Mama’s Garden

Love comes in many permutations. ❤️ This is part two of a six part series of essays on love written by some good friends of mine.Grief and love are so closely entwined. Today we read about a son’s love for his mother. My good friend, Jun lost his mom during the pandemic. His is a…

Lessons from Turbulence

Keep calm, it won’t last forever. Good morning, Philippines! I’m back. And I’m so grateful to be back home on terra firma. Flew our nation’s carrier from Los Angeles (love your own and I never take any other airline) and as usual the crew was gracious in their service. The food was good, but unfortunately…

My Christmas 2020 Story

Do you remember my suman story? About the Shopee delivery guy who gave out suman to the families he regularly delivers to because his mother said that it was Christmas and it was his turn to give back, even a little, to those who were kind to him during the year. The story has a…