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The Song of the Turtledove

The Song of the Turtledove

Dear Readers, As we celebrate Christmas and the end of 2019, it’s nice to reflect on a few things. In the famous Christmas song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” a certain person called “True Love” sends two turtledoves to his beloved. This song makes me think of the...

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Sofia Paderes – “Hands”

Sofia Paderes – “Hands”

There are days when we think we were put on this earth to save others, and the moment we are unable to do any saving, we find that burden bearing more weight than we can carry. A few years ago, I discovered that I was not immune to that burden. And so I wrote.

You can’t fix it all. And that’s okay. This poem is for you.

–Sofia Paderes

God, My Matchmaker

God, My Matchmaker

There I was, invited to attend the 10th Anniversary of the Kachin Refugee Learning Centre. Tears streamed down my face as I witnessed batch after batch of students coming onstage to perform. I silently prayed to God and told Him that it would be impossible for me to...

Tula Ng Paralisadong Kaluluwa

Nakagagalaw, ngunit puso ay uhaw Malaya, ngunit hanggang ngayon ay ligaw Nakangingiti, ngunit sa tuna'y panglaw Nakakikita, ngunit abang ay tanglaw Sa aking paghihintay pawang tulala Anaki mo'y batong di nakagagawa Nagmistulang tuod nilang sinasamba Ngunit sa wala ay...

Humans of Manila

Sa loob ng labindalawang araw, kami ay naglathala ng mga kwento ng buhay, upang mabigyan ng mukha at tinig ang mga pangkaraniwang tao. Ang aming mithiin na sa pamamagitan nito ay makapagbigay inspirasyon sa bawat isa na mangarap at magkaroon ng pag-asa kasama nila....

Jerusalem of Gold

The Bible tells us to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. In this performance video, Maestro Alvaro Sanchez plays "Jerusalem of Gold," an Israeli song written by Naomi Shemer. Rev. Alvaro “The Maestro” Sanchez is a master musician, conductor, and soloist whose...

The Blessing of Jacob’s Cafe

THE VISION Huddled together in fervent prayer during one of their regular meetings, Lim Tow Soon suddenly saw in his vision the word “Jacob.” He and his cell group/ Bible study group were  praying for quite some time already, seeking God’s counsel on what name they...

“Flamenco Meditation” by Rev. Alvaro Sanchez

Rev. Alvaro “The Maestro” Sanchez is a master musician, conductor, and soloist whose performances have impacted and wowed audiences worldwide. Born and raised in Colombia, he picked up the guitar at a very young age and has been specializing in it ever since. He...

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Travel Purposes: Go

Travel Purposes: Go

Like most of the youth in my generation, I yearn for the luxury known as traveling. I’ve met people who could go out of the country for vacation on a yearly basis. I’ve also met people who could get a taste of that experience only after saving up and waiting for seat...

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A Spoonful of Manna

Visiting the Poquiz Aeta Tribe (outreach ocular)

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