Intentional detour: What I learned from our Mount Lanaya trek

“Are we nearly there yet?” I could hear myself asking that question every 5 minutes as we ascend Mount Lanaya following the Minag-a trail. The sun was at its highest and we can feel our sweat dripping from all over our body. Our water supply is almost out and it was nearing noon time and … Continue reading Intentional detour: What I learned from our Mount Lanaya trek

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The Judas Experience: The pain of betrayal and how to heal from it

The line on the other end started ringing. She picked up and I cleared my throat, trying to sound okay. "Hey, um.. My father died last night. I was wondering if you could lend me some cash for the funeral expenses. We will pay you the soonest we can." I could not stop the tears … Continue reading The Judas Experience: The pain of betrayal and how to heal from it

Limasawa Island: A glimpse of the past

Ring a bell? Yep, this is the island that our history teachers had been talking about way back elementary years about how Magellan discovered the Philippines and the story of Yoyoy Villame's famous song "Magellan". First, let's have a quick refresher on one of the most significant events in our history. When Ferdinand Magellan and … Continue reading Limasawa Island: A glimpse of the past