Still Mom

American Battle Monument, 1970 Once upon a time, shortly after I had graduated from college, I asked her what her dream role was. “You know ang gusto Ko talagang role na I portray yung bang matanda na malilimutin na pero pa minsan minsan may moment na nakaka-alala pa sya. Kahit Walang bayad, gagawin ko iyang…

Dr. Jonas Del Rosario, a #rayofhope

Dr. Jonas Del Rosario wears his simplicity, his unassuming ways, and his heart on his sleeve. Back in 2014 when he and I first collaborated on a project to help heart kids I was very much impressed by his down to earth demeanor and his dedication to his patients. By then he was already a…

How To Help A Loved One With Mental Health Issues

He broke the huge 2-inch thick glass dining room table for six that had been with his family for 40 years.  In a fit of rage, over a question his mother had posed to him, he overturned the table and smashed it into several pieces. Stunned, the senior citizens he was living with, swept the…