The New Reality

A lucid dream it was.  In it was the suggestion that with the new San Pascual Baylon de Guinarona, Guinaronanhons will initiate new ways of doing things.  Indeed, fresh from having to deal with the finality of the old San Pascual’s disappearance and the total mess Super Typhoon Haiyan left us, what other mode of…

The Onus of Rebuilding

With Super Typhoon Haiyan–the strongest typhoon in human history–now a memory, the onus of rebuilding and its nastiness takes hold. (As if we had a choice.) Nasty because everybody is clamoring for the same materials and their finite supply, hence the through-the-roof prices. Nasty because some people want to just show off, never mind that…

A Grateful Heart. . .

A Grateful Nation. . .   Three months after Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in Central Philippines, we wish to thank each and every world citizen who contributed and are contributing to the rehabilitation and rebuilding efforts. THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH! MABUHAY!

The Dynamics of Healing

Healing in the macro and micro levels entails measures to balance things out, to achieve equilibrium as it were. Indeed, as in Buddhist thought, there is a “hospital” both in the earth and in the human body. Whereas the earth heals itself by way of cataclysms, the human body rights itself with its antibodies, which…