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Finding light under threat of darkness


It’s been a difficult week not just for the country because of Typhoon “Glenda’s” fury, but for the world as well because of all the killings happening in Gaza. Today, as I write this, 298 lives have just been lost in a senseless tragedy that has all our hearts broken.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Relationship rescue


Relationships are always tricky terrain.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

The power of words


“Words unlock worlds.” The small note, scribbled in beautiful script by a girl named Alessandra Yu on June 28, 2014, was tacked on a board in a nook inside the Shakespeare and Company Bookshop, on Paris’ Left Bank. It leapt at me through a photograph taken by a friend who was in Paris this week. The romance of literature, and the Left Bank, immortalized in scraps of paper written by visitors from all over the world.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Never let the moment pass you by


It’s been a roller-coaster of a week.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

The children of Tacloban are playing again


Except for the “open-air” arrivals area and the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) tents that line the road from the airport to the city, there seems to be no indication that this city had been ravaged seven months earlier. Life has slowly returned to Tacloban.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »