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A Series of Answered Prayers

It was on the fourth post-partum day that I stared at our newborn baby boy and was just overcome with emotion. It dawned on me that the tiny human in the bassinet was a series of answered prayers rolled into one. How apt that the first onesie we ever bought for him had the words, "I'm proof that God answers…read more
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The Fair Advantage

Two years ago, you may have heard the news of a young Cebuana named Maxi Bolongaita, who was attacked in her home by an intruder with a gun. Armed with a bolo, she fought for her life. Sadly, she didn't survive the encounter. But because she fought so hard and hacked him so many times, he ended up in the…read more
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Powerful In Surrender

Powerful. That was the title of the song we flowed to at my last yoga class. Out of the blue, the studio director singled me out and asked, “In one word, tell us what makes you feel powerful.” (Hala revaleda ang show.) That caught me by surprise so I didn’t quite know what to say. I thought about it for…read more
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All Scrubbed Out

I guess it’s only fitting that I dedicate my first entry to explaining the blog’s title. No, this isn’t a blog about cleaning. Let’s just clear that one up first. Seven years ago, I set out to accomplish my dream of becoming a kick-ass surgeon. I knew I had my work cut out for me, with having to juggle residency…read more