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I was going through my pictures when I chanced on these few taken last January. It was during the time when my daughter, Bianca, was confined in the isolation unit at St.Luke's in Global City after receiving the radioactive pill. My good friend who happens to be...

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"The woman saw that the fruit was good to eat, and pleasant to the eyes,and ideal for gaining knowledge. She took it's fruit and ate it and gave some to her husband who was with her. He ate it." How clever and cunning is the devil, he knew exactly the influence Eve...

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Peter spoke up and said, "We have given up everything to follow you." I understand why a lot of people choose not to follow the Lord. It is because the path that leads to Him in heaven is not always easy to take. We take different paths to get to the Lord, some will...

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The Power of Prayers

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"Salt is a good thing; but if it loses its saltiness how can you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves and be at peace with one another." Salt is the one that gives food taste. Before all artificial and natural seasonings were invented and discovered there was...

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About Me

I am better known as Nan’s widow, Bianca Angela’s mom, and Woodrose’s Mrs. Dela Cruz.  I am a full time teacher and mentor, a freelance writer for various print and online publications, a marathoner, and a curator of inspiring faith stories.
I am also the author of the best selling book, Grace Upon Grace: A widow’s journey.:)


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