When somebody is dizzy or off balanced, aside from making room for air, cries for water are urgently heard.  Water in this case is viewed as a remedy, a palliative perhaps, to bring the affected person back to his...
In search of Justice - Should Duterte and friends be afraid of the Alien Tort Statute? By: Anthony Po Extrajudicial killings in the Philippines have been estimated to be as high as 9,000 to as low as 6,000 in less than...
by Dolly P. CastilloYou must have noticed that I started my last article with the earth element of water. I now follow it with my treatise on heat, fire, light – synonymous earth elements.Didn’t we all experience...
At some point in their lives, it is not unusual for people young and old to think they are “invincible”.For the young, death seems not even part of the life equation considering that being “young” and presumably...
Have you ever wondered if there’s a need to pause introspectively in your preoccupied life?  Not just a quick look inside your inner world, but a reflective check on what you are and where you’re headed. Scary isn’t it and...
    Counting Your Blessings – Future, Present, and Past By Dolly Punsalan Castillo   Have you ever tried taking stock of the many good and pleasant things that come your way, expected or unexpected?  It’s a most gratifying experience that lifts one’s spirit...
This simple expression is uttered with such relief and nostalgic peace in finding one’s own unique space. It originally was from an opera song Clari – The Maid of Milan.  It later became an idiomatic expression of a comfortable...
  A common question arises when Filipino clients ask me for help with their Wills. Is a valid Will in Alberta, Canada enforceable and valid in the Philippines as well? It is a fact that a lot of Filipino-Canadians...
So I get a phone call at 8:30 p.m. last Saturday from a good friend and community leader (we’ll call her Eva), who was helping out and one of her employees who found herself in a major...
In this column I always strive to share with you simple traits that can pave the way to a satisfactory and harmonious life.  It’s not rocket science, just a sensible and practical way of meeting and resolving challenges.  This...

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