Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day): Bakit Ang #SarapMagingPilipino?

It's back to school season and the first holiday is coming up.  No work, no school again tomorrow since we'll be celebrating our Independence Day on June 12.

I'm sure many of you are feeling patriotic, like me, especially this week, naks! =)  Despite the many problems our county is facing, I still appreciate my being a Filipino, more so after watching this inspiring video shared by Jollibee - our homegrown fast food chain giant.

I am Filipino-Chinese by race. I was born and raised here. I am thankful for the nation that welcomed my migrant grandparents who made this their home.  It's my home too, and I continue to pray for our country's progress.  Filipinos deserve better.  Filipinos are a resilient and creative lot. We have to see the good and appreciate the beauty of our country and our people, just like the foreigners living in the Philippines.  This beautiful video shows exactly that.  One that stuck me is the story of a Russian mom named Anna, who proudly embraced the Filipino way of life.  You have to watch this!

Bawal muna ang mga nega ha! =) Positive vibes muna tayo, and let's be grateful for being in this free country of ours.  Masarap maging Pilipino.  Off the bat, I can think of a few things why it's good to be a Filipino.
  • Our tropical country boasts of many paradise islands for us to enjoy and share to the world.
  • Wherever there are Pinoys anywhere in the world, there's that bayanihan spirit.
  • We value family.
  • Masarap mag salu-salo ng mga Pinoy.
  • May galing ang mga Pilipino.
Para sayo, bakit ang sarap maging Pilipino?  Share and tweet your views, and tag #SarapMagingPilipino.
Happy Independence Day!

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