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The Christmas shoebox


Now, place the baby sheep beside the shepherd, Charlotte.” Charlotte carefully puts the figure beside the shepherd. “Is this okay, daddy?” she asked. “You’re a natural artist, honey. You must have gotten it from your mother,” her father kissed her on the forehead. “Can I throw this old stinking box, daddy?” she dangled the old [...]

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Manager lessons


“I gave a beggar my merienda,” Gerard said. “That will be rewarded with be one step forward for your sheep, Gerard,” teacher Larry helped him move his little sheep figurine closer to the manger. “Now, boys…,” he reminded them. “Remember what I told you in our last class? Every good deed is one step for [...]

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Drawing out our faith’


“…4…5… what’s next to five dear?” Maybelle asked her daughter.
“Six!!!” Mara confidently answered.

Posted: November 17th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Confirming one’s faith


“The ‘door of faith’ (Acts 14:27) is always open for us, ushering us into the life of communion with God and offering entry into his Church. (…) To enter through that door is to set out on a journey that lasts a lifetime.” (Benedict XVI, Porta Fidei, no. 1)

Posted: October 27th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

The secret faucet


Loli (he was called, since this was how he called his grandmother, instead of lola) tugged my hand, “Father, I want to show you my pet rabbit in the garden!” He continued pulling and I gave in to his attractive childlike insistence.   He led me to the back of the house. We ducked under [...]

Posted: August 18th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

3D Conversion


The word 3D is becoming part of almost every visual form of entertainment: in movies, video games, virtual tours, even music is played with 3D laser displays, and many more are sure to come with the unstoppable advances in technology.

Posted: June 30th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

The Advent star


There are many stories told by stars. There are few that are told about them. Or shouldn’t it be the other way around? Aren’t stars supposed to be inanimate objects that softly light up the night sky?

Posted: December 10th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘God mode’


“Hi, Dave, wuzzup?” Sherwin greeted his mentee who was rushing out from a classroom.

Posted: November 12th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Living by D.E.A.T.H


My friend’s text message came in unexpectedly. He would frequently greet me and ask me for prayers for his mother who is fighting stage 4 cancer. After his short petition, he would normally add that he was also praying for me and my intentions. One day, however, Beep! Beep! Beep! I clicked and read his [...]

Posted: November 5th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »



The recent and historical World Youth Day in Madrid, the second largest WYD after the WYD ’95 in the Philippines, sent waves of faith, love and conversions that continue to rejuvenate the Church. But there is more! It has left a very important spiritual testimony and legacy of a Church that is experiencing yet another springtime: the “YOUCAT.”

Posted: September 17th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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  • Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  • 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  • Napoles surgery in Makati hospital successful
  • Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces; Painters repulse Bolts
  • Donaire junks Garcia as coach, taps father
  • ’Bye Ginebra: No heavy heart this time
  • UAAP board tackles new rules
  • Baguio climb to decide Le Tour de Filipinas
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • In love … with acting
  • From prison to the peak of success
  • ‘Asedillo’ location thrives
  • Business

  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • SMIC to issue P15-B bonds
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
  • Believe it or not: Filipinos love US more than Yanks
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