September 23, 2017, 3:32 pm
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.07205 UAE Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 2.19737 Albanian Lek
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03473 Neth Antilles Guilder
1 Philippine Peso = 0.33883 Argentine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02472 Australian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03508 Aruba Florin
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03924 Barbados Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.60624 Bangladesh Taka
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03223 Bulgarian Lev
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0074 Bahraini Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 34.03414 Burundi Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Bermuda Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02647 Brunei Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13537 Bolivian Boliviano
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06149 Brazilian Real
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Bahamian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.26104 Bhutan Ngultrum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.20051 Botswana Pula
1 Philippine Peso = 392.78006 Belarus Ruble
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03919 Belize Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02419 Canadian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01905 Swiss Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 12.25231 Chilean Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12921 Chinese Yuan
1 Philippine Peso = 57.14342 Colombian Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 11.22072 Costa Rica Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Cuban Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 1.81263 Cape Verde Escudo
1 Philippine Peso = 0.42857 Czech Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 3.49225 Djibouti Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12231 Danish Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 0.92211 Dominican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.19774 Algerian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25715 Estonian Kroon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34589 Egyptian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.45831 Ethiopian Birr
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01644 Euro
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03953 Fiji Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01454 Falkland Islands Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01447 British Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08679 Ghanaian Cedi
1 Philippine Peso = 0.87895 Gambian Dalasi
1 Philippine Peso = 174.63213 Guinea Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14311 Guatemala Quetzal
1 Philippine Peso = 3.97705 Guyana Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15314 Hong Kong Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.45756 Honduras Lempira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12286 Croatian Kuna
1 Philippine Peso = 1.19973 Haiti Gourde
1 Philippine Peso = 5.08986 Hungarian Forint
1 Philippine Peso = 260.48656 Indonesian Rupiah
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0688 Israeli Shekel
1 Philippine Peso = 1.27132 Indian Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 22.89582 Iraqi Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 658.62271 Iran Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 2.10712 Iceland Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 2.56229 Jamaican Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01388 Jordanian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 2.20489 Japanese Yen
1 Philippine Peso = 2.02178 Kenyan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 1.3433 Kyrgyzstan Som
1 Philippine Peso = 79.4585 Cambodia Riel
1 Philippine Peso = 8.05435 Comoros Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 17.65745 North Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 22.18972 Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00592 Kuwaiti Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01609 Cayman Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.67785 Kazakhstan Tenge
1 Philippine Peso = 162.84088 Lao Kip
1 Philippine Peso = 29.53698 Lebanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 2.99588 Sri Lanka Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 2.29351 Liberian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26015 Lesotho Loti
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05981 Lithuanian Lita
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01217 Latvian Lat
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02654 Libyan Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.18329 Moroccan Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34501 Moldovan Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.00647 Macedonian Denar
1 Philippine Peso = 26.68236 Myanmar Kyat
1 Philippine Peso = 48.14597 Mongolian Tugrik
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15773 Macau Pataca
1 Philippine Peso = 7.0826 Mauritania Ougulya
1 Philippine Peso = 0.65097 Mauritius Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.30135 Maldives Rufiyaa
1 Philippine Peso = 14.05376 Malawi Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34969 Mexican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08232 Malaysian Ringgit
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2598 Namibian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.92564 Nigerian Naira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.58623 Nicaragua Cordoba
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15332 Norwegian Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 2.01197 Nepalese Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02683 New Zealand Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00755 Omani Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Panama Balboa
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06369 Peruvian Nuevo Sol
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06268 Papua New Guinea Kina
1 Philippine Peso = 1 Philippine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.06494 Pakistani Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07028 Polish Zloty
1 Philippine Peso = 111.25171 Paraguayan Guarani
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07269 Qatar Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0755 Romanian New Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.13354 Russian Rouble
1 Philippine Peso = 16.2576 Rwanda Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07357 Saudi Arabian Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15204 Solomon Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2669 Seychelles Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13067 Sudanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15655 Swedish Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02649 Singapore Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01455 St Helena Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.43567 Slovak Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 147.14538 Sierra Leone Leone
1 Philippine Peso = 10.928 Somali Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 402.77613 Sao Tome Dobra
1 Philippine Peso = 0.17167 El Salvador Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 10.10359 Syrian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2598 Swaziland Lilageni
1 Philippine Peso = 0.64921 Thai Baht
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04791 Tunisian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0432 Tongan paʻanga
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06876 Turkish Lira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13239 Trinidad Tobago Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.59217 Taiwan Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 43.90818 Tanzanian Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.51422 Ukraine Hryvnia
1 Philippine Peso = 70.57092 Ugandan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 United States Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.56582 Uruguayan New Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 158.34804 Uzbekistan Sum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.19569 Venezuelan Bolivar
1 Philippine Peso = 445.73278 Vietnam Dong
1 Philippine Peso = 2.0155 Vanuatu Vatu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04907 Samoa Tala
1 Philippine Peso = 10.773 CFA Franc (BEAC)
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05297 East Caribbean Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 10.75142 CFA Franc (BCEAO)
1 Philippine Peso = 1.95017 Pacific Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 4.90386 Yemen Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25991 South African Rand
1 Philippine Peso = 101.81479 Zambian Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 7.10025 Zimbabwe dollar

Take the High Road

One of the things that brutally annihilates friendships is betrayal. 

The most common destroyer of business partnerships is greed. 

One of the most disgusting ways of succeeding is by backstabbing the competition. 

Another disgusting way of succeeding is by stealing credit for someone else’s work. 

Have you ever been a target of someone’s envy? Destructive criticism, put-downs and slander are part of this pretty package. 

Whenever you don’t pay your debt, you’re breaking your word and abusing someone’s trust. 

These are just a few of the terrible things that people do to each other in the course of a day. Have you ever walked into an office and heard five different versions of how people did something unconscionable to each other? I have. And I’ve seen worse days. 

What do you usually do when someone does something horribly wrong to you -- like betray you? Or gossip about you to intentionally destroy you? Or manipulate things so that you lose your business and he gets it? Or give the boss negative reports about you to dislodge you? 

What do you do if your spouse is having an affair with your best friend? This is actually a telenovela imitating life itself. 

Many people do the most unbelievably horrid things to each other without compunction. Without batting an eyelash. Without skipping a beat. That’s a good description of a psychopath, by the way. No conscience at all. 

Have you noticed? Some people seem to be, by nature, malicious, despicable and mean. They live and breathe to hurt, exploit, and abuse others. You’ve probably met quite a few. 

In the Philippines, they abound. We might take pride in being described as people who are “hospitable” and “resilient,” but if we’re honest about it, we’re also surrounded by Filipinos who are so profoundly envious of each other that we’ve gained the reputation of being plagued with crab mentality. I don’t think any amount of hospitality, resilience or “it’s more fun in the Philippines” will ever neutralize our crab mentality,  or erase the vivid images of the killings in our streets. 

I’m appalled that the world still hasn’t, to my knowledge, made a global uproar about the 10,000 plus “drug-related” murders in our country. (What’s the latest and most accurate count?  Does anyone know?)

How ironic that the world immediately advertises, “Pray for Texas” or “Pray for Paris,” etc. when the casualties there are phenomenally less than the thousands that have been killed in our streets. Maybe it’s because we’re Third World, where barbarism is expected. 

I know someone whose husband committed adultery with her best friend. Her revenge?  She also committed adultery with her husband’s best friend. Did it give her satisfaction? Yes. Were her children satisfied? Of course not. They were deeply damaged by their parents’ selfishness. 

It’s heart-wrenching how many parents deliberately turn their own kids into collateral damage. 

Had my friend chosen to take the high road, things might’ve turned out very differently -- and much less damaging. 

I have another friend whose husband was unfaithful. Instead of taking revenge or being consumed by bitterness, she chose to take the high road. She focused on taking care of their children. She put up a business of her own (which became a huge success, by the way). And she joined a weekly ladies’ bible study group that served as her anchor and strong spiritual support during her times of anguish and turmoil. 

Did her husband return to her? No, he did not. But to this day, my friend lives a very fulfilled, peaceful, and comfortable life -- the exact opposite of the hell-hole that her husband fell into and can’t seem to crawl out of. 

While we will never be pain-free or problem-free in this world, if we take the high road, if we choose to do the right thing even if it’s the hard thing to do -- we will eventually reap a life of dignity, grace, and abundance. That’s guaranteed. Because God always rewards righteousness.

God always rewards obedience. 

We never have to take the low road. We shouldn’t. Because vengeance is the Lord’s. That’s one of his most powerful promises to us. We don’t even have to lift a finger. When it’s God who inflicts punishment or discipline, it hurts immeasurably more than any kind of DIY Revenge we can ever do! Count on it. 

Pride is always at the root of our wrong reactions to the evil done to us. The bitter truth is -- if we prefer the satisfaction of sweet revenge over forgiveness, we will always  suffer the consequences. 

So make a decision and a commitment to always take the high road. Do it for your own benefit, for your own safety. More importantly, do it for God because He promises to reward you if you do! 

That way, you turn a hurt into a blessing.
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