Monthly Archives: October 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

[Guidelines from WordPress: Foreign. While foreign (rightly so) often brings up images of things outside of your own nation, it can also apply to things outside of or different from your normal environment, or even something which is out of … Continue reading

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Mind the gap: to bring or not to bring children to places of worship

Most parents (myself included) would love to bring their children to pray with them in Churches/Mosques/Temples (or let’s just call them places of worship). And I mean children here are those of the under-school age or below seven years old. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Below are my entries to this week’s photo challenge with the theme: silhouette. We are told that the proper definition of a silhouette is “the outline of a body viewed as circumscribing a mass. In photography, often we achieve that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Big

Below is my entry to this week’s photo challenge of with the theme: BIG. The rectangle, that is the tennis court, is surely a BIG thing compared to the small rectangle on the basketball shooting board. Background/Description After I … Continue reading

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Musing over a ‘puppy love’

My mother used to accompany me every enrollment time in the elementary school. But in my first year high school in a private sectarian school I insisted that I should enroll on my own. I don’t want my mother to … Continue reading

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Letter from a Christian to his Muslim friend

Background Mindanao (Philippines) was virtually an unknown spot in the world map until early 1970s when the Muslim pocket rebellion broke out and wreck havoc on lives, limbs and liberties. The Muslim rebellion, now generically known as the Mindanao problem … Continue reading

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The Anti-Islam Film and the Consequent Overkill Reactions are no better than each other

The recent upheavals in the middle east triggered by the American-made anti-Islam film reinforced the long standing Muslim hatred for American presence in some Muslim countries notably Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan. This presence has been construed by radical Muslim groups … Continue reading

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