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I Hate Politics BUT I Love My Country

I Hate Politics BUT I Love My Country

I hate politics BUT I love my country. Have you found yourself saying this to yourself lately? If so, you are not alone. Many, many people have taken to social media to express their frustration over the government; some going overboard by threatening to destroy the...

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Redeemed by the Greatest Lover PART 1

Redeemed by the Greatest Lover PART 1

A Good Beginning I grew up in a Christian family. My dad was the last who got saved when I was around eight years old. Our home was filled with love. We sang Christian songs and had nightly family devotions. I grew up memorizing verses in school and in Sunday School....

I Dream of a Place

I Dream of a Place

By Genesis Michael Zion C. Pacete I walk through the halls of the hurt and the broken. The groans of the bleeding desperate for attention are deafening. Here, silence is a luxury. Every corner is filled with the injured and dying. There is no room to spare. Even the...

Stubborn Love

Stubborn Love

I was born in Manila. My mom later found out that my dad was married and had a family. We left him and went to the province. My mom later married a widower who had four children-- two boys and one girl. The eldest had previously left for Manila. I accepted these...

Heroes Have Dreams

Heroes Have Dreams

We ended August by commemorating National Heroes' Day; remembering the likes of Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Jose Rizal, and other great men and women who fought for our nation’s sovereignty and freedom, unafraid of death. Rightly do we regard them as heroes!...

Ang Pangarap Ay Para Kay Kristo (Part 2)

Ang Pangarap Ay Para Kay Kristo (Part 2)

…“Bakit po Panginoon? Ginawa ko ba ito dahil gusto ng aking mga magulangAno po ang gusto Mong gawin ko? Panginoon, kailangan ko po ng inyong gabay.” Mangiyak ngiyak ako habang lulan ng pampasaherong dyip pauwi sa aming tahanan. Hindi ko alam kung paano ko sasabihin...

ANG MANGARAP AY PARA KAY KRISTO

ANG MANGARAP AY PARA KAY KRISTO

“Pagputok pa lamang ng liwanag, dali dali na akong umalis upang makita ang resulta ng aming pagsusulit.” “Sinalubong ko ang listahan nang may malaking ngiti sa aking mga labi na unti-unting pinatatamlay ng katotohanang hindi pa nadaraanan ng aking mga mata ang aking...

Waiting for Seven: The Story of Tim and Noemi Salegumba PART 2

Waiting for Seven: The Story of Tim and Noemi Salegumba PART 2

On the 3rd month of pregnancy, Noemi got infected with chicken pox. By the time she was cured, the baby in her womb didn’t have life anymore. She was brought to the hospital where she labored to bring the lifeless baby out. The labor was painful, according to Noemi....

Waiting for Seven: The Story of Tim and Noemi Salegumba

Waiting for Seven: The Story of Tim and Noemi Salegumba

“May pangako ang Lord.” (“The Lord made a promise.”) The First Years After four years of being boyfriend and girlfriend, Pastor Tim and Noemi decided to get married on April 29, 1989. He was 23 years old and she was 25. Both of them were in ministry; Pastor Tim just...

The Wonder Woman

The Wonder Woman

It’s getting later in the year; that time when the air is chilled by the thought of endings. The sun sets at seven now, and the sky is already pinking as I close the door of my mom’s dented green van. I tilt my head up towards the sunset. I love everything about this...

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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)

OV at Singapore