THE SONG—Speak, O Lord by Keith and Kristy Getty—was sung in church yesterday.
The melody is captivating, the message timeless. What a feast for the Christian soul!
O Lord, that You would help us grasp the heights of Your plans for us.
I don’t remember the last funeral I had attended. My experience with death is largely limited to the hospital: me, attending to a code, defi...
MACARTHUR by Filipino writer Bob Ong is a short, powerful novel about four boys raised in Manila's slums. I read it early this morning...
THE CLOSEST thing I’ve come to being Chinese is to have been mistaken by rowdy Filipino OFWs as Chinese; this, while buying fruit juice at S...
Another month has ended. These days, I only force myself to blog whenever the month ends, if only to place bookends to chapters of personal ...
My lunch today was at Jipan Japanese Bakeshop located at the Upper Ground Floor, Building A, SM Megamall. I learned of this place through At...
Honor Thy Father takes us to the northern city of Baguio, the country's summer capital, where people wear sweaters because of the cold. ...
I got an email from a reader asking me for tips for the UP College of Medicine interview. I don't know how else to respond, except to sa...
I'VE DONE away with the two-column template with the drop cap—I will miss it, of course, but it limited what I can do with the photograp...
It's this time of the year again. TRP (Tao Rin Pala) is fast approaching. Held every December, it's the biggest show in the UP Colle...
I got a couple of emails from a few readers asking me for tips about the NMAT (National Medical Achievement Test), the big qualifying exam...
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