It is our humanity that makes us human beings, when we lose that, we are no better than animals. I have tried to remain silent, to let the issue pass, to sit in my own bubble and stew in my opinions, but it's just not me. I was taught to stand up for what is right, therefore, I will.
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 [...]
It is said that in this world we do only 2 things completely alone: (1) we are born, naked out of our mother's womb, crying; and (2) we die, alone. But I don't think that we truly do anything alone, there are always people out there, ready to welcome us, to send us off, to [...]
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 [...]
See, if we start allowing these things, they soon become the norm. And the norm isn't always right. We are given the power to change the norm. We are given the choice to go against it.
They say that time fleeting, especially for the young. We are here today and gone tomorrow because you don't know what could go wrong in a flash. I have lived for 2 decades now and I really don't have anything to show for it. So, I have decided that I must make a list of [...]
It's been no secret to any of my former church leaders that it has been a struggle for me spiritually when we moved from the Philippines to Australia. It has been hard on me. It wasn't easy, it was quite difficult. And my relationship with the Lord did not come out of it unscathed, on the contrary, it [...]