Bakit Ang #SarapMagingPilipino?
If it's only for practicality's sake, I would have continued dreaming of working and living ...
If it's only for practicality's sake, I would have continued dreaming of working and living in any part of the world like in the US, Singapore or Indonesia. Aside from dreaming that I was a Princess in long, flamboyant, pink gown, it was a childhood dream of mine to be able to go to different countries or work abroad and get rich faster.
In 2006, I had a chance to be assigned in Jakarta. I felt privileged among my peers to be able to do that. But if there's one thing that most Filipinos in other countries do, it's finding a community and getting together during off-work to feel closer to home and temporarily forget about homesickness and look for something familiar, the genuine Filipino smile and a ready helping hand.
It made me think, why would I desire to be in another country, when other nationalities would like to stay and live here? Let's take for example Ms. Anna Rabtsun-Baylosis.
Ang #SarapMagingPilipino dahil ang Pilipino ay hinding hindi mo matitinag kahit siya ay may pinagdadaanan o may mabigat na suliranin sa buhay. Ang problema para sa isang Pilipino ay BOOM PANES!Like Anna, other Foreignoys (Foreigner na Pinoys) have something to say about what they truly love about being a Filipino and why ang #SarapMagingPilipino. Let me share this video by Jollibee which would also make you proud to be a FILIPINO: