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Exodus 16

The next morning we waited. I wasn’t expecting to get an early bus so wasn’t surprised when nothing stopped. It got to 10am and I suggested to Grace that we go home for a few hours and restart our vigil maybe 1pm. 744 more words

The Philippine Organic Farming Movement

A group of women to start a movement for organic farming here in the Philippines.  This is started by the Kasarian-Kalayaan, Inc. (SARILAYA), a group of grassroots women’s organizations. 119 more words

News

Natural World

Photography 101 Assignment 8: Natural World & Leading Lines

They survived the storm

Like arms, their branches outstretched

“Thanks for sparing us.”

Poetry

Guiuan, Eastern Samar - Part 1

I first heard about Guiuan shortly before it was hit by Typhoon Yolanda. We still had power when we heard news that the typhoon made landfall, but I never saw how much damage the town suffered until two weeks later when power went back up in our town. 929 more words

Travel

Exodus 14

That morning we were in the waiting shed by 6.30am, confident that we would shortly be on our way to Manila. A neighbour came to join us as we waited and she chatted with Grace. 650 more words

Philippines, China, Tibet?

‘For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.’ Luke 19:10

For a little while I’ve been unsure of what is next for Nicola. 709 more words

Tacloban

Exodus 11

Fortunately the terminus was also base to local buses and minivans heading towards Tacloban. We quickly found one and jumped aboard. The driver wanted eight-hundred pesos, which for the two of us was four times what it should have been. 421 more words