ESSENCE
Irreplaceable face-to-face interaction
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - May 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Meetings, webinars (coined web and seminar), masses, and many other human activities are conducted where two or more parties are distant from one another.
So near yet so far
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
From Enhanced Community Quarantine to Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine to General Community Quarantine, some of our constituents are puzzled by their graduation, or even back to previous status.
Time well spent
May 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Our government, through the local government units as well as the concerned agency, is urging us to plant --and plant.
Fighting with compassion
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - May 14, 2020 - 12:00am
If there is one community of professionals, for whom we are all grateful in this pandemic period, they are our nurses.
Ready for opening of classes?
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - May 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Education Secretary Leonor Briones has already announced that the school year 2020-2021 will be opened on August 24, 2020.
Between freedom and safety
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - May 2, 2020 - 12:00am
With more than a month under Enhanced Community Quarantine, and with just few instances when we were able to go out of our houses for necessities, we now want to go out and do our normal routines.
Punishment
by Ligaya Rabago - Visaya - April 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Disturbing scene occupying the social media as part of the enhanced community quarantine are various punitive ways or consequences imposed by local government units to violators of ESQ.
A joy to behold
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 25, 2020 - 12:00am
It is said that an idle mind is the devil’s workshop. And under this Enhanced Community Quarantine, we run out of things that will make us preoccupied.
Bayanihan in the grassroots
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 23, 2020 - 12:00am
It is amusing and thankful to a particular kind of volunteerism taking place in our community's smallest level of governance.
Ultimate sacrifice
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 9, 2020 - 12:00am
We live in an imperfect world. And when times get rough and tough, we make compromises and sacrifices.
Let’s do our part
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - April 4, 2020 - 12:00am
When not preoccupied with regular tasks, we have more time exchanging thoughts over social media.
Dying alone
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - April 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Let’s consider this becoming familiar situation: “I can’t believe he’s dead,” read the text from a friend.
The calling
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of our frontliners while in the performance of their duty, providing care for our sick brothers and sisters.
Two faces of opportunity amid crisis
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The crisis that we are facing now presents two faces that we have the freedom to choose from.
Back to the core
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The novel coronavirus disease 2019 has changed the way we manage our lives for the past weeks.
Defining moment
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 19, 2020 - 12:00am
I am on my sixties. I am vulnerable to internal and external pressures, physical the most. Gone are the days when movements were sharp, and in perfect shape.
Mend us with your love, Lord
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Every so often we are afraid of many things for various reasons.
Panan-awan: Reflect, express, and inspire
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Regional film undertakings are thriving and flourishing. And what seemed to be a simple initiative of a public high school for the arts is laudable.
Promoting regional voices: Aligning to inclusive national development
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - February 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The strength of the whole relies on the vigor of its parts.
Nurturing regional voices
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - February 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Amid coronavirus threat, life goes on. Although there are hesitations, postponements and cancellations but we cannot hold important events in further abeyance. If we have to extend to a later date, this may conflict...
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