Tag: essay

  • A Letter to Daddy

    A Letter to Daddy

    “Although I have trekked this path of forgiveness a million times, I can confidently say that I have forgiven and I want to ask forgiveness,too, daddy for all the heartaches that I have caused you and mommy.” by Rhea C. Hernando Dear Daddy, This will be the first and last time that I will write […]

  • A Vow of Love and Friendship

    A Vow of Love and Friendship

    In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Yellow.” It is not lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche As fate would have it, the course of my love life suddenly went off on a tangent and collided with your journey’s curve at a precise time. That […]

  • How I Made It to The FilAm’s “A Collection of Memorable Personal Essays for 2014”

    How I Made It to The FilAm’s “A Collection of Memorable Personal Essays for 2014”

    Photo: “A Drop of Trust” by Dupz Escatron Ravelo by Mayette Timblaco Geraldino Cristina DC Pastor, the founding editor of The FilAm – a magazine for Filipino Americans in New York, has been instrumental in rekindling my love for writing. I still don’t know what convinced her that I could write. I didn’t tell anyone of my […]

  • Of Life and Loving

    Of Life and Loving

    Photo:”Life as a Dew Drop” by Dupz Escatron Ravelo. By Gay Tibay-Corbeta Why do we tend to deny the things that are just burning inside our core? They are an integral part of who we are as a person. They are what make us humans. It is regrettable, for instance, that we deny the feelings that […]

  • A Student’s Christmas Gift to Her AP Statistics Teacher

    A Student’s Christmas Gift to Her AP Statistics Teacher

    The student wrote the essay in October, as part of her application to the Stanford University Summer College (Residential-Domestic) program. The prompt was: ‘Write a 500 – 700  word  essay  on the best advice you have received.’  My Stanford University Essay on “The Best Advice I Have Received”  by Lissette Barretto  Dr. Marietta Geraldino, my Algebra 2 and AP […]