ESSENCE
Not a mere viral trend
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Social media has become a forum for widespread creation of awareness. And yes, in just a few minutes, a relevant cause or voice will reach many people in the world.
Sacred place
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Sacred places are always places of worship.
Tsismosa brigade
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
In rural communities back then when life was so fundamental, verbal communication depended heavily on the information being conveyed.
No one should be left behind
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 23, 2020 - 12:00am
We will be together in sickness and in health.
The vulnerable
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
I am aware of the most vulnerable sectors during the pandemic.
The ultimate donor
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 16, 2020 - 12:00am
I first heard about plasma sales in Cebu from a forwarded video clip.
The unfolding COVID-19 crisis, its impact on food security
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Still many areas are under lockdown and people in these communities have restricted access to the outside world up until now.
Barter
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
How far are we going to give up something for another person's wants and happiness?
Filipino brand of discipline
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
It continues to wonder why we have difficulty or fail in the area of following certain rules and regulations.
Tuob
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Growing up as a child, I have been exposed to cultural traditions which have long been ingrained in the collective consciousness.
Back to old, hard days
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - June 26, 2020 - 12:00am
I fully understand how it feels like being back to the old vile, tight ways. In the past when we want to move on and leave things.
Faceapp
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
We all want ourselves to be the better version of us. We admire the wealthy and content families, the good relationships, and the ideal looks based on certain norms, and to some degree envy them.
Go green
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
After months of being quaratined and have limited access to the outside world, we look for an end to it, a hope for something better, a longing for what we usually did in the past, if there’s a possibilit...
Mañanita
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Long ago, I was invited to and even have initiated mañanita for my relatives and colleagues.
Fears
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - June 11, 2020 - 12:00am
We are being surrounded every now and then by fears, imagined or real.
Learning curve
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - June 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The practice of distance education, teleconferencing and the like is not in fact new to us.
Digital divide
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - June 4, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s good that we review the parables of the cornerstone (cfr. Mk 12,1-12) and the vine (cfr. Jn 15,1-17) if only to strengthen our conviction that we need to be united to Christ.
A matter of survival
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - May 30, 2020 - 12:00am
One thing that pinches my heart and can't bear witness to is one's misery. A family that ends up having difficulty making both ends meet from the start, even before the pandemic.
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.
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