One thing that I realized while I am going through the process of knowing God is to stop being religious. I have learned that it doesn't require religion for you to experience the love and grace of Jesus Christ. There is more in going beyond religion. There is more in knowing God and Jesus Christ alone.
Forty-seven years ago since the late Ferdinand Marcos signed Proclamation 1081 declaring Martial Law throughout the country that marked the beginning of 14 years of horror.
When is freedom too much? As more and more students go online, so as the rise of online ‘freedom walls.’ The concept of online ‘freedom walls’ is simple; anyone with access to the internet can submit their entry anonymously while the administrators of the page have the discretion to post entries.
If there is one thing I love about waking up before 10AM, it’s the sound of our friendly-neighborhood taho vendors breaking the quiet solitude that early mornings offer. It brings an immediate smile on my face, making me rush downstairs with a few coins and my mug in tow, a jolly greeting reserved for the people who make the effort to make the soybean curd drink or taho for Filipinos.
A mirror shows you what you look like, it has a way of showing us our flaws. However, sometimes we only intend to see what we want to see. Sometimes, our reflection focuses only on ourselves but not the bigger picture that we belong into.
The Philippine film industry is something that seems to be booming right now, and obviously, that is a good sign of progress. Or is it, really? With the release of every blockbuster is an indie film, one that gets overlooked.
While such policies are put into effect for preventive measures, we citizens must be able to differentiate the policies that are needed to be implemented to eradicate the cause of the problem to those policies that are meant to be “band-aid solutions” which only aims to provide the public a false sense of security.
Making children criminals is not justice but a mere whitewash of the societal problems that the government is facing.
n the moment the government decides to put their power into play by silencing the ones who have the power to put the truth forward is the time where the world will be watching eyes trained on the madmen who chooses to keep all the truth from slipping out — silencing the people who dare defy the oppression of the ones in power towards the Philippine press and towards the truth.