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Instruments of healing
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The physical aspect in us is just temporary due to old age or any circumstance that weakens our system. And we want to remedy it so we can go back to our routine.
In our eyes
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
When we age, our system degenerates, including our sight. Our eyes gradually fail us. We cannot anymore clearly see the texts. We cannot fully appreciate the beauty of diversity: variety of textures, colors and levels....
Power of mind
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Lives have been lost because of suicides in a previous couple of days. No dominating age, it's both young and old. This is essential because of one's powerlessness to deal with the torments, explicitly the depression...
Passing on
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Even if the Department of Interior and Local Government has renewed its call to outgoing officials to guarantee the smooth and systematic change of capacity to their successors and that the time has come to transcend...
Payback time
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - June 29, 2019 - 12:00am
As the weather bureau declared that we are officially experiencing significant change from summer to rainy days, we currently face a perennial circumstance, an undesirable scene that left us with apparently no ...
The legend lives
by Ligaya Rabago - Visaya - June 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The entire Philippine cinema is shocked over what happened to Mr. Eddie Garcia during their taping for his GMA teleserye "Rosang Agimat." Mr. Garcia fell into a coma last June 8 after suffering from neck and cervical...
Rainbow flag
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - June 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Aside from the Philippine flag that we raised for our nation's freedom, another banner is raised for the whole month, the rainbow flag.
Relational level of independence
by Ligaya Rabago - Visaya - June 13, 2019 - 12:00am
For most people independence is viewed as a positive attribute to endeavor yet if we ask others to define it, we may find that many have difficulty explaining what it is, and noting how it can be taught may be even...
Compensation in teaching
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - June 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Most often than not when passion in the teaching profession is being discussed, we don’t want to talk about money. We believe that if passion is present everything will just follow. But when reality strikes,...
Change agents
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - June 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Notwithstanding some reactions in view of the perennial concerns that the Basic Education faces with each opening of classes, there are accounts of creativity that we knew about that are in many cases overlooked...
Symbol of sovereignty and solidarity
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - June 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The 15-day time span that is known as National Flag Days began last May 28 and will end on June 12, Philippine Independence Day. The announcement of the 15-day National Flag Days is contained in Republic Act 8491...
Mirror of the world
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - May 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Some Facebook friends are posting photos that made us believe they are traveling outside the country, countries that we have visited already, or probably still part of our bucket list, or perhaps just in a dream...
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...
Cast for one
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - May 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The recently-concluded midterm elections have once again manifested that democracy is working in our country.
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...
Not the endgame for Filipino movies
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - May 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The very long queues to moviehouses show Filipinos’ great interest in the final stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Avengers: Endgame.”
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...
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