Being able to volunteer means you’re capable of sharing your time, skills, or other resources to those who are in need of help. You’re fortunate to have extra time to spend beyond basic needs; you’re blessed to have honed a skill and leverage it for a social purpose; you’re lucky to have an excess of resources that others can briefly maximize. Some may seem to have more to share but it doesn’t mean they are entitled to privileges; in fact, committing to help also comes with a responsibility.
Teacher Fe, as everyone calls her, is a public school teacher and a social worker with education as her main advocacy.
She’s been teaching for more than two decades—inside the classroom during weekdays and more recently, under the La Huerta Bridge in Parañaque during weekends. She received the Bayaning Guro award back in 2012. Continue reading
Naka-high ka na ba?
Teka, teka. Bago mo ako paghinalaan ng kung ano at subukang ipa-tokhang, lilinawin ko na. Continue reading
For Catholics, Lent depicts the maxim no pain, no gain. It is a period of self-sacrifice, symbolic of the 40 days Christ spent in prayer and fasting preparing for His mission – the salvation of mankind. That overcoming hardships is imperative in exceptional pursuits is a lesson imparted to by Lent to all – Catholic or not. Continue reading
In celebration of World Poetry Day, we’ve compiled some verses on various topics penned by our friends. Enjoy!
As the cries of the weak echo louder than ever
And their tears overflow ever faster
Let apathy turn into sympathy
And disgust into kindness Continue reading
Today, we are celebrating the power of actions—of doing something instead of just planning and of exerting effort instead of making excuses.
We are now on the third month of the year. Another month has come to an end, and a new one is unfolding before our eyes. Continue reading
Season of hearts nanaman. Paglipat pa nga lang ng kalendaryo sa Pebrero, marami ang excited na. At marami din naman ang napapa-‘haaaay’ na lang.
Kung mas nakaka-relate ka sa ikalawa at ang relationship status mo naman ay Single, It’s Complicated o #PizzaIsLyf, huwag nang mag-alala dahil naglista kami ng mga pwede mong gawin para ma-enjoy (o ma-survive!) ang araw na ito. Continue reading