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Marching Toward 2022

Marching Toward 2022

Reviewing 2021 What a year 2021 has been! Lockdowns, sickness, grief, stress… a challenging list that still expands, but I must say: We’ve also seen the emergence of many beautiful things such as generosity, empathy made real with online huddles and meet-ups,...

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Finding My Truest Self

Finding My Truest Self

When you do not know who you are and whose you are, you will succumb to almost anything. You are an open book to everyone, with no reservations and prudence. You do not have firm ground to stand on. You just go with the flow. Que sera sera as they call it. When you...

You Are Not An Orphan

You Are Not An Orphan

“Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God” – John 1:12 Have you ever lost a father? I did. They say fathers play a significant role in our lives. Researchers have found that those who grow up...

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...

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...

Forgiving My Father

Forgiving My Father

Contented in a Christian family I grew up in a Christian household. I have two older siblings, making me the youngest. My mother was an employee of FDA (which was called BFAD during her time), while my father was an OFW in Saudi Arabia. Due to the nature of my...

GANAP NA PAGHILOM: MATATAGPUAN LAMANG KAY HESUS

GANAP NA PAGHILOM: MATATAGPUAN LAMANG KAY HESUS

Lumaking walang ama, paano kung ang dating nagpo-protekta at tanging ama na nakagisnan mo ay siya mismong magtatangka sa’yong buhay? Saan mo pupulutin ang pira-piraso mong puso? May pag-asa pa ba itong mabuo? Ako si Jari. Bunso sa panig ng ina kung saan may isa akong...

Teachings Amidst Anthuriums

Teachings Amidst Anthuriums

Painting in the Garden I was five years old. I was drawing flowers with a man in the middle of an anthurium garden. Birds were chirping, while the sun drew circles of light on our skin—light that peeked through the foliage. We sat on flowerpots and started sketching....

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