Cherry Piquero-Ballescas
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“Sarap ng buhay” vs. “Mahirap”, “Parang Basura”
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - May 30, 2020 - 12:00am
“Ang sarap ng buhay (life is good). Ganito na lang tayo palagi ah? (Let us keep it this way!)
Creating the new world now
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Crisis or not, the good comes with the bad.
Mary month of May 2020
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - May 2, 2020 - 12:00am
First, we lift our thanksgiving to God for protecting us through the past days and months of 2020. April has gone. Today is the second day of May and the first Saturday of this month.
Simple doables during ECQ
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - April 25, 2020 - 12:00am
May 15 is the latest announced quarantine extension date here in Cebu City as well as other places throughout the country. Is it correct to say that since the March 15 quarantine, many of you have managed to creatively...
Moving forward now
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - April 23, 2020 - 12:00am
April 22, 2020 marked the 50th year of Earth Day. We are all reminded that now and beyond the present pandemic, we also all need to save our planet and people from climate change urgently, badly.
Strength and hope amid fear and storm
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - April 2, 2020 - 12:00am
From a platform within the wide but deserted St. Peter Square that dark, drizzly evening of March 27, 2020, a frail 83-year old Pope Francis stood tall, an inspiring, powerful epitome of strength and hope for God’s...
Let us do our share and save lives
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Have you read the heartbreaking stories of our fallen, selfless frontliners?
Dear God
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - March 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Many frontliners, here and abroad, have given up their lives to serve those afflicted by Covid-19, dear God.
Together, with our all!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - March 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Who could have imagined a virus literally stopping the world? People are advised to stay home, lockdowns are observed, mobility is regulated.
Faith and fact
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - March 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Fear vs faith, fake news vs facts.
COVID-19 now a global pandemic
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Despite the initial cautious hesitation, it was clear that it was just a matter of time before COVID-19 would be confirmed by the World Health Organization as a pandemic.
Covid-19 updates
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - March 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The world has never been the same since December 2019 when the novel coronavirus from Wuhan, China was first reported.
Tree-cutting moratorium as anti-climate change strategy
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - March 5, 2020 - 12:00am
This position paper was prepared for yesterday’s (Thursday’s) Citizen’s Hour of the Cebu City Council where important issues like request for permission to cut trees in certain parts of the city...
Reflections about lent and fasting
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - February 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Ash Wednesday reminds us that we are dust here on earth but we are God’s children He wants to be reunited with him in his heavenly home.
May we always remember
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - February 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Like the Israelites who longed for a savior to liberate them from the hands of their oppressors, for years, Filipinos prayed for God to free this nation from dictatorship.
Allowing nature to repair our broken climate
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - February 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Have you come across #NatureNow, a short documentary featuring Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot as narrators?
No to wasteful waste management projects
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - February 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The continuing collection and disposal waste management system uses up millions of precious public money.
Love: Messages and ways
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - February 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Did you get GIFs, messages, and other reminders about love yesterday? What about these following non-conventional Valentine messages?
Our Lady of Lourdes, Peace and Prayers
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Her Feast Day last February 11 brought back again happy memories of our visit to Our Lady of Lourdes which God gifted me for my birthday, decades back.
Unite we must
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - February 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Unity is the only option we have in our battle against viruses, global warming, and other present challenges.
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