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New Year's Day

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Huggybear's Favorite Songs From U2 

December 31 Midweek Musical 
Angel of Harlem 

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

Pride (In The Name Of Love)

With Or Without You

Sunday Bloody Sunday

New Year's Day 

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
and
With Or Without You

from the Stephen Hopkins filmBlown Away



See also Tears For Fears, Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet
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Prana with Open Arms

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Saturday Evening Posts December 27 to January 2 Edition
Prana with Open Arms
September 7, 2014 Sunday
It's only a quarter past eight in the morning as I write this but I've already made my day very productive.
I woke up at dawn and ran around the jogging lane at the back of Cebu's business district, just a block away from Gorordo Avenue near I'm presently staying.
I did deep breathing exercises and some yoga stretches in the open air. It inspires me to further minimize smoking and to bring more focus on perfecting my current physical body.
All around me were large fields of bermuda lawn and robust trees like in an Ivy League campus. A lot of my fellow joggers are foreigners and rich folks with their own cars.
I took in great gulps of fresh air, constantly on the move away from the areas with the pungent smell of dog droppings and the locals who spit everywhere, bizarrely oblivious to how disgusting they are even for someone who tries not to judge.
I sat down on a tr…

It's Christmas!

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Huggybear's Favorite Songs From Sheena Easton

December 24 Midweek Musical
It's Christmas All Over The World

We've Got Tonight with Kenny Rogers 

See My Favorite Kenny Rogers Songs
Almost Over You

For Your Eyes Only Video

For Your Eyes Only  Trailer

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Love and Light

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Saturday Evening Posts December 20-26 Edition
Love and Light
September 21, 2014 Sunday
This is my reply to an e-mail from a cousin
Dear Cousin,
I'm surprised you still remember me, and I appreciate your letter. I can still recall the last time we saw each other. It was in 2005 when I came to visit Aunt Fe. (her name means "faith" in Spanish.) I was then living in Manila.
I'm sure you remember that when our grandmother died and my parent's house got sold when I was nearly thirteen, I stayed with relatives, first with Uncle Freddy and then with Uncle Ramon, but I wanted to be free so I went my own way and lived my life on my own terms.
I think you know me well enough to know that I've always been very independent. I don't ask for help unless it's absolutely necessary. I actually went to Aunt Fe because I was then short of cash. The mere fact that I would ask help for a relative means the situation is really bad.
In that period of my life, I had been a…

A Perfect Christmas

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My Favorite Christmas Songs From Jose Mari Chan 

December 17 Midweek Christmas Special 

When A Child Is Born

A Perfect Christmas

Christmas Past

The Sound of Life

A Wish On Christmas Night

A Christmas Carol

Christmas In Our Hearts

May The Good Lord Bless and Keep You

Do You Hear What I Hear

Little Christmas Tree

Mary's Boy Child

Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)

Give Me Your Heart For Christmas

Christmas Children

This Beautiful Day

See My Favorite Songs From Jose Mari Chan See My Favorite Filipino Song On Our Slumbook Page
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What Matters Most To Me

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Saturday Evening Posts December 13-19 Edition
July 27, 2014 Sunday
The only thing I value more than life is freedom. I have nothing to hide but my privacy is sacred.
I don't want a world where the government spies on its own people, especially here in the Philippines where law enforcement officials are notorious for extortion. You can have these criminals with badges sent to jail through public exposure with the help of the media.
But in the United States, the National Security Agency seemed to have manipulated the law itself to intrude into the lives of civilians. In a world where secrets are held only by the real enemies, the NSA's $1.9 billion machine, with three million stamp parallel procesors that can break all the encryption codes ever devised, was elegantly revealed to the public through a book sold as a fiction novel.
This is espionage in a world dominated by computers, where glorified hackers are into quantum permutation, mention unicity points, stream ciphers, kn…

A Merry Little Christmas

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My Favorite Christmas Songs From Jackson 5

December 10 Midweek Musical

Someday at Christmas 

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Give Love On Christmas Day 

Up On The Housetop 

The Christmas Song

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

The Little Drummer Boy

See My Favorite Songs From
Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson

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What I Believe

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Saturday Evening Posts December 6-12 Edition
What I Believe
September 2, 2014 Tuesday
This is the English translation of one of my regular texts to my lifetime partner and to my tried-and-tested friends as my pre-paid load was about to run out.
I'm sharing my inmost feelings to those who know me the most. Here is the declaration of my convictions. We are spiritual beings.
We have been here since the beginning of the universe. We were in complete union with God and we helped create the earth and the heavens.
Then, we have been separated from God. It is a long story why, and religion (and Satan) has nothing to do with it. We need to return where we came from. The only way to do that is to purify our soul. This is the reason why we are living in the physical world - and this is the meaning of life.
But because of the things we did and did not do, we have to start all over again. This is what is called reincarnation, the truth of the soul's journey through different lifetimes to…

Home For Christmas

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Huggybear's Favorite Songs From The Carpenters

December 3 Midweek Musical
Merry Christmas Darling 

I'll Be Home For Christmas

You



A Song For You

Yesterday Once More

We've Only Just Begun

For All We Know

I Need To Be In Love

Calling Your Name Again
Richard Carpenter



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