Experimental

I own several pair of shoes designed for comfort and effective walking in various surfaces. On the day I visited the Tamayong Prayer Mountain, I wore a pair of thin-soled flats with little arch support. Strolling around the scenic space in my black flats was enjoyable for my eyes but unsafe for my feet. As…

Temporary

Temporary setbacks are overshadowed by persistence. – Quentin L. Cook I could feel the excited energy hovering on the JCPI (Job Centered Polythicnic Institute, Inc) compound as soon as I entered its main gate last Wednesday, November 8… and it was not even 9 o’clock in the morning yet. IDP Trainee Janimah Marangit approached and…

Peek

When my vocational supervisor informed me about the massive skills training for Marawi IDP’s (Internally Displaced Persons),  I gave her an expressionless face😑. At the back of my mind, I saw myself interacting to women with different cultural background wearing colorful Kumbongs (a head scarf commonly worn by Maranao women to conceal their hair and…