Hush now, darling, the worst is over. The storm is done and out. Water’s sliding down the drain or up, up, up, evaporating. Look anew at the world around you, is it not fresh and light, renewed? Look again at the child behind you, Is she not stronger, wiser now? Look now, right here, the […]
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We went to an orphanage last weekend. In that shelter, there were teenagers, school-aged children, pre-schoolers, toddlers, infants. There were babies as young as 3 weeks old. … There was a mix of personalities and temperaments in that place. Some kids smiled a lot and were bubbly and energetic, while others were shy and awfully […]
Once upon a time, somewhere between the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea… …there lay a unique archipelago named the Philippines. • • • It boasted of pristine white-sand beaches with clear blue waters… …abundant natural resources found nowhere else in the world… …and picturesque sunsets of the kind that’ll take your breath away. • • • But despite […]
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