July 21, 2018, 1:46 am
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.0687 UAE Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 2.01833 Albanian Lek
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03442 Neth Antilles Guilder
1 Philippine Peso = 0.51646 Argentine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02528 Australian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0333 Aruba Florin
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03741 Barbados Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.57108 Bangladesh Taka
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03151 Bulgarian Lev
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00707 Bahraini Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 32.75309 Burundi Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01871 Bermuda Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02527 Brunei Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12832 Bolivian Boliviano
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07203 Brazilian Real
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01871 Bahamian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.27899 Bhutan Ngultrum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.19255 Botswana Pula
1 Philippine Peso = 374.4856 Belarus Ruble
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03737 Belize Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02464 Canadian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01868 Swiss Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 12.20576 Chilean Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12563 Chinese Yuan
1 Philippine Peso = 53.5578 Colombian Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 10.55649 Costa Rica Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01871 Cuban Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 1.77142 Cape Verde Escudo
1 Philippine Peso = 0.41506 Czech Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 3.32024 Djibouti Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.11972 Danish Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 0.93303 Dominican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.19981 Algerian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25129 Estonian Kroon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.33389 Egyptian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.51106 Ethiopian Birr
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01606 Euro
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03917 Fiji Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01429 Falkland Islands Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01431 British Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08962 Ghanaian Cedi
1 Philippine Peso = 0.88982 Gambian Dalasi
1 Philippine Peso = 168.66816 Guinea Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14005 Guatemala Quetzal
1 Philippine Peso = 3.88103 Guyana Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.1468 Hong Kong Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.44747 Honduras Lempira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.1187 Croatian Kuna
1 Philippine Peso = 1.26057 Haiti Gourde
1 Philippine Peso = 5.20183 Hungarian Forint
1 Philippine Peso = 269.36027 Indonesian Rupiah
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06796 Israeli Shekel
1 Philippine Peso = 1.28159 Indian Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 22.25963 Iraqi Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 813.69248 Iran Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 1.99588 Iceland Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 2.43547 Jamaican Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01325 Jordanian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 2.11107 Japanese Yen
1 Philippine Peso = 1.8771 Kenyan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 1.27484 Kyrgyzstan Som
1 Philippine Peso = 75.70146 Cambodia Riel
1 Philippine Peso = 7.90311 Comoros Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 16.83502 North Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 21.15413 Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00566 Kuwaiti Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01534 Cayman Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.4508 Kazakhstan Tenge
1 Philippine Peso = 157.22035 Lao Kip
1 Philippine Peso = 28.15189 Lebanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 2.98915 Sri Lanka Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 3.00412 Liberian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.24822 Lesotho Loti
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05703 Lithuanian Lita
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01161 Latvian Lat
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02573 Libyan Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.17723 Moroccan Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 0.31076 Moldovan Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.98373 Macedonian Denar
1 Philippine Peso = 26.78638 Myanmar Kyat
1 Philippine Peso = 45.80995 Mongolian Tugrik
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15122 Macau Pataca
1 Philippine Peso = 6.64048 Mauritania Ougulya
1 Philippine Peso = 0.64347 Mauritius Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.29125 Maldives Rufiyaa
1 Philippine Peso = 13.40105 Malawi Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 0.35353 Mexican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07589 Malaysian Ringgit
1 Philippine Peso = 0.24819 Namibian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.7153 Nigerian Naira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.58586 Nicaragua Cordoba
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15284 Norwegian Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 2.04293 Nepalese Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02753 New Zealand Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00719 Omani Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01871 Panama Balboa
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06114 Peruvian Nuevo Sol
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06073 Papua New Guinea Kina
1 Philippine Peso = 1 Philippine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.39618 Pakistani Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0692 Polish Zloty
1 Philippine Peso = 106.97905 Paraguayan Guarani
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06809 Qatar Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07472 Romanian New Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.18 Russian Rouble
1 Philippine Peso = 15.95267 Rwanda Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07015 Saudi Arabian Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14747 Solomon Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25122 Seychelles Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.33483 Sudanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.16573 Swedish Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02554 Singapore Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0143 St Helena Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.41538 Slovak Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 153.38571 Sierra Leone Leone
1 Philippine Peso = 10.68088 Somali Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 393.68313 Sao Tome Dobra
1 Philippine Peso = 0.16367 El Salvador Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 9.633 Syrian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.24845 Swaziland Lilageni
1 Philippine Peso = 0.62252 Thai Baht
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04952 Tunisian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04351 Tongan paʻanga
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08966 Turkish Lira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12587 Trinidad Tobago Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.57159 Taiwan Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 42.49906 Tanzanian Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.49158 Ukraine Hryvnia
1 Philippine Peso = 69.56977 Ugandan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01871 United States Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.58277 Uruguayan New Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 145.09914 Uzbekistan Sum
1 Philippine Peso = 2239.05724 Venezuelan Bolivar
1 Philippine Peso = 431.12608 Vietnam Dong
1 Philippine Peso = 2.04265 Vanuatu Vatu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04883 Samoa Tala
1 Philippine Peso = 10.52881 CFA Franc (BEAC)
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05051 East Caribbean Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 10.52881 CFA Franc (BCEAO)
1 Philippine Peso = 1.90591 Pacific Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 4.67265 Yemen Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.24818 South African Rand
1 Philippine Peso = 97.07258 Zambian Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 6.76955 Zimbabwe dollar

The power of gratefulness

Of course we already know that out of ten lepers, only one went back to Jesus to say thank you. I guess this was meant to show us that being grateful is not natural to man -- even if a marvelous gift has already been shoved right under our noses! 

I’ve seen people who hardly  say thank you for a kindness, a favor, a compliment, or a gift given to them. I continue to be shocked at such brazen ungratefulness. I used to file it away in my mind as maybe just a case of really bad manners. “Kulang lang talaga sa GMRC,” I’d mutter to myself.  But now that I’m giving it more thought, I’m thinking --  it’s not just bad manners. 

It’s pure, unadulterated selfishness. Self-absorption would be a euphemism. 

Do you have a hard time saying thank you? Think of a recent act of kindness that was done for you. Did you say thank you? Did you have an appropriate response to a compliment, a favor, a gift given to you? If your answer is no, perhaps this is a good time to analyze why you didn’t show any gratitude! 

Was it bad manners? Pride? Insensitivity? Entitlement? 

Greed? Lack of appreciation? Selfishness? Being too distracted, self-absorbed? 

Whatever is preventing us  from saying thank you -- or showing our gratitude -- is definitely not a good thing. It reflects very badly on our character. 

And then again, many times, it’s easy for us to show gratitude to people outside our family -- but not to our own family members. How sad. If there’s anyone who deserves our gratitude, it’s actually our family. The people who often do many things for us without being asked! 

This is something I’ve been teaching our children -- to say thank you and express appreciation to others. Especially to each other! And what a privilege it has been to see our adult kids doing this. It’s so heartwarming to read their thank you messages to each other in our family Viber group. In fact, I call one of our daughters our “Gratitude Girl” because she’s delightfully  detailed in the way she says thank you to us, her family! 

I told her once, “Always return a kindness if you can. For example, if you have a friend who treats you to a meal, make sure you treat her to a meal next time. Whatever you can afford! If someone gives you a gift, make sure you give her something in return next time -- a birthday gift or a no-occasion gift; whatever you can afford. What’s important is you remember to show gratitude. Don’t just take. Give also!” 

Gratefulness is an extremely powerful thing. It provokes even MORE kindness, favor, blessings from God, through others. 

Our own life experiences prove this. We’ve met many stingy people whom we’ve helped and done favors for, whom we’ve invested a lot of time in -- counseling, teaching, training them -- and yet they’ve been ungrateful. Thank God, this has never been an issue for us because we know that ultimately, it’s God who will surely reward us. And He consistently has. 

The awesome thing is this: we have a plethora of friends who are amazingly generous to us -- beyond what we can ask or imagine! And we haven’t even done anything much for them. They’ve given abundantly to us just because they want to.  And from what I’ve observed, generous people, in general, are constantly blessed by God! Their businesses are flourishing. They get promotions easily. They make killings in their investments!

It’s the stingy ones who always, always have financial problems, work/business problems, or domestic issues in their lives. Why? Well, I guess it’s because stinginess is a big negative in God’s Economy. 

Proverbs 11:25 says, “A generous person will prosper. He who refreshes others will be refreshed.” I took that as Gospel truth from the first time I read it. I applied it, and have been reaping the benefits in such stunning, amazing, mind-boggling ways. 

We don’t have to advertise our generosity. God knows. And He’s the one who makes sure we are repayed a gazillionfold. 

Why am I inserting the subject of generosity here? Well, it’s because I’m sure that Gratefulness and Generosity are closely intertwined. The more grateful we are, the more generous we become! We cannot help but be generous if we are truly grateful for the blessings we have
received. 

I’ve seen tight-fisted people live in abject misery or constant deprivation. Some are rich but tight-fisted -- oh, how famished they are for joy and contentment! Then there are people who are always, always financially hard-up. Perhaps, they don’t know that they themselves are causing their own financial distress -- because they’re stingy and ungrateful. 

Why would God refresh a person who doesn’t refresh others? We need to understand God’s economy. When all you do is get, get, get -- but you’re stingy to others -- then expect niggardly returns from God. 

Gratitude is the key. Grateful people are humble people. The Bible says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” God blesses humble people. 

You want to be blessed? Obey God. Be humble. Be grateful. Be generous to others. “He who refreshes others will be refreshed.”
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