An Open Letter to General Bato 

Dear General Bato,  What is happening to our country? Last Monday evening, 24 year old Em-J Pavia who was a model student, son, friend, and teacher was mercilessly gunned down a mere five minutes away from his home. Yesterday, it was 27 year old Lauren Rosales, soft-spoken, caring, loved by everyone she worked with.  She…

A Tale of Two Miguels

There are two difficult days each year in every bereaved parent's life. One, the day of your child's passing, and two, your child's birthday.  Tomorrow is my son's 22nd birthday. His nickname is Migi, but his whole name is Francisco Miguel. Almost every year since he died in 1998, God in His infinite grace, allows…