December 18, 2017, 8:37 pm
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.07288 UAE Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 2.24593 Albanian Lek
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03533 Neth Antilles Guilder
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34712 Argentine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02593 Australian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03533 Aruba Florin
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0397 Barbados Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.63815 Bangladesh Taka
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03288 Bulgarian Lev
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00748 Bahraini Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 34.75546 Burundi Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01985 Bermuda Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02675 Brunei Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13617 Bolivian Boliviano
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06539 Brazilian Real
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01985 Bahamian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.2763 Bhutan Ngultrum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.20411 Botswana Pula
1 Philippine Peso = 397.3799 Belarus Ruble
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03965 Belize Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02552 Canadian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01965 Swiss Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 12.62406 Chilean Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13118 Chinese Yuan
1 Philippine Peso = 59.40849 Colombian Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 11.184 Costa Rica Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01985 Cuban Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 1.86245 Cape Verde Escudo
1 Philippine Peso = 0.43364 Czech Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 3.50992 Djibouti Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12575 Danish Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 0.94204 Dominican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.28011 Algerian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26427 Estonian Kroon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.35252 Egyptian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.5391 Ethiopian Birr
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01689 Euro
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04119 Fiji Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01488 Falkland Islands Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0149 British Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08949 Ghanaian Cedi
1 Philippine Peso = 0.93628 Gambian Dalasi
1 Philippine Peso = 177.61016 Guinea Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14561 Guatemala Quetzal
1 Philippine Peso = 4.01171 Guyana Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15502 Hong Kong Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.46602 Honduras Lempira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12717 Croatian Kuna
1 Philippine Peso = 1.24851 Haiti Gourde
1 Philippine Peso = 5.30468 Hungarian Forint
1 Philippine Peso = 269.45216 Indonesian Rupiah
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0697 Israeli Shekel
1 Philippine Peso = 1.27173 Indian Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 23.50139 Iraqi Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 706.60975 Iran Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 2.09111 Iceland Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 2.47122 Jamaican Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01404 Jordanian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 2.23456 Japanese Yen
1 Philippine Peso = 2.04347 Kenyan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 1.38392 Kyrgyzstan Som
1 Philippine Peso = 79.89281 Cambodia Riel
1 Philippine Peso = 8.1582 Comoros Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 17.86423 North Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 21.58495 Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00599 Kuwaiti Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01628 Cayman Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.65919 Kazakhstan Tenge
1 Philippine Peso = 164.78761 Lao Kip
1 Philippine Peso = 29.88289 Lebanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 3.0389 Sri Lanka Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 2.48432 Liberian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26141 Lesotho Loti
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06051 Lithuanian Lita
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01232 Latvian Lat
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02704 Libyan Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.1878 Moroccan Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 0.33869 Moldovan Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.03414 Macedonian Denar
1 Philippine Peso = 27.03454 Myanmar Kyat
1 Philippine Peso = 48.15403 Mongolian Tugrik
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15967 Macau Pataca
1 Philippine Peso = 6.9869 Mauritania Ougulya
1 Philippine Peso = 0.67209 Mauritius Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.30905 Maldives Rufiyaa
1 Philippine Peso = 14.16276 Malawi Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 0.37963 Mexican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08094 Malaysian Ringgit
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2608 Namibian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 7.10599 Nigerian Naira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.60838 Nicaragua Cordoba
1 Philippine Peso = 0.16635 Norwegian Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 2.03573 Nepalese Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02839 New Zealand Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00762 Omani Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01985 Panama Balboa
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06535 Peruvian Nuevo Sol
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06434 Papua New Guinea Kina
1 Philippine Peso = 1 Philippine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.17745 Pakistani Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07099 Polish Zloty
1 Philippine Peso = 111.57205 Paraguayan Guarani
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07225 Qatar Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07797 Romanian New Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.1679 Russian Rouble
1 Philippine Peso = 16.58892 Rwanda Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07443 Saudi Arabian Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15358 Solomon Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26852 Seychelles Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13219 Sudanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.16899 Swedish Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02675 Singapore Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01489 St Helena Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.44077 Slovak Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 151.44898 Sierra Leone Leone
1 Philippine Peso = 11.09567 Somali Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 413.80507 Sao Tome Dobra
1 Philippine Peso = 0.17368 El Salvador Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 10.22191 Syrian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26054 Swaziland Lilageni
1 Philippine Peso = 0.6449 Thai Baht
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04961 Tunisian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04557 Tongan paʻanga
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07666 Turkish Lira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13159 Trinidad Tobago Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.5944 Taiwan Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 44.30329 Tanzanian Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.54875 Ukraine Hryvnia
1 Philippine Peso = 71.55617 Ugandan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01985 United States Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.57046 Uruguayan New Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 160.57959 Uzbekistan Sum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.198 Venezuelan Bolivar
1 Philippine Peso = 450.55577 Vietnam Dong
1 Philippine Peso = 2.09845 Vanuatu Vatu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05144 Samoa Tala
1 Philippine Peso = 11.07165 CFA Franc (BEAC)
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05359 East Caribbean Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 11.49782 CFA Franc (BCEAO)
1 Philippine Peso = 2.00337 Pacific Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 4.96129 Yemen Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26079 South African Rand
1 Philippine Peso = 103.00714 Zambian Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 7.18341 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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