Dear Son . . . Get Angry

By Maria Cynthia Zamora   November 13, 2016, Sunday Dear Son, I saw your comments in the social media recently and noticed that you visit these particular accounts more often than before. There is an undertone of anger in your messages. I wonʼt ask you why. I assume I know why. But, next time you hit … Continue reading

“Dear God, please spare my land these indignities . . .”

By Joe America This article is a gift to Sir Tomas “Buddy” Gomez III, a man not of modest age, but still of great energy, wisdom and enterprise, just like other Filipinos who have served the Philippines with earnest work and hopes for a modern, well-respected nation. He visited with my family in Tacloban a few weeks ago. What a gracious, … Continue reading

5 Steps to Make the Most of Your Reading

It is a pleasure to introduce James Sia as a guest author here at the Society of Honor. He brings the wisdom of youth to the blog, something that we of many years may at times fail to appreciate. James resides in Mindanao and has been following our discussions for some time. The subject matter of his … Continue reading

The rage of the bound

Understanding President Duterte #4: I was reading a review of a recently published book about the life of US President Abraham Lincoln (“New Bio Delivers a Full-Length Lincoln”; The Daily Beast). Lincoln is one of the most highly regarded presidents in US history, for his rise from poverty to his eloquence in office to his … Continue reading

Q&A with K

by Wilfredo G. Villanueva Prologue I came out of the interview with Korina Sanchez-Roxas thinking only of one thing: She’ll make the country proud if she became First Lady. Not only does she inspire with her poise and elan, she can engage anyone—from a lumad in Mindanao to Michelle Obama—in conversation. The questions were sent … Continue reading