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Sugat ni Rizal (by Ronald Adlawan)

by Ronald Adlawan

December 30, 1896- nang hinatulan si Rizal
armas ng dayuhang baril and kumitil
sugatang dibdib ni Sisa’y nakaratay
Pagal n’yang katawan ay binurol… 267 more words

The Power of Words to Give Life

Life giving words hold far more power than we realize. They are authentic, meaningful and sincere, and seek to bless another, rather than seeking a personal ‘feel good’.   110 more words

Sexual Abuse & Violence

The Loneliness of Sexual Victimization: Am I the only one?

The perception that abuse doesn’t happen in Christian or religious circles is a setup for one of the most hopeless and agonizing sufferings; isolation. As if the hopelessness of believing there is no way out, no way through isn’t enough, this loneliness pushes us to the edge of survival and sanity. 490 more words

Sexual Abuse & Violence

Coming Back to Life

The image of Aslan blowing on Mr. Tumnus, the fawn from Narnia, grips me. Breathing on him to bring him back to life. Bringing him out of a place of stone and hard-heartedness, to a place of warmth—where he feels alive again in his heart and throughout his entire being. 1,381 more words



Right now, I’m listening to Frozen by Madonna and feeling pretty nostalgic. Reliving the past, if only for a moment. It feels like a lifetime ago, the days when I loved real hard as though my life depended on it. 244 more words


Letting love in.

I just came back from a weekend camping with a good friend. It was beautiful, but also very difficult for me. Partly because I’m learning some difficult things about myself. 700 more words