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Pulling Up The Drawbridge

“Time to pull up the drawbridge.” That’s what my dad says when it’s time to get re-centered. My dad is an extremely social guy—not at all like me in that regard—but he still needs the occasional recharge. 482 more words

Christianity And LGBT Issues

Volunteer, Foster or Adopt a Pet

If you’re looking for an opportunity to make a difference, why not consider volunteering, fostering, or adopting a pet? With Petfinder.com, you can find an animal shelter or rescue center in your local area. 113 more words


Dear Children

The future is in your hands. Your future is in your hands. Your parents will love you, guide you. Your teachers will impart to you what they could. 354 more words

Thoughts And Emotions

The business of limelight

It all started last December when I was invited to be a resource speaker in the Regional Training for the Regional School Press Conference Qualifiers in Lipa City. 351 more words


As raw as it can get. Tears in my eyes drown me.

The words are from a friend activist-poet, Aida Santos.

On the way to Tacloban airport, she saw people awaiting the bodies of some SAF (Special Action Forces) who were killed in Mamapasano. 498 more words

Renewing Our Spirit

Financial strains

Do you have a story to tell? Watch this video to discover just how powerful this initiative is.  Click on this link to submit your photograph and story. 94 more words

Breast Cancer

Not Just an EAL Learner or Much More than Grammar [ part 1]

For many years I have taught English as an additional language learners in the public school system. It was also quickly made clear to me  – by the students themselves in most cases – that first and foremost they are individuals just like everyone else in the class and secondly that EALs may have other ‘special’ learning needs. 216 more words

Teaching And Learning