For whom is your ‘medicine’ for?

For a medicine student, Facebook is a nice place to explore other people’s ideas and to connect with other students and doctors who share tidbits of their experiences and opinions online. I chanced upon an article shared by a friend about Tu Youyou, the awardee for the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2015. Tu was… Continue reading For whom is your ‘medicine’ for?

Happiness is the Key

I tried to give this post with the title “Pursuing Happiness” but that would be too cliché. I was planning a post series about happiness which I started here but my schedule prevented me from doing so. For now, I felt an internal nudge telling me to write about this.   Happiness Too often we would… Continue reading Happiness is the Key

Luther’s movement was more than just religious

Lately, in light of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, I have filled my blog with posts about this movement within the Christian faith and its modern relevance. These posts were stemmed from my responsibility at my local church where I serve as worship leader and head of communications. As much as I would… Continue reading Luther’s movement was more than just religious

A Dignified Death for the Ill Old Persons

As a Christian, I was taught to never fear death because I have a Savior that has given His life for my sins, giving me an assurance that there is life after death. If we look into this fact from a secular point of view, this belief somehow gives meaning to life and it stands… Continue reading A Dignified Death for the Ill Old Persons

September 23 happened and the world did not end

I’m writing this article with the world still intact and no Nibiru disturbing our the affairs and chaos in this world. It’s safe to say that that Doomsday prophecy was just a scare. As you can read in this article, there were people claiming that September 23, 2017 will be the day that the world… Continue reading September 23 happened and the world did not end

Happiness in Selflessness Part 1

I was planning to write on a different topic but was greatly struck by a discussion I had with a friend earlier. It came randomly, initially centered on faith, then finally jumped into something more generic but turning a bit philosophic. We were studying then and maybe we were just stressed out. But as we… Continue reading Happiness in Selflessness Part 1

What will happen 23rd of September 2017? Get Ready…and Check the Facts

It’s finally September. While the Filipinos are decking their halls for their long Christmas and Green Day fans remind you to wake them up when the month ends, conspiracy theorists are here to scare your September away! You may have seen those videos circulating online about how a giant asteroid or planet will hit the… Continue reading What will happen 23rd of September 2017? Get Ready…and Check the Facts

Filipino Christmas: Celebrating the Holidays for Four Months

It’s nearly September and your friends might be sharing this meme for several hours on the first. In the early days of online social media, Filipinos would post Christmas messages at exactly 12:00 AM of the said day. But nowadays, people would make fun of this overly-advance holiday spirit and place Jose Mari Chan’s face… Continue reading Filipino Christmas: Celebrating the Holidays for Four Months