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FAMILY MATTERS| Victim or victor

LET me begin with one of Aesop’s Fables. ” One day, the Sun and the North wind were arguing who between them is the mightiest. As they continued their discussion, a traveller came passing by.

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FAMILY MATTERS| Which profession deserves the highest pay?

OUR world has gone a long way. We have created jobs and professions for one to survive and create a name to be proud of.

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FAMILY MATTERS| Chasing the wind ( an Alzheimer’s disease journal)

I WRITE this article in memory of my father in law, whose mind left ahead of his physical body due to Alzheimer’s Disease. My father in law, lived life like he would never grow old and grey.

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FAMILY MATTERS| Journal of a heart attack journey

HEALTH is wealth so they say, and everyone in the family must take all the precautions to build a strong body.

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FAMILY MATTERS| Tame that tongue

THE FAMILY is a clear mirror of the result of what was and was not said at home. To observers, the way parents talk to their children reflect so much how their kids respond

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FAMILY MATTERS| Believing blindly

IT WAS very sad to see the anguished faces of the parents of Horacio Castillo III, the first year law student who died of hazing by the Aegis Juris Fraternity from the University of Sto Tomas.

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FAMILY MATTERS| Life is fair and God is good

SOME few days ago, this writer received a note in her messenger from a family friend and a former church mate she has not seen for more than thirty five years.

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FAMILY MATTERS| Master of time

THIS writer is a post war baby, and expressions then were common like, ” Hay, aabutan ka niyan ng siyam siyam!” my mother would scold me when I delayed doing things.

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FAMILY MATTERS| Not too old, really

SOMETIMES, it is not easy to gauge the exact age for one to be called ‘old.’ If we measure being old by the looks of a person, I am sure we could have offended too many already.

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FAMILY MATTERS| Not to act is to act

IN A SENSE, this title is paradoxical because seemingly, it is self contradictory. I quote this from a known author, Bonhoeffer. The application of its meaning is wide and baffling yet

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