Why “First Choice” Is Not Always the Right Choice!

During President Rodrigo Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 25, he jokingly told the Senators and Congressmen present, “when I started running, basically no Congressmen supported me. But now, practically everybody supports me.”

The President, of course, was just teasing them. His point was that he was not their “first choice.” Continue reading

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The Box

I’m sure many of you have heard a conversation similar to this:

Person1: “It’s time for us to think outside the box!”

Person 2 (Supposed Visionary): “What box?”

Some people say I’m a visionary. I’m not sure about that. But if so, I would consider that a great compliment.

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The Right Battleground

Note: I am indebted to my mentor and Pastor, Rafy Panlilio, for the inspiration for this article.

Recently, two blockbuster films from the superhero genre came out.

In Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War”, the antagonist comes from the fictional country of Sokovia, where the Avengers fought Ultron, leaving many people dead in the process, including the family of the antagonist (all fictional). This prompted the antagonist to seek revenge against the Avengers. Continue reading