Martial Law Amnesia

April 01, 2016 12:00 am BY Dr. Crispin C. Maslog

We (the older generation among us in the Philippines) just celebrated the 30th anniversary of the February 22-25, 1986 People Power Revolution, sometimes called the EDSA Revolution, from the main highway..
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Realities that Break the Heart

December 21, 2014 01:42 pm BY Priscilla Lasmarias-Kelso

Reflections on how the murder of children in Pakistan and the dying of a friend interlace this time of celebrating the birth of Christ: What a sad Christmas indeed. But so was the first Christmas: it..
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Of Service and Courage

November 30, 2014 09:32 am BY Von Cathlene Panot-Iyengar

Last November 19, my husband Veneeth and I attended a forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted by the US Philippines Society and the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC. The forum..
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A Response: Heritage Builders 2014

September 04, 2014 11:45 am BY Jose Riodil Montebon

A Response: Heritage Builders 2014 In the literature room of Silliman High School in the late 60’s was posted these lines from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s, “A Psalm of Life”: Lives..
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When You Rise, Lift Someone Up With You

April 05, 2014 02:11 pm BY Priscilla Lasmarias Kelso

(The same article was published online at  Their names are Alma, Estela, Maricar, Emma,..
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Looking at Rainbows: A Grown-up's Perspective

March 22, 2014 06:02 am BY Klein F. Emperado

When I was a kid, I used to marvel at rainbows in the sky. The childish thought could have vanished through time and maturity. Yet as time passed, I came to realize that my appreciation of a regnbåge..
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Personal Devotion

March 04, 2014 01:50 pm BY Rey Val Russell l. Manso

My personal devotion to God : read and be blessed . "Jesus and Nicodemus" "There was a Jewish leader named Nicodemus, who belonged to the party of the Pharisees. 2 One night he went to Jesus and..
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January 15, 2014 11:15 pm BY Heidi Villaflores Chavez-Porquis

How can I thank you? Thou Lord of Heaven’s Armies Who fashioned the Earth and skies By the Word of Thy Power. How can a mere dust like me Be heard when I shout my voice of thanksgiving! To..
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Advent's Long Road

December 10, 2013 10:02 am BY Priscilla Lasmarias-Kelso

“I learn by going where I have to go.” — Theodore Roethke When was it ever a perfect time to prepare for Advent?  The road to Bethlehem was long for Mary, looking for a place..
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Handurawan: Public Policy and Public Finance

November 11, 2013 08:05 am BY Leonor Magtolis Briones

”Handurawan” is a Visayan word for reflection. I am writing this column in my home in Valencia, Negros Oriental (right beside Dumaguete City) which I have named “Handurawan sa Valparaiso.”..
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