Monthly Archives: December 2012

Music Class: Lauryn Hill

And now of course…”Everything is Everything” from Lauryn Hill’s album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Buy “Everything Is Everything” on iTunes Everything is everything What is meant to be, will be After winter, must come spring Change, it comes eventually … Continue reading

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Just like most Filipinos, I had to read Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo in high school.  The two novels by Jose Rizal were originally written in Spanish, and of course translated to Filipino and English as well.  Unfortunately, having … Continue reading

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Music Class: Bob Dylan

Buy “The Times They Are A-Changin’” on iTunes Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone If your time to you … Continue reading

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Overcoming Poverty

It’s time for me now to relate the story of Socorro Ramos which I’m getting from her children’s book: According to the book, her family has always been in the business of selling.  When she was 5 years old, she … Continue reading

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‘Cultivate our Garden’

Photo Credit: Private Collection of S. Whitehead ‘Men must surely have corrupted nature a little,’ he would say, ‘for they were not born wolves, and yet wolves they have become.  God gave them neither twenty-four pounders nor bayonets, and they … Continue reading

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