God is not done with you

Do you ever wonder how you can keep going when it feels like you’re going nowhere? Or what to do on those days where life seems to have no point? There seems to be an empty space inside your heart that never seems to fill. You’re losing hope, you’re losing your direction, you’re losing yourself.

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Have we been asking the wrong question all along?

In this difficult chapter of your life, what would you want your story to be?

We’ve been asking one question ever since the Covid 19 pandemic hit us. That one question is not just affecting our lives, but it’s actually stopping us from living our lives. It’s hard to adjust to the new normal that we kept on asking “when will it end” so that we could go back to our old lives. We have this thought that maybe it will end, we just have to wait, and so, we stop doing things.

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Morena and Proud

I used to hate my skin color. I was exposed to an environment where it was implied being light-skinned is better. It was during the teenage years that I thought brown skin is ugly, unattractive. It has become a norm in our society to call brown-skinned women with labels such as “negra”, “anino”, “sunog”, etc. They even used the words “exotic beauty” to describe women like us, as if we’re some kind of an alien in this country.

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The Beauty of our Age

“In front of death, every past moment is the climax of your life. All ages are like a flower. It’s just that you don’t know how beautiful each age was at that time. “ Poem from About Time

When we were 10, we wanted to grow up quickly so we won’t have to force ourselves to take a nap in the afternoon. 

When we were 16, we wished we’re an adult so we could leave house and do everything we want to do, with no parents scolding us.

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