Who is Santa Claus?
by Archie Modequillo - December 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Many people believe that Santa Claus is an American creation. The truth is that America only reworked the imported tradition.
The Greatest Power of All
by Archie Modequillo - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Anyone who has passed by this street on one side of a downtown university would have seen this young man.
Young-Looking Skin
by Archie Modequillo - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The preservation of youthful looks is certainly one of the modern man’s (and woman’s) greatest obsessions.
A Postscript to a Celebration
by Archie Modequillo - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, the local media celebrated this year’s Cebu Press Freedom Week.
Don’t Worry, Be Happy
by Archie Modequillo - September 2, 2018 - 11:51pm
There was a man who went to the psychiatrist worrying that he was sick.
Nothing Personal
by Archie Modequillo - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Most employers hesitate to fire people.
Unnecessary Openness
by Archie Modequillo - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
There is no question about the good value of honest self-expression. The act can be both healing and affirming. Its importance to our wellbeing is perhaps the reason why we feel good in confiding our well-guarded...
Wanted: Ideal Man
by Archie Modequillo - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Perhaps every woman wants to be at the center of her man’s world. She wants him to see her as his equal and, at the same time, his princess.
A Sense of Purpose
by Archie Modequillo - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
A young man was hospitalized with a severe disease. He could have died from it.
by Archie M. Modequillo - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
There’s a true story whose lesson I treasure. In the company where I worked before, an officemate was thrust into a new position for which he was not trained. The resulting circumstances contradicted the nobility...
All Too Wrapped Up
by Archie Modequillo - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The other day at the gift-wrapping section of the department store near our office, a woman customer was asking the staff for the “most expensive-looking” wrapper for her gift.
Today’s Sunshine
by Archie Modequillo - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
There are three things in life that we have no control of – nature, the past and other people.
Ready to Face Life
by Archie Modequillo - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Our world has been increasingly plagued with insecurity – emotionally, economically, politically; both locally and globally.
A Love That Chokes
by Archie Modequillo - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
My friend’s wife was younger than him by about twelve years. She was a “good catch” for him, our friends would say, not only because she was bright and very sociable but also because she was really...
My Real Mama
by Archie Modequillo - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Some people question the idea of having a special day for mothers.
by Archie Modequillo - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Sometimes the course of our life just takes a sudden, unlikely turn. It can seem to us like punishment, or a stroke of bad luck. Yet, at times, a gloomy surprise can also turn out to be a real advantage.
The Young and Restless
by Archie Modequillo - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
When I was a small boy, my parents asked me to be good and well behaved.
Boys for Men
by Archie Modequillo - April 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Several years back, we were shooting a movie in the Manila harbor area.
Moderation and Balance
by Archie Modequillo - April 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The world has since changed a lot, thanks to the human fondness and ingenuity to change things. T
by Archie Modequillo - April 1, 2018 - 12:00am
There’s something about Easter that strikes me in a very graphic way.
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