Category Archives: Current Affairs

“Panginoong Hesus, kay buti Mo.”

*Warning: personal post written in the vernacular* Pumapadyak ako noon patungo sa opisina. Sabado yun. Nagmamadali ako para masulit ang aking “half day” OTY para magbawas ng mga nakatambak na trabaho. Sa pagmamadali, hindi ako nakapag-gugol ng panahon sa pananalangin. … Continue reading

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Living out your vows

It’s good to be back from a long hiatus. Thesis and wedding preparations have taken up much of my time during the past half year or so. One of the things that popped up often during our many mini marriage … Continue reading

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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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