A woman's thoughts on mortality

Antonette with her son AidenMarch is Women’s Month. It is that time of year when the world celebrates small and big victories achieved by women and I can't help but express my gratitude to these women in the frontlines who made these significant strides to progress....more

Adele remembers her roots

 She is a Kagay-anon (a native of Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental, northern Mindanao, Philippines) through and through in both mind and soul....more

A teacher's teacher

Thelma and her husband Finding a teacher's “teacher” here in the US isn't easy since there are many but I have my own choice....more

Artist extraordinaire

I CAME across a devotee of the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal meditating on the Holy Eucharist and what she shared to me was both enlightening and uplifting in terms of spiritual and intellectual perspective on the arts and religion....more

Memories of the Tagoloan town fiesta

I may be far from Tagoloan town, Misamis Oriental in northern Mindanao, Philippines but I always remember February 1 and 2 of every year....more

Honey Lee lives her dreams

A FORMER student of mine is a dreamer and based on the way she's working so far, she has the guts and talent to fulfill her dreams....more

Making our New Year's resolutions

Image taken from www,the-joy-of-living.comDo you usually make New Year’s resolutions? If your answer is yes then you are like me and the rest of this world. We all make resolutions every year.And I am reminded of this question since three days from now it would be 2015. My practice of making New Year's resolutions started long ago when I was a pupil of Tagoloan Central Pilot School....more

Gean grows in her work and life

A giant Christmas tree made of drift wood is scheduled to be set up in barangay 21, Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental in northern Mindanao, Philippines  last Dec. 7, a Sunday....more

FACC holds election, Christmas Party on Dec. 6

The election of the new set of officers for the Fil-American Community of the Carolinas (FACC) and their annual Christmas party will be held this Saturday, December 6.This was learned from Tracy Borja, FACC Auditor and Press Relations officer who posted the announcement on the FACC's Facebook page and informed me. The theme for this year's party is “Give Love on Christmas Day.”...more

Christmas Midnight Mass in Charlotte, North Carolina

Inside the St. Thomas Aquinas Church Everyone is invited to attend an early Simbang Gabi (Midnight Mass) to be held at the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church here in Charlotte, North Carolina on Dec. 5....more