August 17, 2017, 5:57 pm
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.07443 UAE Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 2.4017 Albanian Lek
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03628 Neth Antilles Guilder
1 Philippine Peso = 0.32436 Argentine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02723 Australian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03626 Aruba Florin
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04054 Barbados Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.63579 Bangladesh Taka
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03534 Bulgarian Lev
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00763 Bahraini Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 34.60377 Burundi Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02027 Bermuda Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02797 Brunei Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13904 Bolivian Boliviano
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06579 Brazilian Real
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02027 Bahamian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.30624 Bhutan Ngultrum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.20692 Botswana Pula
1 Philippine Peso = 405.75598 Belarus Ruble
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04049 Belize Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02733 Canadian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01952 Swiss Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 13.57175 Chilean Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13799 Chinese Yuan
1 Philippine Peso = 58.59343 Colombian Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 11.43535 Costa Rica Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02027 Cuban Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 1.98075 Cape Verde Escudo
1 Philippine Peso = 0.47231 Czech Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 3.59951 Djibouti Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13357 Danish Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 0.95278 Dominican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.19181 Algerian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.28109 Estonian Kroon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.36583 Egyptian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.46433 Ethiopian Birr
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01797 Euro
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04244 Fiji Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01573 Falkland Islands Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01572 British Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08685 Ghanaian Cedi
1 Philippine Peso = 0.91021 Gambian Dalasi
1 Philippine Peso = 182.75233 Guinea Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.1491 Guatemala Quetzal
1 Philippine Peso = 4.14512 Guyana Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15784 Hong Kong Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.47422 Honduras Lempira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13229 Croatian Kuna
1 Philippine Peso = 1.24625 Haiti Gourde
1 Philippine Peso = 5.54195 Hungarian Forint
1 Philippine Peso = 269.57844 Indonesian Rupiah
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07211 Israeli Shekel
1 Philippine Peso = 1.30521 Indian Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 23.93595 Iraqi Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 657.62059 Iran Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 1.9771 Iceland Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 2.6139 Jamaican Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01433 Jordanian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 2.23666 Japanese Yen
1 Philippine Peso = 2.0906 Kenyan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 1.38113 Kyrgyzstan Som
1 Philippine Peso = 81.57681 Cambodia Riel
1 Philippine Peso = 9.12404 Comoros Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 18.24078 North Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 22.6366 Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00614 Kuwaiti Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01662 Cayman Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.364 Kazakhstan Tenge
1 Philippine Peso = 166.08836 Lao Kip
1 Philippine Peso = 30.51277 Lebanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 3.08877 Sri Lanka Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 1.84435 Liberian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25922 Lesotho Loti
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06179 Lithuanian Lita
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01258 Latvian Lat
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02821 Libyan Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.19642 Moroccan Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 0.36735 Moldovan Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.09972 Macedonian Denar
1 Philippine Peso = 27.52331 Myanmar Kyat
1 Philippine Peso = 48.27726 Mongolian Tugrik
1 Philippine Peso = 0.16258 Macau Pataca
1 Philippine Peso = 7.25578 Mauritania Ougulya
1 Philippine Peso = 0.70024 Mauritius Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.31394 Maldives Rufiyaa
1 Philippine Peso = 14.54094 Malawi Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 0.37863 Mexican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08672 Malaysian Ringgit
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2604 Namibian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.52615 Nigerian Naira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.59972 Nicaragua Cordoba
1 Philippine Peso = 0.17055 Norwegian Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 2.08654 Nepalese Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02835 New Zealand Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00779 Omani Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02027 Panama Balboa
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06622 Peruvian Nuevo Sol
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06654 Papua New Guinea Kina
1 Philippine Peso = 1 Philippine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.11897 Pakistani Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0753 Polish Zloty
1 Philippine Peso = 112.82935 Paraguayan Guarani
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0738 Qatar Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08196 Romanian New Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.14766 Russian Rouble
1 Philippine Peso = 16.61897 Rwanda Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.076 Saudi Arabian Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.16004 Solomon Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26836 Seychelles Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13498 Sudanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.17451 Swedish Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02797 Singapore Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01573 St Helena Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.45006 Slovak Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 152.00649 Sierra Leone Leone
1 Philippine Peso = 11.08634 Somali Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 435.85326 Sao Tome Dobra
1 Philippine Peso = 0.17678 El Salvador Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 10.43737 Syrian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26014 Swaziland Lilageni
1 Philippine Peso = 0.6897 Thai Baht
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04917 Tunisian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04647 Tongan paʻanga
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0711 Turkish Lira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13537 Trinidad Tobago Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.61011 Taiwan Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 45.17633 Tanzanian Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.53223 Ukraine Hryvnia
1 Philippine Peso = 72.78071 Ugandan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02027 United States Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.57377 Uruguayan New Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 77.82732 Uzbekistan Sum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.20216 Venezuelan Bolivar
1 Philippine Peso = 459.54601 Vietnam Dong
1 Philippine Peso = 2.18241 Vanuatu Vatu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05201 Samoa Tala
1 Philippine Peso = 11.77483 CFA Franc (BEAC)
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05472 East Caribbean Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 11.82205 CFA Franc (BCEAO)
1 Philippine Peso = 2.13174 Pacific Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 5.06546 Yemen Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25921 South African Rand
1 Philippine Peso = 105.17835 Zambian Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 7.33482 Zimbabwe dollar

Epic-Fail Moments

When was the last time that you had an epic-fail moment? A time or a season when you just blew it big time, and worse, dragged down other people into the sink hole with you? 

It’s bad enough failing all by our lonesome. But it’s a magnified, epic-fail disaster (redundancy can bring home the point quite effectively) when we also cause others to suffer the consequences of our mistakes. 

Maybe you invited some of your family and friends to invest their life savings in a “sure-ball moneymaker.” And because of your persuasive powers , they withdrew their time deposits and everything else, to join your “sure-thing” investment. But alas, someone ran off with the money!

Or lost it in a business that bellied-up. And you lost not only your own life savings but wiped out everyone’s as well. Worse, you have no means to repay even part of their investment. You have no way of recovering the money they lost because of you. And you have to live with gossip, accusations, anger, and anguish for the rest of your life. There are no words...

Maybe you organized a vacation for your group -- drummed up the idea, sold them out to this “high end” resort and itinerary you chose, made cost estimates for this “perfect getaway.” You’re expecting that everyone will give you paeans of praise and a chorus of  accolades for having such excellent taste and travel  savvy after the trip. But horror of horrors. You all end up in this pathetic resort that has leaky aircons, grubby bathrooms, pauper’s breakfasts, rowdy drunks who keep everyone awake at night, and a very forgettable beach front -- so forgettable, in fact, that your group wants to forget all about this disaster of a vacation while they’re still in the middle of it! And there you are, feebly trying to explain away why this isn’t working. Their dagger looks are making you wish you were blind or something. In a desperate attempt to save face, you blame someone else for the epic fail that you caused -- even if you know that blaming someone for your epic fail is the height of cowardice. 

Or maybe you were given this promotion, or this new assignment, and your project  is “the next big thing” in your  company’s horizon. You’re the golden boy, the golden girl, who was handpicked to spearhead the project of everyone’s dreams. But, try as hard as you did, you just
couldn’t make the project fly. What a shame. You just don’t have what it takes to hit the company targets. 

Or maybe you chose the wrong person to marry, or have a serious relationship with. You had this magical thing with this person who seemed to be the embodiment of everything you were looking for in a lifetime partner. “The one who should never get away.” A trophy catch, for sure.

Yet, just a few months or a few years down the road, you hit a rude awakening. The person isn’t the person you thought he/she was! In fact, how could it be that you seemed to have lost all your good sense?  Your good guy/good girl-radar malfunctioned! And here you are, ruined and devastated, because you fell for someone who wasn’t to be trusted at all. Epic fail. 

We’ve all had our epic-fail moments. Or even epic-fail seasons -- when we became serial incompetents. When we just couldn’t do anything right. I have a friend who was even scared of attempting suicide -- for fear that he’d even fail at killing himself, after a series of unimaginable failures. 

Don’t waste the failure. Don’t waste the embarrassment and shame. Don’t waste the hurricane of negative emotions that always accompany an epic failure. 

Learn from it. Make it a defining moment in your life. Make it a breakthrough for something more important than money, status or success -- use it to improve your character. Because good character trumps money, fame and accomplishments all the time. Tell me, of what value is having billions of money if you’re a coward or a cheat or megalomaniac? 

Failures are meant to wake us up to the fact that there’s no such thing as a “self-made man,” or an “original edition success.” 

Failures are meant to humble us, to remind us that there are hoards of people out there who are smarter and faster and more talented than us -- and, simultaneously, there are also people who are less smart, less gifted, and not as fast as us. So there’s no logic in having an overblown ego or a crippling sense of inferiority. Just knowing that we’re somewhere in the wide, wide swath of humanity in between “genius” and “imbecile” should keep our self-assessments balanced. 

Failures are meant to develop compassion in us. When we know how it feels to fail, we can develop empathy. We can develop our patience with the occasional exigencies, incompetence or disorganization of others because we know that we, too, failed to meet someone’s standards at a certain point in time. 

Failure can make us (painfully but realistically) aware of our own limitations and weaknesses. For what purpose? Maybe to redirect us to develop a strength instead of a weakness. Perhaps to teach us not to over-commit or over-extend ourselves. Maybe just to teach us to say NO when we’re not equipped to do a job well. There’s no shame in saying, “I think I’m not equipped or I’m not qualified to do this, even if I’d love to...”

Finally, failure can make us realize that it’s not about us -- it’s about God. He’s the only source of success. He can give or withhold success at will. He’s the only one who can determine how long and how extensive your success will be. At the same time, He’s also the only one Who can determine when, and how, and to what extent, we will fail. 

He can choose to rescue us. Or He can choose to leave us in the mud and mire -- until we learn the lessons He wants to teach us. 

The Bible says, “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom...” 

Failure happens when God withholds His wisdom from us. Failure happens when we don’t have a healthy, holy fear of God -- and instead, believe only in ourselves. We will always fail when we operate without His wisdom. 

Hence, whenever (not if) we fail, we must always ask God: “What can I learn from this?” And whatever He teaches us from our failures -- epic or not -- will make us successful in HIS eyes. 

He is the ONLY audience that counts.
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