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Lessons from Tiger Woods’ ‘bad swing’ ?>

Lessons from Tiger Woods’ ‘bad swing’

Reading the news on Tiger Woods’ personal woes nowadays reminds me so much of how fleeting fame and fortune are in life. I was just a greenhorn sportswriter when I started reading about Tiger Woods’ pro career sometime in 1996. Back then, internet cost a fortune so I’d read printed wire stories at the Manila Times office to follow Woods’ pro golfing career.

Winston Churchill, World War II and fear ?>

Winston Churchill, World War II and fear

Exactly 71 years ago, World War II ended when Japan signed a formal agreement of her surrender on Sept. 2, 1945 aboard the battleship U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay. During WWII, my mom and dad used to tell me that all they could do as kids was to look for a place to cover, with our grandparents making sure they are all safe. All they heard were bombs exploding, the sound of guns fired and war planes in a dog…

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What do you do when you’re battling with feelings of inadequacy? ?>

What do you do when you’re battling with feelings of inadequacy?

David is set to complete his first full week as a student in the “big school” in Kapitolyo, Pasig this Friday (June 17). This school year was the first time in his life he’s in big school after spending the last 4 years under the Philippine Christian School of Tomorrow’s homeschool program. My wife carried the bulk of the teaching on our 8-year-old son David and yes, I should say, Ava has done a magnificent job laying the down the…

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May 9, the Moment of truth ?>

May 9, the Moment of truth

May 9 is the moment of truth for all our the electoral candidates nationwide. All the campaign sorties in the country’s big cities and provinces boil down to Monday when voters, more or less 40-million strong, go to their designated precinct to cast their votes. Voters have voiced their sentiments and have even campaigned for their bets in barangays and most especially through social media. Memes, no matter how funny or corny, provide wider exposure to all these candidates. SEE:…

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Resurrection Sunday ?>

Resurrection Sunday

The long weekend brought about by the Holy Week culminates on Sunday, which the whole Christendom calls Easter Sunday. In the Bible, we see that the third day marked the resurrection of Jesus from death. Thus, it is but appropriate to call the closing of the Lenten Season, Resurrection Sunday.

The true meaning of Good Friday ?>

The true meaning of Good Friday

By now, thousands of people have already made the expected “exodus” from Metro Manila as they spend time in their provinces or hit the nearby resorts and gather with their families for the Holy Week. Others though observe their age-old family tradition, visiting various religious sanctuaries during the Lenten Season.

June Mar Fajardo and tests ?>

June Mar Fajardo and tests

June Mar Fajardo’s latest knee injury is another test for the powerhouse San Miguel side, which is shooting for a second straight PBA crown this season. Fajardo said his right knee injury could be a bone bruise, which he sustained after stepping on the foot of SMB import Tyler Wilkerson during the first half of the Beermen’s game against Rain or Shine. SEE: As SMB enters tough stretch, Leo Austria hopes Fajardo injury isn’t serious It’s no secret that the…

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Steph Curry and being perpetual learners ?>

Steph Curry and being perpetual learners

Kobe Bryant’s NBA days are numbered. In a few more years, the 2003 NBA Draft class of LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade will also ride the sunset. The past 2 years, we’ve seen Golden State Warriors leader and reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry’s star rise to epic height following the Dubs’ NBA championship run last year, ending the franchise’s 40-year title drought. In the Sports Illustrated’s February 3, 2016 article, Matt Dollinger had a one-on-one interview…

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