word in the future. When we promise, we make a choice. But this particular kind of choice is unique from all other choices. Promises are about our futures. When we promise, we express our faith onContinue reading “Commitments are Promises”

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How do you know you are in a committed relationship?

There is a difference between a companionship with a commitment and one without it. Friendships and a “mutual understanding” (MU) relationships are categorized under companionships without a commitment. Marriage or relationships akin to marriage (like having a girlfriend or a boyfriend) are considered under companionship with a commitment. But sometimes, even those who have saidContinue reading “How do you know you are in a committed relationship?”

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Of Marriage Proposals and Marking Commitments

This is an email and a chat interview. Before I wrote this article, I posted an announcement in Facebook. I asked them to share their funny marriage proposals either as a personal message or through email. I took one story and emailed some questions to her. Thanks to Anne (she preferred to use just her name)Continue reading “Of Marriage Proposals and Marking Commitments”

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How Do You Know If One is Committed?

Renovation of VowsAnnual Retreat of Jesuit ScholasticsTeng-ab, Bontoc, Mt. Province Note 1: The Pentecost Homily on 31st May 2009 is in the previous post. On this date, four Jesuit novices will take their first and perpetual vows in the Society of Jesus. Many of us, have May 31 as the anniversary of our commitment. IContinue reading “How Do You Know If One is Committed?”

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