Vantage Points

THINK ON THESE: Christianity and karma

“Karma is nothing but the Law of Cause and Effect operating in the realm of human life and bringing about adjustments between an individual...

THINK ON THESE | Prayer: Putting yourself in the hands of God

A famous old Eastern philosopher named Hillel had a young clever and pleasant disciple called Maimon. The master was gratified with his student’s progress....

My Scene: Characters to watch out for in the workplace

We’ve all encountered different types of workmates—some are keepers and others are not. My interactions with both have helped me better navigate workplace dynamics....

THINK ON THESE: Oh, to be alone!

“I think it’s good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure...

THINK ON THESE: An act of deception

“In every age, it has been the tyrant, the oppressor and the exploiter who has wrapped himself in the cloak of patriotism, or religion,...

BARA DE CABRA: Splendor of Mati

I first set foot in this very rustic and sleepy yet idyllic East Coast town of Mati way back in early 2005 or thereabouts...

THINK ON THESE: Men are also victims of abusive women

“Are you in favor of the legalization of divorce in the Philippines?” The debate whether we need to have divorce in our country is...

THINK ON THESE: Sorry, I don’t smoke!

There are nine siblings of us in the family: five boys and four girls. My father smoked and so are my four brothers. I...

THINK ON THESE | Divorce: To be or not to be

“Divorce is the second worst event in a person’s life. The worst event, of course, is marriage.” -- Jarod Kintz, author of This Book...

THINK ON THESE: The ultimate life changer

This story may sound like a movie script but it actually happened. Jonathan came from a very poor family. There were seven of them in...