Behind Every Great Man…

It has always been said that behind every great man is a great woman. And in a way it has always been true. Behind every man that has ever been born, every soldier, politician, king, or president, is a woman, more importantly, a mother. To say that being a mother is the hardest job in [...]

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The Filipino Spirit

I was given a chance, not many are given, to experience, side-by-side, two completely different cultures.

How “How I Met Your Mother” Broke My Heart

***Disclaimer: Spoilers for How I Met Your Mother Finale below. Proceed at your own risk.***   I have an addictive personality. When I love something, I have no problem overindulging myself. So when I first laid my eyes upon How I Met Your Mother albeit it be through commercials via Star World and small clips [...]

Dear Mr. Self-Righteous

I haven't written anything for well over five months now but the devastation that has fallen on my country is too much to bear for me to remain silent. It breaks my heart. It changes perspective. And it shifts paradigms. Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) has left thousands of deaths in its trail. It [...]

The Calling of a Writer

Since the beginning of time, man has struggled with his purpose. Since the beginning of time, man has questioned why he was put on earth. This is not a religious issue, it's a human issue. You don't have to be religious to question why you're here. I'd like to think that I was put here [...]