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Conceding, reconciliation, and moving on
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - May 18, 2019 - 12:00am
After so much has been said and done, days after the midterm elections, the time comes when we have to go back to our routines. Though such process and time of healing are very personal as we take things in varying...
Decades-old memories
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - May 9, 2019 - 12:00am
We usually set aside a specific day for a certain celebration like festivals, birthday parties, reunions, etc. And of course, every gathering is dedicated to keeping up with each other over sumptuous food. And what...
Thirsty for kindness
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 25, 2019 - 12:00am
There are heaps of sufferings in the world, contrasting in gravity and intensity. Gone up against consistently, we wonder in the event that we can diminish or sidestep from them. Thus we wish that one day we simply...
Enduring past
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 11, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a night of reuniting the past actors of the play "Ang Papeles" with the current ones.
Blazing the flame for vigilance on stage
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 4, 2019 - 12:00am
A document or any printed material is vital especially so when it contains information unlocking the next important step or to its eventual realization of its goal.
Cycle of mistakes
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 30, 2019 - 12:00am
We are now bombarded with claims, promises and promises, here and there from politicians who once again want a fresh mandate. Honestly, I have reached the point of questioning why I have to exercise my right of suffrage...
Happy people
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Time and again Filipinos are happy people. Is it a sign that we have resigned to the daily unsolved struggles in life that despite what we do, change is still elusive, and that we just have to contend with harsh...
Haves and Have-nots
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 23, 2019 - 12:00am
I have attended at least two burials over the past few weeks. This particular experience has exposed me to another reality that even in the last fraction of one's stay on earth there is still a great divide between...
Monstrous act
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Life is precious. And taking another life in a most monstrous way is beyond imagination. Thinking of various motivations leading to such act is also beyond one’s comprehension, thinking only that it is a thing...
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 9, 2019 - 12:00am
What used to be a usual happy family gathering turned out to be emotional.
An evening of gratitude and recognition
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - February 28, 2019 - 12:00am
It was an evening fitting for a man who has done so much to the community, and his legacy is worth pursuing by the present generation. The 85th birthday celebration of Dr. Jose "Dodong" R. Gullas last February 22...
Keeping the wheels turning
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - February 23, 2019 - 12:00am
We as a whole know the significance of remembering the birthday of a noteworthy relative or companion, or our wedding anniversaries.
Enigma of supermoon
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - February 21, 2019 - 12:00am
While waiting to be fetched, it was a night that the moon has its atypical manifestation.
Celebrating the artistic brilliance of the Filipinos
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - February 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Stepping in the first week of February, it is worth noting a major celebration that mirrors the spirit and character of a human race. And for Filipinos, we observe February as the Arts Month.
Raising our young
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 31, 2019 - 12:00am
If there is one very challenging role that a parent is facing, is raising children.
Other face of the festivity
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The religious feast in honor of the Santo Niño, as it becomes the leading and foremost cultural event of the country year after year, draws more crowds and it is getting bigger as the organizers promise to...
The youth’s voice
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a wonderful experience listening to young and idealistic college students as they competed in the 12th Vicente Gullas Intercollegiate Oratorical Contest last January 14 at the University of the Visayas Main...
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
If there is a strong and recurrent symbolism associated with the Sinulog festivity, it would be candles. Candles represent the consistent burning of devotion among the faithful. As it resides in the heart of every...
Images of the innocent Child
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Few days from now, the feast of Señor Santo Niño is imminent. The anticipation of the devotees is similarly mounting.
New Year’s rituals
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 5, 2019 - 12:00am
We just entered a new year. And just like any new thing, we expect the year to bring us blessings and positivity. As if we have no choice but to be optimistic that a new year will bring us good tidings. And so for...
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