February 22, 2018, 6:53 am
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.07045 UAE Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 2.04297 Albanian Lek
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03415 Neth Antilles Guilder
1 Philippine Peso = 0.38059 Argentine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02443 Australian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03415 Aruba Florin
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03837 Barbados Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.59409 Bangladesh Taka
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0304 Bulgarian Lev
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00723 Bahraini Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 33.58872 Burundi Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01918 Bermuda Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02533 Brunei Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13159 Bolivian Boliviano
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06235 Brazilian Real
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01918 Bahamian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.2325 Bhutan Ngultrum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.18295 Botswana Pula
1 Philippine Peso = 384.03989 Belarus Ruble
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03832 Belize Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02429 Canadian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.018 Swiss Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 11.42605 Chilean Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12152 Chinese Yuan
1 Philippine Peso = 54.88202 Colombian Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 10.87186 Costa Rica Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01918 Cuban Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 1.71801 Cape Verde Escudo
1 Philippine Peso = 0.39493 Czech Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 3.3921 Djibouti Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.11601 Danish Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 0.94226 Dominican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.17652 Algerian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.24369 Estonian Kroon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.33858 Egyptian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.52177 Ethiopian Birr
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01557 Euro
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03825 Fiji Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01371 Falkland Islands Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01377 British Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08533 Ghanaian Cedi
1 Philippine Peso = 0.89967 Gambian Dalasi
1 Philippine Peso = 172.74122 Guinea Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14073 Guatemala Quetzal
1 Philippine Peso = 3.9296 Guyana Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15011 Hong Kong Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.45024 Honduras Lempira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.11584 Croatian Kuna
1 Philippine Peso = 1.216 Haiti Gourde
1 Philippine Peso = 4.85824 Hungarian Forint
1 Philippine Peso = 261.23153 Indonesian Rupiah
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06714 Israeli Shekel
1 Philippine Peso = 1.24329 Indian Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 22.71245 Iraqi Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 713.12103 Iran Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 1.9248 Iceland Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 2.40936 Jamaican Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01359 Jordanian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 2.0619 Japanese Yen
1 Philippine Peso = 1.9413 Kenyan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 1.3061 Kyrgyzstan Som
1 Philippine Peso = 77.09572 Cambodia Riel
1 Philippine Peso = 7.62709 Comoros Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 17.26453 North Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 20.55496 Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00575 Kuwaiti Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01573 Cayman Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.12565 Kazakhstan Tenge
1 Philippine Peso = 158.52676 Lao Kip
1 Philippine Peso = 28.96605 Lebanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 2.97621 Sri Lanka Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 2.45904 Liberian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.22463 Lesotho Loti
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05848 Lithuanian Lita
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0119 Latvian Lat
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02544 Libyan Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.17647 Moroccan Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 0.31853 Moldovan Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.95396 Macedonian Denar
1 Philippine Peso = 25.47477 Myanmar Kyat
1 Philippine Peso = 45.90946 Mongolian Tugrik
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15451 Macau Pataca
1 Philippine Peso = 6.71398 Mauritania Ougulya
1 Philippine Peso = 0.62536 Mauritius Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.29868 Maldives Rufiyaa
1 Philippine Peso = 13.76098 Malawi Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 0.35911 Mexican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07494 Malaysian Ringgit
1 Philippine Peso = 0.22327 Namibian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.88663 Nigerian Naira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.59477 Nicaragua Cordoba
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15035 Norwegian Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 1.98703 Nepalese Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02611 New Zealand Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00738 Omani Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01918 Panama Balboa
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06229 Peruvian Nuevo Sol
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0629 Papua New Guinea Kina
1 Philippine Peso = 1 Philippine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.11989 Pakistani Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06472 Polish Zloty
1 Philippine Peso = 106.82716 Paraguayan Guarani
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06982 Qatar Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07256 Romanian New Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.0862 Russian Rouble
1 Philippine Peso = 16.12737 Rwanda Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07193 Saudi Arabian Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14866 Solomon Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2582 Seychelles Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34501 Sudanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15536 Swedish Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02534 Singapore Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01372 St Helena Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.42597 Slovak Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 146.36485 Sierra Leone Leone
1 Philippine Peso = 10.78074 Somali Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 381.75523 Sao Tome Dobra
1 Philippine Peso = 0.16785 El Salvador Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 9.87876 Syrian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.22325 Swaziland Lilageni
1 Philippine Peso = 0.60368 Thai Baht
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04586 Tunisian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0428 Tongan paʻanga
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07262 Turkish Lira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12717 Trinidad Tobago Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.55966 Taiwan Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 43.06541 Tanzanian Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.51746 Ukraine Hryvnia
1 Philippine Peso = 69.67197 Ugandan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01918 United States Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.54556 Uruguayan New Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 156.62766 Uzbekistan Sum
1 Philippine Peso = 478.3426 Venezuelan Bolivar
1 Philippine Peso = 435.71839 Vietnam Dong
1 Philippine Peso = 1.98465 Vanuatu Vatu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04817 Samoa Tala
1 Philippine Peso = 10.20986 CFA Franc (BEAC)
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05179 East Caribbean Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 10.20986 CFA Franc (BCEAO)
1 Philippine Peso = 1.85248 Pacific Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 4.79474 Yemen Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.22325 South African Rand
1 Philippine Peso = 99.5492 Zambian Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 6.94226 Zimbabwe dollar

The power of gratefulness

Of course we already know that out of ten lepers, only one went back to Jesus to say thank you. I guess this was meant to show us that being grateful is not natural to man -- even if a marvelous gift has already been shoved right under our noses! 

I’ve seen people who hardly  say thank you for a kindness, a favor, a compliment, or a gift given to them. I continue to be shocked at such brazen ungratefulness. I used to file it away in my mind as maybe just a case of really bad manners. “Kulang lang talaga sa GMRC,” I’d mutter to myself.  But now that I’m giving it more thought, I’m thinking --  it’s not just bad manners. 

It’s pure, unadulterated selfishness. Self-absorption would be a euphemism. 

Do you have a hard time saying thank you? Think of a recent act of kindness that was done for you. Did you say thank you? Did you have an appropriate response to a compliment, a favor, a gift given to you? If your answer is no, perhaps this is a good time to analyze why you didn’t show any gratitude! 

Was it bad manners? Pride? Insensitivity? Entitlement? 

Greed? Lack of appreciation? Selfishness? Being too distracted, self-absorbed? 

Whatever is preventing us  from saying thank you -- or showing our gratitude -- is definitely not a good thing. It reflects very badly on our character. 

And then again, many times, it’s easy for us to show gratitude to people outside our family -- but not to our own family members. How sad. If there’s anyone who deserves our gratitude, it’s actually our family. The people who often do many things for us without being asked! 

This is something I’ve been teaching our children -- to say thank you and express appreciation to others. Especially to each other! And what a privilege it has been to see our adult kids doing this. It’s so heartwarming to read their thank you messages to each other in our family Viber group. In fact, I call one of our daughters our “Gratitude Girl” because she’s delightfully  detailed in the way she says thank you to us, her family! 

I told her once, “Always return a kindness if you can. For example, if you have a friend who treats you to a meal, make sure you treat her to a meal next time. Whatever you can afford! If someone gives you a gift, make sure you give her something in return next time -- a birthday gift or a no-occasion gift; whatever you can afford. What’s important is you remember to show gratitude. Don’t just take. Give also!” 

Gratefulness is an extremely powerful thing. It provokes even MORE kindness, favor, blessings from God, through others. 

Our own life experiences prove this. We’ve met many stingy people whom we’ve helped and done favors for, whom we’ve invested a lot of time in -- counseling, teaching, training them -- and yet they’ve been ungrateful. Thank God, this has never been an issue for us because we know that ultimately, it’s God who will surely reward us. And He consistently has. 

The awesome thing is this: we have a plethora of friends who are amazingly generous to us -- beyond what we can ask or imagine! And we haven’t even done anything much for them. They’ve given abundantly to us just because they want to.  And from what I’ve observed, generous people, in general, are constantly blessed by God! Their businesses are flourishing. They get promotions easily. They make killings in their investments!

It’s the stingy ones who always, always have financial problems, work/business problems, or domestic issues in their lives. Why? Well, I guess it’s because stinginess is a big negative in God’s Economy. 

Proverbs 11:25 says, “A generous person will prosper. He who refreshes others will be refreshed.” I took that as Gospel truth from the first time I read it. I applied it, and have been reaping the benefits in such stunning, amazing, mind-boggling ways. 

We don’t have to advertise our generosity. God knows. And He’s the one who makes sure we are repayed a gazillionfold. 

Why am I inserting the subject of generosity here? Well, it’s because I’m sure that Gratefulness and Generosity are closely intertwined. The more grateful we are, the more generous we become! We cannot help but be generous if we are truly grateful for the blessings we have
received. 

I’ve seen tight-fisted people live in abject misery or constant deprivation. Some are rich but tight-fisted -- oh, how famished they are for joy and contentment! Then there are people who are always, always financially hard-up. Perhaps, they don’t know that they themselves are causing their own financial distress -- because they’re stingy and ungrateful. 

Why would God refresh a person who doesn’t refresh others? We need to understand God’s economy. When all you do is get, get, get -- but you’re stingy to others -- then expect niggardly returns from God. 

Gratitude is the key. Grateful people are humble people. The Bible says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” God blesses humble people. 

You want to be blessed? Obey God. Be humble. Be grateful. Be generous to others. “He who refreshes others will be refreshed.”
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