Bible and Me (Compassion of Jesus)

Thinking that two years had already gone by, I revisted an album of photos of our house, of how it looked after that night of July. It was a wrong move. A move that will shake again the peace that I and family have been picking up and putting back together in place. It broughtContinue reading “Bible and Me (Compassion of Jesus)”

Vengeance and Killings (Prayers for Loved – Ones of Crime Victims)

As one of those whose loved-ones are victims of killings, this verse is the most difficult to bear. One time, I commented in CNN Philippines platform at Facebook. I got bashed and Facebook was sending me notifications until late in the hours of the morning of rude and sarcasm remarks. I commented to a newsContinue reading “Vengeance and Killings (Prayers for Loved – Ones of Crime Victims)”

The Light Shines On (Wearing A “Tiara” With A Sword – A Continuation)

To understand this story, please check out the previous reflection. It was the longest night of my life. Then, morning came. A sister – friend called me before the plane took off. She fiercely said ” Ate B, I called not to make you cry. I called to say to use all the courage thatContinue reading “The Light Shines On (Wearing A “Tiara” With A Sword – A Continuation)”

Folding His Bloodied Short Pants (My Last Act Of Service To A Murdered Brother)

It was a day after we buried him. I went with my father to clean our house where four nights earlier my eldest brother was shot to death. I needed to be there. I just have to be there. The door only covered the opening of the house, it was obviously been detached, the doorContinue reading “Folding His Bloodied Short Pants (My Last Act Of Service To A Murdered Brother)”

The Reasons for Our Talents (How We Coped and Continue to Cope)

The Reasons For Our Talents (This Is How We Cope and Continue to Cope) I shared here in IG the photo of how our house looks like recently. If I hadn’t yet, let me describe it. Our small living room is filled with plants and every space of the lot beside the gate is! ThoseContinue reading “The Reasons for Our Talents (How We Coped and Continue to Cope)”