Category: Columns

My Father

BY GREG CASTILLA – The third Sunday of June is celebrated as Father’s Day in many countries. It’s a special day set aside to honor all fathers and the role that they play in the family and in society in…
Where is God?

BY GREG CASTILLA – IN TIMES of great crisis like the unspeakable sufferings that the coronavirus has inflicted on so many people, young and old alike, it’s more than natural for people to ask: Where is God? Asking the question…
Living at the time of COVID-19

BY GREG CASTILLA – IS THE WORLD about to end? What a scary question to ask. But there are some people who, because of the coronavirus outbreak that remains unmitigated, have asked that question. Asking the question may sound premature…
Postcript to movie “Onward”

I recently saw a Disney movie with my wife, two young grand kids and their parents. The title of the movie is Onward. I thought I would not like the movie because I’ve never been a fan of animation, which…
The night after People’s Power revolution – part 2

They packed anything valuable that they could carry with them when the go signal to leave was given. Some Marcos loyalists and members of the household were assigned to burn official documents that would incriminate the Marcos regime. The events…
Trip to Disneyland

I NEVER DREAMED of going back to Disneyland, popularly known as “the happiest place on earth.” It was in 1986 when my wife, two young daughters, and I visited this park, which is a collection of exciting rides and shows…
Pagdiriwang ng Valentines Day at Seniors Week

SINULAT NI NARDS PURISIMA – Tulad ng nakagawian natin pagsapit ng buwan ng Marso ay ipinagdiriwang natin ang Linggo ng mga Senyor o Senior’s Week. Ito ay isa sa pinakamahalagang araw  sa mga senyor. Kahit sa ibang panig ng bansa…
Seniors have much to share

BY CHIT ROCES SANTOS How do seniors feel about their role in our society? How does the larger, more energetic society treat them? Could it not benefit still from their experience, the stories of their lives, or their wisdom? Seniors,…
TBT – Throwback Thursday

BY GREG CASTILLA – TBT stands for Throwback Thursday. People use TBT in social media, like Facebook, to share old photos of themselves to reminisce the past or for nostalgia. In my column today, I am “posting” a TBT article…