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Is Feng Shui Charms Essential for a Better Future?

Published Disyembre 10, 2014 by jptan2012

faith-consistency-and-hard-work-4The desire to have a better and a life that’s more comfortable is maybe the prominent reason why Feng Shui is enjoying so much popularity these days. As you well know I’m a staunch believer of Feng Shui and Buddhism and Taoism, primarily because I also aspire for a better and healthy and wealthy life, not to mention a peaceful one. And my approximately 20 years of formal and structured experience with Feng Shui add to the practically my whole lifetime of exposure to Feng Shui that lead me to believe that Feng Shui is indeed real. It is not superstitious belief, and that it really works.

A lot of people believe that practicing Feng Shui is essential for one to have a better and a more comfortable life. I for one almost believes this thus I wear my Feng Shui charms and even created the WISH FULFILLING AND BUDDHA’S BLESSING MANTRA PENDANT, that became a hit with my readers. But you’ll noticed that I said almost, because at the end of the day, just when I start to think that Feng Shui is the main ingredient for these aspirations, I’m presented with a story that tells me otherwise

Mang Arnel is a driver who hit a jackpot when his former boss asked me to worked on a project. He ends brokering a certain project, which earned him almost 2 million Philippine pesos. He decided to invest his money buy buying a car that he can turn into a taxi and he also opened up a hardware shop. Eventually, his lone taxi gave birth to two more and a passenger jeepney. His children all finished school and he were on his way to a comfortable life, then Ondoy strike! All of a sudden, all his cars, his business were ruined and he was left with nothing!

Mang Arnel, became bitter and stopped working and never went out of his house. He is a Catholic but his faith waivered and started blaming God. Until, he became a ‘useless’ person. His wife and children would always tell him that they should be thankful that they still have their house and that they’re still together. However, for 2 years this would seem to fall on deaf ears. Until, his wife stood her ground and told him to shape up and work or they should just separate. This prompted Mang Arnel to realize that he should get back to his old self and work hard again to get all the comfort that he wants.

He started working again, and within 3 years he was able to save up enough money to buy his own taxi. He still on the road to his ultimate success but his outlook in life changed everything and made him see a good future again. He even started believing in God again.

His story should remind all of us the Feng Shui charms are just tool to help us get on the road of a better future. It is like a push, a propeller. In the end, it is still hard work and faith in our God that is truly essential.

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Learning Some Valuable Lessons from A Reader and A Taxi Driver

Published Disyembre 5, 2013 by jptan2012

This has been a very good week for me. Aside from meeting another reader in person, I learned some valuable lessons.Lessons Learned

First, getting to meet one of my readers is really an experience that I value. It makes maintaining this blog so much worth it. This week I got the opportunity to meet a reader who happens to be a Filipino who lives in the US.

BM is a reader who contacted me about a year ago. Since she lives in the states, our communication has been limited to exchanging emails. However, she’s now in Manila for a short vacation and to take care of some documents.

I got the chance to meet BM and she requested me to read her Bazi. I don’t normally accept Bazi or Paht Chee readings these days. However, since BM is somebody who has contacted me about a year ago, I decided to take on her request. I’m glad I did!

BM is a person who doesn’t have any direct wealth. Meaning, she has every reason to become poor. She will never have any money that she’ll get out of luck or from her parents. However, her chart shows that while they may be some bumps along the road, she is destined to live a comfortable life in her old age. This is because BM works like a horse. She really works hard, and her chart shows how hard working she is. In fact, while she’ll definitely demure from the reality that she now has a good life, at least, so much better than most people, she has a comfortable life now because of how hard she worked for it.

I’m sharing this because I believe there’s a valuable lesson that each one of us can learn from her chart. Sometimes, fate is no match with our dedication and hard work. I think this is one of the important lessons I can impart to my readers. Let’s all learn from BM. A hardworking woman who is destined to have a good life.

Another valuable lesson that I learned this week is from a Taxi driver.

The other day, I was a little irritated that my driver got delayed. Since I have to rush to a meeting, I decided to take a cab. Little did I know that I’d learn a valuable lesson from a Taxi driver.

The driver strikes me as somebody who is overly cheerful. What’s more, unlike other taxi or cab drivers, he seem to notice only good things on the road, something that is really quite difficult to do if you drive on the streets of Manila. However, he seems to notice only the good things, like the simple thing that a boy was helping his grandmother (I’m just assuming this that they’re grandmother and grandson) cross the street. The drive said that it’s nice to see young ones still know how to take care of their elder and he seem so happy about it. Or like the homeless guy who takes care of his dog, to which he said that it’s really great that some people are so caring that even they don’t have anything they’re still willing to share whatever they have to another living thing. The guy he was referring to is a guy I see everyday and I haven’t thought of it that way. When I got to my destination, I gave him a twenty pesos tip. He again cheerfully expressed his gratitude and thanks me and said that it will add to his education fund for his children. Twenty pesos is a small amount, it’s a little less than US$0.50, and there was no sarcasm in his voice, he was really very appreciative. Because of that I gave him a bigger amount, a little bigger than my cab fare.

Again, I learned a valuable lesson. With all the good luck I’ve been receiving, I sometimes forget to be thankful with the little things that I get everyday.

Hard work, a grateful heart, and a cheerful predisposition are some of the most important Feng Shui charm or cure one can have in life. Maybe I’m pushing it a little, but maybe it is almost as good as having the WISH FULFILLING AND BUDDHA’S BLESSING MANTRA PENDANT.

NOTE: For those who haven’t received their Four Dharmakaya Relic Mantras please email me again with the SUBJECT: FDRM. Have been really busy the past few weeks and my file got really disorganized. Apologies for this.