A long overdue post about our summer getaway last year. I had enough time today so I managed myself to fuse our video compilations and tweaked some editing in our summer escapade at Shangri-La Mactan Island Resort and Spa, Mactan, Cebu.
Disclaimer: I do not own the music in the video. Video edited through iMovie
Soundtracks: Jubel by Klingade and Girlfriend by Phoenix
Here’s to a happy summer! Enjoy!
You’re going to meet many people with domineering personalities: the loud, the obnoxious, those that noisily stake their claims in your territory and everywhere else they set foot on. This is the blueprint of a predator. Predators prey on gentleness, peace, calmness, sweetness and any positivity that they sniff out as weakness. Anything that is happy and at peace they mistake for weakness. It’s not your job to change these people, but it’s your job to show them that your peace and gentleness do not equate to weakness. I have always appeared to be fragile and delicate but the thing is, I am not fragile and I am not delicate. I am very gentle but I can show you that the gentle also possess a poison. I compare myself to silk. People mistake silk to be weak but a silk handkerchief can protect the wearer from a gunshot. There are many people who will want to befriend you if you fit the description of what they think is weak; predators want to have friends that they can dominate over because that makes them feel strong and important. The truth is that predators have no strength and no courage. It is you who are strong, and it is you who has courage. I have lost many a friend over the fact that when they attempt to rip me, they can’t. They accuse me of being deceiving; I am not deceiving, I am just made of silk. It is they who are stupid and wrongly take gentleness and fairness for weakness. There are many more predators in this world, so I want you to be made of silk. You are silk.
When you love someone you just, you…you don’t stop. Ever. Even when people roll their eyes or call you crazy. Even then. Especially then. You just- you don’t give up because if I could give up… If I could just, you know, take the whole world’s advice and- and move on and find someone else, that wouldn’t be love. That would be… That would be some other disposable thing that is not worth fighting for. But that is not what this is.
These are my grandparents. They were high school sweethearts and they have been married for over 65 years. Within the past year, my grandpa got sick and developed Alzheimer’s, so he lives in a nursing home now. My grandma goes to see him almost everyday, but each time she walks in he gets so surprised and excited and relieved by her presence. You can just hear the joy in his voice. It’s one of the saddest and most beautiful things I’ve ever experienced. I hope that one day I can find a marriage like theirs. They are the two most selfless people I know, and such a wonderful and pure example of love.
wow this is the cutest love story why does it not have more notes?!
Awwww this is so beautiful wow :’) Bless your family dude
Hey! :) sorry for the very late reply