Category Archives: Current Affairs

Overwhelmed

I was doing a head count of my students who were taking an exam, only to find out that one was missing. I went outside the room and found her – sitting on the floor and crying. She was talking … Continue reading

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Jumpstart: At the Receiving End of Undeserved Favor

I will not sleep until this post is done. “Thank you Lord” That was all I could think of while driving home earlier. It was a very long day for me, having driven back and forth from Pampanga.  I decided … Continue reading

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Banning God and other religious stuff: reflections on the rise of secularism and the book of Esther

Secularism had become quite popular, especially in these last two decades. Even the Philippines, a predominantly religious country, has started embracing it more. I work in a secular, non-sectarian, stater-run university, where religious practices are often confined to the private … Continue reading

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Revisiting Places

“Why did I spend over a week’s salary for a trip to a place I’ve already been to two years prior?” This was a thought that somehow echoed in my mind throughout my second trip to the mount Pinatubo crater … Continue reading

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Wanted: Joy and Control. Please apply inside.

*Personal information included just to have a sense of realism; I will still try my best to make this more than a simple rant-blog* Love, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfullness… Something’s amiss… My life has been lacking severely in … Continue reading

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Farewell to my GF (2)

My boring Tuesday morning suddenly became a rattling one as I discovered that my beloved camera was nowhere to be found. I prayed and hoped that it had just been misplaced at home. After a day of searching and queries, … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons the Hard Way: “Measure Twice, Cut Once”

Note: This is not about carpentry. In an attempt to be productive yesterday, I decided to leave home 1.5 hours before our music team practice to withdraw money and deposit them into a BDO account as payment for a grease … Continue reading

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