July 19, 2018, 11:38 am
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.0687 UAE Dirham
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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
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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
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1 Philippine Peso = 374.4856 Belarus Ruble
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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
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.01871 Cuban Peso
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1 Philippine Peso = 3.32024 Djibouti Franc
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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
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1 Philippine Peso = 269.36027 Indonesian Rupiah
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1 Philippine Peso = 22.25963 Iraqi Dinar
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1 Philippine Peso = 2.11107 Japanese Yen
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1 Philippine Peso = 16.83502 North Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 21.15413 Korean Won
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1 Philippine Peso = 6.64048 Mauritania Ougulya
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.35353 Mexican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07589 Malaysian Ringgit
1 Philippine Peso = 0.24819 Namibian Dollar
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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
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.01871 Panama Balboa
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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
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1 Philippine Peso = 1.18 Russian Rouble
1 Philippine Peso = 15.95267 Rwanda Franc
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.14747 Solomon Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25122 Seychelles Rupee
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.02554 Singapore Dollar
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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

What is it about siblings?!! (2)

I’ve also noticed that the worst lies and vilifications have been made by one sibling about another. So sad. How gleefully they gossip, spill family secrets, and let the skeletons tumble out of the closet — at the expense of their own siblings. 

Just recently I had to firmly correct a lie that a brother said about his sister. A very damaging, blatant lie. I was so shocked when I heard about it. Good thing I was a first-hand witness who could convincingly expose the lie! Which I did. But to this day, I’m absolutely flabbergasted about how this brother could malign his sister and spread such vicious lies about her. 

In many families, it’s apparently “normal” for siblings to badmouth and malign each other. And the sad part is, they’re often believed because they’re allegedly giving an “inside story.” 

Another thing that siblings usually fight about is inheritance. If they don’t openly fight about it (nakakahiya naman), there could be a Silent War over the control and manipulation of assets. Very rarely have I seen a sibling sacrifice his/her share of the inheritance for another, or for peace in the family. The minute Greed rears its grotesque head, most siblings forget their blood ties. 

So, hats off to my Mom! I know Mommy gave considerably to help her siblings and their children (maybe because I am an only child?). And she also gave up her share of the heirloom jewellery from my grandma, and certain properties already assigned to her by our grandpa. Well, with God’s provisions, she lived a very comfortable life to the end. And died in peace, without suffering. Maybe that’s part of God’s reward to people who are generous and helpful to their siblings! 

In our own family, by God’s grace, our children never bicker over money. Nor have they been greedy about it. 

When one of our sons-in-law had cancer, one of our daughters gave her hard-earned life savings for his medical needs (to think, he was “only” an in-law, not her blood brother). And through the ups and downs of our lives, I’ve seen our children help one another without being asked (all married now with their own families). 

They’re very big on caring for, and helping each other in non-material and material things (gifts, money, food, shared stuff, benefits, and conveniences). They easily give, lend, or pass around clothes, cribs, strollers, toys, books, etc to each other.  

They’re funny, witty, sometimes cheesy in giving thanks, encouragement and praise to their siblings. They love sending cute videos of their kids to each other. And most of all, they pray hard for  each other, give free-floating advice, share life hacks and even medical tips to each other when someone’s sick (super thanks, Viber!!!). They remember to ask how the other is doing when a sibling has problems. In short, to them, helping each other is a way of life. 

For instance, one of our kids is renting her Kuya and his wife’s condo at a discount. But in so doing, she and her hubby are also helping out her Kuya because he doesn’t have problems anymore about renting out his condo! It’s a beneficial arrangement for both —based on their love and the desire to help each other.  

How did our kids turn out this way — loving and generous to each other as siblings? Well, the credit goes to God alone.  And this is not just a hyper-spiritual platitude. 

With the Bible as our guide, we taught our children not to compete but to cooperate and collaborate with each other. We taught them to help, not hinder each other. To build, not tear down. To equip, not to disable. To share, not to be selfish. To look out for each other, not just to look out for oneself. To be happy for each other’s success, not to be bitter, envious or jealous. To thank each other, not be entitled or take each other for granted. To say sorry, and forgive easily when wronged. To be generous with praise, and stingy with criticism. 

Of course you already know that as a family, we’re far from perfect! But still, thank God, I can say with much confidence that we are a very loving family. By God’s grace, we consistently show our love for each other in creative, funny, practical and helpful ways. 

Let’s just say, when it comes to loving each other as a family, we put our money where our mouth is. 

So, if you have siblings — have you done something amazingly kind or generous for them lately? Or have you been so appreciative of others, but not at all to your own brother or sister? Think about it. God is watching us!
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