One of My Favorite poems by Antonio Machado
Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking. By walking one makes the road, and upon glancing behind one sees the path that never will be trod again. Wanderer, there is no road— Only wakes upon the sea. ************************** Caminante, son tus huellas el camino, y nada más; caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al...
Tattoos and Human Rights Awareness →
Inspired by the format of TLC’s popular ‘Miami Ink‘ series, Minx worked within the exile community in Dharamsala to capture the meaning behind the tattoos of ex-political prisoners, and also the unique story behind a Tibetan tattoo artist in exile. Surprisingly, she found that 80-year old ex-political prisoner Palden Gyatso, has tattoos, and how the jail guards tried to remove them. Minx utilizes...
UP Mountaineers Click Green Photo Contest
unibersidadngpilipinas: Check facebook.com/upmclick green for more details.
Open Statement and Invitation to Support LGBT...
Republic of the Philippines COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Diliman, Quezon City Human dignity and integrity and the principles of non-discrimination are in the core of any human rights discourse. Unfortunately, it is a disturbing reality that the Lesbian, Gays, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community continue to face discrimination, violence, harassment, exclusion,...
We are all filled with a longing for the wild. There are few culturally...– Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D.
CHILDREN’S LIBRARY PROJECT: a single book starts a... →
I’d welcome donations of children’s books and used children’s books. If you wanna share your books to my neighbours at Barangay Bongbongon in Malalybalay City Bukidnon, I’d be very happy to bring them home and share them with the kids, notwithstanding excess baggage. If you haven’t been to Bukidnon, you’d be happy your good deed reached the little Baguio of the southern part of the country. I’m...
Live To Love: Clear and Simple Rules? →
livetoloveofficial: [source] Many individuals and entities see sexual orientation in concrete terms. For them there are very simple rules that govern sexuality. They acknowledge only two sexes, and sexual acts that result in conception and ultimately birth. Anything outside these narrow limits is unacceptable to…
“We live in a prosperous society with questionable commitments to social,...– Whang, P.A., & Nash, C.P. (2005). Relaiming compassion: getting to the heart and soul of teacher education. Journal of Peace Education, 1, 79-92. (via irreverentpsychologist) What does this mean when more than a billion people around the world starve, year-round? (via chrischanco)
"Great minds...were often drunk!"
neusdadt: Karl Marx was leader of his university’s drinking society; Friedrich Engels was called “the great beheader of champagne bottles”; Ernest Hemingway was practically dependent on scotch; Epicurus founded his entire philosophy on merrymaking; Alexander the Great was said to be one of the world’s first publicly renowned alcoholic; the list is long and inexhaustible… Brought to you by the...
Blog Post, A Year Ago (2 November 2010)
I find travelling to be, once again spiritual, Like running, climbing and biking, it also gives me the chance to once again know myself. Specially when I travel alone and for long distances. I like watching through the bus window: seeing the towns, municipalities and cities pass by; I like watching through the plane’s window and seeing there, the cities and the towns, and the islands get smaller...
Visa Exemption for Filipinos →
If you’re a Filipino and a holder of Philippine passport who likes traveling and exploring the beauty of the world, but hates the visa requirement to some countries, frown no more for you can still go to wonderful places without hassle-visa-appointments.
The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small...– Rabindranath Tagore (via the-coldest-sea)
What I Mean When I Say I Am A Runner (Not by... →
A superb article on running by Ms. Lorraine Marie T. Badoy. And I inspire myself with her beautiful words on running: ”Running is when I meditate. It’s when I pray and plan and scheme and dream. Running is my happy place, the place where all gloves are off, where stripped of everything, I tell the truth I am unable to tell myself when not running. Running is an old friend—a...
new resolve: i miss the diligent runner in me. will start spending more time with my old BFF, running…
You know what’s sad about reading books? It’s that you fall in love with the...– Hunger Games (via atomos)
I see myself forever and ever as the ridiculous man, the lonely soul, the...– Henry Miller (via atonals)
We are not long-term beings. Not heroes of romances in many volumes. For one...– Jonathan Safran Foer (via quercetum)
There’s always a moment when you start to fall out of love, whether it’s with a...– Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt (via decrepito)
God, but life is loneliness, despite all the opiates, despite the shrill tinsel...– Sylvia Plath (via quercetum)
1-1-11 is about to end. ordinarily, i would have wanted to once again cast a magic spell. or rewrite my to do list. or clean my table. symbolic beginnings. i ended up almost forgetting its a 1-1-11. but its not too late, and as it is, everyday should feel like a 1-1-11. always a new beginning. always a new start. always a new chance to make things right. even beyond 1-1-11. i’d start...