Friday, June 26, 2009

Biography of Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American recording artist, entertainer and businessman. The seventh child of the Jackson family, he made his d├ębut onto the professional music scene at the age of 11 as a member of The Jackson 5 in 1969, and began a solo career in 1971 while still a member of the group. Jackson was referred to as the "King of Pop"[2] in subsequent years; his 1982 album Thriller is the world's best-selling record of all time[3] and four other solo studio albums are also among the world's best-selling records: Off the Wall (1979), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991) and HIStory (1995).

In the early 1980s, he became a dominant figure in popular music and the first African American entertainer to amass a strong crossover following on MTV. The popularity of his music videos airing on MTV, such as "Beat It", "Billie Jean" and "Thriller" — widely credited with transforming the music video from a promotional tool into an art form — helped bring the relatively new channel to fame. Videos such as "Black or White" and "Scream" made Jackson an enduring staple on MTV in the 1990s. With stage performances and music videos, Jackson popularized a number of physically complicated dance techniques, such as the robot and the moonwalk. His distinctive musical sound and vocal style influenced many hip hop, pop and contemporary R&B artists. While Jackson was a member of Generation Jones,[4][5] he had an impact on multiple generations.

Jackson donated and raised millions of dollars for beneficial causes through his foundation, charity singles and support of 39 charities. Other aspects of his personal life, including his changing appearance and behavior, generated significant controversy, damaging his public image. Though he was accused of child sexual abuse in 1993, the criminal investigation was closed due to lack of evidence and Jackson was not charged. The singer had experienced health concerns since the early 1990s and conflicting reports regarding the state of his finances since the late 1990s. Jackson married twice and fathered three children, all of which caused further controversy. In 2005, Jackson was tried and acquitted of further sexual abuse allegations and several other charges.

One of the few artists to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, his other achievements include multiple Guinness World Records—including one for "Most Successful Entertainer of All Time"—13 Grammy Awards, 13 number one singles in his solo career, and the sale of 750 million records worldwide.[6] Jackson's highly publicized personal life, coupled with his successful career, made him a part of popular culture for almost four decades. Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009, aged 50.[7] The specific cause of death has yet to be determined.[2] Before his death, Jackson had announced a 50-date sell-out This Is It comeback tour, in London, England.[8]

You are Not Alone

Another day has gone
I'm still all alone
How could this be
You're not here with me
You never said goodbye
Someone tell me why
Did you have to go
And leave my world so cold

Everyday I sit and ask myself
How did love slip away
Something whispers in my ear and says
That you are not alone
For I am here with you
Though you're far away
I am here to stay

But you are not alone
For I am here with you
Though we're far apart
You're always in my heart
But you are not alone

'Lone, 'lone
Why, 'lone

Just the other night
I thought I heard you cry
Asking me to come
And hold you in my arms
I can hear your prayers
Your burdens I will bear
But first I need your hand
Then forever can begin

Everyday I sit and ask myself
How did love slip away
Something whispers in my ear and says
That you are not alone
For I am here with you
Though you're far away
I am here to stay

For you are not alone
For I am here with you
Though we're far apart
You're always in my heart
For you are not alone

Whisper three words and I'll come runnin'
And girl you know that I'll be there
I'll be there

You are not alone
For I am here with you
Though you're far away
I am here to stay
For you are not alone
For I am here with you
Though we're far apart
You're always in my heart

For you are not alone
For I am here with you
Though you're far away
I am here to stay

For you are not alone
For I am here with you
Though we're far apart
You're always in my heart

For you are not alone..

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Michael Jackson Confirmed Dead

I was really shocked when I open my computer today and login my yahoo account when one of the headline news that Michael Jackson was dead. He is one of my favorite pop singer despite of what he has done wrong in the past. According to LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Jackson, confirmed dead on Thursday, the Los Angeles Times said. He was 50.

"Pop star Michael Jackson was pronounced dead by doctors this afternoon after arriving at a hospital in a deep coma, city and law enforcement sources told The Times," the newspaper reported on its website. Jackson had been taken ill at his home and found not breathing by paramedics who rushed him to a hospital, it said.

TMZ entertainment website, said that the singer suffered a cardiac arrest. The news of his death was not immediately confirmed by Jackson's family, or spokespeople for them.

Family spokesman Brian Oxman told CNN that members of the singer's family, including his sister La Toya and brother Jermaine, were at the hospital. "They are in a room by themselves. They are quiet and they are sobbing," Oxman said.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Alternative Medicine for A(H1N1) Flu

People are in panic of this disease. When it came to our country schedules of classes was greatly affected? Schools are re-scheduling their classes because they are afraid of the spread of the disease. Panic buying of alcohols, face mask and tablets for the flu. My question, Is it really a deadly disease or it's just being exaggerated? It’s been an existing disease throughout the world it just that today it has a specific name which they called A(H1 N1) flu. I think people must have to be careful of their health. According to some doctors who believes in herbal medicines that preventive medicines can be found inside the house specifically in the kitchen. They said that is best against all diseases, one of these is the A(H1N1) flu. They are herbs and spices used and part of every menu that we eat.
If you don’t like the smell of garlic (bawang) now you have to love and eat it because it not only prevent/cure heart disease but also for flu. Do you drink salabat or ginger tea? Well, it’s good for you because it helps fight back against flu. Do you hate onions? I know many don’t like it especially during the slicing because it makes you cry but you have to love them now because it has the power to fight against flu. I think the next is being love by all people because it is good for the heart and also constant eating of this fruit makes our skin glow -looking us young and beautiful. You might wonder what fruit it is - its tomato.
As you can see they are just within our reach, and very affordable. Most of all, we have to be careful with what we eat and drink and practice hygiene within ourselves. That’s the only prevention that we can do to prevent any sickness. And above all this crisis we have now we should always pray to God and believe in Him.

Friday, June 19, 2009

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Becareful with Canned Drinks

We all love colas in can isn't it? As far as convenience is concern. You can bring it anywhere - for a picnic, baon in the office, outside gatherings and etc. because it can just be put inside your bag without any mess. But a BIG BEAWARE before drinking it. The article below will let you know how it happened to be one of the uncleaned container. This is a forwarded email to me and I just like it to share to you my fellow bloggers to become aware and not just drink and drink without properly inspecting it if it clean or not.

This is Serious!

This incident happened recently in North Texas .
A woman went boating one Sunday taking with her some cans of coke which she put into the refrigerator of the boat.
On Monday she was taken to the hospital and placed in the Intensive Care Unit.
She died on Wednesday.

The autopsy concluded she died of Leptospirosis.
This was traced to the can of coke she drank from, not using a glass.
Tests showed that the can was infected by dried rat urine and hence the disease Leptospirosis.

Rat urine contains toxic and deadly substances.
It is highly recommended to thoroughly wash the upper part
all soda cans before drinking out of them.
The cans are typically stocked in warehouses and transported straight to the shops without being cleaned.

A study at NYCU showed that the tops of
all soda cans are more contaminated than public toilets (i.e.). full of germs and bacteria. So wash them with water before putting them to the mouth to avoid any kind of fatal accident.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Save your Marriage Before It's Too Late!

As we all know that the month of June is mostly where couples to be wanted to date their marriage in this month. But many couple maybe a few, did not internalized the true meaning of marriage through the vows they promised during the wedding. They just took it for granted and it all gone in a second. But if those few deeply realized the true meaning of Love there will be no broken families in the society. The story below destructed me when I read it from my friend's forwarded email and I want to share this to all married, soon to be married and planning to get married to have a deeper understanding of what is really MARRIAGE as one of the Vocation in LIFE.
MARRIAGE- The story goes on:

When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I've got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes.

Suddenly I didn't know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. I want a divorce.. I raised the topic calmly.

She didn't seem to be annoyed by my words, instead she asked me softly, why?
I avoided her question. This made her angry. She threw away the chopsticks and shouted at me, you are not a man! That night, we didn't talk to each other. She was weeping. I knew she wanted to find out what had happened to our marriage. But I could hardly give her a satisfactory answer; she had lost my heart to Dew. I didn't love her anymore. I just pitied her!

With a deep sense of guilt, I drafted a divorce agreement which stated that she could own our house, our car, and 30% stake of my company.

She glanced at it and then tore it into pieces. The woman who had spent ten years of her life with me had become a stranger. I felt sorry for her wasted time, resources and energy but I could not take back what I had said for I loved Dew so dearly. Finally she cried loudly in front of me, which was what I had expected to see. To me her cry was actually a kind of release. The idea of divorce which had obsessed me for several weeks seemed to be firmer and clearer now.

The next day, I came back home very late and found her writing something at the table. I didn't have supper but went straight to sleep and fell asleep very fast because I was tired after an eventful day with Dew.

When I woke up, she was still there at the table writing. I just did not care so I turned over and was asleep again.

In the morning she presented her divorce conditions: she didn't want anything from me, but needed a month's notice before the divorce.
She requested that in that one month we both struggle to live as normal a life as possible.. Her reasons were simple: our son had his exams in a month's time and she didn't want to disrupt him with our broken marriage.

This was agreeable to me. But she had something more, she asked me to recall how I had carried her into out bridal room on our wedding day.

She requested that everyday for the month's duration I carry her out of our bedroom to the front door ever morning. I thought she was going crazy. Just to make our last days together bearable I accepted her odd request.

I told Dew about my wife's divorce conditions... She laughed loudly and thought it was absurd. No matter what tricks she applies, she has to face the divorce, she said scornfully..

My wife and I hadn't had any body contact since my divorce intention was explicitly expressed. So when I carried her out on the first day, we both appeared clumsy. Our son clapped behind us, daddy is holding mummy in his arms. His words brought me a sense of pain. From the bedroom to the sitting room, then to the door, I walked over ten meters with her in my arms. She closed her eyes and said softly; don't tell our son about the divorce. I nodded, feeling somewhat upset. I put her down outside the door. She went to wait for the bus to work. I drove alone to the office.

On the second day, both of us acted much more easily. She leaned on my chest. I could smell the fragrance of her blouse. I realized that I hadn't looked at this woman carefully for a long time.. I realized she was not young any more. There were fine wrinkles on her face, her hair was graying! Our marriage had taken its toll on her. For a minute I wondered what I had done to her.

On the fourth day, when I lifted her up, I felt a sense of intimacy returning.. This was the woman who had given ten years of her life to me.

On the fifth and sixth day, I realized that our sense of intimacy was growing again. I didn't tell Dew about this. It became easier to carry her as the month slipped by. Perhaps the everyday workout made me stronger.

She was choosing what to wear one morning. She tried on quite a few dresses but could not find a suitable one. Then she sighed, all my dresses have grown bigger. I suddenly realized that she had grown so thin, that was the reason why I could carry her more easily.

Suddenly it hit me... she had buried so much pain and bitterness in her heart. Subconsciously I reached out and touched her head.

Our son came in at the moment and said, Dad, it's time to carry mum out. To him, seeing his father carrying his mother out had become an essential part of his life. My wife gestured to our son to come closer and hugged him tightly. I turned my face away because I was afraid I might change my mind at this last minute. I then held her in my arms, walking from the bedroom, through the sitting room, to the hallway. Her hand surrounded my neck softly and naturally. I held her body tightly; it was just like our wedding day.

But her much lighter weight made me sad. On the last day, when I held her in my arms I could hardly move a step. Our son had gone to school. I held her tightly and said, I hadn't noticed that our life lacked intimacy.

I drove to office.... jumped out of the car swiftly without locking the door. I was afraid any delay would make me change my mind... I walked upstairs. Dew opened the door and I said to her, Sorry, Dew, I do not want the divorce anymore.

She looked at me, astonished, and then touched my forehead. Do you have a fever? She said. I moved her hand off my head. Sorry, Dew, I said, I won't divorce. My marriage life was boring probably because she and I didn't value the details of our lives, not because we didn't love each other any more. Now I realize that since I carried her into my home on our wedding day I am supposed to hold her until death do us apart.

Dew seemed to suddenly wake up. She gave me a loud slap and then slammed the door and burst into tears. I walked downstairs and drove away.

At the floral shop on the way, I ordered a bouquet of flowers for my wife. The salesgirl asked me what to write on the card. I smiled and wrote, I'll carry you out every morning until death do us apart.

That evening I arrived home, flowers in my hands, a smile on my face, I run up stairs, only to find my wife in the bed - dead.

The small details of your lives are what really matter in a relationship. It is not the mansion, the car, property, the money in the bank, blah..blah..blah. These create an environment conducive for happiness but cannot give happiness in themselves. So find time to be your spouse's friend and do those little things for each other that build intimacy. Do have a real happy marriage!

If you don't share this, nothing will happen to you.

If you do, you just might save a marriage.

Friday, June 5, 2009

What If God??????

What if God couldn't take the time to bless us today because we couldn't take the time to thank Him yesterday?
What if God decided to stop leading us tomorrow because we didn't follow Him today?
What if we never saw another flower bloom because we grumbled when God sent the Rain?
What if God didn't walk with us today because we failed to recognize it as His day?
What if, God took away the Bible tomorrow because we would not read it today?
What if, God took away His message because we failed to listen to the messenger?

What if, God didn't send His only begotten Son because He wanted us to
be prepared to pay the price for sin.
What if, the door of the church was closed because we did not open the door of ! our heart?
What if, God stopped loving and caring for us because we failed to love and care for others?
What if, God would not hear us today because we would not listen to Him?
What if, God answered our prayers the way we answer His call to service?
What if, God met our needs the way we give Him our lives???
What if, We failed to send this message on??
And Always think.....before you say something to other person....try to reflect first to yourself...cause you might hurt someone...or just simply hurt JESUS!!!

This article is taken from an email message and I decided to post this

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Message from GOD

Message: Si Lord talaga alam kung kelan ako babatukan sa ulo. Here He is again trying to get my attention.

Hello! "...busy ka?
naku mukha nga... tagal na natin di nagkikita...
tagal mo na ako di dinadalaw... alam mo miss na kita... o sino yang nagtext sa iyo?... buti pa sa kanya nakapagreply ka agad... napansin ko ang dami mong ginagawa talaga... ang dami mo ring things to do diyan sa planner mo ah!

* mapangarap ka talaga noh?... ang dami mong plano . nakakatuwa naman na malaman yan. kasama ba ako sa plano mo? ano? naku di ka agad makasagot... sige okay lang alam ko naman kung ano talaga sagot mo...
*nakita kita nung Thursday, aga mo umalis sa office. alam mo ba, ang akala ko pupuntahan mo ako. ooppss! hindi pala! Nung Friday nag gimik pala kayo ng mga friends mo. umaga ka na nakauwi ah? naghintay ako
sa'yo. pagpasok mo sa kuwarto mo, di mo ako napansin... haaay! kawawa ka naman siguradong kinabukasan masakit ang ulo mo, tanghali ka na gigising... Ang dami mong lakad, naghihintay ako na tayo naman ang maging magkasama kaya lang sa dami ng schedules mo sa trabaho at sa labas ng office parang malabo .

O sige na, balik ka na sa work mo. i might be eating too much of your time maging dahilan pa ako para masira ang plano mo sa araw na ito... gusto ko lang sabihin sa'yo na nandito lang ako kapag kailangan mo ako...pag hindi ka na busy. totoo yon! walang biro! ayaw mong maniwala?

Ganon kita kamahal kasi! ayaw mo pa ring maniwala?
Haaay! remember this,kahit singit lang ako lagi sa buhay mo, kahit biglaan mo lang na natatawag ako dahil nagulat ka, nasaktan ka, nauntog ka o dahil part ang pangalan ko nung binabasa mo sa text, you will be in my heart always... trial after trial isipin mo kasama mo ako na lumalakad, hindi man sa buhangin, kasama mo pa rin ako... sa lahat plano mo, kahit hindi mo ako
kasama perfecting it... para mas maging masaya ka... minsan tayo naman ang mag-usap ha? minsan ako naman ang dalawin mo...miss na talaga kita eh...
sa akin hindi ka singit lang..." JESUS

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

People come into our Life for a Reason, A Season or Lifetime

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
When you know which one it is, you will know what to do for that person..
When someone is in your life for a REASON,
it is usually to meet a need you have expressed.
They have come to assist you through a difficulty,
to provide you with guidance and support,
to aid you physically, emotionally or spiritually.

They may seem like a godsend and they are.
They are there for the reason you need them to be.
Then, without any wrongdoing on your part or at an inconvenient time,
this person will say or do something to bring the relationship to an end.
Sometimes they die. Sometimes they walk away.
Sometimes they act up and force you to take a stand...
What we must realize is that our need has been met,
our desire fulfilled, their work is done.
The prayer you sent up has been answered and now it is time to move on.

Some people come into your life for a SEASON,
because your turn has come to share, grow or learn.
They bring you an experience of peace or make you laugh.
They may teach you something you have never done.
They usually give you an unbelievable amount of joy.
Believe it, it is real. But only for a season.

LIFETIME relationships teach you lifetime lessons,
things you must build upon in order to have a solid emotional foundation.
Your job is to accept the lesson,
love the person and put what you have learned
to use in all other relationships and areas of your life.
It is said that love is blind but friendship is clairvoyant.

Thank you for being a part of my life,
whether you were a reason, a season or a lifetime.

What a very nice message indeed. It inspired me and makes me realize the importance people around us especially to our love ones whom we always their through ups and down.

Monday, June 1, 2009

Top Ten Droppers for the Month of May

A million thanks to all entrecard droppers for the month of May. It really helps increase my blog traffic. Keep on dropping. I hope I can have more droppings too, it's just that I have a little problem with my computer. It runs very slow so I cannot drop more ec. Below are the top 10 droppers.

Dropper # of drops

Naokos Cooking 11
Did I miss something 9
We live to tell God's Amazing Grace 8
Blogs With Wings 8
bittersweet life 8
The Chickenista 7
josie's window 6
Klinika Kinetics 6
I am a teacher and student 6
Ok Now What 5

Adjustment to College Life

For many first-year students, the School maybe their first experience living away from home for an extended period of time. It is definite break from home. The individual’s usual sources of support are no longer present to facilitate adjustments to the unfamiliar environment.

Here are tips for students which may provide realistic expectations concerning living arrangements and social life on campus.

1. The first few weeks on campus can be a lonely period.

There maybe concerns about forming friendships. When new students look around, it may seem that everyone else is self-confident and socially successful. But the reality is that everyone is having the same concerns. So try to associate yourself to others to gain more friends.

2. Increased personal freedom can feel both wonderful and frightening.

The strange environment with new kinds of procedures and new people can create the sense of being on an emotional roller-coaster. This is normal and to be expected.Students especially those coming from far places or provinces usually can feel this because they are already have the freedom to do things that they want to do. So it's both wonderful but at the same time frightening because a greater responsibility of their actions is tied with it.

3. Meaningful, new relationships should not be expected to develop overnight.

It took a great deal of time to develop intimacy in high school friendships; the same will be true to intimacy in college friendships. It will took time to make friends- a true friends.

4. Peer in the University/College to provide structure and a valuable support system in the new environment.

If they (you) allow sufficient time, students usually find peers in the university to provide structure and a

valuable support system in the new environment. The important thing for the student to remember in meeting

new people is to be oneself.

5. Living with roommates can present special, sometimes intense problems.

Negotiating respect of personal property, personal space, sleep and relaxation needs can be a complex task.

The complexity increases when roommates are of different ethnic/cultural background or even values you lean

at home might not be acceptable to the other. Communicating one’s legitimate needs calmly, listening with

respect to a roommate’s concerns, and being willing to compromise to meet each other’s most

important needs can promote resolution of issue.

6. It is unrealistic to expect that roommates will be best friends.

Roommates may work out mutually satisfying living arrangements, but the reality is that each may tend to

have his or her own circle of friends.


7. University classes are a great deal more difficult than high school classes.

There are more reading assignments, and the exams and papers cover a greater amount of material. Instructors

expect students to do more work outside the classroom. In order to survive, the student must take

responsibility for his or her actions. This means the student needs to follow the course outlines and keep up

with the readings. Subjects are more complicated, so it needs a greater time to study.