Dancing After a Season of Waiting

Dancing After a Season of Waiting

The Story of Jean Almeda as told to Macky Santiago My Love for Dance Dancing is such a beautiful art. With just the right mix of music, motion, and passion, dance becomes an unforgettable experience that can leave you changed forever. So imagine what it’s like being...
From Rape Victim to Redeemed Victor (PART 2)

From Rape Victim to Redeemed Victor (PART 2)

The Story of Ronnie Ventayen: A Cry for Help Help came from a teacher who found out about the rape. The teacher was the school adviser of Ronnie’s younger sister. The teacher reported the rape to authorities and aided the siblings in filing a complaint against their...
From Rape Victim to Redeemed Victor (PART 1)

From Rape Victim to Redeemed Victor (PART 1)

The hours leading to my scheduled interview with Ronnie Ventayen were dismaying. He was coming from Bulacan, and I was traveling from Cavite. I was late and stuck in traffic, while he was prompt. He was waiting for me outside the mall where the temperature is hot...
God’s Great Faithfulness to a Drug Addict (Part 2)

God’s Great Faithfulness to a Drug Addict (Part 2)

My life turned into a nightmare. I became paranoid! The vices were messing with my mind, and I reached the point where I was talking to myself and hearing voices in my head! Spiraling Lower I struggled with guilt and frustration. Because of my drug addiction, my...
God’s Great Faithfulness to a Drug Addict (PART 1)

God’s Great Faithfulness to a Drug Addict (PART 1)

My Childhood I am Tony de la Paz. I am the youngest among 5 siblings, and I grew up in a normal family set-up. My mother was a devoted homemaker, while my father was a colonel in the army. He was a good provider, had no vices, and was very religious. I admired my...
From Gang Leader to God’s Servant

From Gang Leader to God’s Servant

A Rough Childhood I grew up and lived in Tondo, a place full of delinquency and trouble. Every night, I drank with my gang, and we always got into trouble. My father often beat me up whenever he was drunk; also, he quarreled with my mother. Eventually, I was tired of...