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What does it mean to be poor?

What does it mean to be poor?

According to surveys, a large percentage of Filipinos consider themselves as poor. Poverty, in a literal sense of having no fixed jobs, not eating thrice a day, doesn’t have a good dwelling place to rest and probably can’t afford schooling. Our country indeed suffers from […]

Is Man Comparable to a Machine?

Is Man Comparable to a Machine?

We live into a world that is truly amazing! What we see, what we hear all comes from the wonderful works of the Absolute. We are God’s masterpieces. We are special in the eyes of God. We are created last for humankind to have a […]

Why You Need to Change Now: Problems and Where to Go

Why You Need to Change Now: Problems and Where to Go

We live not in bed of roses. We sometimes experience thorns along the way. Life is beautiful when we don’t have problems isn’t? However, it can also be as devilish as hell when we encounter limiting and painful experiences. I can say that people have […]

Love and Family: A Metaphysical Reflection on Gabriel Marcel

Love and Family: A Metaphysical Reflection on Gabriel Marcel

  In the study of Metaphysics, the metaphysician tries to at least grasp knowledge of the whole of reality. He therefore acknowledges that all around him exist in a particular mode of existence. He sees that as a part of reality, there are beings interconnected […]

The Challenge for a Millennial Reader

The Challenge for a Millennial Reader

­­Deep reading means  array of sophisticated processes that propel comprehension and that include inferential and deductive reasoning, analogical skills, critical analysis, reflection and insight. A reader might just need milliseconds to execute these processes and it would develop his level of thinking and comprehension. According […]

2 Movies That Will Blow You Away in 2018

2 Movies That Will Blow You Away in 2018

Movie industry has become a big thing now. Without a doubt, people are excited to watch the sequel or prequel of their favorite movies. To gain such excitement from the audience, major studios earmark their spots on the release schedule years ahead of time. I know […]

Love and Les Misérables

Love and Les Misérables

“To love another person is to see the face of God.”― Victor Hugo The question “What is love?” generates a host of issues: love is an abstract noun which means for some it is a word unattached to anything real or sensible, that is all; […]

The Story Behind Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito”

The Story Behind Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito”

Ever wondered what is the story behind the famous  song Despacito by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat Justin Bieber? In every song that a composer does, there surely an interesting story behind it. Before the camp of Bieber contacted Fonsi for a remix, the song Despacito […]

THE ART OF LETTING GO:  Five Practical Tips on How to Move- on After  Break-up

THE ART OF LETTING GO: Five Practical Tips on How to Move- on After Break-up

Letting go is one of the painful post relationship statuses a lover can experience. It is painful for a fact that one gave all what he/she have: time, efforts, whole heart and attention but ending up being left behind or alone. “Moving on” is the […]

Nuestra Señora de Guia: A Visit to Mudra

Nuestra Señora de Guia: A Visit to Mudra

History has it that the oldest extent Marian image in the Philippines is the Our Lady of Guidance of Ermita, Manila (although recent studies led by Msgr. Sabino Vengco Jr., a professor of Mariology, debunks this notion and claim that the oldest Marian image is […]