Cherry Piquero-Ballescas
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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.
Human choices and the coronavirus
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 30, 2020 - 12:00am
“Unknowns complicate response.”
And so much more to do
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 25, 2020 - 12:00am
More tremors, steam, and magma buildup have been reported yesterday. The alert is still on that a hazardous Taal explosion may happen within hours or days.
The best and the worst
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Disasters bring out the best or worst in people.
Lifting to you, Señor Santo Niño
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Like previous Sinulog celebrations, many, including us, will lift to you prayers ranging from personal to concerns about our family and others.
Devotion, the Church, and Basura
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Once again, expect thousands of devotees and guests for this year’s Feast of the Sto. Niño and Sinulog.
Fires, climate emergency, and trees
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Australia continues all possible valiant efforts to stop the wildfires.
Happy God-blessed and Sustainable 2020!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - December 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, December 28, we remember the massacre of the innocent, male children in Bethlehem (Matthew 2:16).
Christ in Christmas
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - December 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Christmas is here once again.
Thank you always, Lord!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - December 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Still several days before Christmas and already so joyfully grateful for God’s gifts each day!
Special gifts for Christmas
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - December 12, 2019 - 12:00am
As soon as I learned that Fr. Jerry Orbos, SVD, will lead the recollection at the Adoration Chapel last December 8, I knew this was a precious gift for myself this Christmas season. Since I have this practice of...
Eco-friendly holidays and celebrations
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - December 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The 2019 SEA Games will soon be over. There has, so far, been no coverage about the waste situation during the games.
Regulating plastics in Cebu City
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - December 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Although Cebu City was under Typhoon Signal No. 1 on Tuesday, the Cebu City Council, presided by Vice Mayor Mike Rama, proceeded with the public hearing about four ordinances proposing the regulation of plastics,...
Contingency plans and genuine stewards
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines has been listed among the top most disaster-prone countries in the World Risk Index as well as the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.
National pride and shame
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Let us be very clear about this. We are very proud, had been, and will continue to cheer for all of our Filipino athletes. May they move on to victory for themselves, for our country! Mabuhay ang atong mga atleta!...
Chasing rainbows
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Have you ever experienced night and darkness turn to morning and light?
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