June 25, 2018, 1:14 pm
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.06901 UAE Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 2.02912 Albanian Lek
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03401 Neth Antilles Guilder
1 Philippine Peso = 0.5072 Argentine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02524 Australian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03345 Aruba Florin
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03758 Barbados Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.57159 Bangladesh Taka
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03155 Bulgarian Lev
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00712 Bahraini Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 32.90079 Burundi Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01879 Bermuda Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02526 Brunei Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.1289 Bolivian Boliviano
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07111 Brazilian Real
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01879 Bahamian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.28053 Bhutan Ngultrum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.19402 Botswana Pula
1 Philippine Peso = 376.17437 Belarus Ruble
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03754 Belize Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02493 Canadian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01856 Swiss Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 11.99061 Chilean Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12218 Chinese Yuan
1 Philippine Peso = 54.75385 Colombian Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 10.57591 Costa Rica Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01879 Cuban Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 1.77772 Cape Verde Escudo
1 Philippine Peso = 0.41526 Czech Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 3.33615 Djibouti Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12016 Danish Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 0.92728 Dominican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.1963 Algerian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25225 Estonian Kroon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.33484 Egyptian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.51146 Ethiopian Birr
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01612 Euro
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03918 Fiji Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01416 Falkland Islands Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01417 British Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08979 Ghanaian Cedi
1 Philippine Peso = 0.87956 Gambian Dalasi
1 Philippine Peso = 169.07178 Guinea Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14072 Guatemala Quetzal
1 Philippine Peso = 3.87599 Guyana Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14741 Hong Kong Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.44878 Honduras Lempira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.11882 Croatian Kuna
1 Philippine Peso = 1.24803 Haiti Gourde
1 Philippine Peso = 5.23224 Hungarian Forint
1 Philippine Peso = 264.43067 Indonesian Rupiah
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06764 Israeli Shekel
1 Philippine Peso = 1.27568 Indian Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 22.24728 Iraqi Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 798.38407 Iran Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 2.03119 Iceland Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 2.45509 Jamaican Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01333 Jordanian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 2.06417 Japanese Yen
1 Philippine Peso = 1.89121 Kenyan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 1.28183 Kyrgyzstan Som
1 Philippine Peso = 76.00526 Cambodia Riel
1 Philippine Peso = 7.92522 Comoros Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 16.91094 North Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 20.86622 Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00568 Kuwaiti Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01541 Cayman Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.38595 Kazakhstan Tenge
1 Philippine Peso = 158.00451 Lao Kip
1 Philippine Peso = 28.292 Lebanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 2.98572 Sri Lanka Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 2.74709 Liberian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25254 Lesotho Loti
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05728 Lithuanian Lita
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01166 Latvian Lat
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02548 Libyan Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.1786 Moroccan Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 0.3177 Moldovan Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.98891 Macedonian Denar
1 Philippine Peso = 25.98647 Myanmar Kyat
1 Philippine Peso = 45.97896 Mongolian Tugrik
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15183 Macau Pataca
1 Philippine Peso = 6.67042 Mauritania Ougulya
1 Philippine Peso = 0.65295 Mauritius Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.29256 Maldives Rufiyaa
1 Philippine Peso = 13.4053 Malawi Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 0.37584 Mexican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07518 Malaysian Ringgit
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25239 Namibian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.72679 Nigerian Naira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.59207 Nicaragua Cordoba
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15205 Norwegian Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 2.03401 Nepalese Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02719 New Zealand Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00723 Omani Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01879 Panama Balboa
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06134 Peruvian Nuevo Sol
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0609 Papua New Guinea Kina
1 Philippine Peso = 1 Philippine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.28222 Pakistani Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06966 Polish Zloty
1 Philippine Peso = 106.55769 Paraguayan Guarani
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06839 Qatar Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07509 Romanian New Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.18236 Russian Rouble
1 Philippine Peso = 15.96073 Rwanda Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07046 Saudi Arabian Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.1479 Solomon Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25235 Seychelles Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.33738 Sudanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.16635 Swedish Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02551 Singapore Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01417 St Helena Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.41725 Slovak Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 149.94363 Sierra Leone Leone
1 Philippine Peso = 10.72905 Somali Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 394.98309 Sao Tome Dobra
1 Philippine Peso = 0.16441 El Salvador Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 9.67644 Syrian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25202 Swaziland Lilageni
1 Philippine Peso = 0.61856 Thai Baht
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04882 Tunisian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04333 Tongan paʻanga
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08786 Turkish Lira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12682 Trinidad Tobago Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.56924 Taiwan Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 42.63435 Tanzanian Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.49267 Ukraine Hryvnia
1 Philippine Peso = 72.51597 Ugandan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01879 United States Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.59451 Uruguayan New Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 147.50094 Uzbekistan Sum
1 Philippine Peso = 1499.4363 Venezuelan Bolivar
1 Philippine Peso = 430.10147 Vietnam Dong
1 Philippine Peso = 2.07159 Vanuatu Vatu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0488 Samoa Tala
1 Philippine Peso = 10.56614 CFA Franc (BEAC)
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05073 East Caribbean Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 10.56614 CFA Franc (BCEAO)
1 Philippine Peso = 1.92165 Pacific Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 4.69466 Yemen Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25241 South African Rand
1 Philippine Peso = 97.51033 Zambian Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 6.80008 Zimbabwe dollar

From in-law to in-love

I know. We’ve heard all kinds of horror stories about in-laws. Some are funny. Most are downright evil and blood-curdling. It’s almost an accepted fact that in-laws can make or break your marriage. I wonder how many marriages have been sacrificed on the altar of misplaced loyalties? 

Well, I have four married children. That’s four different versions of in-laws. I’ve made my mistakes. I’ve also made my own good moves (thank God!). But how I wish I prepared myself better for being a mom-in-law (MIL). It would’ve saved me from a lot of aggravation! 

With my very limited experience about in-laws, and based on the observations of friends whose judgment I trust, here are some suggestions on how to make your whole In-Law Experience a pleasant, and even a deeply meaningful one! 

1. Don’t meddle. At. All. Bite your tongue. Keep you opinions to yourself. Mind your own life, your own business, your own marriage. 

2. If your son/daughter asks for your advice or opinion, be careful not to dictate, not to take sides. Be objective. Stick to the issues. If you cannot be objective, refer your son/daughter to a godly Christian counselor. 

3. Make no demands on your in-laws. No demands about spending Sundays or Christmas or New Year’s Eve with you. No demands about making your birthday a Holy Day of Obligation. If they want to do these things without any pressure or emotional blackmail from you, then congratulations! You are definitely loved. 

4. Stop asking your married children or your married siblings to do errands for you. Remember: their first responsibility now is to their own spouse and children. You are not part of that nucleus anymore. So fend for yourself. 

4. Do not criticize or badmouth your son/daughter-in-law, or your siblings-in-law — especially not to their spouses. If you do that, you’re destroying their marriage. One day, God will discipline/punish you for that. Focus on improving your own life, your own marriage instead. 

5. When you have to call out an in-law’s bad behavior, do it in private, and if it’s clear that harm/damage is being repeatedly done. Do this in the context of counseling or positive intervention. If you don’t know to do positive intervention, get help from competent Christian counselors. 

6. Do not cover up the harmful behavior or wrong choices of your own children to save face or protect your reputation. Do not blame your son/daughter-in-law to protect your own child or sibling. The truth will eventually come out, and it’s going to be more embarassing when people find out what you were hiding! 

Plus — what’s more important anyway? Saving face or saving your son/daughter’s marriage? Saving your brother/sister’s marriage? 

7. Do not do anything that will create or add to the problems in a marriage. If you know that your child’s marriage or your sibling’s marriage is already in trouble — for goodness’ sake, do not add to their problems by adding fuel to the fire! Stop whining about your in-law’s defects or offenses against you. Instead, keep quiet and let it slide. 

What’s more important is to save the marriage — not getting even, or exacting revenge on your in-law for a wrong he/she did to you. Be selfless, not selfish, especially when a marriage is at stake. 

8. Never, never raise your voice  at your in-law. Never, never bang the phone on them. Never, never curse them or say bad words to them just because they are now part of your family. It’s wrong, totally unkind, and uncouth to shout at people. Period. 

9. Show appreciation and respect to your in-laws, consistently, even if you do not like them. Do it for God. He expects us to love even our enemies. Do it for your own son/daughter, for your own sibling — even if they are being mistreated by their spouses. 

God will take full charge of changing them, of teaching them, of disciplining them. Remember — God knows and sees everything. One day, He will reward and discipline, according to what is deserved. 

10. Respect the decisions of the married couple. If you see clear danger in the horizon — which they don’t seem to see — respectfully tell them about the perils you see. But  make it clear to them that the final decision is theirs. theirs. That you will pray for them to make the best decision for their family. 

11. Do not be a know-it-all. People who grew up in different families have different ways of doing things. You might think you’re superior, but maybe in some things, you’re not. So stop giving unsolicited advice — which is actually veiled criticism. 

12. Do not compete with your in-laws. Don’t buy your children’s and grandchildren’s love. You don’t have to serve Lechon just because your in-law does. You don’t have to buy more toys for your grandkids so they’ll love you more than their other set of grandparents. You don’t have to buy a new car or go on a vacation to a more exotic, more expensive place, just because. 

Life is a competition — only for those who are horribly insecure. Life is a celebration — only for those who are secure, and truly happy with themselves and those around them! 

Yes, we are all imperfect. But we can be imperfectly happy, imperfectly supportive, and imperfectly loving towards each other! 

Our imperfection didn’t stop God from loving us. Neither should we let it stop us from loving our imperfect selves — and our imperfect in-laws. 

Next week, let’s talk about the positive things we should do for our in-laws to establish a loving, nurturing relationship with them.
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