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Gatita (Little Cat)

On the beach resort in the Philippines a little cat with a stub tail resided.  It quickly befriended my girlfriend who seems to attract cats. It was a bit ornery except when around her. 22 more words


Where's Brady?

As Christians, if we aren’t in over our heads we are swimming in the wrong ocean.”

                                                                      -Brady Rose

Pastor Brady will be spending the next two months on an island several hours away from the large Philippine city, Tacloban. 143 more words

Beloved {a story from Pinalangga}

We arrived in Marabut about two weeks ago, and we’ve been settling in to life here ever since.  I apologize for the lack of updates from here on out—our internet is very intermittent and we never know when it’s going to have a strong signal.   867 more words



On the 30th anniversary of what remains the world’s largest industrial disaster, the Bhopal Gas Tragedy, artist and film-maker Samar Singh Jodha unvelied a cause-related Public Art Project, Bhopal – A Silent Picture. 303 more words


Dimly Whisper

Dripping dew points to the window
My eyes are slanted open
Shadow crossed
Face painting without color
Cryptic writings without hope
Whisper gently penetrates the ear… 30 more words

M5.7 quake shakes Eastern Samar

Source: http://mobile.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/regions/02/10/15/m57-quake-shakes-eastern-samar/

MANILA – A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck off Eastern Samar Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The undersea tremor, which struck at a depth of 40 kilometers, hit 109 kilometers east of Mercedes, Eastern Samar at around 9:29 p.m. 58 more words

This Desert Life

As the kibbutz movement drifted from its founding ideals during the latter half of the twentieth century, with creeping bureaucratisation, authoritarianism, economic crises and moves towards privatisation seeing the gradual erosion of the classic kibbutz way of life, increasing numbers of people began to peel away from the movement in disillusionment. 831 more words