People Power: There is Power in Unity

Last Sunday, I was given the chance to speak at our church service. Since it was the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, I talked about how there is power in unity. I understand that there are people who, for a lot of reasons, don't believe in the EDSA Revolution anymore. As for…

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Faded

Today, I looked for some trace of you - in my mind, in my heart, in my life. Maybe there's still a thin line that connects me to you, a thread-like link, a fragment of the past, a small piece of what had been. I'm not sure if I wanted to find something. I don't…

Dead Men Tell No Tales

I haven't been following any TV series for the past years. I listen to my office mates talk about Game of Thrones -I'd google the characters afterwards. I listen to my relatives rant about The Walking Dead, while I imagine memes of the main character and his son. Here's one of my favorites: My 8-year…

I Have A Cloud

I don't have a smartphone. I only have an old Samsung mobile that can only call and text -- a dumb phone, if you will. But it works for me. I don't have a car either so I ride a van for hire on the way home from work everyday. One day, while inside the…

Crossroad

I feel like I'm always at a crossroad when it comes to my career. I have a great job at a great company, with a comprehensive┬áhealth insurance that covers my husband and kids, and an enviable pension plan. To top it off, I am doing what I love most - writing. When people ask what…

A Tuesday That Feels Like Monday

Mondays make me moan. Matt's separation anxiety also peaks on Mondays, maybe because he got used to being with me and his Dada 'round the clock over the weekend. His Kuya, on the other hand, finds it hard to get over the fact that weekend is over and he can't play outside anymore. Today is…