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A Ride to Dreamland and the Sto. Niño

Her full, scarlet lips pouted as she checked a message on her android. Her perfectly arched eyebrows knit, and the hoops on her ears dangled as she shook her head, artfully crowned in a messy blond bun. A fuchsia shirt, … Continue reading

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Ang Milagro ng Grab-Car-Driver at ang Lambing ni Neneng

Nakakita ka na ba ng milagro? Yung tipong mamamangha ka at mapupuno ng kasiyahan ang puso mo pero mananatiling pipi ang iyong bibig? Tinagpo ako ng milagro hindi sa simbahan kundi sa daan. Limang minuto na akong naghihintay pero puro … Continue reading

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Three Ladies. One Masterpiece: Mother

It was Christmas Eve 2014 and the day’s itinerary was Basey and Marabut, Western Samar. “What surprises has God in store for me?” I wondered. While waiting for the jeepney to fill up, I looked around the terminal and took … Continue reading

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I believe. Personal credo of Jorge Mario Bergoglio (future Pope Francis)

Here’s a gem I found this morning. Just before ordination, the young Bergoglio went on a retreat and penned this personal credo. I want to believe in God the Father who loves me like a child, and in Jesus, the … Continue reading

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How does a nightmare become a blessing?

  Basey, Western Samar – “For nights, I could not sleep. Every time I closed my eyes I could see my father clutching his chest, falling into the waters as it churned and swallowed him up.”     Rodelia Gaddi, … Continue reading

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Noah – A movie review

“He speaks to you. You have to trust that he speaks in a way that you can understand.” If you are expecting a peaceful, colourful, biblical story of your childhood, do not go see Noah, the 2014 movie. Noah (Russell … Continue reading

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Want to know the secret of getting the right man for you?

As a teenager, I had the usual angst and fears, thrills and insecurities. There were crushes and suitors, and a lot of confusion. Not to mention ambitions, dreams and desires. I didn’t know what I really wanted to be or … Continue reading

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