Your pain has a purpose
by Sofia Plazo on July 25, 2017

I experienced my first heartbreak when I was fifteen. It came not from a boy but from the friendship I’ve built for over three years. I never thought I would be the person to be hurt by some of the closest people in my life because I thought the friends I had were the ones to stick by my side..

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In those unguarded moments
by Pearl Aubrey Rebusada on July 13, 2017

I am a shrinking violet. I grew up introverted. I was a victim of bullying. I was the favorite subject of bullies to have mock. Even in my own family, I never felt secured. I felt abandoned and unloved.   My introversion worsened as years passed by. I became afraid of people, especially boys, for they were my number one..

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Someone loves you despite your imperfections
by Mary Jean Cebrian on July 13, 2017

God is doing something beautiful in my life. He’s doing a completely beautiful work in me.   I struggled with self-love for years. I wasn’t able to see and welcome love from people around me. I wasn’t even able to acknowledge the love that could have been the ultimate, the one that comes from above. It was hard for me..

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What your heart is designed for
by Nestor Emmanuel Robles on July 5, 2017

As a medical student, I can’t help but be fascinated by the wonders of the human body.  And I believe that nothing compares to the popularity of the heart.   We’ve all heard it before: the heart is the symbol of love, of sacrifice, of giving.  But did you know the heart is scientifically designed to do just that –..

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Table for one
by Kat Martin on July 3, 2017

A petite Filipino female in her early 20’s enters a Japanese restaurant. She has wavy, shoulder-length, black hair, tan skin, and oriental eyes. The hostess greets her and sets her at a table for two by the window. The Filipino female looks at the menu briefly, orders a bowl of ramen, then proceeds to bring out her journal, in which..

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