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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Conjugal dictatorship

THIS is my story of my experience with Marcos’ martial rule. And honestly, I don’t want a repeat of it.

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| An Islamic bookshop

I USED to visit Catholic bookstores in my life, but I have never visited an Islamic bookshop. It was my first the other day, and I was awed at the array of Islamic books

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Social security

HOW SECURE are we when we retire after 60?

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Books to keep

BOOKSTORES are everywhere in the country. It shows that it is still profitable to put up bookstores. People are still reading.

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Safety and comfort

TRAFFIC is everywhere. I don’t know what really happened. I just woke up one morning and traffic was all over. What happened, partner?

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Loving the seniors more

YES, give the senior citizens more.  For decades, they have labored to provide for their families. They sent their children to school.

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| September morn

THE OTHER day , first day ofSeptember, I woke up humming a melody from the song September morn. But while the song evoked nostalgia

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| August and gratitude

I’D LIKE to end my August with a grateful heart. As I always say at the end of my talk “gratitude is the memory of my heart.”

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Ninoy’ sacrifice

LIFE was hard during the Marcos dictatorship, harder because you can’t speak freely.

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| A grateful Fatima

FATIMA is a Muslim girl belonging to the Sama tribe. She is the daughter of Imam Eldio Gulisan, a friend of Fr. Pete Lamata, a convenor of A’immah-Pastors-Priests Forum.

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