A city of contrasts is my host city. Birds flying in unison, free. Birds singing in a cacophony, caged. This week thousands of Asian openbill storks have been spotted flying across the nation. Thanks to Au’s father for his photos
Have you ever noticed the difference between the first time you do something and the next time when you repeat it? Is it usually easier to do something after the first time? You’ve made your mistakes, learned a lot, and
Fifty years can feel like a long time. This week Eunice realized that she’s done the same thing for a long time – have Thanksgiving dinner with her mother. It started the first week I was born. My mother had
In early September we were asked by our deputy general director to host our organization’s day of prayer for our office. Hmmm…that sounds like a big responsibility! And yet, it is reasonable for us to take our turn. We know
Bam, bam, bam, bam, bam, bam, bam. A three-second pause. Thump, thump. And we are off again!  What was all that, you ask?  We were in a public bus plying the streets of Manila. The conductor, who had stepped out