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Who Will Be the Next President?

Who Will Be the Next President?

Our Vote Matters Topmost on everyone’s mind as I write this is: “Who will be the next president of the Philippines?”   My president. Your president. Whoever wins the highest votes will get to sit in the highest seat of power in the nation, whether he or she was...

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BEAUTY FROM BROKENNESS: RESTORING A SECOND-HAND WEDDING GOWN

BEAUTY FROM BROKENNESS: RESTORING A SECOND-HAND WEDDING GOWN

Finding My Dream Wedding Dress Damaged with missing beads. A ripped inner skirt. Lace that’s old fashioned. She’s not as beautiful as the others. She’s used. And she only cost me Php3,000.  Because I was growing  emotionally attached to a cheap gown, I started calling...

Joseph the Dreamer: Then and Now

Joseph the Dreamer: Then and Now

“I am special! I am special! I am special!” If there was a scene that stood out for me in Trumpet’s musical production, Joseph the Dreamer (JTD) this year, it was when Joseph said these words while pounding on the prison floor, forcing himself to remember his value...

Remembering Venite PART 3

Remembering Venite PART 3

This is Part 3 in a 3-Part tribute to Venite Castillo, written by his friend, Inah Tolentino.  My Goodbye I already lost my father, mother, and sister, so I can say I am well-acquainted with grief. Still, I got blindsided by the grief over losing Ven. He was a best...

A Way to Light (Part 2)

A Way to Light (Part 2)

The Story of Leyl Valdez As told to Grace Roscia Estuesta The prayers my lola uttered, the worship songs that played in our house, and the Word of God ministered to me and kept me. I believed this birthed my encounters with the Lord. Through it all, I believed that...

A Way to Light (Part 1)

A Way to Light (Part 1)

The Story of Leyl Valdez As told to Grace Roscia Estuesta As I listened to my eldest brother’s tape playing the song “World’s Apart” by Jars of Clay in 1995, the seed of intimacy was planted in my heart. Love notes filled the room, and this paved the way for my...

Hope After the Storm (Part 2)

Hope After the Storm (Part 2)

Help kept coming in from friends and from clients abroad. One Voice Magazine and Help International partnered with us and sent monetary support to continue the outreaches. The third wave of community outreach was the most emotional one. We distributed bags of rice in...

Hope After the Storm (Part 1)

Hope After the Storm (Part 1)

I woke up to the sounds of busy streets and happy noises from children playing. I checked my phone with eyes half-open to see what time it was. It was 2:00 p.m., no wonder I felt hungry. A couple of months had passed since Typhoon Odette “Rai” struck Cebu, but the...

U-Care for Ukraine

U-Care for Ukraine

One Voice Magazine, in partnership with ICEJ Philippines, would like to invite you to take part in rescue efforts being done in Ukraine, spearheaded by the International Christian Embassy. You can do this in two ways: 1) Send short messages of HOPE and CARE to...

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Visiting the Poquiz Aeta Tribe (outreach ocular)

OV at Singapore