Pitong Dekada

Nakilala ko si Lola Leonila habang nagkakape ako sa isang karenderya sa palengke ng Bantayan, Negros Occidental. Sa edad na 84, naglalako parin siya ng mga gulay para sa pang araw-araw nila na pangangailangan. Sekreto sa buhay, biruan sa pag-ibig at karanasan sa gyera ang paksa ng aming kwentuhan. Naibahagi niya na pitong dekada na…

Surviving Love

Are you among the majority that seek love for wrong reasons? Are you among those who believe that finding it could cover the mistakes of your past? Are you among those who seek for the short cut of love? But love could not be the peripheral reasons for other objectives such as to cover for…

How to Spot a Good Man

You stalked his profile, randomly read about his life, and he seems to be a good find. But life presented on the social media may be only a fraction of the truth. How can you be so sure that the guy sitting across you on a date is a man capable of a lifetime commitment?…

Letter To My Younger Self

Dear Young JP, By the time you read this, I am already twice your age, 40. Life over here seems good. But it would have been better if I avoided some of my un-destined crossroads. I am not here to inspire you to pursue a perfect life. Instead, I encourage you to appreciate the struggles…