Dear Teacher, Here’s a Prayer for You

Dear Teacher, Here’s a Prayer for You

Dear Teacher, How are you? How are you coping with this year’s back-to-school scenario? Perhaps, you are a little exhausted because of all the preparations. Lately, you’ve been going the extra mile to make sure that your students would learn despite the challenges brought by the pandemic.  Maybe you are anxious – about your students’ safety, about your own safety – and you might be wondering how things would unfold with distance learning.  You ask, “Would […]

Distance Learning? 5 Back-to-school Tips Every Parent Should Know

Distance Learning? 5 Back-to-school Tips Every Parent Should Know

Back to school during a pandemic? It’s another first for many parents. As learning goes on now that the Department of Education stands firm on reopening the classes on October 5, schools, teachers, students, and parents like you will be navigating new modes of learning such as online classes, radio and TV broadcasts, and printed learning modules. You and your child might be wondering about how to survive and thrive distance learning. Grab your pen and paper and check out […]

Feeling Down? Shake the Pandemic Blues Away with these OPM Songs

Feeling Down? Shake the Pandemic Blues Away with these OPM Songs

Saying that the Filipinos love music is an understatement. In good times and in bad, the Pinoys seem to always find song fit for any occasion. There is an anthem that reflects any emotion and suits every situation. And as the world continues to fight the pandemic, it’s not a surprise to see people tapping into songs as source of strength and inspiration. Music becomes a healing balm that soothes weary souls. If you’re feeling down lately and looking for a breather, here are 5 inspiring OPM […]

Feeling Restless? Here are 3 Ways to Find Peace in a Pandemic

Feeling Restless? Here are 3 Ways to Find Peace in a Pandemic

In a world that is marred by violence, conflict, and differences, peace might seem a far-fetched dream rather than a tangible reality. But what if there is one day in the world when people would just focus on peace? More so, what peace can come out of a pandemic? This year’s International Day of Peace tells us that we are not each other’s enemies. In fact, with peace in the midst, we can be each other’s […]

My Loved One is Talking About Suicide. What Should I Do?

My Loved One is Talking About Suicide. What Should I Do?

Have you been in this kind of situation before? Even when you have the best intentions, you could find yourself fumbling for words when someone confides in you that they are struggling with their mental health. Yes, it can be scary to talk to someone who has suicidal feelings – let alone a friend or a family member. But doing so can really make […]

Charity amid a Crisis? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself as You Give during a Pandemic

Charity amid a Crisis? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself as You Give during a Pandemic

With months away from flipping the 2020 calendar, the battle against the pandemic is far from over. Healthcare workers still struggle with a shortage of protective equipment. More and more kababayans face unemployment as the economy dips. And, low-income families continue to wonder where to get their next meal. No doubt, the current crisis takes a heavy toll on every […]

To Aid Workers, Donors, and Volunteers, Here’s a Prayer for You this World Humanitarian Day

To Aid Workers, Donors, and Volunteers, Here’s a Prayer for You this World Humanitarian Day

Living in fear and uncertainty. With all that is happening around, some might agree that these two words could possibly summarize the first half of 2020. We’ve witnessed a volcano’s unrest, a deadly pandemic and economic crisis, bush fires, strong typhoons, and a recent bombing in a neighboring country. It’s no wonder why some people are swept up with feelings of hopelessness. Despite these, there are still people who tirelessly give their efforts to lighten the burden of […]

Ready for the ‘New Normal’? Here are 5 Tips to Help You Cope

Ready for the ‘New Normal’? Here are 5 Tips to Help You Cope

As the government begins to ease imposed quarantine in some parts of the country, you might be wondering what lies ahead of you in a post-pandemic world. Truth is, nobody knows what the future brings or when all of this would be over. But, you don’t have to worry! You can still prepare yourself as you enter the ‘new normal’ […]

Earth Day Turns 50: How to Celebrate the Environment on a Quarantine?

Earth Day Turns 50: How to Celebrate the Environment on a Quarantine?

The planet we live in is a tangible display of God’s goodness, grace and glory. However, climate change and other environmental problems have ruined the world’s beauty. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 to further efforts to save our planet, but the pandemic has put those activities into a halt. Now, how do you celebrate the environment while staying at home?  Here are 3 meaningful ways to celebrate the 50th World Earth Day this April 22:  1. Join at-home Earth Day activities  This year’s Earth […]

Staying Home Doesn’t Have to be Boring | 3 Fun Things for Kids on ECQ

Staying Home Doesn’t Have to be Boring | 3 Fun Things for Kids on ECQ

Are you struggling to keep your kids productive during this enhanced community quarantine? Fret not! Here are 3 simple yet fun activities to do at home that will entertain your little ones and make their day a little bit brighter:  Exercise with the kids  Who says being healthy can’t be fun?  Spending time with your children doesn’t have to be all about textbooks and problem-solving. You can also keep them entertained by putting your child’s favorite music on and […]

How Can You Help Kids Cope with COVID-19?

How Can You Help Kids Cope with COVID-19?

Quarantine. Social distancing. COVID-19. These words might sound confusing or overwhelming for children and may cause them fear and stress. In difficult times like this, kids need extra love, care, and attention. Are you looking for ways to help your kids cope with COVID-19? Here are some tips, from OperationSAFE International: Ask the kids how they feel Ask, “How do […]

What to Do when Someone You Know has AIDS? | World AIDS Day 2019

What to Do when Someone You Know has AIDS? | World AIDS Day 2019

Every time December arrives, people normally think of the holidays and the celebrations that they could cherish with loved ones and communities. Unbeknownst to many, the 1st of December and the rest of the month are also important opportunities to observe the World AIDS Day. Bannering the theme Communities Make the Difference, this year’s commemoration encourages every individual to unite in the fight against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and show support for people living with it. According to World AIDS Day.org, there are an estimated 36.7 […]

IKAW – CBN Asia’s Spoken Poetry Declares God’s Love

IKAW – CBN Asia’s Spoken Poetry Declares God’s Love

Are you still shackled by your dark past and present pains? Or is there a hole in your soul that is eating you whole? Fear not! For Jesus has already redeemed you and declared victory over your struggles, as He promised in Isaiah 43:1, “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.” […]

Celebrating Halloween? Here are 3 Questions to Ask yourself First

Celebrating Halloween? Here are 3 Questions to Ask yourself First

Creepy costumes, scary films, frightening tales in the dark. It’s that time of the year again. As the end of the month draws near and another one begins, Halloween parties are everywhere. In fact, it has been a part of the Filipino tradition, widely celebrated for many years. Before you put on that spooky costume and begin trick or treating […]

PUSO – Why is there a Need for Change?

PUSO – Why is there a Need for Change?

  Watching the news, you’ll see and hear alarming headlines. What are you going to do about it? Or have you been desensitized because it already seems normal to you? There are a lot of things that need changing in the Philippines. Research shows that issues are rampant in this generation and continues to escalate. Such issues are the rise […]