The Magic of the Earth

There is something magical about the Earth. Each day, thousands of seedlings push around the dark, damp earth and move towards the sunlight. They grow, at first, a tiny bit of green but then they become taller and wider and sturdier. Each day, the earth nourishes grains, vegetables and fruits that feed the billions of…

Slide over the Rainbow

I remembered a conversation I had with a dear friend one time. I asked why people have to make their lives so complicated when deep down, what most want is a simple life unburdened with so many concerns and unshackled with material things. I shared that I missed the time as a little girl playing…

Caring for the Earth

I came across an op-ed piece by Filipino career diplomat Hendrik Garcia. With the title “The case for climate change education”, it was published on September 15, 2021 in one of the Philippines’ major newspapers Philippine Daily Inquirer. A part of this well-written and informative piece is featured below: “Many countries, including the Philippines, have…