“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Inspired with Mark twain’s thought, Ma. Cristina Camitan Javaluyas shares her journey fulfilling the legacy she once dreamt of.
Ms. Cristy was a Business Administration, Management major graduate of Polytechnic University of the Philippines. At present, she is a successful Administrative Assistant, Special Project Department of Sycip Salazar Hernandez and Gatmaitan Law Firm, the biggest law office in the Philippines.
Happily married to Renato Eduardo Javaluyas, a successful real estate and construction business, she was also blessed with two children Ronnie and Katherine; both were also successful in their fields. It is a living proof of how successful she is in her life.
Being a mother is hard at all. But, Ms. Cristy provided her children unconditional love and open communication because she do believes that more than being successful in any career, she must, most of all, be successful on being a mother. Proudly, her children had grown-up knowing what is right and wrong while making Decisions Street smart and very independent with instilled values.
The consequence of having a luxurious life had attested her, when her son decided to stop studying on his college years. It is an emotional turmoil for her but she did not give up her son. She provided him every guidance he needs to enlighten him. Thankfully, her son was able to come up to his mind and decided to finish school.
The fruit of her parenting career has been very successful. Her eldest son was an Information Technologist graduate and is now married with two beautiful daughters, while her youngest daughter is a Senior Analysts of Deusche Bank.
At this point of her life, seeing her children already stable, growing and fulfilling their dreams was the very essence of her contentment. She has been very thankful on both tangible and intangible side of life. Somehow, the payments for her efforts and hard works had been able to travel and experience the culture of different countries.
As she pursued his dream of living a successful life, she considers that if her father was still alive, she could have bought him anything he needs and would be able to bring him to places she have been to. She will be able to show his father her journey as a mother, as well as the challenges and success she had.
“There’s no formula to succeed. There are no fast rules to live by. Success is not attained overnight. Hard work, dedication and motivation are a staple to achieve something.”
Bond with contentment, a happy motherhood and successful life, Ms. Cristy continues to dream big and making it happens.