Thank You, 2020

Thank You, 2020

To say that the year 2020 was tough is an understatement. To describe it as disheartening and devastating does not even come close, yet amidst the misery and desolation, there is still hope. Here are some things I learned this year that I hope to bring with me in...
Living in the Palm of His Hands

Living in the Palm of His Hands

Living in the Palm of His Hands: a Glimpse into the Story & Music of Felson Palad and Sheena Palad Soaring. If there is one word to describe In the Palm of His Hands, it is that. The amazing vocals of the brother-sister duo, Felson Palad and Sheena Palad, lift...
Reaching Out to Storm-Stricken Montalban

Reaching Out to Storm-Stricken Montalban

OB fed thousands of families in storm-stricken Rizal “We’ve been through every other typhoon, but we never saw anything like this,” Flordeliza Flores of Montalban, Rizal, shared as she waited in line to pick up her meal in a vacant lot near her house. There, Operation...
From Fisherman to Presidential Portrait Artist

From Fisherman to Presidential Portrait Artist

I grew up familiarizing myself with the types of fish I had seen in the ocean of Jolo, Sulu. At a young age, I would join the “hulbot hulbot” (fishing boat) with the adults to fish in the sea for weeks. I was raised near the shores of Sangali, Zamboanga City. My late...
Tao Rin Ang Anino

Tao Rin Ang Anino

“…at darating ang araw na s’ya rin ay mamumukadkad, sisilay sa nakakubling liwanag– titingala-maipipinta ang saya…magniningning at masasaksihan ng mundo ang sarili n’yang  ganda.” Kapirasong linya mula sa sulating pinaglipasan na ng panahon. Sa higit na 300...
The Conqueror Student Survival Guide

The Conqueror Student Survival Guide

Editor’s Note: This was first published in The Conqueror Magazine, and then in the LOVE issue of One Voice Magazine in 2013. Although the pandemic is shifting the way we do education, there are still good, practical tips and advice you can glean from this survival...